Mário Rui Tomé

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Top 10 Unicorns

<b>Unicorns</b>. The word has been spread all over business and startup forums.<p>“They’re called “unicorns”—private companies valued at $1 billion or more. …

Who Will Own Your Data If the Tech Bubble Bursts?

Corporations, data brokers, and even criminals might buy failed companies just for their users’ personal information.<p>Imagine that Silicon Valley’s nightmare comes true: The bubble bursts. Unicorns fall to their knees. The tech giants that once fought to attract talented developers with mini-golf …

Silicon Valley

Quais os tipos de apostas mais comuns?

Vou falar aqui dos tipos de apostas que encontramos nas casas de apostas, apresentando aquelas opções de aposta que são mais comuns e falando um …

Uber conquered taxis. Now it's going after everything else

There's no shortage of companies claiming to be the Uber of their industry, whether it's food delivery, flowers, mattresses or medicinal marijuana.<p>But what happens when the real Uber — the one with a $62.5-billion valuation and a global footprint — decides that it wants to expand into other …

Startups

Your Mission: Getting to a Startup State of Mind

Stretching from the Bering Strait in Alaska to the Strait of Magellan in the Mexico, the Great Divide splits the United States, Canada, and Mexico into two parts. Marked by towering mountain ranges, the Great Divide creates a hydrological divide.<p>On each side, water flows away from the divide and …

Startup with $10 million in funding shuts down: “From first bite to the bittersweet finale”

An on-demand private chef startup that had secured more than $10 million in funding has shut down and issued a dire warning for other tech companies …

New BMW i8 expected late next year

Introduced in 2014, the BMW i8 is due for its first update. The new version is expected to hit the dealers in late 2017, and the hybrid powertrain will receive a host of improvements.<p><i>Autocar</i> reports the electric motor will get a 10 percent boost in power in the facelifted car; the 1.5-liter …

Uber says it’s 'profitable' in the US — here’s how much it makes per ride

Just how profitable? Citing previously undisclosed financial documents, Bloomberg pegs Uber's February US profit per ride at $0.19 (not including "interest, taxes, and equity-based compensation for employees").<p>Uber takes 25% of the average fare, but most of it goes toward things like marketing, …

Regulation could strengthen sharing economy in long run

At the core of the so-called sharing economy are freewheeling, innovation-obsessed, algorithm-driven companies that, by their very nature, resist …

Startups Don't Fail On Ideas, They Fail On Execution

Young companies don’t fail on good or bad ideas. They fail on execution. Yet many young startups make the mistake of focusing on the big idea or the high concept rather than the art and science of turning business plans into thriving businesses.<p>In a candid conversation with Yossi Vardi, an icon of …

Startups

Fintech Fever!

Years have passed since a couple of startups like Paypal and Bitcoin started disrupting the way financial services are provided. During the past …

The Most Important Gaming Platforms

A survey conducted by Game Developers Conference shows us which gaming platforms are currently getting the most support from game developers.<p>While PC …

Smart Idea from a 16 Year Old Entrepreneur

Benjamin Stern, a 16 year old entrepreneur from Melbourne Florida just came up with a great idea, the Nohbo Ball. His pitch on Shark Tank was so …

Could this simple trick make you more creative?

Do you think you are creative? If you think you are, chances are your levels of creativity will rise. That's according to a new study by researchers …

56 Smart City Startups

CB Insights:These are some of the segments that these startups are attacking:• <b>Parking</b> – Startups are improving the efficiency with which we park our …

Smart Cities

How 5G will radically change the Internet of Things

You loved 3G and eventually migrated to 4G, but does 5G get you excited? It probably doesn't. After all, who needs to send a SnapChat, a tweet, an …

The 1 Leadership Quality Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Marc Benioff All Share

Important lessons you can learn from iconic companies that are driven by mission.<p>Long before Apple launched the iPhone and changed the world forever, it was a mission driven company. Every product that left its doors, while Steve Jobs was in charge, was the result of his mission to combine …

Marc Benioff

What Type of Entrepreneur Are You

Do you see yourself as an innovator or a world changer? Maybe you’re more like <b>Jeff Bezos</b>, known for being a “jack of all trades.” Or are you just …

Bitcoin

Japan looks to kickstart 'fintech' revolution

TOKYO (Reuters) - A laggard in embracing the ‘fintech’, or financial technology, revolution, Japan is set to ease investment restrictions that could free up the flow of capital in an economy sitting on an estimated $9 trillion in individuals’ cash deposits.<p>Pedestrians walk past a signboard of Bank …

10 Hot Startups In NYC

Over the last decade, New York City has become a hotbed of startup activity. It’s never a bad time to recognize ten NYC startups that are driving our innovation community.<p>Each company on this list has raised less than $30M in funding, and were selected based on the momentum these teams have been …

Startups

Samsung to give up authoritarian ways, emulate startups

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics, the world's largest maker of phones, memory chips and television sets, plans to revamp its …

South Korea

Tesla Ludicrous Mode now available as retrofit for Model S P90D

When Tesla first introduced the Model S P90D with Ludicrous Mode, P85D owners no longer had the top-of-the-line performance version of the electric sedan. To make it up to owners, Tesla eventually offered a discounted Ludicrous Mode retrofit for the P85D (priced at $5,000, rather than the $10,000 …

These 12 startups go for gold next month in Silicon Valley

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with Nvidia.</i><p>With the number of tech startups growing each year, and increasing competition from around the world, startups are finding it increasingly tough to break out from the noise.<p>It’s hard for them to get in front of potential investors, execs, …

Startups

Mark Cuban's Advice for Startups: 'Do Everything Possible Not to Raise Funds'

Instead, here's what the billionaire investor thinks is the best kind of equity.<p>Mark Cuban might appear week after week as an investor on <i>Shark Tank</i>, but he doesn't think entrepreneurs should rely on investors to build their businesses.<p>On his messaging app Cyber Dust, Cuban shared some surprising …

Startups To Have Reached $1 Billion Valuation In Record Time

Startups $1 Billion Valuation Not a lot of startups are resilient enough to vanquish the initial challenges and reach $1 billion valuation, also …

Venture Capital

Indian Bitcoin Startups - Get To Know The Disruptors !

We made a promise to ourselves that we would deliver the best from the technology space that are aimed at disrupting the existing system, and in our …

Bitcoin

Angel Investors: The Ultimate Guide To Invest In Startups

Venture investing can be an exciting and challenging game to play. Some startups that show incredible promise go bust while others prove to be real money makers. I see a lot of this happening while leading CoFoundersLab, one of the largest networks of entrepreneurs. Take instagram for instance, …

Venture Capital

10 startups working on the next consumer must-haves

Every year, The Next Web holds hundreds of interviews with young startups in order to shortlist the cream of the crop and invite them to Boost, our early-stage growth program at The Next Web Conference.<p>With the eleventh edition of our flagship Amsterdam conference coming up in May, the TNW Events …

Can A Cow be an IoT Platform?