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“Along the way, technologies are changing, the market is changing direction and sometimes, once a century or so, there is also an epidemic.”

The i3 Equity Partners fund is not afraid to take high-risk investments, provided the company has the potential to change the rules of the game and create a competency gap that will make it more difficult for competitors. Meanwhile, Adam Fischer of Bessemer and Ille Waldman of Melanox are boasting…

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Translate your brain activity into text (with only a 3% error)

Artificial intelligence systems that can translate our brain activity into text without a word coming out of our mouths are just around the corner. American researchers are refining this method. Scientists from the University of California at San Francisco (United States) explain in a study that it is not science…

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Ireland turns its ‘startups’ into the EU against Brexit (which does not arrive)

The old tobacco factory in Mullingar smoked Ireland and part of Europe for half a century. Owned by the Imperial Tobacco Group, a former British monopoly with Victorian airs, those ships were a hotbed of machines that made cigarettes and packaged them. Today the facilities are the headquarters of a…

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Creating a “startup culture”: 6 universities become founders strongholds

The decision as to which universities in North Rhine-Westphalia have received a total of 150 million euros for the massive promotion of the founding culture under the excellence Startup Center.NRW program has fallen. In addition to the universities in Dortmund and Bochum, Cologne, Aachen, Paderborn and Münster are also at…

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Fintechs are the key of increasing competition in the financial sector

The enterprises that provide financial services supported by technology, known as fintech. Which are key to reach segments unattended by traditional banking. However, for Fernando Sotelino, assistant professor at the School of International Affairs at Columbia University in New York, and former banker in Brazil, these initiatives are key to…

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A Berlin startup launches a digital assistant for scientists

The Berlin startup LabTwin launches a voice controlled digital assistant for scientists. Researchers can take notes from LabTwin information from anywhere in their lab, collect data, create order lists, and set timers or reminders by talking to LabTwin. As the startup further states, research institutes such as the University of…

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State University Future: School wants to issue university degrees on Blockchain

The University of Bahrain will be issuing diplomas on Blockchain, According to the report, the university will use the open-standard Blockcert solution in collaboration with Learning Machine – a startup that provides a system for issuing verifiable official records in a blockchain-anchored format. The development team of Blockcerts explains: “Blockcerts…

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Scale-ups: Signpost for the wild growth phase

The path from the start-up to the digital SME is demanding. Frankfurt scientists now want to have some identified pointers for ambitious founders. In a recent study, scientists have tried to understand the success factors for successful corporate development. For this purpose, a whole series of academic theories summarized, and…

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Automotive startups: Why is the hottest trend in Silicon Valley?

Entrepreneurs who develop technology or services around the auto driving industry have the chance to win in Silicon Valley. Figures from the consulting firm specializing in entrepreneurship, CB Insights, reported that at the end of 2017 the startups focused on autonomous development captured 76% of the total investments made in…

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The trends of e-commerce in Latin America in the eyes of MercadoLibre (biggest e-commerce in LatAm)

The platform that in 2018 led to the sale of 270.1 million articles and US $ 11,700 million in transactions shares its vision regarding the moment of e-commerce in our region. E-commerce has a great opportunity for growth in Latin America, which has the example of what happens in China…

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