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Trump Policies, Paperwork & More: Advice for Startup Founders

TRUMP POLICIES, PAPERWORK & MORE: ADVICE FOR STARTUP FOUNDERS

If you are the founder of a fledgling business, there are many things that are under your control, but also some that are not. For...

 
 
 
Project A, a Berlin-based VC firm, closes €140M second fund to invest in European startups

PROJECT A, A BERLIN-BASED VC FIRM, CLOSES €140M SECOND FUND TO INVEST IN EUROPEAN STARTUPS

More new VC money sloshing around Europe. This time it comes courtesy of Berlin-based Project A, which has previously invested in companies...

 
 
 
Jay Z is planning a VC fund. Here's how his investments are doing

JAY Z IS PLANNING A VC FUND. HERE'S HOW HIS INVESTMENTS ARE DOING

Jay Z invested in Uber in 2011 and today it's worth 200X more. Now he's getting serious about investing in startups with plans to create...

 
 
 
ReplyYes Raises $6.5M for ‘Conversational Commerce' Platform

REPLYYES RAISES $6.5M FOR ‘CONVERSATIONAL COMMERCE' PLATFORM

Seattle-based startup ReplyYes, which lets people buy things via text message, has raised $6.5 million and landed a major customer,...

A VC fund set up by Skype's cofounder has raised $765 million to invest in European startups

A VC FUND SET UP BY SKYPE'S COFOUNDER HAS RAISED $765 MILLION TO INVEST IN EUROPEAN STARTUPS

Atomico has raised a $765 million fund to invest in European technology startups, shrugging off any concerns that Brexit has made it...

 
 
 
These early Facebook and Twitter investors think Snapchat is on track for $14.8B in revenue by 2027

THESE EARLY FACEBOOK AND TWITTER INVESTORS THINK SNAPCHAT IS ON TRACK FOR $14.8B IN REVENUE BY 2027

When Chi-Hua Chien was a young associate for venture capital firm Accel Partners in 2005, he brought an exciting new company to his...

Is Nintendo hinting at a GameCube VC on Switch, or just more remakes?

IS NINTENDO HINTING AT A GAMECUBE VC ON SWITCH, OR JUST MORE REMAKES?

Nintendo has been embracing modern console gaming sensibilities - and that includes season passes, paying for online play, and remakes....

 
 
 
CyPhy, Mitsubishi, and Soft Robotics Join Robo Madness on March 28

CYPHY, MITSUBISHI, AND SOFT ROBOTICS JOIN ROBO MADNESS ON MARCH 28

While Boston suffers through its first real snow day of the year, I wanted to update you on Robo Madness: A.I. Gets Real . We're mapping...

 
 
 
Spredfast Says It Will Close Its Madison Office, Eliminating 47 Jobs

SPREDFAST SAYS IT WILL CLOSE ITS MADISON OFFICE, ELIMINATING 47 JOBS

In August 2015, Spredfast, an Austin, TX-based developer of social media management software, acquired Madison, WI-based Shoutlet for...

With Rackspace Layoffs, Eyes Turn to Rising San Antonio Tech Economy

WITH RACKSPACE LAYOFFS, EYES TURN TO RISING SAN ANTONIO TECH ECONOMY

San Antonio -There's never a good time to be laid off. But maybe some times are better than others? Rackspace is cutting about 270...

 
 
 
Communications Tech Firm Fuze Gulps $104M, Eyes IPO in 2018

COMMUNICATIONS TECH FIRM FUZE GULPS $104M, EYES IPO IN 2018

Investors just heaped another pile of money on Fuze, already one of the better-funded tech companies in New England. Today, the Cambridge,...

Semyon Dukach Talks Latest Techstars Boston Class, His Last at Helm

SEMYON DUKACH TALKS LATEST TECHSTARS BOSTON CLASS, HIS LAST AT HELM

This year's session of the Techstars Boston startup accelerator will be the last one led by Semyon Dukach. In a blog post published...

 
 
 
Tamron Unveils 70-200mm f/2.8 with 5 Stops of Stabilization and Faster AF

TAMRON UNVEILS 70-200MM F/2.8 WITH 5 STOPS OF STABILIZATION AND FASTER AF

Tamron has two major zoom lens updates to share today, and at least one of them will make Tamron fans very happy. Almost four years...

 
 
 
Icebreaker.vc wants to help Finland's “pre-founders” make the switch to startup life

ICEBREAKER.VC WANTS TO HELP FINLAND'S “PRE-FOUNDERS” MAKE THE SWITCH TO STARTUP LIFE

Icebreaker, a new €14 million VC fund based in Helsinki, is de-cloaking today with a remit to back early-stage startups and what it...

Dublin and London-based Frontline Ventures closes new €60M fund to invest in B2B startups

DUBLIN AND LONDON-BASED FRONTLINE VENTURES CLOSES NEW €60M FUND TO INVEST IN B2B STARTUPS

Frontline Ventures, an early-stage VC firm with offices in Dublin and London, has closed a new €60 million fund - capital it will deploy...