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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

by Anam Alpenia 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…

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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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Tesla Acquires SolarCity – But Markets are Unsure

Tesla has officially acquired SolarCity, the largest American provider of solar energy services. The deal, which was sealed this morning, was approved by over 85% of Tesla shareholders, and marks another significant step…

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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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