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It is common knowledge that a vast majority of startups are doomed to fail in the early stages. We have been reviewing the ups-and-downs of entrepreneurs and startups through the year. Here is a roundup Sixty Seven startups that failed and made headlines in 2018. These failed startups are across […]

67 Prominent Startups that failed in 2018


Roundup of news and ideas from the world of startups – Week ending 30th Dec 2018 News you can use Getting PR for Your Startup – Getting media attention is a powerful and often misunderstood communication tool. For entrepreneurs, it can mean massive exposure, and validation for their product. Join us on […]

Startup news roundup – Week ending 30th Dec 2018


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Food Starter, a Toronto based startup incubator is shutting down. According to Canadian news agency, CBC, Food Starter sent out an email to clients alerting them that the final day for processing at the facility would be December 21, and that all tenants would need to move out of the […]

Canadian FoodTech startup Food Starter abruptly shuts down



Roundup of news and ideas from the world of startups – Week ending 23rd Dec 2018 News you can use Google announces Adopt a Startup program finalists – Google recently announced 8 startups selected for Grand Finals from its Adopt A Startup contest. The grand Finals in The Foundry on December 11th, […]

Startup news roundup – Week ending 23rd Dec 2018


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Google Cloud is acquiring DevOps Research and Assessment LLC (DORA), a digital transformation research firm that has collaborated with Google in the past. DORA announced the acquisition in a blog post that the combination will give developers access to data-driven insights using DevOps in the cloud. We are super excited […]

Google Cloud acquires DevOps Research Firm DORA


Roundup of news and ideas from the world of startups – Week ending 16th Dec 2018 News you can use Google announces Adopt a Startup program finalists – Google recently announced 8 startups selected for Grand Finals from its Adopt A Startup contest. The grand Finals in The Foundry on December 11th, 2018. […]

Startup news roundup – Week ending 16th Dec 2018



Walmart has been making strides in eCommerce, perhaps keeping pace with Amazon’s global strategy. This year, the retail giant made a big bet in India with the acquisition of Flipkart. Walmart Labs, its digital arm has also been acquiring promisitng startups. Earlier in the year it acquired the mobile analytics […]

Walmart Labs Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup Int.ai


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The team behind Indian AI startup, Sigmoid Labs, that built “Where is my train” app announced this week that it is is being acquired by Google. This is the second acquisition by Google in India. A year back it had acquired Bengaluru-based AI startup, Halli Labs.  In a brief blog post, Sigmoid Labs […]

Google acquires Indian startup Sigmoid Labs, maker of “Where is ...


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The volatile swings in crypto currency is leading to a lot of startups shutting down. Last week we saw news of Swiss Crypto Mining Firm Envion ordered by court to Shut Down. This week, Basis, Crypto’s Top Funded Startup announced that it was shutting down.  Basis had bagged $133 million from top […]

Cryptocurrency startup Basis shutters operations following SEC concerns



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Trends in Blockchains and Cryptocurrency continue to be closely monitored. The wild swing in price of bitcoins has shaken the market, leading to a number of startups failing. Envion, a Switzerland-based startup that claims to make use of renewable energy in providing off-grid cryptocurrency mining has reportedly shut down. According […]

Swiss Crypto Mining Firm Envion ordered by court to Shut ...