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The Huffington Post
eHarmony Wants To Set You Up... With Your Next JobAug 31 (Reuters) -- As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw fi
eHarmony Wants To Set You Up... With Your Next Job
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 hours ago
Aug 31 (Reuters) -- As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key -- even in the name -- when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in... Read more
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Business Wire
Cumulus Networks Collaborates with VMware on VMware EVO SDDCOrganizations will benefit from Cumulus Networks’ shared vision with VMware --
Cumulus Networks Collaborates with VMware on VMware EVO SDDC
Business Wire / Posted 18 hours ago
Organizations will benefit from Cumulus Networks’ shared vision with VMware -- data centers can be more agile and flexible when defined in software, and not hardware-based. For VMware EVO SDDC integrated systems with Cumulus Linux, physical networks... Read more
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Entrpreneur
EHarmony Now Wants to Find You a Date and a JobAs a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompa
EHarmony Now Wants to Find You a Date and a Job
Entrpreneur / Posted 20 hours ago
As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now, with... Read more
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iol.co.za
eHarmony to mix business and pleasureNew York - As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand
eHarmony to mix business and pleasure
iol.co.za / Posted 21 hours ago
New York - As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in... Read more
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The New Age
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasureAs a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompa
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure
The New Age / Posted 22 hours ago
As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now, with... Read more
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23h
The Times & The Sunday Times
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasureSo the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded onl
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 hours ago
So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now, with surveys showing 70 percent of Americans are unhappy with their jobs, he thinks the same focus on matching... Read more
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23h
Channel NewsAsia
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasureREUTERS - As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand h
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
REUTERS - As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now,... Read more
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23h
Channel NewsAsia
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasureREUTERS: As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand ho
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
REUTERS: As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now,... Read more
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23h
Reuters
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasureAs a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompa
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure
Reuters / Posted 23 hours ago
As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now, with... Read more
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Technode
China’s Top Food Ordering Ele.me Eats Up Landmark $630M USD Funding At $3B USD Valuation China’s top online food takeout site Ele.me announced Friday that it has rais
China’s Top Food Ordering Ele.me Eats Up Landmark $630M USD Funding At $3B USD Valuation
Technode / Posted yesterday
China’s top online food takeout site Ele.me announced Friday that it has raised $630 million USD of fresh funding led by CITIC Capital and supermarket chain... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Testing DNA to find best meds to fight depressionSince childhood, Mandy E. has struggled with feelings of hopelessness and inade
Testing DNA to find best meds to fight depression
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Since childhood, Mandy E. has struggled with feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy. She seemed incapable of having fun. She experienced what she described as "constant discontent." Her parents felt it was a matter of the will to fix the problem;... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why investors should approach the tech sector's unicorns with cautionIf you want to gauge the extent of today’s passion for technology investing, ju
Why investors should approach the tech sector's unicorns with caution
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
If you want to gauge the extent of today’s passion for technology investing, just start counting unicorns. Two years ago, when venture capitalist Aileen Lee first used the mythical beast as a synonym for high-flying young tech companies valued at... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What Western start-ups can learn from IndiaIt’s a muggy Monday morning in Mumbai, and Satyen Kothari, the co-founder and m
What Western start-ups can learn from India
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
It’s a muggy Monday morning in Mumbai, and Satyen Kothari, the co-founder and managing director of online payments company Citrus Pay, has just finished a conference call. His office is spare—just a stool, a chaise longue, and a desk made of... Read more
4d
Business Standard India
OYO Rooms aims at 50k-inventory mark by year-endOYO Rooms, a Gurgaon-based hotel rooms aggregation start-up, is looking at havi
OYO Rooms aims at 50k-inventory mark by year-end
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
OYO Rooms, a Gurgaon-based hotel rooms aggregation start-up, is looking at having an inventory of 50,000 rooms across 5,000 properties in 150 cities by 2015-end, according to Chief Growth Officer Kavikrut.. Founded in 2012 as Oravel by Ritesh... Read more
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Quartz
Don’t panic, startups: Advice from veteran VCs who weathered the dot-com bust - Quartz keep calm and carry on Depends who you ask. “Worrying about the st
Don’t panic, startups: Advice from veteran VCs who weathered the dot-com bust
Quartz / Posted 4 days ago
- Quartz keep calm and carry on Depends who you ask. “Worrying about the stock market at any... Read more
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TechCrunch
Top VC Brian O’ Malley On The Next “On Demand” WaveBrian O’Malley is good at his job. He’s good enough, in fact, that two years, a
Top VC Brian O’ Malley On The Next “On Demand” Wave
TechCrunch / Posted 4 days ago
Brian O’Malley is good at his job. He’s good enough, in fact, that two years, ago, Accel Partners plucked him out of his former firm, Battery Ventures, so he could bat for its team instead. As venture industry watchers know, these moves are rare,... Read more
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International Business Times
BlackRock buys digital wealth manager FutureAdvisor US asset managing giant BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) said it agreed to acquire FutureAd
BlackRock buys digital wealth manager FutureAdvisor
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
US asset managing giant BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) said it agreed to acquire FutureAdvisor, which manages clients' investments based on computer algorithms. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. San Francisco-based FutureAdvisor will operate as a business... Read more
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Business Wire
Viptela to Demonstrate WAN Virtualization at VMworld 2015SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viptela Inc., the Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN)
Viptela to Demonstrate WAN Virtualization at VMworld 2015
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viptela Inc., the Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) company, today announced that it will present several live demonstrations in the New Innovator Pavilion at VMworld 2015 on how commonly used data center virtualization... Read more
5d
TechCrunch
BlackRock Acquires Sequoia-Backed FutureAdvisorBlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, is acquiring FutureAdvisor, a fiv
BlackRock Acquires Sequoia-Backed FutureAdvisor
TechCrunch / Posted 5 days ago
BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, is acquiring FutureAdvisor, a five-year-old, San Francisco-based online financial advisory firm that aims to help people manage their existing IRAs, 401(s) and other investment accounts. According to the... Read more
6d
Technode
Chinese Short Term Rental Market Soars As AirBNB Rushes to Localize China might not be a great place for a search engine or a social media site t
Chinese Short Term Rental Market Soars As AirBNB Rushes to Localize
Technode / Posted 6 days ago
China might not be a great place for a search engine or a social media site to localize, but if you are in the O2O business, things are looking up. Last week AirBNB sought a CEO... Read more
6d
Inquirier.net
Media apps making headlines in ChinaMajor social networking apps are beefing up their news coverage and attracting
Media apps making headlines in China
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Major social networking apps are beefing up their news coverage and attracting online readers from media startups It is extremely difficult to find an empty room at the Beijing offices of Toutiao.com, a mobile news application. With more than 800... Read more
10d
The Hindu
PE and VC investors gain $6 b through ‘exits’ in IndiaCompanies in the IT and ITeS, BFSI, Telecom and media and entertainment industr
PE and VC investors gain $6 b through ‘exits’ in India
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
Companies in the IT and ITeS, BFSI, Telecom and media and entertainment industries have led the list of successful exits in 2015 The first half of 2015 has emerged as best year for ‘exits’ by private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investors in... Read more
11d
Red Herring
Carbon3D secures $100m funding round — Red HerringCarbon3D, a 3D printing company, has raised a $100 million funding round led by
Carbon3D secures $100m funding round — Red Herring
Red Herring / Posted 11 days ago
Carbon3D, a 3D printing company, has raised a $100 million funding round led by Google Ventures. Yuri Milner, Reinet Fund SCA, FIS and others participated in the round as did existing investors such as Northgate Capital, Silver Lake, Sequoia Capital... Read more
11d
Entrpreneur
Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing StartupEarlier this summer, Ford Motor Company showed off how it was testing 3D printi
Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing Startup
Entrpreneur / Posted 11 days ago
Earlier this summer, Ford Motor Company showed off how it was testing 3D printing technology to improve its manufacturing and create new prototypes of car parts more quickly than with conventional methods. Now the startup that Ford tapped in the... Read more
11d
TechCrunch
With $100M In Funding, Carbon3D Will Make 3D Manufacturing A RealityCarbon3D, a startup building 3D printers for manufacturers, has pulled in $100
With $100M In Funding, Carbon3D Will Make 3D Manufacturing A Reality
TechCrunch / Posted 11 days ago
Carbon3D, a startup building 3D printers for manufacturers, has pulled in $100 million in new funding to move 3D printing out of the prototyping phase and into production. Google Ventures led the Series C round, joined by new investors Yuri Milner,... Read more
12d
Quartz
AirBnB is entering China by helping the Chinese travel out of ChinaAirBnB’s China strategy is to get more people to leave China - Quartz AirBnB’s
AirBnB is entering China by helping the Chinese travel out of China
Quartz / Posted 12 days ago
AirBnB’s China strategy is to get more people to leave China - Quartz AirBnB’s China strategy is to get more people to leave China Serving Chinese citizens outside of China has become an industry in and of itself. Case in point—AirBnB, the... Read more
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AdWeek
Here Are 4 Intriguing Mobile Startups That Got Cash Infusions This WeekIt's no surprise that investment firms are bullish on mobile upstarts, but a se
Here Are 4 Intriguing Mobile Startups That Got Cash Infusions This Week
AdWeek / Posted 12 days ago
It's no surprise that investment firms are bullish on mobile upstarts, but a series of recent funding moves reveals the smartphone-driven companies marketers should keep an eye on. 1. Popular teen messaging app Kik closed $50 million from... Read more
13d
Business Standard India
How CarDekho.com went from a one-room setup to a $300 million valuation firmJaipur-based Jain brothers started off from a one-room setup with just two lapt
How CarDekho.com went from a one-room setup to a $300 million valuation firm
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
Jaipur-based Jain brothers started off from a one-room setup with just two laptops. Today, they have not only reached a valuation of $300 million, but have also managed to get one of India's most celebrated corporate leaders, Ratan Tata, Chairman... Read more
13d
AllAfrica.com
Truecaller Targets Mobile Spam, Anonymous Messages With Truemessenger AppTruecaller has announced the global availability of its Truemessenger app which
Truecaller Targets Mobile Spam, Anonymous Messages With Truemessenger App
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Truecaller has announced the global availability of its Truemessenger app which aims to change the way people communicate by making SMS experience smarter and more social. Available now for free on Google Play, Truemessenger is an SMS replacement... Read more
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New Kerala
Alibaba, Foxconn, SoftBank invest USD 500 mn in Snapdeal Online marketplace Snapdeal has secured an investment of USD 500 million led
Alibaba, Foxconn, SoftBank invest USD 500 mn in Snapdeal
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Online marketplace Snapdeal has secured an investment of USD 500 million led by Alibaba Group, Foxconn and SoftBank, a company statement said on Tuesday. Existing investors Temasek,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Groupon wears a new labelThe dealmaker rebrands itself into nearbuy as Sequoia Capital invests Rs 100 cr
Groupon wears a new label
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
The dealmaker rebrands itself into nearbuy as Sequoia Capital invests Rs 100 crore into the businessThe dealmaker rebrands itself into nearbuy as Sequoia Capital invests Rs 100 crore into the business Last week, when deals... Read more
19d
TechCrunch
BigBasket, One Of India’s Largest Online Grocers, Raises $50MBigBasket.com, one of the biggest online grocery stores in India, is planning t
BigBasket, One Of India’s Largest Online Grocers, Raises $50M
TechCrunch / Posted 19 days ago
BigBasket.com, one of the biggest online grocery stores in India, is planning to expand into more cities after raising $50 million in new funding led by Bessemer Venture. Founded in 2011, the company is facing competition from upstarts like ZopNow,... Read more
19d
citybizlist Dallas
Aricent Acquires SmartPlay for $180MAricent today announced the acquisition of SmartPlay Technologies, a fast-growi
Aricent Acquires SmartPlay for $180M
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 19 days ago
Aricent today announced the acquisition of SmartPlay Technologies, a fast-growing product engineering services firm with 1,200-plus employees and deep design expertise across semiconductors, embedded software and system design. Financial terms were... Read more
20d
TheStreet.com
Here Are 6 Times Google ( Has Surprised UsGoogle unveiled the change to its corporate structure, with Alphabet serving as
Here Are 6 Times Google ( Has Surprised Us
TheStreet.com / Posted 20 days ago
Google unveiled the change to its corporate structure, with Alphabet serving as an umbrella company over a collection of other entities. The largest in the mix will be what now-Alphabet CEO Larry Page described as a "slimmed down" Google, joined by... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Here Are 6 Times Google ( Has Surprised Us"By separating Google and all the peripheral businesses, this will allow the in
Here Are 6 Times Google ( Has Surprised Us
TheStreet.com / Posted 20 days ago
"By separating Google and all the peripheral businesses, this will allow the innovators to grow and incubate their new ideas without pressure from investors," said Jeff Sica of Sica Wealth Management. "Each company will stand alone under the Alphabet... Read more
21d
Business Standard India
Sequoia takes helm, Groupon India rebranded nearbuySequoia India pumped Rs 100 cr into Groupon India for a significant minority st
Sequoia takes helm, Groupon India rebranded nearbuy
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
Sequoia India pumped Rs 100 cr into Groupon India for a significant minority stake that will give it majority voting interestSequoia India pumped Rs 100 cr into Groupon India for a significant... Read more
21d
Business Standard India
Groupon India rebranded as nearbuy after change in ownership structureIn a rebranding that follows an ownership change, deal and local e-commerce maj
Groupon India rebranded as nearbuy after change in ownership structure
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
In a rebranding that follows an ownership change, deal and local e-commerce major Groupon India will now be called nearbuy. This, after venture capital firm Sequoia India pumped in Rs 100 crore for a significant minority stake in the company. Groupon... Read more
22d
Quartz
How Sequoia Capital India became Asia’s most prolific venture capital firm - Quartz moneybags Between April and June 2015, Sequoia Capital India was th
How Sequoia Capital India became Asia’s most prolific venture capital firm
Quartz / Posted 22 days ago
- Quartz moneybags Between April and June 2015, Sequoia Capital India was the most active VC... Read more
24d
Forbes
Paul Oakenfold Buys Second Home In Hollywood HillsTrulia gives home buyers, sellers, owners and renters the inside scoop on prope
Paul Oakenfold Buys Second Home In Hollywood Hills
Forbes / Posted 24 days ago
Trulia gives home buyers, sellers, owners and renters the inside scoop on properties, places and real estate professionals. Trulia has unique info on the areas people want to live that can’t be found anywhere else: users can learn about agents,... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stripe Makes Buying Easy -- But Can It Beat PayPal?NEW YORK (MainStreet) — $5 billion. That is the value of four year-old payments
Stripe Makes Buying Easy -- But Can It Beat PayPal?
TheStreet.com / Posted 25 days ago
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — $5 billion. That is the value of four year-old payments innovator Stripe which, in a recent venture round, won funding from among others American Express, Visa, Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins, a roll-call of votes that... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Payday Lender Blocked Access To Customer Accounts, Lawsuit ClaimsOnline payday lender Plain Green allegedly blocked borrowers from accessing the
Payday Lender Blocked Access To Customer Accounts, Lawsuit Claims
The Huffington Post / Posted 25 days ago
Online payday lender Plain Green allegedly blocked borrowers from accessing their accounts or viewing their loan documentation, leaving borrowers unsure of their legal rights and how much they still owed, according to a complaint filed in U.S.... Read more
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Business Standard India
Practo raises $90 million in Series C funding led by TencentPracto, backed by Sequoia India and Matrix Partners India, today announced that
Practo raises $90 million in Series C funding led by Tencent
Business Standard India / Posted 26 days ago
Practo, backed by Sequoia India and Matrix Partners India, today announced that it has closed $90 million in Series C funding. This round was led by Tencent, with participation from marquee institutional investors including Sofina, Google Capital,... Read more
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26d
The Hindu
Practo raises $90mn in series C funding led by TencentThe funding will help Practo in its expansion plans. Healthcare platform Pract
Practo raises $90mn in series C funding led by Tencent
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
The funding will help Practo in its expansion plans. Healthcare platform Practo today announced that it has raised $90 million (Rs. 574 crore) in Series C funding. This round was led by Tencent, with participation from investors including Sofina,... Read more
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Forbes
Why A 21-year Old Is Building OYO As An Uber (And Not An Airbnb) For Hotels In IndiaRitesh Agarwal’s online marketplace for affordable stays, OYO Rooms, got $100 m
Why A 21-year Old Is Building OYO As An Uber (And Not An Airbnb) For Hotels In India
Forbes / Posted 26 days ago
Ritesh Agarwal’s online marketplace for affordable stays, OYO Rooms, got $100 million in funding from SoftBank earlier this week. Agarwal is 21, and demographically aligned to a youthful country full of young entrepreneurs. Using technology and... Read more
26d
CNET
You now have to opt in to see Reddit's most offensive contentReddit users now have the option of not seeing racist or hateful commentary on
You now have to opt in to see Reddit's most offensive content
CNET / Posted 26 days ago
Reddit users now have the option of not seeing racist or hateful commentary on the popular online community unless they choose to, thanks to an update to its content policy. Chief Executive Officer Steve Huffman announced the new policy on the... Read more
26d
Investopedia
Top 4 Venture Capital Investors and Firms (AAPL,YHOO,BABA,VIPS,QIHU,AMZN,DNA,SWYC,WBMD,ZNGA,TWTR,FB,ETSY,GRPN,TRLA)Venture capital has expanded substantially over the 30-year period between 1980
Top 4 Venture Capital Investors and Firms (AAPL,YHOO,BABA,VIPS,QIHU,AMZN,DNA,SWYC,WBMD,ZNGA,TWTR,FB,ETSY,GRPN,TRLA)
Investopedia / Posted 26 days ago
Venture capital has expanded substantially over the 30-year period between 1980 and 2010. Over that time frame, certain venture capital firms, as well as a handful of standout individuals, have proven able to make wise investment picks consistently... Read more
26d
TechCrunch
Good Eggs Will Shut Down All Operations Outside San Francisco, Lay Off Nearly 140 EmployeesOrganic food delivery startup Good Eggs just announced that it will be closing
Good Eggs Will Shut Down All Operations Outside San Francisco, Lay Off Nearly 140 Employees
TechCrunch / Posted 26 days ago
Organic food delivery startup Good Eggs just announced that it will be closing its operations in Los Angeles, New York City and New Orleans — every city where it has a presence, except for San Francisco. As a result, the company is also laying off... Read more
26d
TechCrunch
Good Eggs Will Shut Down All Operations Outside San Francisco, Lay Off Nearly 140 EmployeesOrganic food delivery startup Good Eggs is announcing that it will be closing i
Good Eggs Will Shut Down All Operations Outside San Francisco, Lay Off Nearly 140 Employees
TechCrunch / Posted 26 days ago
Organic food delivery startup Good Eggs is announcing that it will be closing its operations in Los Angeles, New York City and New Orleans — every city where it has a presence, except for San Francisco. As a result, the company’s also announcing... Read more
27d
Asian Venture Capital Journal
China robotics: Rise of the machinesChina’s robotics start-ups are riding a wave of innovation and exploring many p
China robotics: Rise of the machines
Asian Venture Capital Journal / Posted 27 days ago
China’s robotics start-ups are riding a wave of innovation and exploring many previously unexpected paths. As the scope of applications broadens, they need to keep up the pace "Pepper, let's have some tea!" an interviewer suggests. His companion -... Read more
28d
Business Standard India
Jaipur fast becoming the next start-up hubWhat work in Jaipur's favour are lower costs, a good talent pool, better qualit
Jaipur fast becoming the next start-up hub
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
What work in Jaipur's favour are lower costs, a good talent pool, better quality of life, and proximity to the Delhi NCR CarDekho, the Ratan Tata-backed automotive classified listing app, has raised about $65... Read more
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