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Tags results for 'startup'

Silicon Valley Is Partying Like It’s 1999 Once More

Posted in Business on 30th Nov, 2013 02:18 AM
by AlexMuller
“All business activity is driven by either fear or greed, and in Silicon Valley we’re in a cycle where greed may be on the rise.”

Kickstarter passes $1B in pledges 5 years in

Posted in Online on 4th Mar, 2014 12:02 AM
by AlexMuller
Kickstarter is even more popular than you thought: The crowdfunding startup raised 500 million alone in the last 12 months.

Google Ventures goes to Europe with new $100M fund

Posted in Business on 11th Jul, 2014 01:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Google Ventures might be only about five years old, but the venture capital firm is expanding to Europe.

Healthcare Predictions For 2015

Posted in Business on 27th Dec, 2014 08:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Next year will be big for healthcare. We felt small tremors in 2014 of the seismic changes underway.

The correlation between where startups are based and how well they do

Posted in Business on 8th Feb, 2015 10:06 PM
by AlexMuller
Silicon Valley is the place to be.

PlanetTech interviews Alberto Rizzoli, founder of 3D printing startup Kideville

Posted in Interviews on 21st May, 2015 03:23 AM
by AlexMuller
PlanetTech interviews founder Alberto Rizzoli about the future of CAD and 3D printing in education.

5 deep learning startups to watch out for in 2016

Posted in Software on 25th Dec, 2015 11:40 PM
by AlexMuller
There have been been many developments in deep learning AI, and even the establishment of a nonprofit research lab backed by the likes of Elon Musk and Peter Thiel.

6 startups that could change the face of AI in 2016

Posted in Software on 29th Dec, 2015 07:33 PM
by AlexMuller
As part of the Hacker Unit accelerator program, the remote accelerator for disruptive startups, these companies aim to shape the future of AI.

Meta Hypes The Reveal Of Its 'Futuristic' Next-Gen Augmented Reality Glasses

Posted in Software on 12th Feb, 2016 08:55 PM
by AlexMuller
'This was the first time I’ve ever put something on and felt that I was living in that future that I had been promised,' Ohanian says.

Meta starts taking orders for high-end augmented reality dev kit

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Mar, 2016 05:06 PM
by AlexMuller
Augmented reality is expected to be a $90 billion market by 2020, according to tech advisor Digi-Capital.

Google reportedly starting an in-house startup incubator

Posted in Business on 25th Apr, 2016 01:52 PM
by AlexMuller
The plan is to allow entrepreneurial Googlers and their teams to develop their ideas with Google's support and funding and potentially branch out with Google as an investor.

Vive manufacturer HTC creates $100M fund for virtual reality startups

Posted in Software on 27th Apr, 2016 01:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Vive X is a $100 million fund for VR startups. HTC will lead the effort to help startups in this space bring their products to market.

Eyefluence wants us to control technology with our eyes

Posted in Hardware on 10th Jul, 2016 01:52 PM
by AlexMuller
What if you could control a computer screen with just your eyes? Well that’s the vision of Eyefluence, a Silicon Valley-based startup.

HTC shows off 20 virtual reality startups at its Vive X accelerator

Posted in Business on 9th Dec, 2016 03:28 PM
by AlexMuller
HTC has committed to investing more than $100 million in Vive X companies.

Google’s Launchpad Accelerator expands to Europe and Africa

Posted in Business on 3rd Mar, 2017 12:46 AM
by Alex Muller
Google has been mentoring startups in Asia and Latin America since late 2015, when it launched its launchpad accelerator program.

Launching a tech startup? Don’t forget your comms!

Posted in Business on 25th Aug, 2017 08:38 PM
by Alex Muller
With a marketplace saturated with innovative businesses, a clever idea isn’t enough. Your startup needs a stellar reputation, a steady flow of customers, and a strong brand to succeed.

AR startup Mira bags $1 million for Google Cardboard-like Prism headset

Posted in Business on 24th Sep, 2017 12:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Mira’s Prism headset is a lot like Google Cardboard but for augmented reality.

Softbank and Bezos backed vertical farm startup has global expansion plans

Posted in Business on 11th Nov, 2017 09:25 AM
by Alex Muller
Plenty is a startup that has big vertical farming expansion plans $226 million in total venture funding.

US Venture Capital Investing Hits Highest Since Dot-Com Boom

Posted in Business on 11th Jan, 2018 01:09 PM
by Alex Muller
U.S. venture firms deployed $84 billion in more than 8,000 companies last year, according to research firm PitchBook.

This Startup Is Dreaming of a Global Brain on Blockchain

Posted in Business on 12th Feb, 2018 11:48 PM
by Alex Muller
A fascinating vision of a future in which AI and blockchain converge.

The 9 types of startups Y Combinator thinks the world needs in 2018

Posted in Business on 7th Mar, 2018 05:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Thousands of startup founders apply to Y Combinator in the hope that their company will join the ranks of alumni like Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Instacart and reddit.

Startup will launch luxury space hotel in 2021 and charge about $800,000 per night

Posted in Science on 8th Apr, 2018 07:17 PM
by Alex Muller
By early 2022, they aim to be hosting tourists, astronauts, space research, and manufacturing on board Aurora Station in LEO.

SpinLaunch raises $40M from Airbus, Google and others for space catapult

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2018 11:45 PM
by Alex Muller
SpinLaunch says it's raised a total of $40 million from a high-profile array of investors to get a space catapult system ready for launch by 2022.

VentureBeat: You've closed your financing round. Congratulations. Now what?

Posted in Business on 29th Oct, 2018 08:14 AM
by Alex Muller
Before you settle back into your day-to-day tasks, make time for these four critical post-financing actions:

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