• ENTREPRENEURS
    Intuit’s Small Business Movie Shows the Power of Tech and AI for Every Small Business

    I’ve started four companies and sold one. Starting and growing a business is challenging and hard. We entrepreneurs spend late nights pouring over paperwork, spend days working on client projects and spend weekends catching up and getting ready for the coming week. Intuit’s powered millions of businesses with its legendary Quickbooks software to manage business […]

  • STARTUPS
    Banks back fintech start-ups, eye access to tech solutions in return

    Kotak Mahindra Bank’s chief digital officer Deepak Sharma says the bank has worked with 100 start-ups in the last 18 months. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Mumbai: Banks are fast emerging as accelerators for financial technology (fintech) start-ups, offering them opportunities to build proof of concept and scale in return for their products or technology solutions. Some lenders […]

  • STARTUPS
    US tech start-ups see steady rebound from three-year low

    Despite that increase in the number of deals, the total dollars raised by startups is substantially down from a year earlier. Photo: Reuters After hitting a three year-low in March, business conditions for US start-ups are steadily improving. The Bloomberg US Startups Barometer, a weekly gauge that tracks the funding flowing into private technology companies […]

  • STARTUPS
    The hottest tech startups of 2017 rocked London at The Europas Awards

    This week The Europas Startup Conference and Awards once again pulled together the best startups in Europe for a day of conversation, networking and partying. The conference day is rounded out by the evening awards where the hottest startups in Europe are honoured, based on the merged votes of 10,000 people in the industry and […]

  • STARTUPS
    THE UNKNOWN STARTUPS FUELING AEROSPACE WITH FANCY TECH

    CONCRETE SUPPORT BEAMS, their bottom portions painted crayon yellow, loomed behind a projector screen last Friday inside a warehouse near the Denver airport. By 11 am, the space was stocked with aerospace entrepreneurs from 10 startups. The hopeful engineers and scientists had come to the Mile High City from as far away as Spain, to […]

  • STARTUPS
    IDG Ventures, Unilever Ventures, Amazon arm to jointly fund tech startups

    Venture capital firm IDG Ventures India has tied up with Unilever Ventures and Amazon Internet Services Pvt. Ltd to jointly invest in startups in the consumer technology, software, health-tech and fintech products segments. The new initiative, christened Innovation Program, will invest between $500,000 and $5 million in startups looking to raise seed or Series A […]

  • STARTUPS
    IDG Ventures, Unilever Ventures, Amazon arm to jointly fund tech startups

    Venture capital firm IDG Ventures India has tied up with Unilever Ventures and Amazon Internet Services Pvt. Ltd to jointly invest in startups in the consumer technology, software, health-tech and fintech products segments. The new initiative, christened Innovation Program, will invest between $500,000 and $5 million in startups looking to raise seed or Series A […]