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Howard Krein is an informal adviser to the Democratic nominee and part of a $1 million coronavirus-focused investment effort.
Deepika Padukone, who makes her investments through her family office, recently invested in learning platform Frontrow.Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt have both picked up stakes in Indian e-commerce unicorn Nykaa.The Indian startup ecosystem is becoming an attractive investment destination for Bollywood’s biggest stars. The Indian startup ecosystem is becoming an attractive investment destination for Bollywood’s biggest stars. And recently, actresses from tinsel town are cutting out cheques and making their first big investments in some of India’s big startups. While many of them are strategic investments where the actors pick up an equity stake in the company in exchange for promotions, marketing and PR, there are also many who are betting on startups purely as an investment exercise. Here are the top actresses and their bets on startups
Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail has acquired furniture retail startup Urban Ladder for ₹182 crore taking up a 96% share in the startup. Reliance Retail will
Start-ups these days are spoiled for choice. Here's a look at 5 emerging global start-up hotspots - and the factors that make them so attractive to entrepreneurs.
Jay Vijayan drew on his experience at the electric car giant to create his automotive sales software company, which just scored $150 million to accelerate its expansion plans.
From livestreaming platforms sharing their revenue with roadies, to immersive weekend-long gigs over high-end speakers, new music companies are innovating out of a crisis
Startup capital in Africa still favors foreign founders at the expense of homegrown projects. A proposal to break the cycle.
Early on, Tesla had the EV market all to itself. The Roadster, Model S, and Model X had virtually no competition to speak of. The times are changing.
Here's a look at the 10 cybersecurity startups that have raised the most venture capital, including Netskope, Snyk, Auth0, and Cybereason.
Bhopal-based coworking startup S.PACE provides office spaces at lower rents in Indore, Bhopal, and Raipur, and also runs an incubation centre for startups. It is now eyeing expansion across India despite the COVID-19 jolt.
Labs closed in the pandemic, but innovation doesn’t stop. So while some workers have the home office, engineers have the garage.
Co-founded by Jimmy Kim, Spark Labs is a Seoul-based accelerator for Korean startups that want to go global. Since its inception in 2012, Spark Labs has invested in over 170 companies and has raised over $600 million in follow-on funding.
Students and faculty in the College of Engineering are leveraging the university’s robust entrepreneurial ecosystem to launch a variety of tech startups.
Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?
Startups can’t get enough of our fungal friend.
The author of new book The Upstarts on how the new breed of tech startups changed the rules of the game
Will the growing list of electric-vehicle makers be able to survive against the legacy makers?
In Dan Hockenmaier's and Lenny Rachitsky's experience, founders are often surprised to learn that there are very few routes to scalable new customer acquisition. Here, this duo unpacks the three ways to drive consumer startup growth, offering a detailed framework and set of case studies for accelerating in each lane.
Adoption of digital services is at an all-time high, and great talent is available. So get building, says Station F's Roxanne Varza.
To make sure you're ready to take the next step in your business, recognize these common pitfalls.
Elad Gil, an early investor in the likes of Airbnb, Coinbase, and Stripe, discusses how he evaluates companies early on.
Biotechnology startups with new approaches to cracking the code for developing cancer drugs that are as safe as they are effective are drawing sizable rounds of venture funding.
With Covid-19 forcing everyone to work remotely, GreatApp offers young companies more bang for their buck, hiring cheaper labor in Eastern Europe
Eight African e-commerce startups have been invited to apply for a Facebook-run accelerator that will offer them access to mentorship and training as well as the company’s technologies and networks.
Here are 12 of the coolest machine learning startups of 2020.
Younger companies are trying to drive business results by extending their focus beyond the actual products for sale to concentrate on moments such as how a product feels in a customer’s hands.
If you haven’t heard of it yet, ‘The Social Dilemma’ is the new Netflix documentary that launched this August 2020 to an eager audience, after being selected for the Sundance Film Festival 2020. What’s all the fuss about? You probably think that you’ve heard it all before when it comes to the sub
Launching a thoughtful PR campaign can help startups connect with VCs.
Amit Jain and Ankur Dinesh Garg launched IQAI VC, a multi-million-dollar AI-exclusive fund, to help Indian AI startups grow and get customers.
The 10 hottest cloud security startups include companies protecting containers and Kubernetes workloads on AWS, securing authentication and access policies in the cloud, and monitoring the binary code running inside a company’s cloud servers.
Venture-capital firms are pouring money into e-bike and e-scooter startups, as the pandemic and social distancing measures escalate the popularity of urban...
The central government’s proposal To increase scrutiny of GST registration by startups is counterproductive, say tax experts.
CRN looks at the 10 hottest semiconductor startups of 2020, which are making everything from AI chips and new CPU architectures to storage accelerators and data processing units.
· Research & Development Center of HAMRAH AVAL (Mobile Telecommunications Company of Iran, MCI) has participated in organizing Artificial Intelligence Startup School with the aim of taking advantage of technical knowhow and knowledge in line with priorities of the company.
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought in a whirlwind of changes in the way we look at education and turned the fortunes for India’s edtech startups. But while consumer adoption may have reached unprecedented scales, the rise of edtech-focused SaaS is actually a bigger indicator of the tide turning against physical or classroom education.
We think these startups are worth highlighting for their interesting approaches despite their smaller raises.
While outsourcing functions like tech and marketing early in your business has costs, it can give you precious expertise to improve your chances of success.
The winners of the 2020 DT50 awards have been chosen, and the field was led by healthtech & greentech startups. Check out the award winners here.
Where is the best place to start a business? How about business school? A look at the most promising startups launched by MBAs
Your startup team is an asset and one of the most important investments you will make in the early stages of your venture. Here's why the sooner you make your first hire, the better.
LinkedIn released on Tuesday its list of 2020's\u00a0top startups, highlighting\u00a0emerging and growing industries amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The pandemic's impact on small business has been deep, but Inc.'s Arnobio Morelix predicts a startup renaissance is around the corner.
The tech IPO market is hotting up. But which European tech startups are likely to list on the stock exchange in the coming months? We ask the experts.
The indie brand sold 500,000 pairs of underwear within the first year, and is now set to release a limited edition collection of scarves.
My company is made up exclusively of remote working freelancers. It hasn’t been all plain sailing — freelance ‘staff’ turnover was way too high at first.
The idea: Tech entrepreneurs of color get venture and angel money from investors of color
Giving up a share of future subscription revenue is an appealing option for some fast-growing startups that don’t want to dilute their ownership stakes by raising venture capital.
And win a $10,000 prize. The offshoot of talent agency Juno Search Partners is looking for startups that are "mission-driven disruptors."
What trends can startups and investors expect to see going forward?
A group of investors, policymakers, startups and energy providers are hoping to build a U.S. battery manufacturing, mining and innovation hub around the Salton Sea.
Check out new developments from healthcare startups including Bind, ChromaCode and more.
In our series on new research, a Ceibs professor looks at big names innovating through partnerships
AI homework app from Zuoyebang finds answers in a flash
Stock option-focused platform EquityBee has polled its 5,000-member investor community to put together a pre-IPO “wish list” of companies it wants to see have a public market exit soon.
UK-based low code application startup Dextcloud has received an unspecified investment from Citi, the second such deal struck by the US bank in as many months.
Eight innovative African tech startups focusing on the commerce sector, have been selected for the prestigious Facebook Accelerator Programme.
Ather alone accounts for $35 million. During 2019, the electric two-wheeler startups collectively raised nearly $100 million, which was 19 percent less than the $123 million in 2018, the best year for the industry.
Expansion of Startup Mentor Program aims to provide deeper levels of support to faculty entrepreneurs.
This week 21 Indian startups raised funding, of which 15 received a total sum of about $352 million. Among them, Zomato raised the highest
Morocco-based (B2B) venture capital fund, Outlierz Ventures has invested in three African tech startups, namely; YouVerify, Bamboo, and Healthlane.
The pandemic has helped and hurt these hot startups planning to go public.
The benefits of blockchain technology are breaking out of the fintech realm and overflowing into a wide array of sectors. From fighting water scarcity, to smart irrigation, blockchain has the potential to boost technologies that not only improve people’s day-to-day lives, but also create an impact f
Coworking became a popular trend among entrepreneurs and startups before the coronavirus. But what's the state of coworking in Louisville now?
The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered a wave of cyberattacks in the life sciences industry this year, and the problem is likely to get worse. Biotech startups need to improve their cybersecurity, but where should they start? In January 2020, it was time to open the champagne for Andrew Sewell, Professor of Infection and Immunity at Cardiff University, UK. His research group had hit the headlines with the discovery of immune cells that could lead to a universal cancer cell therapy. A week later, the group struck a licensing deal with the UK startup Ervaxx, now called Enara Bio. Celebrations were
Interview with Leo Jiang, Chief Digital Officer of Huawei Cloud & AI Business Group, Asia Pacific Region.
Parkwalk Advisors CEO Moray Wright discusses the importance of timing, collaboration and diversity of thought in start-ups.
This week, travel startups raised $125 million in funding for RV rentals, short-term rentals, pod hotels, travel agencies, and flight-free itineraries.
In order to strengthen the Amsterdam startup ecosystem, it’s imperative to analyse the success stories of various Amsterdam-based scaleups.
The app uses gamification to prepare users for tumultuous events, from hurricanes to tsunamis.
Shell, under its flagship E4 Programme, incubates and supports startups via various modules of linking talent, technology, capital and know-how to acc..
Augmented reality, sustainable direct-to-consumer furniture and design software are bringing interior design into the 21st century, aided by the pandemic
Few firms have products ready to sell or any likelihood of generating significant revenue anytime soon.
With people spending more time at home during the last couple of months, home refurbishment projects moved up on the to-do lists. Benjamin Kuna, co-founder of Tylko, a Polish next-generation furniture company can certainly testify to that. In the first eight months of this year, the number of the
Small business startups across Manitoba are finding new ways to attack the market despite COVID-19 trickle-down effects.
An interview with GeeXelerator's coordinator Yousef Elhallaq on Gaza's mysterious tech landscape
Kolektif House continues to be the first and only business partner of Google for Startups, Google's startup support program, in Turkey. Ahmet Onur, the founding partner and...
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