After a glum 2016, look for startups tackling massive opportunities like insurance and real estate to reenergize the fintech sector. For fintech, 2016 was a year of reckoning. Scandals and layoffs killed
Berlin-based startup N26 got its own banking license a few months ago. As N26 is building a mobile-first bank without any physical branch, the startup can expand to new countries much more easily. N26
Startups like Casper are using Silicon Valley flash to make us forget their products are actually boring
Today’s startups are masters of pithy copy and appealing logo design. But if you look past the Silicon Valley flash and examine what they’re actually offering, it’s hard to ignore a simple reality. A of
Initially founded in 1946 by Stanford University as The Stanford Research Institute, it's now separate from the university and goes by SRI International. But it's always been a non-profit dedicated to
The stock market is freaking out over a report that Google is dropping out of the race to buy Twitter. Other rumored bidders, including Apple and Disney, are also expected to pass, according to Vox.com
A startup in Los Angeles is inching closer to its goal of changing the way people watch sports. Sportle, a company founded by former NFL Network and MySpace execs, wants to become the go-to place for streaming.
Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya chose six innovative food startups this week to be mentored in the yogurt company's new incubator. One of the companies taking part in the inaugural half-year program may be familiar
While Silicon Valley is finally recognizing the market potential and talent pool of emerging markets - witness Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's recent trip to Africa or top VC firm Andreessen Horowitz'
Rare look at startup investors’ performance shows Andreessen Horowitz lags behind Sequoia, Benchmark, Founders Fund Andreessen Horowitz’s first three venture funds have nearly doubled their investment
On the streets of Silicon Valley, free food flows like water. The cupboards filled to their brim with snacks, the fridges overflowing with with LaCroix, the catered lunches and on-site chefs. That doesn't
It's a huge distraction from actually running a company, during the days where your involvement is most needed. This is a problem that Alex Mittal and Boris Silver are very well acquainted with, as former
Any fledgling startup founder perusing the press for useful data on what kinds of numbers they should be hitting will likely be overwhelmed by a deluge of articles on over-valued “unicorns” or doomed teetering
As studios shift more of their precious marketing dollars away from traditional marketing methods and towards digital campaigns, social media is taking on ever greater importance – so what clues did online
Chock-full of three kinds of seafood plus spicy chorizo, this Spanish paella will satisfy a hungry crowd for a Sunday supper. The recipe calls for Bomba rice, a short-grain Spanish rice that is prized
We thought it would be useful to see how some experienced VCs, and newbies, did it and what they have to say on the matter. This is not a detailed how-to on becoming a venture capitalist. In fact, if anything