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Moengage Funding Round

Moengage 4.25M Series A Breakdown<p><b>Valuation</b><p><b>Estimate</b><p><b>Sign of concerns over valuation</b><p><b>$12.28 to $14.33 (post money)</b><p>The company is based in SF but raised …

5 KPIs to Grow your Business | Equidam | Business Valuation

Business metrics are important measures of company processes, and unlike gut-feeling (which needless to say is also an important managerial tool) can …

Dubsmash: Freemium Model Company Valuation

Dubsmash just raised $5.5 million in a Series A funding round. But compared to other startups at the same stage, Dubsmash is something of a different …

10 Ways to Finance your Business

You’ve got a clear business idea but your pockets are empty. That’s okay! As the old saying goes, where there’s a will there’s a way, or maybe even …

This new book on startups tells you how to build the next Uber for X

Uber for X, Airbnb for Y, Facebook for Z. These business models of the internet age have become all too familiar. But do we really understand what …

TechCircle: India's leading Tech business information website covering indian startups, technology startups, mobile startups, business ideas, ecommerce

Uber Technologies Inc has hired a chief financial officer, the ride-services company said on Tuesday, filling a long-standing ....<p>Jaipur-based …

STUDY: Startups are amazing jobs generators, but the sector is lagging

Lost amid last week’s leadership spill was a Department of Industry and Science paper with some stunning numbers. It claims startups, which it …

Avoiding Apes By Building Equity Culture

There’s nothing quite like sitting next to a fire-breathing ape at a launch party.<p>The vibe in the surrounding room is a generic, genteel chic, and the ape, bored that no one seems to be paying attention to him, has taken to blasting the nearby ice sculptures of engineers, who slowly melt from the …

A master list of free tools for lean startups

Any entrepreneur worth their salt will be excited at the thought of accessing free yet functional tools. Been there, done that, and having run from …

Irish fintech start-ups sought for London accelerator programme

Barclays says it is was keen to see some Irish entries and pioneering ideas<p>Mon, Sep 21, 2015, 06:30<p>Barclays Bank is looking for Irish fintech …

Apple Targeted as Malware Infects China Mobile Apps

WeChat, Didi Kuaidi among dozens hit; breach of iOS platform is called unusual<p>BEIJING—Some of the most popular Chinese names in Apple Inc.’s App Store were found to be infected with malicious software in what is being described as a first-of-its-kind security breach, exposing a rare vulnerability …

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The New Bond Market: Bigger, Riskier and More Fragile Than Ever

Gigantic debt-trading arena is subject as never before to price reversals and disruptions<p>Stocks rise and fall, but bonds are starting to make people anxious no matter what they do.<p>The U.S. bond market is among the biggest financial markets in the world, with $39.5 trillion outstanding at mid-2015, …

Financial Markets

Siri: new always-on feature has privacy implications

Apple exec Phil Schiller demonstrates Siri's new always-on feature BI Screenshot<p>Siri will be able to perform an important new trick when Apple's next iPhones come out.<p>The virtual assistant will always have an ear open, listening for users to summon it, ever ready to answer questions or to assist …

Are These the Top 50 Startup Failures of All Time?

Anywhere between 70 and 90 percent of all startups eventually fail – it’s a sad fact, but it’s a reality that has to be accepted before you jump into …

500 Startups Announces A $30 Million Fund For Japan

500 Startups is continuing its quest to cover Asia after the U.S.-headquartered VC company launched a $30 million microfund for Japan.<p>The firm first moved into Asia in 2013 with its $10 million ‘500 Durians’ fund for Southeast Asia. That recently got a $5 million to-up, while 500 Startups also has …

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9 Steps That Will Help Your Chances of Starting a Successful Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are unemployed, underemployed or unhappily employed, the idea of taking control and becoming your own boss might be sounding pretty sexy right about now. Plus, the past decade has shown us that jobs aren’t quite as dependable as …

5 Pre-Retirement Mistakes Even the Smartest People Make

Being in the home stretch leading up to retirement can feel great, but financial advisers say even the savviest people can miscalculate or overlook …

7 Ways to Ignite Innovation and Surpass Your Competition

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Innovation is thought inspired by creativity, movement, belief and action. It is about opening your mind to new possibilities by moving past fixed and rigid thinking into more nontraditional and risk-taking thought processes. To remain …

Great Minds and Their Sleep Routines - Innovation

Beep. Beep. Beeeeeep. As college students, we are all familiar with the sound of our morning alarm, set to jolt ourselves from slumber into the …

What Are You Really Paying for When You Buy a Laptop? - Innovation

When looking for a new computer, choosing among the various options can be overwhelming. Should you get the new $1,300 MacBook or perhaps try a $90 …

Slippery Surfaces Promise to Make Hospitals’ Infection Rates Fall to the Ground - Innovation

A team at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering developed a new material with the potential to prevent some of the 721,800 …

Section Front Test

Greece Names Interim Prime Minister to Lead the Country to Snap Election

Announcement likely to be posted Friday outside Parliament calling for Sep 20 election<p>ATHENS—Greece on Thursday named Vassiliki Thanou Christopoulou, head of the country’s Supreme Court, as interim prime minister, with the task of leading the country to an election.<p>A presidential decree for the …

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Panasonic to shut battery factory in Beijing, cut 1,300 jobs

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese electronics giant Panasonic Corp (6752.T) on Thursday said it will stop making lithium-ion batteries at its factory in Beijing this month, cutting 1,300 jobs as part of a move to focus on higher-margin products such as electric car batteries.<p>A man looks at television sets …

Don't Just Make a Difference. Make a Difference for the Better.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One thing that has never failed me in my life and in business: doing my best to make a difference for the better. I know this seems too simple, but it has never failed me. When I started my first business mowing lawns, it was my saving …

Chinese Drone Startup Yuneec Grabs $60M In Funding From Intel

A second Chinese drone startup has disclosed major funding this week. Intel announced it put $60 million into Shanghai-based Yuneec, just two days after rival EHANG publicized a $42 million Series B.<p>Both EHANG and Yuneec are up against DJI, yet another Chinese drone startup, which raised $75 …

The 5 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating a seven-figure business online was improbable 10 or even just five years ago, but as technology improves globally, there are more seven-figure earners than ever before. The total number of millionaire households reached 9.6 …

New Tesla earns perfect score from Consumer Reports

Tesla's new Model S P85D is so good it broke Consumer Reports' scoring system.<p>Consumer Reports rates vehicles on a zero-to-100 scale, but Tesla's high-performance, all-wheel-drive car scored 103.<p>"Consumer Reports had to make changes to its scoring methodology to account for the car's exceptionally …

Remerge, The Berlin-Based Mobile App Marketing Platform, Scores $3M Series A

Berlin’s reputation as a hotbed of adtech entrepreneurship seems unstoppable as VCs continue to pile money in. The latest example is mobile app marketing platform Remerge.<p>After raising $1 million in seed funding late last year, the startup is today disclosing a $3 million Series A led by previous …