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Published Sunday, September 23, 2018
Many corporations are pinning their futures on their venture investment portfolios. If you can’t beat startups at the innovation game, go into business with them as financial partners. Though many technology companies have robust venture investment initiatives—Alphabet’s venture funding universe and Intel Capital’s prolific approach more»
Published Sunday, September 23, 2018
Bike and scooter company Lime recently hit 11.5 million rides, a couple of months after it surpassed six million rides. This milestone comes just 14 months after Lime deployed its first bikes. Today, Lime is in more than 100 markets throughout the U.S. and Europe. Last December, Lime brought its bikes to a number of European cities and in June, Lime more»
Published Sunday, September 23, 2018
Investment firm SparkLabs has run accelerator programs across APAC, now it has announced its first that’ll be based on U.S. soil and it’s a cybersecurity and blockchain program that’ll be located in Washington, D.C. from next year. The program will be led by former Startup Grind COO Brian Park and Mike Bott, who is ex-managing director of more»
Published Sunday, September 23, 2018
HHS requests recommendations of private sector leaders to take part in yearlong collaboration Today, Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan announced the creation of the Deputy Secretary’s Innovation and Investment Summit (DSIIS). The DSIIS will be a yearlong collaboration between healthcare innovation and investment professionals more»
Published Sunday, September 23, 2018
The Western Union Accelerator, Powered by Techstars will help entrepreneurs create innovative solutions to some of the industry’s latest challenges including ML/AI, crypto and blockchain technologies, analytics and omni-channel platforms while leveraging the creative and agile thinking of some of the fintech industries brightest minds. Application more»
Published Sunday, September 23, 2018
Chase Feiger didn’t attend a single class during his first year of medical school in 2012, a sure recipe for disaster for most aspiring doctors. It wasn’t because he was lazy; in fact, quite the opposite. Requiring just four hours of sleep a night, Feiger typically has energy to burn. So while most of his classmates were grinding through their more»
Published Sunday, September 23, 2018
he Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 eras weren’t kind to the world’s largest media conglomerates, throwing their business models into question, creating whole new categories of content consumption, and bringing online competition to subscription and ad pricing. Many of the media giants from the 1990s and early 2000s remain market leaders with multi-billion more»
Published Sunday, September 23, 2018
Cortera, a Boca Raton, Fla.-based provider of business information, analytics and workflow solutions, raised $10m in Series B funding. The round was led by Hearst’s Fitch Group Financial Venture Fund, with participation from existing investors Volition Capital, Battery Ventures, Allen & Company and Tomorrow Ventures. In conjunction with the more»
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