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South Korean Startup Woowa Brothers Attracts $36 Million in Funding Round

South Korean Startup Woowa Brothers Attracts $36 Million in Funding Round

beggers November 27, 2014 0

SEOUL—Woowa Brothers Corp., a South Korean startup that operates the country’s most popular food-delivery mobile service, attracted $36 million in a new round of funding led by Goldman Sachs Group Inc., according to a

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Vote for your favourite startup at the Elevator Pitch Awards

Vote for your favourite startup at the Elevator Pitch Awards

beggers November 27, 2014 0

This year we’ve expanded Tech City News’ Elevator Pitch programme to find Britain’s fastest growing startups. Over 150 startups applied across 2014, and we’ve taken the top founders to the rooftop of Canary Wharf’s 40 Bank St

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SoftBank $73 Billion Payoff Fuels Japan Startups Push

SoftBank $73 Billion Payoff Fuels Japan Startups Push

beggers November 20, 2014 0

Japan’s biggest companies have a case of SoftBank envy, and that’s good for entrepreneurs like 23-year-old Takumi Shimizu. Billionaire Masayoshi Son, 56, has boosted SoftBank Corp. (9984)’s market value to $99 billion since founding

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Small business in the spotlight… food startup G’nosh

Small business in the spotlight… food startup G’nosh

beggers October 11, 2014 0

What was your lightbulb moment? I initially launched G’nosh after working in the City for 16 years, which in the end did not inspire me. I took a leap of faith by combining two

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How an Entrepreneur’s Passion Can Destroy a Startup

How an Entrepreneur’s Passion Can Destroy a Startup

beggers August 25, 2014 0

Call it the paradox of entrepreneurship: The very thing it takes to start a business often ends up destroying it. I’ve spent the past 15 years researching people who start companies, and there’s a

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Silicon Valley startup accelerators on the hunt for health-tech talent

Silicon Valley startup accelerators on the hunt for health-tech talent

beggers August 21, 2014 0

(Reuters) – What do Dropbox, Stripe, Airbnb and Reddit have in common? These technology firms all received mentorship and money from Silicon Valley’s so-called startup machine, Y Combinator. Now, for the first time in

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Digg founder Kevin Rose is prepares to launch a new mobile startup

Digg founder Kevin Rose is prepares to launch a new mobile startup

beggers August 16, 2014 0

Google Ventures partner Kevin Rose said earlier this year at TNW Europe that he wanted to have another go at building a startup, and now, just a few months later, he’s ready to be

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VMFive Wins TechCrunch Beijing’s Startup Competition

VMFive Wins TechCrunch Beijing’s Startup Competition

beggers August 12, 2014 0

More than 200 companies representing a wide array of mobile and hardware technology entered TechCrunch Beijing’s (organized with TechNode) startup competition, but VMFive stood out with AdPlay, which lets users demo an app before

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Brother of Kate Middleton secures over $1m for wew start-up

Brother of Kate Middleton secures over $1m for wew start-up

beggers August 10, 2014 0

James Middleton, the brother of the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, has secured over $1m funding for his personalised marshmallow start-up Boomf from a group of high-profile backers including Nick Jenkins, founder of Moonpig,

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€2m injection for Leinster Rugby-linked start-up

€2m injection for Leinster Rugby-linked start-up

beggers August 10, 2014 0

An Irish-American venture capitalist who was the first backer of Paypal has invested just over €2m in Kitman Labs, a sports science software start-up that is working with the Irish and provincial rugby teams.

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