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Watch: MTB Chain Repair Basics

Today, my bike is looking fly with a brand new gold chain. I installed this today because my old chain snapped at the bike park. Thanks to the help …

Mino Games raises $2.2M and launches Mino Monsters 2

Mino Games had a rare hit in the Mino Monsters free-to-play mobile game with 7 million downloads and $10 million in revenue to date. And that’s why it has been able raise new funding and move on to Mino Monsters 2: Evolution.<p>The San Francisco company is announcing it has raised $2.2 million in …

The 10 hottest startup ecosystems in the world

Since SparkLabs Global Ventures launched 20 months ago, we have made 50 investments across five continents. We have six partners, based in Silicon Valley, Seoul, Tel Aviv, Singapore, and London, which gives us a unique viewpoint on what is trending in terms of technology and innovation across the …

Global Technology Trends & Startup Hubs 2015

Provides an overview of general technology trends, global venture capital trends, and startup trends around the world. Snapshots of the top 10 startup hubs in the world: Silicon Valley, NYC, London, Stockholm, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Beijing, Seoul, Boston, and Los Angeles.

What the China stock market crash means for startups

The China stock market downturn and currency changes have started to impact the global market. With 50+ startups in my firm’s global portfolio and a fast growing startup of my own, I thought it would be very timely to discuss what is happening in China and it’s potential impact on startups.<p>So I …

Meet Bernard Moon, co-founder of SparkLabs Global Ventures

There has been a big debate over the last few years over whether the Series A crunch is real or not.<p>What everyone can agree on, though, is that there …

‘Global Korean start-ups getting faster, smarter’

Korea’s modern start-ups are taking a marked turn from their predecessors. Instead of basking in local success, they are getting smarter and faster …

New Guys

It’s tough being the new guy at work. There are protocols to master, computer programs to navigate, desk locations to commit to memory. Then there are the social perils, best encapsulated by an old Onion headline: “<i>Intern Strikes Up Friendship With Least-Respected Employee</i>.”<p>When Tolu Komolafe and …

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Singapore’s DocDoc raises $8.5M series A round

DocDoc, the Singapore-based startup that helps patients book doctor appointments online, today announced it has closed a US$8.5 million series A …

Introducing ILY, the New Family Phone™

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imagine your children video calling their grandparents every day after school, or swapping pictures with their cousins …

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Holographic Mixed Reality Experiences!

Launch of World’s First HoloPortal™ at Ravensbourne<p>The HoloPortal™ Studio captures the magic and motion of real people or pets in real-time, from …

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PiQuant

The device can be modified to test for other toxic chemicals<p>We'll respond to the trend of growing concern about public health.<br>Especially around food …

This Company Is Paying Nigerians to Learn Computer Programming

Chibuzor Obiora was an out-of-work TV news anchor in Lagos, Nigeria when he came across a curious link on Twitter: a company was offering money to …

How Andela is helping Africa beat the developer shortage

The model is simple. Andela describes itself as a “global talent accelerator”, and aims to produce top-class developers and connect them to top employers across the world. Several Fortune 500 companies, such as Microsoft, use Andela-trained developers, with the company aiming to produce 100,000 in …

The startup that's harder to get into than Harvard

<b>(CNN) —</b> Johnson Ejezie was initially daunted by the prospect of moving to Lagos from his home town in Nigeria's south-east.<p>The polio he contracted at a young age left him with lasting health problems, so he felt vulnerable living in a city where he didn't have any family or friends to lean on.<p>But …

By the numbers

We love us some stats! Check out facts and figures from round one.<p>The Cape Doctor (southeaster wind) showed up fashionably late after a frustrating …

Woo Tracks Red Bull King of the Air 2015 Results

WOO Sports has just announced an exciting new partnership with Red Bull King of the Air 2015 this week, securing their position as a technology ready …