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These 10 Companies Are the Top Cybersecurity Startup Acquirers

Fortune - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Some of the networking giant's recent buys included the cloud software security startup CloudLock for about $293 million last month, the network monitoring firm Lancope for more than $453 million in October, and the Internet security company for $635 ...

Pitt's Innovation Institute helps create 13 startu...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The University of Pittsburgh's startup company engine kicked into overdrive with record licensing revenue and number of patents awarded during the past year.

Maturing FinTech Startups Find Paths into Established Financial Firms

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
NEW YORK - Ten startups gathered on Manhattan's far west side Wednesday for what now has become a familiar exercise: Demo day at the local FinTech accelerator.

Five Companies Selected to Compete in SFIA 'Start-Up Challenge'

SportTechie - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
“We're thrilled to hold our inaugural Start-Up Challenge, where we'll recognize the top up-and-coming small companies as they present at our Summit in front of industry partners, investors and entrepreneurs,” said John Peters senior director of sales ...
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A disruptive startup just sold for $1 billion—and it isn't even a tech company

Quartz - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Despite what you might have read, innovative businesses can be more than just app makers and smart device manufacturers. Take the Dollar Shave Club, a direct-to-consumer business that sells men's razor blades on a subscription plan, which was just ...
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Canadian Music Rights Company Acquires Royalty Collection Startup

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Audiam, a company that collects missing streaming royalties for songwriters such as Bob Dylan, James Taylor and Metallica, has been acquired by a Canadian performing rights group.

BDC aims to help startups grow into large companies

Waterloo Record - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The Business Development Bank of Canada - already among the most active investors in Waterloo Region startups - is trying to forge even closer links with early stage tech companies and entrepreneurs in its search for the next Shopify or Stingray.

Why You Need To Develop A Startup Mentality

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
This hunger and passion to capture opportunities quickly is a true sign of the startup spirit. Where large companies get bogged down in processes and protocol and can lose opportunities due to delays, agility enables companies to not only be ...

Colorado Company Named Top Startup by Silicon Valley group

Marketwired (press release) - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
CENTENNIAL, CO--(Marketwired - Jul 14, 2016) - iRef Inc., a new Colorado company set to streamline the way amateur sports leagues connect with referees, has quickly made an impression on the technology community with its selection as a 2016 TiE50 ...

Startup Nation: This Israeli Company Uses Military Principles To Build Scalable Businesses

Forbes - ‎Jul 10, 2016‎
Israel has the highest concentration of startups outside of Silicon Valley. Regarded as “Startup Nation”, Israel also boasts the most companies listed on the NASDAQ of any foreign nation. Fewer than 1% of startups in the United States manage to scale ...
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Government certifies 20 companies as incubators under Startup India

Economic Times - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: The government has certified 20 private organisations, including Nasscom and iSprit, as incubators under the Startup India Action Plan. The move will help in growing the reach of incubators for upcoming startups. Currently, under the Startup ...

For New Illumio CFO, A Startup Position Fit the Bill

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Prospective finance chiefs for tech startups have some special considerations to weigh before they sign on the dotted line.
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Meet The San Francisco Startup Creating A Future For Polaroid

Fast Company - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The fledging enterpreneurs relocated to San Francisco and met up with Biz Stone, who started out by offering advice and then joined as chairman, giving the company an instant dose of tech-startup credibility. "Biz brought with him investors as well as ...

Startups coming up with virtual reality solutions as companies embrace new technology

Economic Times - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
For instance, the visualisation solution for Developer Group was done by Noida based VR solutions startup SmartVizX. A few other startups like GreyKernel, Meraki and GazeMatic, which specialise in virtual reality solutions, have also come up in the ...

FlightCar falters, grounds startup: Car sharing company shutters, tech sold to Mercedes-Benz

San Mateo Daily Journal - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
FlightCar, the auto sharing company with a tumultuous past locally, is shutting down its engine and turning over the keys to Mercedes-Benz.

Record 80 new companies being born an hour in 2016 - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Entrepreneurs are starting new companies at a record pace of 80 an hour, according to data collected this year. Research from StartUp Britain, a Government-backed national enterprise campaign, shows 342,927 new businesses were registered with ...

Rocket Struggles to Prove Its Profits Can Take Off

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
“The core of our DNA is execution,” said Chief Operating Officer Johannes Bruder. “Rocket Internet functions like a factory or shipyard for start-up companies. You'll see a lot of flow charts that summarize the systematic process we use to build our ...
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London Fintech week 2016: Berlin claims 'over 100' London startups relocating since Brexit

International Business Times UK - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Over a hundred of London's prestigious startup companies are in the process of making Berlin their new tech-hub home, according to the German capital's business and technology tsar.

Orono company to join Silicon Valley startup accelerator program

Mainebiz - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The top companies are invited back to participate in the 12-week program, giving them access to the resources of this Silicon Valley based venture fund that specializes in connecting startups with partners and investors. "Throughout the three months ...

Cambia rolls one health startup into one of Oregon's fastest growing companies

Portland Business Journal (blog) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Cambia Health Solutions is folding one of its home-grown health startups into another home-grown startup. HealthSparq and SpendWell are joining under the HealthSparq name to combine the price-comparison and e-commerce functions into one platform.