With Bitcoin Cash appearing destined for another chain split this November, Bitcoin Cash Node believes it’s ready to spearhead the project. With the Bitcoin Cash community divided once again, supporters of alternative implementation ‘Bitcoin Cash Node’ now believe they have a majority of miners behind them.
Claimsforce, a leading German InsureTech company dedicated to delivering a transparent and customer-focused claims experience, today announces it has raised €7 million in Series A funding. The funding will allow Claimsforce to further develop its cloud-based claims management platform, expand its workforce internationally and continue to service major global insurance clients.
Private space industrialization is here - The Falcon rocket and Dragon spacecraft ushered in a new era
The universal glee that surrounded the launch of the crewed Dragon spacecraft made it easy to overlook that the Falcon rocket’s red glare marked the advent of a new era — that of private space industrialization. For the first time in human history, we are not merely exploring a new landmass. We, as a biological species, are advancing to a new element — the cosmos.
Ever hear the expression, “every master was once a disaster?” Now apply that to developing a well-crafted pitch. It takes practice and honest feedback to make a masterful pitch, and that’s exactly what you’ll get when you participate in our next Pitchers & Pitches. It’s 50% competition, 50% masterclass and 100% free.
In recent years, the application of telehealth had rapidly expanded to address specific chronic and behavioral health issues like mental health, weight loss and nutrition, addiction, diabetes and hypertension, etc. These are real and oftentimes very severe issues faced by people all over the world, yet until now have seen little to no use of technology in providing care.
One of the most exciting moments in the life of every newly christened founder is the sweet relief of seeing a term sheet come in from an investor. After weeks, perhaps months (but hopefully not years!), of work fundraising and pitching, there is nothing like getting that email with a PDF attached to it laying out the terms and conditions of the VC relationship going forward.
Dubbed as “challenger banks” not that long ago, the digital banks N26 and Revolut have acquired over 15 million registered users (10 million for Revolut and 5.5 million for N26) as of the first quarter of this year, putting both on a hyper-growth track.
“3 things you need to scale your startup: Mentors, Mentors, and Mentors”: Interview with Nikola Bojkov, a co-founder and CEO of EmbedSocial
The era of traditional marketing agencies is slowly coming to a stop. The digitization of media presents new challenges, which need new digital solutions. From social media tools, to marketing automation, there is a whole world of marketing challenges to solve. It is no wonder, then, why many former agency owners are now creating startups. Startups became the cool kids in town.
Recently we re-launched the EU-Startups job board and are offering free postings until the end of August, to give the startup ecosystem a helping hand during the current climate. Today we’re shining a light on the cool coding and developer jobs on the platform. From senior developer positions, to junior or assistant posts, there are a fair few opportunities across Europe (with a few stretching to secondary startup offices in the US!).
“We have to be united in the SportsTech industry”: Interview with Playtomic’s co-CEO and co-founder Pedro Clavería
SportsTech has had an interesting past few months. With home exercise technologies booming for obvious social distancing reasons, there remains a question mark over how the ‘outdoor’ sports startups have been fairing.
They say business needs certainty to succeed, but new tech startups are still getting funded aggressively despite the pandemic, recession, trade wars and various large disasters created by nature or humans. But before we get to the positive data, let’s spend some time reviewing the hard news — there is a lot of it to process.
Small to medium-sized companies that do a lot of international business have to deal with two big headaches: high foreign exchange fees and corporate expense tracking.
You’ve probably seen them on highway billboards and your Instagram feeds: startups promising to get it right on racial and gender inequity when it comes to employee pay.
If you look at the most successful startups today, you’ll find plenty of proof that the hardware-enabled service (HaaS) model works: Peloton, Particle, Latch and Igloohome all rely on subscriptions along with product sales.
At last week’s Early Stage virtual event, founders and investors shared some of their best insights about startup building and what they’re looking for in their next investments.