VCs serve up a large helping of cash to startups disrupting food

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor US startups off to a strong M&A run in 2018 Scaling startups are setting up secondary hubs in these cities Here is what your daily menu might look like if recently funded startups have their way. You’ll start the day with a nice, lightly caffeinated cup of cheese […]

Beware ‘founder-friendly’ VCs — 3 steps founders should take to protect their companies

Mona Bijoor Contributor Mona Bijoor is a partner at King Circle Capital LLC, where she is currently focused on the consumer retail, health and wellness industries. Mona is the founder of JOOR, an online global marketplace for wholesale buying that directly connects brands and retailers. More posts by this contributor Start thinking like a startup […]

US startups off to a strong M&A run in 2018

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Scaling startups are setting up secondary hubs in these cities Here is where CEOs of heavily funded startups went to school With Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub this week, we can now decisively declare a trend: 2018 is shaping up as a darn good year for […]

At Apple’s WWDC 2018, accessibility pervades all 

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor AirPods to get Live Listen feature in iOS 12 For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education Accessibility has long played an integral role at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, and it certainly […]

AirPods to get Live Listen feature in iOS 12

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education What Apple’s education announcements mean for accessibility Apple has one hardware-specific feature planned that wasn’t announced at Monday’s WWDC keynote. In iOS 12, users […]

The Uberization of telcos

Dieter Gerdemann Contributor Dieter Gerdemann is a partner with global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney in the Communications, Media & Technology Practice. More posts by this contributor Beware the pitfalls of Silicon Valley For the past decade, telecommunications companies around the globe have been grappling with falling average revenues per user equaling stagnant growth rates. […]

VCs like what they are hearing out of the podcasting sector

Podcasts are television for the earbud generation. And podcasts have been around for a surprisingly long time. If you’re one of the folks who got hooked on podcasts around 2014, when Sarah Koenig and other producers from This American Life launched the wildly popular Serial podcast, you might think that it’s a brand new medium. […]

Will smart home tech make us care more about privacy?

Fen Zhao Contributor Fen Zhao is an early stage investor at Alpha Edison who previously developed public private partnerships at the National Science Foundation in the areas of data science and cybersecurity. For most people, the thought of a smart device sharing their intimate conversations and sending those recordings along to their acquaintances is the […]

Scaling startups are setting up secondary hubs in these cities

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor What does it take to be a startup that raises huge sums quickly? Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items America’s mayors have spent the past nine months tripping over each other to curry favor with Amazon.com in its high-profile search for […]

The startup community must defend merit-based immigration

Bobby Franklin Contributor More posts by this contributor Ensuring foreign-born founders can grow their startups in the U.S. Finally, legislation to support startups The Trump administration just moved to kill a key tool to support immigrant entrepreneurs, and the startup community must make our voice heard to save it. Supported by Republicans and Democrats, the […]