• STARTUPS
    More People Open Marketing Emails on Thanksgiving than Black Friday, Study Finds

    With Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Small Business Saturday among the biggest sales days for businesses, research from small business email marketing solution Constant Contact shows consumers are opening less and less email marketing messages on Black Friday. However, these same consumers aren’t shy about checking those emails on Thanksgiving (Nov. 23, 2017 in the US). Email Marketing […]

  • STARTUPS
    Top Ten Automotive Startups competition open for submissions

    For the past few years, the Los Angeles Auto Show has hosted the Top Ten Automotive Startups competition. The event is now open for submissions through July 15, so if you’ve got an automotive app, service or cool bit of tech, now’s your chance. The 10 winners will be featured at the LAAS Automobility Technology […]

  • SUCCESS
    This Spotify-backed startup has raised $22 million to crack open a new music streaming market

    Soundtrack Your Brand A Swedish startup that wants to bring music streaming to businesses has raised $22 million (£17.5 million) in a round led by first-time investors Balderton Capital and Stockholm-based Industrifonden. The cash will fund the company’s overseas expansion to the US, Asia-Pacific, and Europe and brings its total funding to $40 million (£32 […]

  • STARTUPS
    21% of British startups plan to open a European office due to Brexit

    body { display: inline-block; width: 800px; height: 120px;} (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});”);document.close();})();” style=”display: inline-block; width: 800px !important; height: 120px !important;”> Smarkets CEO Jason Trost (right).WIRED body { display: inline-block; width: 300px; height: 250px;} (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});”);document.close();})();” style=”max-width: 100%;”> One in every five UK startups intends to open a European office due to […]

  • PODCASTS
    eBay Launches Open for Business Podcast to Serve Entrepreneurs

    Looking for new podcasts or sources of business related content? You’re in luck. eBay recently launched a new podcast alongside Gimlet Creative, a media company founded by veterans of NPR and This American Life. The podcast, entitled Open for Business, features insights, tips and questions for new business owners. For example, the podcast’s first episode, […]

  • NEWS
    Opening bell | Asian markets open lower; Cipla, Oil India in news

    Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Asian stocks fall on crude oil prices Asian markets opened lower. Stocks fell as falling oil pricesweighed on energy shares. Over the weekend, US stocks closed in green. S&P 500 gained 0.39% to 2,213 points. Demonetisation crushes earnings revival hopes Corporate earnings that were poised for a consumption-fuelled take-off on the back […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    eBay Launches Open for Business Podcast to Serve Entrepreneurs

    Looking for new podcasts or sources of business related content? You’re in luck. eBay recently launched a new podcast alongside Gimlet Creative, a media company founded by veterans of NPR and This American Life. The podcast, entitled Open for Business, features insights, tips and questions for new business owners. For example, the podcast’s first episode, […]

  • LIFE
    Riot Founder Describes Vision of Open Source Collaboration

    Riot, a secure messaging environment that brings online collaboration into one workspace, recently announced its official launch following a successful beta test. Built around group chatrooms, Riot lets users share messages, images, videos and files, and interact with various tools and platforms under one roof. It provides a single identity and place for all teams […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Xiaomi Says Open to Launching Its Crowdfunding Platform in India

    Xiaomi Says Open to Launching Its Crowdfunding Platform in India Chinese tech firm Xiaomi could bring its ‘crowdfunding’ platform to India that will help startups working on consumer electronics to sell their wares online. In China, Xiaomi runs a crowdfunding platform where hardware startups submit their products and consumers can book them, helping these companies […]