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7 startups that have captured the attention of investors

Buguroo, TAPP Water, StudentFinance, Helloteca, Berdac, The Beemine Lab and Neki are startups that have captured the attention of several private investors to develop new business lines and expand markets. Buguroo The Spanish cybersecurity company, specialized in cutting-edge technology for the detection and prevention of online fraud, based on Deep…

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SkipTheDishes co-founder launches “venture-builder” for Prairies startups

SkipTheDishes co-founder, and former CEO, Chris Simair has launched a new “venture-builder” to help co-create and support startups in the Prairies. Opening its first location in Calgary, Harvest is a not-for-profit organization that wants to provide Prairie startups with talent, early-stage funding, and access to sector leaders that can support…

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Bootstrapping vs. Venture Capital Funding: Which Path Will You Choose?

2018 was a big year for venture capital. In 2018, venture capitals (VCs) invested $254 billion in 18,000 startups, increasing by 46% from the $174 billion that was raised in 2017. Yet, in this system where so many investors seem to want to provide the money to turn your big…

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Who said it?: “I can imagine easier ways to make a lot of money”

Investing in startups is fashionable. For a long time now, not only “professional” full-time investors have been involved, but people who have earned money in the business are now investing in promising projects and are now thinking of how to deal with them. Usually they are called angel investors and…

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Tech Startups Gravitate Toward Cities with Strong Social Networks

AUSTIN, Texas — The presence of technology startups can drive economic growth for their home cities. So how can cities better appeal to entrepreneurs? A new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin shows the connections they can offer matter more than big…

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Eneko Knörr: “Investing in part of startups can be very profitable and provides a social good”

ELCHE It is defined, above all, as passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation. Eneko Knörr is the founder of AngelClub.es, a startup investment club, and Onyze, a digital asset custody service. In addition, he is an investor in startups like Cabify or Housers. With more than 20 years of experience creating…

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Entrepreneurs who fight traffic and pollution with a new transport option

Urbvan is the shared transport for long distances that offers comfort, safety, savings of 60 minutes on average in transfers and also prevents the emission of more than 556 tons of CO2. It was the afternoon of October 24, 2016. Passengers lined up, showed their code and boarded the van…

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Chinese investors double down on African startups

China’s pivot to Africa Three African fintech startups; OPay, PalmPay and East African trucking logistics company Lori Systems, closed large fundraises this year. On their own, the deals aren’t particularly notable, but together, they expose a new trend within the African startup ecosystem. This year, those three companies brought in…

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