According to the U.S. Travel Association predicts that this summer will have the busiest travel days and thus lots of people will turn to their mobile devices to navigate. However brand investment in mobile channel lag actual consumer behavior and so many companies are under-investing.Read More>>
When VCs invest in startup, they usually reserve 2-3x for every $1 invested. This is done in order to maintain ownership in the startups and to support them through good and bad times. However, VCs take into consideration various factors before investing in a startup. Read More>>
U.S. venture capital firm has raised $10.3 billion for 74 funds during the second quarter of 2015. The funds consist of 43 follow-on funds and 31 new funds. There is a 10 percent increase in funds compared to first quarter of 2015 and 27 percent increase compared to second quarter of 2014. Read More>>
Microsoft announced it plans to cut roughly 7,800 jobs. This announcement is a part of a broader strategic shift going on at Microsoft. The layoff would mostly impact the company’s phone business. In a letter to employees, CEO Satya Nadella said Microsoft would be refocusing on its Software business. Read More>>
What3Words won the Lions Innovation Grand Prix Award at Cannes. What3Words is a Global Addressing System which divides the world into three meter squares and provides a three-word address for each square. Around 75% of world’s population has no addressing system and What3Words can make difference between life and death in some developing countries. Read More>>
Despite the growing popularity of visual marketing, Music-based campaigns are proving to engage consumers in a cluttered, Omni channel world. The Audio based medium has the capacity to communicate authenticity and stick with listeners for a long time. Many popular brands are connecting with consumers through songs and music based marketing. Read More>>
A Biotech startup Clara foods hope to use the dough to create egg white without chickens. Unlike others, Clara foods concentrate on liquid alternatives in a lab, using genetically modified yeast. This method would significantly reduce cost & time and would be attractive to companies that use egg whites in their products. Read More>>
VC firm Tiger Global led $10.2 million for medical service Lybrate. Lybrate is based in New Delhi, India and aims to increase access to doctors and quality healthcare information.
It uses a web-based platform and apps to connect patients with doctors. The service features lots of option including posting queries, searching doctors and managing appointments. Read More>>
Despite the increase in the usage of solar and wind energy, reports suggests that we will still face dangerous rising temperatures. Researchers are now looking at nuclear tech to generate power without carbon emissions. This could be a crucial step to avoid the worst of global warming.
Many entrepreneurs and investors are riding on this emerging wave to lift the industry out of its nuclear stalemate. Read More>>