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Startup Angels, Techstars Mobility Plan Detroit Investing Workshop

Startup Angels and Techstars Mobility are hosting a workshop in Detroit Oct. 4-5 that’s intended to give both an insider’s view of startup investing and the startup climate in the Motor City. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 20th, 2017

OurCrowd and Land Rover Think They"ve Found The Future Of Mobility

A startup investing fund in Israel announced that it raised $40 million to fund investment in driverless car technology. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 28th, 2017

Benzinga Hosts Fintech"s Future With Startup Incubator Village Capital

Over the course of last week Benzinga’s downtown Detroit office played host to entrepreneurial incubator Village Capital’s 2017 Fintech workshop. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 14th, 2017

Ford offering short-term consumer auto leases through Canvas

DETROIT (Reuters) - Silicon Valley's latest mobility startup, a short-term vehicle leasing company called Canvas, is backed by old-school muscle: Ford Motor Credit Co, the dealer and consumer financing arm of U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2017

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author’s plan to bring Silicon Valley to middle America

J.D. Vance, the author of best-selling memoir “Hillbilly Elegy,” will be a partner at Revolution LLC, investing in cities outside of large startup hubs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2017

Mercedes Takes on Tesla With Plans to Build Electric SUVs in the U.S.

The automaker is investing $1 billion into its Alabama factory to make that happen. Daimler AG doesn’t just plan to sell electric vehicles to U.S. consumers, th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 21st, 2017

Startup wants to help companies offer egg freezing as a workplace benefit

Tech companies offer fertility benefits to attract and keep talent in Silicon Valley. Carrot is emerging with a software application that helps companies of all sizes set up a health plan for fertility services......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2017

Wall Street alum whose startup raised $34 million says the best career advice came from her mom, "who never worked a day outside the home in her life"

EllevestSallie Krawcheck raised $34 million for her digital investing platform for women, Ellevest. Before&n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2017

America"s most notorious security contractor is quietly investing in privacy apps

AP Photos/Susan WalshErik Prince’s plan to send a private military force to Afghanistan may not have worked out, but another venture he’s involved with has sunnier prospects: a secure comm.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 17th, 2017

Takeaways from Techstars for this local entrepreneur? Ask for help

Lisa Ganderson, a Charlotte-based entrepreneur, is a recent Techstars alumn. Ganderson brought her startup aiming to disrupt the wedding industry called The Wed Clique to Techstars’ Austin program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2017

Exclusive: Makers of Live Streaming App YouNow Plan ICO on Ethereum

"Props" is the startup's new cryptocurrency. Another well-established social media startup is going all in on cryptocurrency. For the past yea.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 15th, 2017

3 Big Mistakes That Can Screw Up Even the Best Retirement Plan

If you’ve been saving diligently and investing prudently for retirement, that’s terrific. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 14th, 2017

JPMorgan Chase Is Investing $40 Million In Chicago’s Struggling Neighborhoods

It's following a blueprint that's working in Detroit. JPMorgan Chase plans to invest some $40 million over three years in small business assistance, real estate development and jobs training programs in Chicago, to help rebuild so.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 14th, 2017

Fury over startup that aims to put mom-and-pop corner stores obsolete

New Yorkers generally can’t agree on anything, so when the city collectively comes down hard on your business plan, it might be time to consider a pivot.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 14th, 2017

2 Things You Must Do to Appeal to Startup Investors

Realize that no matter how good your demo is (if you even have one), they're really investing in your team, the people......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 11th, 2017

Autonomous Shuttles Are Coming To Downtown Detroit

Employees of the Dan Gilbert-owned Bedrock LLC in downtown Detroit will ride in autonomous shuttles next month as part of a pilot program with the Ann Arbor company May Mobility. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 8th, 2017

How JPMorgan Chase Is Fueling Detroit’s Revival

The bank is investing in a Motown miracle—and CEO Jamie Dimon wants to take the strategy nationwide. There are two kinds of storefronts on this stretch of Detroit's West -McNichols Road: Board.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 7th, 2017

Airbnb for cars startup nabs $92M in round led by Daimler to fuel international growth

As car-ownership models continue to change with the advent of carshare and rideshare companies, major auto companies like Daimler and Ford have developed mobility divisions to seek out and invest in the development of new business models......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

Daimler steps up Uber challenge with London ride-sharing plan

Daimler AG will start ride-sharing shuttles in London later this year, expanding its cooperation with U.S. startup Via Transportation Inc., whose on-demand service racks up 1 million rides a month across New York, Chicago and Washington......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 4th, 2017

China startup Cambricon reveals ambitious AI chip shipment plan

China-based AI (artificial intelligence) chip startup Cambricon Technologies expects to roll out hundreds of millions of AI SoCs needed for smart terminal devices and servers in the next three years, the firm's CEO Chen Tianshi has said......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 3rd, 2017

Why the Best Way to Fund Your Startup Is Actually the Easiest (and Will Save Your Wallet)

From self-funding to venture capital or business plan contests, there are a number of ways to fund your start-up......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 28th, 2017