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A Kenyan startup is showing global businesses how to talk to their customers

Quartz - ‎3 hours ago‎
A florist chain in Argentina, a food delivery service in Hong Kong, and a Singaporean travel agency—these are a few of the companies relying on a Kenyan startup to help them talk to their customers on WhatsApp, WeChat, and other messaging apps. Ongair ...

Own Startup Shares? Know Your Rights to Company Financials

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Privately held startups have fewer disclosure requirements than their publicly traded counterparts. But in the eyes of their employees and shareholders, private companies shouldn't be so private. At least three laws require startups to disclose ...

Startup employees push companies to open up their books, citing obscure law

MarketWatch - ‎May 24, 2016‎
For more than a year, Jay Biederman has pestered Domo Inc. for its financial statements. The former executive wants to estimate how much his tens of thousands of shares in the tech startup are worth. Domo, whose software analyzes corporate data, has ...

Here's what a Silicon Valley boss thinks of Australia's startup scene

Business Insider Australia - ‎11 hours ago‎
Despite holding an electrical engineering degree from Cornell University, his career started off at Oracle in the early 90s where he worked in sales for over 6 years.
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Sprint seeks co-sponsors for next year's startup accelerator program

Kansas City Star - ‎13 hours ago‎
Sprint Corp. has fulfilled its three-year commitment to its business startup accelerator in Kansas City and is looking for partners to help it sponsor next year's program, CEO Marcelo Claure said Tuesday.

5 steps to help traditional companies remain relevant in a startup world

The Next Web - ‎1 hour ago‎
To stay competitive and relevant, incumbent companies must invest in the user or customer experiences surrounding their products.

Startup funding slows across the state

Durham Herald Sun - ‎16 hours ago‎
DURHAM - Startup companies from across the state raised $169 million in equity for the first quarter of 2016 - the lowest start in three years - the Council for Entrepreneurial Development reported Tuesday.

Why Brand Led Startup Companies In India Will Be Successful?

Inc42 Magazine (press release) (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
There are enough articles, media attention, sound bites on the importance of brand and why it contributes to business growth but yet as a brand consultant I regularly come across entrepreneurs and professionals who continue to ask these questions of ...

Mumbai-based startup Parsel helping companies deliver goods on time

Economic Times - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Parsel helps businesses ship goods within a city, as per their service needs through same day delivery, slotted deliveries or instant delivery.

Startup Showcase companies: Where are they now?

MedCity News - ‎May 23, 2016‎
In the run up to the MedCity CONVERGE conference, we're highlighting some of the companies that have taken part in the Startup Showcase. A couple, such as RightCare Solutions and 1DocWay, which took part in the first year of CONVERGE's Startup ...

Three Wexford companies on start-up awards shortlist

New Ross Standard - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Established in 2012, the Startup Awards recognise innovative, successful and aspirational Irish start-up companies who have launched their businesses in the last three years.
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Don't Expect New Crowdfunding Rules to Create a Startup Boom

Harvard Business Review - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Investing in startups is no longer limited to the wealthy in the U.S. The New York Times reports, “Starting Monday, new rules will permit anyone, not just the moneyed, to risk $2,000 a year or more investing in small companies in exchange for a stake ...

Chasing Venture Capital will Kill 99.78%* of Games Companies and App Startups

Huffington Post - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Co-founders with incredible backgrounds, skills and insights to make this company happen yesterday. Have you put together a killer team including developers so good at least 10 companies in the Valley want to hire them right now? Do you inspire, and ...

How Your Leadership Has to Change as Your Startup Scales

Harvard Business Review - ‎May 20, 2016‎
When it comes to new tricks, sometimes new dogs are just as hard to teach as old ones. At least, that was what went through my mind as I sat in on a recent senior team meeting at a fast-growing, two-year-old e-commerce company. I winced when Daniel ...
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Volkswagen Bets $300 Million on Car-Hailing Startup Gett

Wall Street Journal - ‎20 hours ago‎
Volkswagen VLKAY 1.68 % AG has invested $300 million in the Tel Aviv-based startup. Gett's on-demand taxi mobile app and service is available in 60 cities in Israel, Russia, the U.S.

East Africa: Uganda's Growing Startup Landscape - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Unreasonable East Africa offers such a platform for companies at the startup or growth stage. Since inception, the firm has aided 21 companies from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan to raise more than $5 million (Shs16.8 billion) in seed funding ...

Will The Next Startup Unicorn Come from Latin America?

Business 2 Community - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Many Latin American companies have been able to “find the gap” in the oversaturated startup market. The Venezuelan founders of Open English realized a gap in the language learning market: learners either had to learn in person with a native speaker who ...

Meet the 17th class of 500 Startups companies

TechCrunch - ‎May 16, 2016‎
500 Startups' 16th demo day just wrapped up, and the firm is already turning its eyes to its next batch of companies. More than 40 startups are participating in this batch of companies. From softer baby products to tools for creating and distributing ...
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New start-up fund swings into action

Belfast Telegraph - ‎6 hours ago‎
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​Now Anyone Can Invest in Startups and Mid-Sized Private Companies. Here's How... - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The SEC's new Title III Equity Crowdfunding rules went into effect May 16th. These new rules expand Equity Crowdfunding to allow investors at all wealth levels to invest in startup companies. In June 2015, the SEC also enabled groundbreaking new rules ...