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Let’s Talk About Periods (And Everything Else): How Femtech is Flourishing

When it comes to periods, menopause or a myriad other female health issues, most people’s instinct is to keep mum. No longer. The Internet has democratized everything from driverless cars to vacuum…

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In Israel, a New Generation of Boutique Venture Capitalists Thrives

Shimon Peres, the legendary Israeli politician who died last year, realized early in his career that Israel, lacking natural resources and friendly neighbors, should rely on its people for success. “Through creativity…

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“It’s Up To Us”: Croatia’s Entrepreneurs Want Public Support for their Private Success

Croatia has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years as one of Europe’s top holiday destinations. But the Adriatic nation, formerly part of socialist Yugoslavia, has been enjoying another boom recently. And unlike…

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North Carolina’s Research Triangle is Ready for its Startups to Go Big

This is the second in a series of special features on some of the US’ unsung startup hubs. Our first examined Oklahoma City and the ‘Silicon Prairie’. Stay up-to-date here and on…

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Here Are the Biggest Tech Stories of 2017

Few years have polarized public opinion as the one about to end. 2016 has seen political upheaval, heightened conflict and a sense, generally, that the things we once took for granted aren’t…

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Deck The Halls: Christmas 2016’s Top 10 Tech Gifts

2016 may have been a mixed bag for many reasons. But a mixed stocking is no bad thing–especially when it’s chocked full of the latest gadgets and gizmos across the spectrum of…

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Latvia is No Longer in Its Baltic Neighbors’ Shadows

Among its Baltic neighbors Latvia is often overlooked. With renowned tech hubs Estonia and Finland on its proverbial doorstep, that may be unsurprising. But there is plenty to sing about in the small…

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Oklahoma City Finds a Sweet Spot on America’s ‘Silicon Prairie’

A brewfest at a baseball stadium is not the most obvious place to discover a vibrant tech ecosystem. But at the OKBio BrewFest earlier this month, at Oklahoma City’s Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark,…

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Breaking the Digital Walls: The Industrialization of Construction

Construction companies are increasingly tapping venture capital funding. In 2010, few or no start ups would seek Sand Hill Road or Bay Area investors for Series A or Series B. But in…

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It’s Not Just Lego that’s Winning at Digital in Denmark

At the beginning of the millennium Lego, Denmark’s most visible brand, was struggling. Kids were shifting away from its building blocks. Video games were huge. The digital world was leaving it behind.…

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