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Startup Survival Kit: Key Strategies to Keep your Company Competitive

Regardless of the line of business you are getting into, the beginning is bound to be difficult. Startup companies are being born in astonishing …

Innovation

Technology startups, the latest 'gold rush'

It is one of the few industries where failure is celebrated and valued by investors Read more

500 Startups adds 6 new venture partners, expands focus to Japan, UK, MENA, Turkey

500 Startups is drastically increasing its global presence with the addition of six new investment partners. This new group will help the venture capital and accelerator program reach new rapidly growing markets, including Latin America, Southeast Asia, India, East Asia, and the Middle East/North …

UK's top 100 fastest-growing tech businesses revealed - Startups.co.uk: Starting a business advice and business ideas

Britain’s 100 fastest-growing privately-owned tech businesses have been unveiled in the latest annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 – the index …

List-Worthy

VentureCrowd: The startup for startups

Rob Nankivell, the CEO of Australian startup VentureCrowd, said he wants his company's platform to help other startups in the future by allowing a …

Startups

Is Elon Musk's Hyperloop the Future of Startups?

Could Elon Musk's Hyperloop have inadvertently created a new model for startups?<p>Elon Musk is a busy man as CEO of <b>Tesla Motors</b> (NASDAQ:TSLA) and …

Subscription Box Startups Are The Newest Craze: Cratejoy Can Help Launch Yours Today

Last month’s NY Times article, “Want to Shop for a Surprise? Try a Subscription Box” detailed the new trend. The article spotlighted “CrateJoy,” a startup that helps entrepreneurs launch their own subscription box business. I‘ve been following CrateJoy since their beta launch, and I realized early …

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Money

T-Mobile's $20 per month iPhone 6S is a good deal if you like T-Mobile

T-Mobile's new iPhone 6S deal is a good one, but only for certain customers.<p>T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced a new deal for the iPhone 6S called …

Game of Thrones: The Latest Jon Snow Sighting Is a Doozy

Major spoilers ahead!<p>The biggest question for most <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans coming off of Season 5 was “what’s going to happen to Jon Snow?” Without any information from the books to guide us, readers and show watchers alike were in the dark. While there’s been plenty of speculation and suspicious …

thredUP raises $81M to help more people sell their old clothes

Second-hand marketplace thredUP is announcing a large $81 million round of investor funding led by Goldman Sachs Investment Partners. The new money is aimed at growing the company’s consumer base.<p>ThredUP is one of an increasing number of niche online marketplaces that offer a more curated …

This startup just raised $81 million to sell your used clothes

The startup then pivoted to swapping kid's clothing — after all, they outgrow it faster — and that got the attention of a few investors.<p>"When we launched in 2009, we were really the first company to try to tackle second hand. It was a crazy idea. Airbnb and all of these companies were using the …

The Most Interesting Part of Apple's Presentation Wasn't a Gadget

It was the company’s new upgrade program, which signals that iPhones are becoming a utility.<p>Apple’s announcement on Wednesday was chock full of shiny new hardware: new phones, new tablets, a new TV-set-top box. But perhaps the most important announcement from the company—and definitely the most …

Mobile Technology

Here's why venture-capital firms and major global companies are investing in drone startups

In an in-depth report from BI Intelligence, we take a deep dive into the various levels of the growing global industry for commercial drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). This 32-page report provides an exclusive list and profiles of dozens of notable companies already active in the space.<p>It …

How to raise the most money on a crowdfunding campaign

These days, entrepreneurs and artists raise money for their projects using crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter. Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin explains how you can raise boatloads of money on crowdfunding sites and what you can do to reach your goal with less than 24 hours to go before …

The unsung hero of meetings at Twitter is Google Hangouts

Large companies have long had offices around the world, but cloud computing is making it easier than ever for those far-flung employees to work …

IsoHunt unofficially resurrects The Pirate Bay

<b>Update on December 15</b>: The Pirate Bay has released its first official statement. The team hasn’t decided yet if the site is coming back.<p><b>Update</b>: Readers are reporting that for popular searches there is a clear overlap (identical in most cases) between isoHunt.to and oldpiratebay.org. This shouldn’t …

Nutgate executive delivers apology to cabin crew chief

A former Korean Air executive visited the home of a cabin crew chief on Sunday to apologise for ordering him off a plane over the way a snack was served.<p>Cho Hyun-ah, daughter of the chairman of Korean Air, Cho Yang-ho, resigned from all her posts at the family-run flag carrier on Tuesday in the …

12 Tips for Strong, Credible Business Writing

Very few people will think of you as a leader if you write like a corporate bureaucrat.<p>In a world dominated by email and social media, your success is directly proportional to your ability to influence others through the written word.<p>Here are some business writing pointers with real-life …

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