Startups & Enterpreneurs

By Angad Singh | All about startup and entrepreneur

Q&A: Pointimize, the Startup Making it Easy to Use Your Credit Card Rewards for Travel

Ever had the experience of opening your credit card statement and seeing a huge amount of reward points you have no idea how to use?<p>In the past, people probably had to read-up online before getting a better idea of how to redeem their credit card reward points. Pointimize is looking to save people …

Startups

13 Inventive Startups Making Noise at TechCrunch Disrupt

Home<p>/<p>Business<p>/<p>13 Inventive Startups Making Noise at TechCrunch Disrupt<p>13 Inventive Startups Making Noise at TechCrunch Disrupt<p>At this year's …

Disrupt NY

Honeywell launches $100 million venture fund

(Reuters) - Honeywell International Inc launched a $100 million investment fund on Wednesday that will focus on technology startups.<p>Aerospace will be one of the key focus areas of the fund, said Murray Grainger, managing director of Honeywell Venture Capital LLC, which is based in Menlo Park, …

Venture Capital

Why the guy who made Android is now betting on hardware

Andy Rubin, who invented Google's blockbuster phone software, and friends want to drive a hardware boom in Silicon Valley.<p>Inside what used to be an abandoned Fry's Electronics warehouse in Palo Alto, California, Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, and three other Silicon Valley veterans are trying …

Silicon Valley

A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Jessica Lachs lived the Wall Street banker life for years, including stints in Hong Kong and London working for Lehman Brothers.<p>Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know …

Startups

Recharge, which lets users book hotels by the minute, just launched in New York

Recharge, a two-year-old, San Francisco-based company whose app enables users to book a stay in a hotel for just 66 cents a minute, is opening in select New York hotels today, after testing its service over the last year in San Francisco.<p>The company has also raised an undisclosed amount of funding …

Hotels

Sperm extraction machine yours for $13,000

A Chinese company developed a human sperm extraction machine for use in hospitals and other settings where human sperm may be required on the spot, …

Machine Learning

Social Customer Care Is The New Marketing

Just three weeks ago, approximately 4,000 people made their way to the San Diego convention center to attend Social Media Marketing World. Marketers from all over the world were there to learn about the latest ways social media can make money for their companies. The goal is to leverage these …

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 …

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 …

Marketing

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 …

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, …

Medical Technology

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

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 …

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 …

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

This Is The $350K Supercar Built By A Dubai Startup That Will Disrupt The Off-Road Car Market

Zarooq SandRacer, the hand built off-roader, is powered by a 3.5-litre V6, which will have up to 500bhp.<p>“It was born in the sands of Arabia but can go anywhere in the world. It is the fruit of the love of driving and racing…,” says Mohammed Al Qadi of the SandRacer, dubbed as the Formula One racer …

Startups

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 …

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 …

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 …

Startups

6 Real Estate Startups Poised To Disrupt The Industry

A man talks on his phone (bottom) as buildings are reflected in the glass on Madison Avenue in New York. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)<p>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

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 …

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 …

Startups

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