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This Facebook Group is Throwing a Lifeline to Refugees in Need of Phone Credit

Last year, while on a trip to Calais’ notorious Jungle refugee camp, British social services worker James Pearce had an idea. No longer did it feel enough to help in person, on…

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Corporate-Startup Partnerships are Thriving in Israel

When Greg Moran, CEO of Zoomcar, first traveled to Israel last year, he was expecting to have a few business conversations–maybe even to collaborate on a low-level project. His firm, India’s first…

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Trump Changes Twitter: But Can He Change its Fortunes?

You’d have to have been living under a pretty large rock not to have noticed the new US President’s tweets over the last few years. Even then, you’ll probably have heard or…

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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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Algolia: Going Global to Compete with Google

Five years ago, when Algolia was founded, its founding duo were very much grounded in the French startup ecosystem. Nicolas Dessaigne and Julien Lemoine had both recently quit roles at Exalead, a software…

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“Slow and Steady”: Utah’s Silicon Slopes a Home for Startups and Unicorns Alike

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

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Seedrs Searches for Crowd Fund Success on Berlin’s Silicon Allee

It’s been a good year for equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The British firm, launched by Jeff Lynn and Carlos Silva in 2012, already had locations in London, Lisbon and New York City…

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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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