Startups

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Israel Innovation Authority in Fresh Tech Labs Push

The Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) has announced a new program it hopes will encourage corporates to support local startups in their respective fields. “Technological Labs Innovation”, which comes under the Ministry of…

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VoteBash Founder Martijn Atell: Startup Lessons from One Jungle to Another

Many entrepreneurs may describe their paths to success as a jungle. Few began their journey in an actual one. Martijn Atell, CEO and founder of VoteBash, learned some of his most valuable…

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Oppo Ice Cream Founders: “Embrace David. Don’t Try to Emulate Goliath”

Just six months into research, the founding duo of Oppo Ice Cream thought they’d created a world-beating brand. One retailer loved their low-calorie, low-sugar ice cream, and they immediately whipped up a…

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Adara Ventures MP Nicolas Goulet: “Spain is Great for Deep Tech Innovation”

Nicolas Goulet, managing partner at Adara Ventures, is a software engineer by trade. So is fellow MP Alberto Gómez. Their backgrounds are one reason why Madrid-based Adara has emerged as one of…

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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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Can a Disputed Patch of Land Reinvigorate Hong Kong’s Tech Scene?

The Lok Ma Chau Loop is a sprawling, swampy stretch of land on Hong Kong’s northernmost border with China. It was once the focus of a land dispute between the two entities.…

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HERE and Mobileye Pair Up for Self-Driving Tech Push

Three months after Mobileye’s very public split with Tesla, the driving sensor firm has another partnership: HERE. The latter will provide mapping software alongside Mobileye’s sensors to offer a more holistic autonomous…

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Movinga Wins €17m Funding Round

Berlin-based online moving firm Movinga has annouced a €17 million ($18.25m) Series C funding round. The round, led by existing investors including Earlybird Venture Capital and Global Founders Capital, will be used…

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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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YOYO’s PopSlide to Pounce on Mobile’s Next Billion

Smartphone purchases in the developing world are rocketing. In southeast Asia, where YOYO Holdings, an innovative mobile advertising firm has set up shop, the market is growing 65% year on year. In…

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