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Nigeria delays its election; candidates rush back to capital

NIGERIA DELAYS ITS ELECTION; CANDIDATES RUSH BACK TO CAPITAL

YOLA, Nigeria - Nigerians awakened on Saturday to find the presidential election delayed a week until Feb. 23 because of what the electoral...

Your photos: Canada weathers the snows of winter

YOUR PHOTOS: CANADA WEATHERS THE SNOWS OF WINTER

The sun rises over the St. Lawrence river, casting an apricot glow on the church of Château-Richer, Quebec. It's been a long winter....

 
 
 
Ovechkin scores NHL-leading 39th as Capitals beat Sharks 5-1

OVECHKIN SCORES NHL-LEADING 39TH AS CAPITALS BEAT SHARKS 5-1

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 39th goal, T.J. Oshie had two goals and an assist, and the Washington Capitals...

 
 
 
 
 
 
In New York, one non-profit looks to combat textile waste

IN NEW YORK, ONE NON-PROFIT LOOKS TO COMBAT TEXTILE WASTE

The fashion industry generates tons of fabric waste each year, notably in New York - one of the world's shopping capitals and host...

Malt raises $28 million to expand its European freelance platform

MALT RAISES $28 MILLION TO EXPAND ITS EUROPEAN FREELANCE PLATFORM

Paris-based Malt has raised $28 million in venture capital as it plans expansion of its freelance platform into Germany and the Netherlands.

 
 
 
Valentine's Day - Love in the 1500s + Cupid's Instructions for lovers in 1600s

VALENTINE'S DAY - LOVE IN THE 1500S + CUPID'S INSTRUCTIONS FOR LOVERS IN 1600S

1520s Paris Bordone (Italian High Renaissance Painter, 1500-1571) Detail of Venetian Lovers "Instructions for Lovers: teaching them,...

Meet the traveller who went to Syria and came back with amazing holiday snaps 

MEET THE TRAVELLER WHO WENT TO SYRIA AND CAME BACK WITH AMAZING HOLIDAY SNAPS 

Jorgo Molotsios, a travel blogger, who is originally from Belgium, travelled to Syria in July and got to take in the sights in places...

 
 
 
The new designers that reigned at New York Fashion Week

THE NEW DESIGNERS THAT REIGNED AT NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

New York isn't stranger to buzz but twice a year, all of fashion's biggest movers and shakers descend upon the Big Apple with eager...

Seattle's VC firms raised more new funds in 2018 than they had in 10 years

SEATTLE'S VC FIRMS RAISED MORE NEW FUNDS IN 2018 THAN THEY HAD IN 10 YEARS

Seattle is adding more new VC firms, as the city is adding more tech jobs than San Francisco. But, seed stage capital remains hard...

 
 
 
Sergei Bobrovsky got his 3rd shutout this season and 27th of his career in a 3-0 win over the Capitals

SERGEI BOBROVSKY GOT HIS 3RD SHUTOUT THIS SEASON AND 27TH OF HIS CAREER IN A 3-0 WIN OVER THE CAPITALS

Bob shutout the Capitals

Venture Creation is in Vogue

VENTURE CREATION IS IN VOGUE

In the biotech industry, it's common for a company to raise billions of dollars and wait more than a dozen years before their investors...

 
 
 
BeliMobilGue raises $10M for its used-car sales platform in Indonesia

BELIMOBILGUE RAISES $10M FOR ITS USED-CAR SALES PLATFORM IN INDONESIA

BeliMobilGue , a used car sales platform in Indonesia, has fueled up with a $10 million Series round for the race to dominate the automotive...

Public pensions back new $40M blockchain fund raised by Morgan Creek

PUBLIC PENSIONS BACK NEW $40M BLOCKCHAIN FUND RAISED BY MORGAN CREEK

A prominent digital asset firm has revealed it successfully closed a new $40 million blockchain-specific venture capital fund, thanks...

 
 
 
Mass Timber: Shattering the Myth of Code Exceptions

MASS TIMBER: SHATTERING THE MYTH OF CODE EXCEPTIONS

T3 Minneapolis. Image Courtesy of DLR Group Structural timber is in the midst of a renaissance; an ironic trend given that timber is...

Growth in Australian tourism boosts biggest hotel building boom

GROWTH IN AUSTRALIAN TOURISM BOOSTS BIGGEST HOTEL BUILDING BOOM

Tourism Accommodation Australia intends to add 272 hotels in the Australia's capitals over the next six years. That would mean 45,000...

 
 
 
InReach Ventures, which uses AI to find the next big European startups, closes $60 million fund

INREACH VENTURES, WHICH USES AI TO FIND THE NEXT BIG EUROPEAN STARTUPS, CLOSES $60 MILLION FUND

FEATURE: A quick scan of the venture capital landscape reveals many funds have a specific raison d'être that helps summarize it in...

Nuro Finds Giant, $940M Funding From SoftBank

NURO FINDS GIANT, $940M FUNDING FROM SOFTBANK

Mountin View-based robot developer Nuro, which develops self-driving, delivery robots, has raised a huge, $940M funding round from...