Startups

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Entrepreneur Lu Li on the Startup Gender Gap, and New Book ‘Dear Female Founder’

Women looking to become entrepreneurs face a shortage of role models. Lu Li aims to redress that. Her new book, Dear Female Founder, has pooled together letters from 66 women in business…

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Airweave Targets Sport’s Elite with Mattress Technology

In most industries, progress is an evolutionary process. Leaders will argue relentlessly about modest changes to products, as they make small improvements over a long time. But once in awhile, momentous shifts…

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Glowforge Secures $22m Series B Investment For 3D Laser Printers

3D laser printer company Glowforge has secured a $22 million Series B funding round led by Foundry Group and True Ventures. Last year Glowforge received $27.9 million in pre-orders from a 30-day…

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Georgia Pilots and Sweden Ponders – Is Blockchain the Future for Europe’s Land Registries?

Blockchain, the secure, “trustless” database, has until recently been best known as the technology underpinning cryptocurrency bitcoin. Now, though, officials are realizing that it can be much, much more. The platform, created…

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Iceland’s Startup Scene Punches Above its Weight

For Iceland, size is rarely an issue – just ask England’s overpaid soccer stars, who were roundly and embarrassingly beaten by Strákarnir Okkar (‘Our Boys’, the national team’s nickname) at this year’s European…

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Scopely Scoops $55m in Funding

Scopely, a mobile entertainment network, has closed a $55 million financing round led by Greycroft Partners. The company will use the Series B funding for its product slate and developer ecosystem. Elephant…

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Paris’ Station F to Become Europe’s Largest ‘Tech Campus’

Located in a former freight station, in an industrial corner of central Paris, sits what is soon to become the world’s biggest startup campus. When completed early next year, the huge space…

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Indigo Closes $100m Series C Funding Round

Indigo, a startup using technology to help sustainable agriculture, has closed a $100 million Series C funding round. Alaska Permanent Fund led the financing, with participation from previous investors, including Flagship Ventures…

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Italy’s Startup Scene: Will Slow Growth Continue?

Italy has the fourth largest population in the E.U. and its fourth biggest economy. Ask anyone in the tech industry, however, which countries they’re most excited about this year, and few will…

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Lifesum Raises $10m in Funding

Digital health startup Lifesum has raised a $10 million funding round led by Nokia Growth Partners. The Stockholm-based company will use the funds for new staff and product development, as it expands…

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