Startups

Zomato has raised an addition $60 million in funding

Delhi-based Zomato announced earlier today that it’s raised an additional $60 million in funding, which the restaurant discovery app will use...
Avatar of Brian Molidor Brian Molidor
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Chinese investors are pouring billions into delivery startups

Be it delivering electronics or picking up laundry, there’s just something about delivery startups that attracts hundreds of millions of dollars from Chinese investors....
Avatar of Brian Molidor Brian Molidor
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Snapdeal received $500 million from Asia’s top tech companies

It’s common for people to focus so much on China’s growth that they forget about India, but the country is becoming much...
Avatar of Carl Durrek Carl Durrek
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Google’s latest acquisition is great news for app developers

Pixate is a small enough startup that it’d be easy for its acquisition by Google to fly under the radar, but...
Avatar of Michio Hasai Michio Hasai
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This dating website focuses on practicality instead of romance

Dating services are a dime a dozen, but the Chinese website known as Baihe manages to distinguish itself by taking a rather...
Avatar of Brian Molidor Brian Molidor
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Stripe is reportedly raising another $500 million in funding

Stripe is raising a new round of funding, and this one could top anything its raised before. While there aren’t any...
Avatar of Jesseb Shiloh Jesseb Shiloh
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Fove is solving one of virtual reality’s biggest problems

It still feels strange to be able to say with certainty that, within the next decade or two, virtual reality will...
Avatar of Connor Livingston Connor Livingston
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How young is too young for Silicon Valley elites?

The drive to acquire talent in Silicon Valley has been an ongoing war for decades. Established tech companies fight with each...
Avatar of Connor Livingston Connor Livingston
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Outernet is beaming the important parts of the Internet down to Earth

In the developed world, the Internet has changed our lives in a way that nothing else has, or probably ever will,...
Avatar of Alfie Joshua Alfie Joshua
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Apple’s first head of retail is creating an “Uber for Experts”

Ron Johnson was the first head of retail at Apple and is the man responsible for making Apple Stores the kind...
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E-commerce startups are exploding in China

When a startup achieves a valuation exceeding one billion dollars, it becomes known as a “Unicorn.” While the United States has...
Avatar of Michio Hasai Michio Hasai
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My Aone Learning wants to be the Airbnb of online learning

One of the greatest things about the Internet is that you can learn almost any skill you want using any of the...
Avatar of Louie Baur Louie Baur
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The Philippines is the first country to know how to handle Uber

Startups are always claiming to be “disruptive,” but few have managed to cause as much legal controversy and trouble as Uber has managed...
Avatar of Alfie Joshua Alfie Joshua
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All this startup does is keep track of other startups

Startups are, by nature, privately-held entities that have no legal obligation to share their data publicly, which is why it can...
Avatar of Carl Durrek Carl Durrek
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Uber is preparing to raise billions more in funding

Uber raised more than a billion dollars in a single funding round last year, more than most startups will ever raise...
Avatar of Chastity Mansfield Chastity Mansfield
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Zenefits just raised $500 million by giving its software away for free

With somewhere around $500 million in funding, Zenefits is now worth $4.5 billion, an impressive feat only made more so by the fact that...
Avatar of Lorie Wimble Lorie Wimble
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Is this school/startup the solution to America’s education problem?

It’s no secret that public education in the United States is broken, shamefully so, but how do we fix it? Many people...
Avatar of Michio Hasai Michio Hasai
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Windward has raised $10.8 million to track boats using satellites

It looks like we have yet another Israeli startup to keep our eyes on. Known as Windward, this Tel Aviv-based company...
Avatar of Connor Livingston Connor Livingston
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