UK Tech Startup Improbable Breaks $1 Billion Valuation With SoftBank Deal

Improbable, a British tech simulation company dreamt up at Cambridge University, has raised $502 million (roughly Rs. 3,218 crores) in a funding round led by Japan’s SoftBank, valuing it at over $1 billion and propelling it into the top ranks of the European industry. Britain has a thriving tech start-up scene but few companies secure […]

Snapchat Buying Israeli Augmented Reality Startup Cimagine: Report

Messaging app Snapchat is buying Israeli augmented reality startup Cimagine Media for an estimated $30-$40 million (roughly Rs. 203 crores – 271 crores), marking Snapchat’s first acquisition in Israel, the Calcalist financial daily reported on Sunday. Cimagine developed True Marketless Augmented Reality – technology that allows users to virtually place furniture and appliances they wish […]

A 30 Point Checklist for Your Startup

So you want to start a business – congratulations!  Once you get over the initial excitement, it’s time to break down the process of launching your startup into manageable chunks. You might get overwhelmed with the sheer number of items on your to-do list. But not to worry; I’ve broken down this startup checklist into […]

This Startup is Using Salt to Create an Alternative to Nuclear Energy

Creating alternative energy sources is certainly an important task. But it’s not necessarily one that’s going to be popular with investors, given the experimental nature and length of time such a project is likely to take. Transatomic Power is one company that’s working to create cleaner sources of energy. Co-founders Dr. Leslie Dewan and Mark […]

Startup Failure Rates — The REAL Numbers

I’m writing today’s blog in the hopes of getting accurate information on new business failure rates out into cyberspace in a way that the search engines will find it quickly. There is a huge amount of misinformation on the Web about new business failure rates that gets cited and reproduced all over the place and […]

Are Startup Failure Rates as Bad as They Used to Be?

The chances of your business surviving past the five-year mark are somewhat better than they used to be, says one economics expert. According to research and commentary from Dr. Scott Shane, professor of economics and entrepreneurial studies at Case Western Reserve University (and long-time SBT contributor), startup failure rates have declined slightly for employer firms in […]

What is Amazon Launchpad and How Can I Use It for My Startup?

When it comes to eCommerce, Amazon is the undisputed king. The sprawling digital marketplace sells over 200 million products per year in America alone, and it’s consequently evolved into a crucial sales platform for businesses of all shapes and sizes. But it can be understandably difficult for tiny startups to stand out and prosper on […]

Uber Case: Karnataka High Court Questions Government on Stifling Startup Business

The Karnataka High Court Wednesday questioned the state government on “stifling” the startup business through regulatory norms that create an “unviable” environment while wanting to encourage startups. “On the one hand, you (government) want to encourage startups in the state and, on the other, you want to stifle its business by framing rules like the […]

Fashion Startup Provides eCommerce Platform for Sustainable Designers

Environmentally conscious consumers have plenty of options when it comes to things like food and household products. But what about clothing? There are options out there for sustainable, well-made garments. But you can’t usually find them at the mall or major retail locations. So such brands haven’t always been easy for consumers to buy. Enter […]

Startup seems to connect Breached statistics With those dealing with in all likelihood Fraud

because the persevering with parade of mass information breaches will increase the opportunities for miscreants to apply grabbed credentials for all way of fraud, it is also riding defenders to are looking fornew methods to attach the dots and prevent secondary crimes sooner. companies like Baltimore’s Terbium Labs have professionalized crawling the dark web, wherein […]