Tech Startup Disruption

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UNICEF Innovation Fund to invest in open source technology start-ups

<b>NEW YORK, 1 February 2016</b> – UNICEF is inviting technology start-ups developing solutions with the potential to improve the lives of the world’s most …

Next-Generation BMW 3 Series to Debut All-Electric Powertrain

A Tesla Model 3 fighter from Munich<p>The Tesla Model 3 will undoubtedly face major competition from the German brands including BMW, which is reportedly preparing an all-electric version of its next-generation 3 Series.<p>The upcoming 3 Series is expected to be a major upgrade from the current model, …

Enel Scours Technology Startups to Avoid Threat of Disruption - Bloomberg

How does Italy’s biggest utility cope when it realizes it’s on course to hit a technology-shaped iceberg that threatens to chip away customers? Does …

How Our Startup, TheSquareFoot, Is Trying To Disrupt Commercial Real Estate With Tech

TheSquareFoot is a commercial real estate leasing marketplace. Our mission is simple. We want to help companies move into the right offices and we use technology to make that process easier. Throughout the five or so years that we’ve been around, we have adapted our business model to the …

Real Estate

4 Disruption Concepts to Help Your Pivot Your Startup

Disruption is how startups thrive and steal market share from legacy companies. Here are 4 disruptive concepts you can adapt to your business.<p>Most entrepreneurs want do something disruptive--to waltz into an industry vertical, shake vigorously, and rise like cream the top.<p>Disruptive innovation, the …

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3 Ways That The Blockchain Will Change The Real Estate Market

Experts have suggested a number of niche industries that will be made more secure by the untamperable data record provided by blockchain technology — including international art dealing, pharmaceuticals and international trade of high-value goods — but to date, very little attention has been given …

Real Estate

How Startups Have Disrupted the Hotel Industry

If you’ve been keeping up with current events, you’ve probably heard about Airbnb’s recent legal problems. For those who aren’t aware, cities like …

Marc Andreessen teaches startups what disruption is really about (in 17 tweets)

You’ve probably heard about “disruptive innovation,” a concept from Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen. But prominent Silicon Valley Marc Andreessen wants to be sure that you actually understand disruption — because the term does get thrown around a lot.<p>In his latest onslaught of …

Venture Capital

A startup is disrupting the consulting industry

For a $200 billion industry, the American consulting business is mysterious to most. Clients tell consultants to keep quiet about what they’re doing. And their work is kind of hard to explain anyway. You may know someone in consulting, but do you know what they actually do all day?<p>In any case, the …

Business Model Innovation: How Startups Are Disrupting Entire Industries | Round Table

On June 11, 2014 some of Europe’s major cities erupted in protest as commuters in London, Paris, Berlin, and Madrid faced traffic chaos. The …

Tech startup Carspring on disrupting the UK used car market

A man is sizing up a car at a used car dealership. “It’s done too many miles,” he complains.<p>“That’s no problem,” says the salesman. “How many miles …

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Health tech startup sees hearing test market as ripe for disruption

Clearwater Clinical, a Canadian medical device company, wants to address the challenges facing the hearing industry by developing a self-directed …

9 Tech Startups Disrupting the Legal Industry

Legal technology is booming as companies compete to crash the technological, legal space at every level and in every angle. There’s a good reason. …

Startups

Meet the Tech Startup that Wants to Disrupt Your Concert Selfies

Next year could bring a lot of things. It will certainly end with a new president-elect. It may introduce to us the NBA’s first-ever 82-0 team. It …

How Tech Startup SoFi Plans to Disrupt the Banking Industry

“This is the beginning of a bankless world,” SoFi boldly advertises on the startup’s homepage.<p>SoFi is part of a new generation of FinTech startups …

How Tech Startup Füder Disrupted an Entire Industry by Disobeying the Law

Tax. This one's obvious, but it's worth mentioning anyway. Did you know that a large chunk of money made by most businesses disappears into thin air …

10 startups that are disrupting healthcare IT

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Bracing for disruption: Insurance heavyweights see future in tech

“Literally, nearly everything can be done better in the consumer experience of insurance right now,” Paul Desmarais III said Tuesday at Insurance …

The Dark Ages of Austin startup capital

An Austin-based venture capital firm recently offered my company $400,000 for 40 percent of its equity. This was one week before their counterpart in the Bay Area offered $2 million for 20 percent of the same company. Nothing had changed in that week, and both received the same pitch and deck in …

Venture Capital