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The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.

Since working at PayPal in the early 2000s, these 23 entrepreneurs have all gone on to impact Silicon Valley and the startup world by founding companies and backing new ventures. Known for their entrepreneurial mindset and anti-establishment attitude, this elite group is known as the “PayPal Mafia.” Some are household…

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N26 at the top of the ranking in customer satisfaction

A Forbes ranking, created in cooperation with the Statista portal, assigns the Challenger Bank N26 top positions in several countries. At the center of the survey on the ranking “The World’s Best Banks 2019” was customer satisfaction. More than 40,000 people in 23 countries were surveyed by Statista for the…

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Great start for a brilliant year in the Fintech world

FinTechs and startups have been struggling for some time to raise new capital. Prerequisite: You are successful and promising. At the end of January 2019, Startup Ticker’s Swiss Venture Capital Report 2019 presented pleasing developments and figures. In 2018, Swiss start-ups raised more than CHF 1.2 billion in venture capital…

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The impressing number of startups interested in robotics innovation

The sales figures for industrial robots are rising. According to the new World Robotics Report, annual sales increased by 114 percent between 2013 and 2017. In 2017 alone, more than 381,000 factory robots were sold for a total of $ 16.2 billion. By contrast, the market for household robots is…

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Is Europe against the technological giants?

The first vice-president of the European Commission (EC), Frans Timmermans, called for “a European response” so that large digital companies such as Google, Apple or Amazon “pay taxes like everyone else”. Timmermans, the candidate of the European Socialists to preside over the Community Executive, made these statements during an informative…

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D-Wallet: a portfolio of world-class cryptocurrencies

In the course of the last decade, cryptocurrencies have emerged to become a great alternative throughout the world. This is because decentralized digital currencies offer an accumulation of benefits that the fiat currency has not been able to provide, such as financial freedom, improvements in transaction times, reduction of transaction…

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Top 5 trends of CES 2019, the biggest event for businesses of consumer technologies

CES 2019 will focus on innovative technologies (5G, immersive reality and digital confidence) that provide the ultimate in customization and experience for the end user, enabling an ecosystem connected through cities and smart homes and a new generation of cars. Companies will invest more to ensure greater security and privacy…

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