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Roundup of news and ideas from the world of startups – Week ending 19th Jan 2020. News you can use GeekWire Podcast: Apple acquires Xnor.ai; Microsoft’s bold climate plan; Seattle startup trivia Does This Facial Recognition Startup Put Everyone’s Privacy at Risk? Facial recognition had become a growing part of […]

Startup news roundup – Week ending 19th Jan 2020


In the past decade, startups have focused upending traditional business models by innovating in sharing economy and by enabling digital platform for gig workers. AirBnb created an entire online marketplace to enable small players to offer lodging, homestays and tourism experiences to visitors from around the world. Likewise, Uber, Lyft […]

Are Indian Gig and Sharing Economy startups losing their shine?


AI-powered horse monitoring tech, Magic​ ​AI​ announced that it is shutting down. The AI-powered horse monitoring tech startup ​was trying to apply advanced machine-learning to animals and humans, for non-verbal forms of data and communication. Magic​ ​AI was applying advanced machine-learning to video streams of living, breathing, moving animals. The company’s […]

AI-powered horse monitoring tech, Magic AI shuts down



Roundup of news and ideas from the world of startups – Week ending 5th Jan 2020. News you can use Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme calls for applications from African start-ups – The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has opened its portal for applications from African entrepreneurs across all African countries, for […]

Startup news roundup – Week ending 5th Jan 2020


The Austin, Texas based E-Scooters startup, Unicorn, recently announced that it is shutting down operations. Buyers who paid $699 for the company’s high-tech electric scooters are upset and unsure if they will receive a refund. As per media accounts, Unicorn is shutting down operations after blowing all its cash on […]

e-scooter startup Unicorn shuts down


LinkedIn is the most widely used social media platform for professional engagement. Individuals, consultants, headhunters and recruiters converge on the platform to seek out candidates, opportunities and productive business engagements. Recruitment and career consultants agree that an active networking and contact with a hiring manager or a business leader at […]

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Amazon is one of the five global tech oligopoly  with a global market reach aided by an equally strong foothold over technology ecosystem. By some accounts, about $1 out of every $2 spent online in the US going to Amazon.  A recent New York Times article makes an argument that Amazon – with […]

Is Amazon crushing Startups ?


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This week, Kitchen tech startup Nomiku posted on its website that it is winding down operations. Nomiku, a San Francisco-based startup was founded after a successful Kickstarter project  for its inaugural Nomiku Immersion Circulator.  At that time, the company raised more than $1.3 million over two Kickstarter campaigns. In 2017, Samsung Ventures […]

Kitchen tech startup Nomiku is winding down operations


Roundup of news and ideas from the world of startups – Week ending 8th Dec 2019. News you can use Is Intel Considering Another AI Acquisition? Rumors abound that Habana Labs may be in discussions with the computing giant — which already owns Nervana. Rumors are rife that Intel is […]

Startup news roundup – Week ending 8th Dec 2019



Den Automation, the once-promising UK smart home startup that raised nearly £4.5m via equity crowdfunding and boasted former Amstrad chief Bob Watkins as CEO, has agreed to go into liquidation, The Register reported. Den Automation was founded in 2014 by Yasser Khattak, a 17-year-old wunderkind from Maidstone, Kent, who came […]

Den Automation – Another proprietary cloud based company goes into ...