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Energy firms, tech startups and oil majors have eyes on the charging stations market meant for electric vehicles

he battle over how and where Europeans charge their electric cars is expanding from the continent’s cities to its motorways. A hybrid electric car plugged in for charging Power utilities, tech start-ups, and oil majors are fighting to establish themselves as the dominant players in the fast-growing business of charging stations, but advances in electric vehicles means where they build them is ... Read More »

The Market For Ad-Tech Startups Is As Inhospitable As Ever

“Data-Driven Thinking” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s column is written by Hagai Tal, CEO at Taptica. At the beginning of last year, ad tech saw a market correction. After several years of overvaluation, investors had finally sobered up. By late 2016, the outlook for ad tech ... Read More »

Why B2B Startups Fail – And How to Prevent It

Why do startups fail in the B2B world?  Any number of reasons.  Today we’re going to take a look at some of the main reasons, and more importantly, what you can do about it. The numbers are daunting.  Startup failure rates indicate 50% of small businesses are out of business within five years. However, rather than focus on the negatives, ... Read More »

Kickstarter Apps Go Open Source on iOS and Android to Help Startups

Kickstarter is known for giving startups the boost they need to get going. And independent developers will now get similar help by getting access to the functional programming used to create the app. Kickstarter announced recently the company had released open source iOS and Android. The announcement was made on the company’s official company blog. Kickstarter launched in 2009, but an ... Read More »

Why B2B Startups Fail – And How to Prevent It

Why do startups fail in the B2B world?  Any number of reasons.  Today we’re going to take a look at some of the main reasons, and more importantly, what you can do about it. The numbers are daunting.  Startup failure rates indicate 50% of small businesses are out of business within five years. However, rather than focus on the negatives, ... Read More »

14 Intel India Maker Lab-Incubated Startups Showcase Products, Solutions

14 Intel India Maker Lab-Incubated Startups Showcase Products, Solutions Intel India on Wednesday hosted its first “Maker Lab Startup Conclave and Demo Showcase” at its campus here where 14 startups from the first batch of “Intel India Maker Lab” showcased their products and solutions. Set up a year ago, the ‘Intel India Maker Lab’ is helping startups accelerate their hardware ... Read More »

authorities to release ‘Twitter Seva’ for Startups on Thursday

As part of its steps to support budding marketers, the authorities on April 21 will launch a new service, Twitter Seva, to address various queries of startups in a timebound way. “On April 21, we can be launching a ‘Twitter Seva’. Any startup which wants to get admission togovernment irrespective of any branch, they can (placed their queries). “The manner ... Read More »

The crossover is (almost) over: Public-market investors bail on tech startups

Image Credit: Lumen Photos / Shutterstock Historically, mature private companies relied on “growth” or late-stage venture firms for their last round, or rounds, before filing for IPO. That ecosystem has been disrupted over the last few years as large public market focused investors entered the space. But just as the big money players flooded into the market, current economics are ... Read More »

Australian stock market becomes haven for tech startups

Image Credit: Passion Images / Shutterstock.com The Asia-Pacific region has been picking up some of the slack we’ve been encountering lately within the technology merger and acquisition (M&A) landscape. While US capital markets are tightening, tech M&A activity in the Asia-Pacific region reached a three-year high during this first quarter. A growing number of early stage tech companies are setting ... Read More »