Startups & Enterpreneurs

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Customer Service

Artificial intelligence is the future of customer experience

Some of the leading digital businesses are already securing significant advances in their use of AI for everyday dealings with the consumer, and more will surely follow.<p>There’s no doubt that customer experience is absolutely essential for brand survival. AI and analytics will increasingly be …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Tips For Affiliate Marketers In 2017

By Jennifer Spencer<p>In Marketing Strategy<p>0<p>Are you an entrepreneur who is looking for another mode of revenue? Affiliate marketing is one of the oldest …

Small Business

10 Types of amazing businesses you can build after 6 p.m.

Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>+1<p>Shares 0<p>That daytime job of yours may be terrific. But there’s one thing that is far more rewarding and meaningful than good pay and …

Small Business

Healthcare Startups Revolutionizing Indian Healthcare?

Healthcare Start-ups are bridging the gap between healthcare service providers and end-users through applications and social networks, robots, …

Health Care

Brief: This could be Hong Kong’s first billion-dollar startup. It’s run by a 25-year-old.

Image credit: Silicon Dragon• 25-year-old entrepreneur Terence Kwok is the founder of Tink Labs, a startup that lends phones to tourists. He’s now …

Startups

Rakuten and Blackstorm launch HTML5-based mobile games platform

Some of the titles available on R Games at launch. Photo credit: Rakuten Games.Rakuten, the Japanese tech company that made headlines last year when …

Startups

Finally, Android beats Windows as world’s most popular OS

Google’s Android has finally usurped Microsoft’s Windows’ throne as the world’s most popular operating system. Independent web analytics company …

Microsoft Windows

PDF firm Nitro raises $15m for investment in machine learning

Adobe Acrobat rival Nitro has raised $15 million in a Series C round led by Battery Ventures.<p>PDF company Nitro announced on Tuesday that it has …

Machine Learning

Product Hunt launches crowdsourced product search engine

Product Hunt already helps people find the latest and greatest products. Now it is launching a tool to let people find products for their particular …

Startups

Ankur Jain and Alex Fiance of Kairos Society on Moonshots for Social Good

Kairos is an ancient Greek word meaning right or opportune moment, and a word used to describe the <b>Kairos Society</b>, a global foundation dedicated to …

Innovation

17-year-old entrepreneur has Yelp in her crosshairs

After raising $280,000 in pre-seed funding, TagDat is off to a hot start. You’ve probably never heard of the recommendation app, as it launched just under a year ago and competes in the same space as heavy-hitters like Yelp and TripAdvisor. That could soon change.<p>Co-founded by 17-year-old Jiyuan …

Startups
Dubai

Enterprise AI Startup Artivatic Raises Angel Funding from Singapore Based Angel Investor

Artivatic Data labs Private Limited, the owner of Artivatic, has announced that it has raised angel round of funding from Singapore based angel …

Startups

Unicorn India Ventures Invests in Micro Lending Platform SmartCoin

Unicorn India Ventures, a Mumbai-based VC firm, has announced its investment in Bangalore-based startup SmartCoin. Unicorn has led the round with …

FinTech

This health and fitness startup is now a Harvard case study

GOQii, India's No. 1 health and fitness startup, is now a case study on the famed Harvard Business Publishing platform, a subsidiary of Harvard University that brings out books, magazines and leadership studies for MBA students.<p>It is only the third Indian startup after Flipkart (India's largest …

Wearable Tech

6 Real Estate Startups Poised to Disrupt the Industry

Silicon Valley may be the technology hub of the United States, but there are exciting things happening in tech around the country as well, including several real estate startups cropping up in New York that could have national implications.<p>With CBRE’s acquisition of Floored in January, I noted that …

Commercial Real Estate

5 rising startups in India – April 1, 2017

Photo credit: greenartphotography / 123RF.It’s April Fool’s Day. But this is no prank. Here are five startups making merry with …

Startups

Hundredrooms Gets $4 Million for Vacation Rental Metasearch: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Each week we round up travel startups that have recently received or announced funding. The total raised the last week of March was more than $14 …

Startups

A former Microsoft intern got his Yale classmates to apply for jobs at his hilariously fake startup

Meet the Hub, a $49 gadget raising funding on IndieGoGo, a metallic puck billed as "an insanely powerful home device, boasting a durable aluminum chassis, in-built 802.11 b/g/n Wifi, cloud-based monitoring software, and more."<p>Check out the extremely slick Hub launch video here:<p>Did you notice that …

Silicon Valley

Apple launches app accelerator in Bangalore

Photo credit: HackNY.Apple has launched its app accelerator in Bangalore. Tim Cook had announced it during his visit to India last year, and now it …

Apps

Fulton-based cybersecurity startup Dragos partners with Deloitte

Fulton-based cybersecurity startup <b>Dragos</b> has a new partnership with <b>Deloitte</b>.<p>The consulting giant’s cybersecurity offerings will now include Dragos’ …

Cybersecurity

10 Accelerators Helping Startups Grow to the Next Level

Admission to an accelerator program offers help every startup founder can use.<p>The increasing number of startups is related to more than the economy growing again. It’s a chicken-and-egg scenario. It's unclear which came first, the rise in startup accelerators or the number of startup founders …

Startups

Introducing Pixie, an advanced graph-based recommendation system

By: Pong Eksombatchai & Mark Ulrich | Pinterest engineers, Discovery<p>At Pinterest, a primary engineering challenge is helping people discover and do …

Big Data

Shortlisted: 10 Startups To Look Out For At STEP Conference 2017

Once again bringing together entrepreneurs, investors and key industry leaders in MENA and worldwide, STEP Conference 2017, to be held on April 5-6, 2017 at the Dubai International Marine Club, is back. With a focus on technology, entrepreneurship and digital and entertainment sectors, the …

Startups

Startup India Vs Startup China: The Similarities

How is India’s biggest competitor faring? An onground perspective from Blume Ventures direct from China

China

7 Ways to Make Extra Income Even With a Full-Time Job

Is your dwindling bank account impacting your health? The American Psychological Association (APA) released a survey showing that money stress …

How Will the Travel Industry Use AI? — Digital Marketing News This Week

This week’s top marketing story is about artificial intelligence (AI).<p>Advancements in AI are making waves across industries, from the “smart …

Artificial Intelligence