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The market has a massive structural issue to worry about

The events of the past few days might force them to sit up and take note.<p>US-based exchange-traded funds have swelled in size and now hold more than $2 trillion in assets.<p>There are stock ETFs designed to track the performance of indices like the S&P 500 and the Dow, and ETFs for bonds and other …

Investing

FinTech 2020 Aims to Make UK a Hub for Financial Innovation

August 2, 2015 · 8:00 am<p><b>Though the United Kingdom plays a definitive role in the growth of FinTech industry, which is now worth £20 billion in annual</b> …

What Startup Founders Wish They'd Done Before the M&A Deal

I recently moderated the Mergers and Acquisitions panel at the annual meeting of startup founders from Europe and the U.S. backed by Bertelsmann’s Digital Media venture fund, which our law firm represents. While the discussion covered numerous topics, I was struck by how many questions our panel …

Project Morpheus possibly out Q2 2016; VR device boasts OLED 1920x1080, RGB sub-pixel matrix, and 120fps content display capabilities

Ever since the first announcement of Project Morpheus at the 2014 Game Developers Conference (GDC), gamers came to a realization that virtual reality …

Is Andreessen-Horowitz Right That Software's Poised To Eat Healthcare?

When Ben Horowitz was asked last November by Stanford Professor Tom Byers how the venture capital firm Andreessen-Horowitz (“a16z”) became so successful so quickly, and was able to crack open what had been an exclusive and self-perpetuating club of top VCs, Horowitz replied, “We were the first VC …

Digital Health

Amid tech's 'boys club' turmoil, women med device startups find a home - San Francisco Business Times

By Ron Leuty <br>– Reporter, San Francisco Business Times<p>Aug 3, 2015, 2:37pm PDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 4, 2015, 5:37am PDT<p>Holly Rockweiler wants to make this clear …

With 700 customers, self-drive car rental marketplace JustRide secures $1M funding from Alok Mittal and other angels

Self-drive car rental marketplace JustRide has raised seed funding round led by IAN Co-founder Alok Mittal, Niraj Singh, Nikunj Jain, Zishaan Hayath, …

Early YouTube investor Stuart Peterson talks about what he's backing now at Artis Ventures - Silicon Valley Business Journal

By Cromwell Schubarth <br>– TechFlash Editor, Silicon Valley Business Journal<p>Aug 3, 2015, 11:32am PDT<p>Stuart Peterson and the small team at Artis Ventures …

From Archives: Why do startups fail: Part 1

Entrepreneur Tallat Mahmood talks about where startups go wrong in part one of this three-part series on growth hacking your startup

Venture capital to make diversity pledge

SAN FRANCISCO — Venture capitalists will pledge concrete measures to bring greater diversity to their predominantly white male profession during a high-profile event at the White House.<p>Tuesday's announcement from venture capital's trade group will take place during the White House's first Demo Day …

Indian logistics startups Pickingo, Letstransport raise funding

Pickingo is a B2B on-demand hyperlocal logistics startup, whereas Letstransport is a tech-enabled intra-city last-mile logistics provider

Stage is set for Montreal to grow as a technology startup hub

<i>Burgeoning tech companies are on the rise in Canada, attracting funding and IPO buzz in hubs across the country. Our occasional series explores how each locale nurtures its entrepreneurs, the challenges they face and the rising stars we're watching.</i><p>Montreal provides an ideal setting for the early …

Corporate Venture Capital Set to Reach Multi-Year Deal High, With 357 In First Half Of 2015

Corporate VC arms have also participated in more than $3B in US-based deals in each of the last 3 quarters.<p>Corporate venture investors are …

Top 20 startup ecosystems in the world: New report ranks Seattle No. 8

We’re in the midst of a startup revolution. That’s the crux of a new report on the top 20 entrepreneurial hubs in the world, published by the Compass …

Confidence of Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists hits two-year low

Amid the frenzied fund-raising and soaring valuations for startups, Silicon Valley’s venture capital community is starting to get a little bummed out.<p>For the second straight quarter, the Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index fell, hitting its lowest point in two years. The index, …

Q&A: How Atom’s digital bombshell will hit banking

Describing itself as the UK’s first truly digital bank, Atom Bank got its official license from the Bank of England back in June. With all customer …

Banking

History repeats: Uber and the second great tech bubble

<i>We’re going to meet a lot of lonely people in the next week and the next month and the next year. And when they ask us what we’re doing, you can say,</i> …

Chart of the day: Venture capital outperformed the stock market

U.S. venture capital funds outperformed the public stock markets in 2014, according to new research published this morning by research firm Cambridge …

Facts and figures: the Turkish startup ecosystem in H1 2015

Turkey’s startup ecosystem has been gaining a lot of momentum in the last two years.<p>In the first half of 2015, the number of investment rounds …

The Daily Startup: Investment in HR, Recruitment Software Soars

Art by Mike Lucas<p>In this morning’s Web roundup, Panorama Education raises $12 million. Venture capitalists’ confidence index slips. And Seriously Inc. lands $18 million for mobile games and entertainment.

9 Hot Startup U.S. Cities That Aren't San Francisco or New York

This story appears in the August 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Ask someone to name cities with thriving tech, media, fashion or food scenes, and you’ll hear the usual suspects: San Francisco; New York; Portland, Ore. But there’s a slew of other metro areas with established infrastructure …