Startups
6 Of The Most Positive Plans To End Your New Venture
The last thing a new entrepreneur wants to think about for a new startup is how it will end. Yet one of the first things a potential equity investor asks about is your exit strategy.
May 26 1:32PM blog.startupprofessionals.com

9 Startups Using Artificial Intelligence in Real Estate
Shares 4Everyone knows that probably the smartest investment we could make today would be in cryptocurrency. Said no one ever.
May 26 8:53AM Nanalyze

Martian Watches is the next smartwatch maker to bite the dust
Kickstarter Martian Watches announced it ceased operations and closed the company. The smartwatch maker was unable to gather enough funds to complete production of its mVoice G2.
May 26 6:14AM Android Authority

Maker Faire 2018
This year's Maker Faire was Amazing! There were so many awesome people to meet and so many crazy things to see. Check out my trip to San Mateo California for the Bay Area Maker Faire 2018.
May 25 11:30PM YouTube

App Maker Pays $100K to Settle COPPA Action
To resolve allegations of Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) violations, a Chinese software and consumer electronics company agreed to pay the New Jersey Attorney General's Office $100,000 and change its business practices. AG Gurbir S.
May 25 10:25PM Manatt

May the forks be with you when you use the Millennium Falcon Waffle Maker
The Force surely was with Uncanny Brands when the company launched the Deluxe Millennium Falcon Waffle Maker on Friday, May 25. The appliance's appearance coincided with the opening date for Solo: A Star Wars Story, the latest film in the science-fiction franchise.
May 25 9:34PM Digital Trends

Digital Marketing Strategy Ideas for Startups
There is nothing more exciting than launching a startup. It's a unique experience altogether when you get to work on an idea and turn it into a reality.
May 25 9:17PM bbntimes.com

How a Guitar Maker Started Rocking, Back in the U.S.S.R.
Advertisement Yuriy Shishkov, 54, is a Fender Guitar master builder. Where did you learn how to build guitars? In my hometown, Gomel, Belarus, when it was still part of the former U.
May 25 9:12PM nytimes.com

Volcanics Venture raises $72.8 mln for venture-capital fund
Volcanics Venture has raised $72.8 million toward a $100 million venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
May 25 8:47PM PE Hub

Former journo Alexia Bonatsos unveils her new venture fund, Dream Machine
Five years ago, Alexia Bonatsos, ne Tsotsis, was co-editor of TechCrunch, a job that made her renowned in startup circles and familiar with a wide number of startups and their founders. What she really longed to do, in fact, was invest in some of them.
May 25 8:19PM TechCrunch

Chinese Blockchain Accelerator Offers Startups $ Mlns in Subsidies
The Blockchain Industrial Park in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou has announced subsidies for startups worth millions of dollars, in an announcement Thursday, May 24. As shown by the new policy, the industrial park is aiming to attract blockchain space talent by offering individuals and startups generous incentives.
May 25 6:06PM Cointelegraph

Essential Phone maker cancels next smartphone, may put company up for sale
- A + Essential, the electronics maker co-founded by Android originator Andy Rubin, is reportedly canceling the development of a follow-up to the Essential Phone and considering selling itself. The company has hired Credit Suisse to provide advice on a potential sale, and has received attention from at least one potential buyer, Bloomberg sources said.
May 25 1:06PM AppleInsider

11 Startups Using AI to Compose Music
Shares 5It's a common and generally accepted misconception that artificial intelligence (AI) will only automate and revolutionize repetitive and menial jobs - like HR and recruiting. In our article What Jobs will Robots and AI Do in The Future?, we looked at some jobs that may already have casualties from the AI revolution.
May 24 6:10PM Nanalyze

Distributed Business Accelerator Launches to Cultivate Blockchain Startups
As part of New York Blockchain Week, Distributed Business Accelerator (DBA) publicly launched their global blockchain accelerator community designed to cultivate an ecosystem of blockchain startups. The CEO of the project is Tom Tao, formerly of IBM and Chainbase Accelerator.
May 24 5:56PM Bitcoin Magazine

Why 'deal-maker' Donald Trump found meeting Kim Jong-un a challenge too far
If one thing is known about Donald Trump's approach to foreign policy, it is that he sees every issue as a zero-sum game negotiation. From the Iran nuclear deal and China trade battle, to getting Mexican border wall funding and more Nato defence spending, the president has followed a similar pattern.
May 24 5:51PM The Telegraph

Sol705
Add to favoritesIn the early days of computer gaming, one genre can easily be recognized as a top contender for most influential: The point-and-click adventure. Games like Kings Quest and the secret of Monkey Island are still impressed upon our minds.
May 24 5:24PM IndieWatch

The Only Advice Women Need to Raise Capital
Raising Capital The best way to ensure that you have everything you need to line up your capital is to create a network of supporters who personally want to see you succeed. Search for "women and venture capital," and you'll find a lot of discussion, and data, addressing the bleak outlook for female founders.
May 24 5:09PM Entrepreneur

Israeli startups lead the way in car tech revolution
Throngs of investors and entrepreneurs hobnobbed at the EcoMotion conference in Tel Aviv this week at the nation's largest smart-transportation event on Wednesday. Technologies were debated and cards exchanged as talk of opportunities and joint ventures filled the packed hall on Wednesday.
May 24 4:48PM timesofisrael.com

Kroger buys meal kit maker Home Chef for $200M
Dive Brief: Kroger has acquired meal kit company Home Chef for $200 million, plus $500 million in additional incentives if the company hits performance goals around online and in-store sales, according to a news release. Under the deal, which is expected to close in the second quarter, Home Chef will continue to operate its e-commerce business, and will also offer its meal kits in Kroger stores and through the retailer's online platforms.
May 24 4:24PM

How Coworking Impacts Innovation for Startups and Small Businesses in the U.K.
Coworking Make the most of coworking spaces to foster community and communication. May 24, 2018 6 min read There is no doubt about it -- coworking is big business.
May 24 4:00PM Entrepreneur