startups

Necessity, Not Passion, Drives The Creator Economy

Both entrepreneurs and immigrants, like the author's family, are often driven to succeed by necessity— the need to earn a living, support a family, and improve their lives — and by the inability to find...

Venture Capital Admits It’s Obsolete. Now What?

Sequoia Capital, one of the oldest and most blindingly successful VC firms in the world is fundamentally changing the way it works. What's next?

Glasgow Dispatch: Startup Funding Encourages Sustainability

While the U.S. is awash in venture capital and has an abundance of startup competitions, in many corners of the world such investment money is scarce. The lesson for people who believe innovation can help...

Fintech Reinvents Startup Funding

In this interview, Craig J. Lewis of Gig Wage and Blair Silverberg of Hum Capital discuss how fintech is changing the way that startups are funded.

Six Degrees of Separation From Elizabeth Holmes

The trial is not about Theranos – it's specifically about whether Elizabeth Holmes defrauded investors and deceived patients and doctors. The more separation Holmes’ counsel can place between her and what happened, the better it...

For the Next Hot Startups, Look to Brazil

The government, private sector, and investor communities are together paving the way for a booming startup ecosystem.

Canada’s Tech Scene Is Having A Moment: Pay Attention

Canada has firmly arrived on the global tech stage.The success is anything but overnight, and its secret sauce — quality of life, deep talent pool, great governance — isn’t going away.

Will Fintech End Racist Lending?

Fintech should be able to replace racially-tainted methods of measuring risk with shiny, new algorithms that don’t discriminate.

A Mantra for Big Companies: Collaborate With Start-ups

It’s no longer enough for large companies to rely on incremental innovation to grow. Companies must change how they innovate, with a long-term view, writes Schneider Electric's chief innovation officer.

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