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The 50 Best Free Datasets for Machine Learning

What are some open datasets for machine learning? We at Gengo decided to create the ultimate cheat sheet for high quality datasets. These range from …

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Pre-Money Vs. Post-Money: A Guide To These Key Terms For Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Funding rounds bring with them a whole new vocabulary and terms that business founders need to get familiar with, often in a hurry. You’ll probably …

18 Underrated Netflix Movies That You Won’t Regret Watching

Netflix adds new content to its library every day, so it's easy to miss out on a lot of movies. But trust me, there's some great ones - you just …

Introducing Instant Investment: now you can raise funding without a funding round

At SeedLegals, we’ve just launched Instant Investment. We’re getting rid of the stress, expense, and time-suck of traditional funding rounds. …

US early-stage investment share shrinks as China surges

The global early-stage investment pie is getting bigger… a lot bigger. Just four years ago, investors were putting less than $10 billion per quarter into early-stage deals (Series A and B). The past two quarters, however, have all come in over twice that level. Q1 2018, meanwhile, looks to be a …

Benioff: Every VC in Silicon Valley turned us down

In an interview last month with Julie Bort from Business Insider, Parker Harris and Marc Benioff told the story of how when they first launched the company, they were trying to raise money and nobody would give them a dime. Benioff said he went to every venture capital in Silicon Valley — and was …

Why Lithium Is About To Replace Oil

Would you be interested in buying a commodity that will become the basis for the global economy for the second half of the 21st century?<p>How about a …

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AngelPad, the accelerator, is raising a $50 million fund

AngelPad, an accelerator program that has launched more than 140 companies across 11 different “classes,” has raised $35 million in capital commitments for a new, $50 million venture fund, shows a new SEC filing.<p>Its husband-and-wife cofounders, Thomas Korte and Carine Magescas, declined to comment …

Microsoft revamps its startup programs with $500M commitment and new co-selling program

Over the last few years, Microsoft has launched a number of programs for startups that range from free BizSpark credits for Azure and Microsoft’s developer and productivity tools, to Microsoft Ventures and the Microsoft Accelerator programs around the world. These different programs never quite …

One of the youngest fund managers in the U.S. just launched her own accelerator, too

Last August, we told you about Laura Deming, a New Zealand native who was home schooled before moving halfway around the world as a 12-year-old to work alongside Cynthia Kenyon, a renowned molecular biologist who specializes in the genetics of aging.<p>She didn’t stay long. At age 14, Deming began her …

Five Seasons Ventures is a new €60M European early-stage fund investing in food and agriculture tech

More VC money sloshing around Europe, this time with the launch of a new early-stage fund targeting food and agriculture technology. Backed by the likes of European Investment Fund, Nestlé, Fondo Italiano d’Investimento, and Bpifrance, Five Seasons Ventures is announcing the first closing of its …

The rise and rise of supergiant rounds

Jason Rowley Contributor<p>Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Where did venture capitalists go to college?<br>• ICOs delivered at least 3.5x more capital to blockchain startups than VC since 2017<p>With more money flowing into a …

Apple is launching its own medical clinics for its employees

Apple isn’t just a tech company as the company is now hiring doctors and other medical staff to create its own medical clinics. CNBC first spotted Apple’s new subsidiary, AC Wellness.<p>While AC Wellness’ website is still sparse, it doesn’t try to hide its connection with Apple, Inc. On the about …

BrainQ aims to cure stroke and spinal cord injuries through mind-reader tech

Israel-based BrainQ is a new neurotech startup hoping to take on brain-computer interface (BCI) companies like Braintree founder Bryan Johnson’s Kernel and Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk’s Neuralink.<p>It’s not clear yet what Musk’s startup intends to do with the computer chips it plans to put …

Pagedraw UI builder turns your website design mockup into code automatically

For years, one of the holy grails of web design has been trying to automate turning front-end design into clean code. Early attempts included tools like Dreamweaver and FrontPage. Pagedraw, a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2018 class, has developed a tool to fulfill that vision in a modern …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

10 Australian Scifi Movies You Need to Watch

When someone says “Australian science fiction movie,” thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i>—if not George Miller’s insanely influential …

Philips releases a headband that plays white noise to help you sleep

The SmartSleep diaper, er, I mean headband detects brain activity through sensors<p>Philips just came out with a new headband that plays white noise to help your brain get to sleep.<p>Although Philips’ headband looks like an ill-formed diaper, its weird design attaches built-in sensors to your forehead …

You can get that $29 battery replacement, regardless of your iPhone’s health

Apple hasn’t been super specific when it comes to those $29 iPhone battery replacements. After all, the company would no doubt like to the whole business behind it. What precisely it would take to qualify one’s out-of-warranty handset for the $50 discount hasn’t been spelled out, but it seems to be …

How Unity Influence Is Helping Small Businesses Improve Their Marketing

One of the common misconceptions about setting up an ad campaign using influencers on social media is that it can be too expensive for small businesses. Contrary to popular belief, there are a number of social media micro-influencers that can help promote small businesses at a fraction of the cost. …

Apple launches study to identify irregular heart rhythms with the Apple Watch

It’s partnering with Stanford University<p>Apple has launched a new app today that will allow the company to gather irregular heart rhythm data from the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor. Called the Apple Heart Study app, it will detect irregularities and send notifications to users who may be suffering …

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Minted rolls out an on-demand photography service for around $100 per session

When you go through a big life event — say a milestone birthday for a parent or a wedding — there are probably going to be a lot of mini-events that happen before and after the big one. But you might not think to hire a professional photographer for them and stick with a couple phone cameras …

How the sugar industry tried to hide the health effects of its product 50 years ago

Pour some sugar (science) on meeeee<p>About 50 years ago, the sugar industry stopped funding research that began to show something they wanted to hide: that eating lots of sugar is linked to heart disease. A new study exposes the sugar industry’s decades-old effort to stifle that critical …

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Bose Sleepbuds can silence snores and barking dogs

These smart earplugs might save your relationship<p>Two years ago we discovered a rather remarkable set of smart earplugs from a company called Hush that could silence the noise around you as you slept. Then the company suddenly went quiet, and stopped returning our calls. Now we know why: Hush was …

The 35 best science-fiction movies since Blade Runner

The most widely admired science-fiction film to come out of the 1980s, <i>Blade Runner</i> <i></i>reimagined the nocturnal, seductive, and pessimistic qualities of …

Don't Mine Bitcoin. Mine Altcoins fool!

I’m no Pliny the Elder but I’m here to tell you there’s a gold rush occurring in the cryptocurrency mining space. Whether you’ve just overcome your …

Create Your Website Today With These Powerful Website Builders

In today’s world, you must have a website to exist. The statement might be bold, but it’s true. Businesses are evolving at a rapid pace and not having your online hub is not helping you grow.<p>Whether you run a solo business or a large corporation, having a website is a necessity. Think of strong …

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