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Ridesharing App Founder Wants to Build a Blockchain "Uber"

Chen Weixing, founder of Chinese ride-hailing app Kuaidi Dache, is planning to build a blockchain-based application for ride-sharing......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 29th, 2018

Silicon Valley"s hottest VCs just gave this college dropout millions to build a blockchain company called "Dirt"

Dirt Protocol Blockchain startup Dirt Protocol just got $3 million from investors including General Catalyst, Greylock, Lightspeed, and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam. Dirt Protocol's goal is to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2018

Ethereum-Based Blockchain Betting Platform Augur Just Launched. Here’s Why It’s Not Married to Ether

Meet the "Uber for knowledge." Once tweeted as the “Uber for knowledge” by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, Augur,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2018

Ethereum-Based Blockchain Betting Platform Augur Just Launched. Here’s Why It’s Not Married to Either

Meet the "Uber for knowledge." Once tweeted as the “Uber for knowledge” by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, Augur,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2018

Recode Editor: Uber, Lyft"s Business "Tough Going From A Financial Point Of View"

Ridesharing giant Lyft (NASDAQ: LYFT) is going public this week at an estimated valuation of at least $20 billion. This is just weeks before the anticipated IPO of larger competitor Uber, which is valued at around $120 billion. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga6 hr. 33 min. ago

In Letter to Employees, Uber CEO Explains Why Newly-Acquired Careem Will Be Run Independently

CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the concept will enable Uber to build new products and try new ideas across two, strong brands. Uber confirmed early Tuesday morning that.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune14 hr. 48 min. ago

Where Marijuana Mixes With Bitcoin and Blockchain

The week-long tech fest in Austin, South by Southwest, has wrapped up with a heavy emphasis on cannabis and blockchain. SXSW also showed how Uber and Lyft are expanding the market through electric scooters......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 25th, 2019

R3 Co-Founder Jesse Edwards Is Leaving the Enterprise Blockchain Firm

Co-founder Jesse Edwards is leaving R3, but will remain an investor and continue working with the blockchain firm......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 25th, 2019

Indian state open for talks with Uber rival Ola over ban

The southern Indian state of Karnataka kept the door open on Saturday to talks with local ride-hailing service Ola to avoid a ban that could help rival Uber build market share......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 23rd, 2019

Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters

Enterprise blockchain startup Digital Asset has named co-founder Yuval Rooz as the company’s new chief executive officer......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 19th, 2019

It looks like Facebook is giving up on its years-long effort to bring its social network to China (FB)

Facebook Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a public note Wednesday that Facebook has decided not to build data centers in countries that have been violating human rights, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 7th, 2019

Buffalo’s youngest entrepreneurs: Age is no obstacle for these five startups

At 18, Zandra Cunningham knows exactly what she wants to do in life. “I want to build an empire,” she said. The Buffalo-born founder and CEO of Zandra Beauty, which has a studio and lab at 255 Great Arrow Drive in Buffalo, dreams of construct.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2019

A $30M farm for eels, a source of 'high quality protein,' may be coming to Michigan

A Florida-based company wants to build a $30 million farm in Michigan that raises eels, a source of 'high quality protein,' the company founder says &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 18th, 2019

Cryptos: Overstock founder Patrick Byrne pitches radical transformation of government services via blockchain

Never one to shy away from a big bet, crytpo evangelist Patrick Byrne has some bold plans for his company in the distributed ledger field......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

Honest Company Co-Founder Launches Hemp CBD Startup

Benefits without the high? Christopher Gavigan helped build the $1 billion baby and beauty firm, the Honest Company, alongside actress Jessica Alba, by focusing on health products and consumer trust. Now, he wants to apply the same formula.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 7th, 2019

Pimco founder Bill Gross, who revolutionized bond market, says he is retiring

The 74-year-old, who helped build Pimco into a $1.7 trillion money manager specializing in fixed income, is stepping down after four lackluster years at Janus Henderson Group......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 4th, 2019

Hawaii Dairy Farms scuttles plans, citing Hawaii"s regulatory environment

Hawaii Dairy Farms, the project funded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s Ulupono Initiative, is scuttling plans to build a dairy operation on Kauai, citing no “reasonable regulatory path forward,” and is auctioning off the farm’s assets. The deci.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2019

Blockchain Predictions Market Stox and Founder Sued for $4.6 Million

Israeli blockchain prediction market Stox and its founder Moshe Hogeg are reportedly being sued for $4.6 million over alleged fraud......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 25th, 2019

Build-your-own-bowl restaurant started by Outback Steakhouse"s founder to debut in Winter Park

A new Florida fast-casual restaurant is making good on its Central Florida expansion plans. West Palm Beach-based Bolay — started by Outback Steakhouse founder Tim Gannon and his son, Chris Gannon — on Feb. 15 will open a new 2,450-square-foot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2019

Tron CEO Justin Sun Wants to Hire You to Organize His House

Token-funded blockchain project Tron is not only hiring while others cut staff, it's recruiting an entourage for its founder......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 24th, 2019

Uber vets build startup to create mapping products for self-driving vehicles

RideOS is creating what it bills as an “air traffic control” operating system for fleets of self-driving cars and other modes of transportation that autonomous cars could share the road with, like scooters and bicycles......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019