Two N.Y.C. startups are part of Target Techstars Accelerator

Twin Cities startups Local Crate and Upsie are among 10 companies accepted into the Target+Techstars Retail Accelerator’s second class. The accelerator — a partnership between Minneapolis-based Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) and Boulder, Colo.-based Te.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2017

Target leads $3.7M round of funding for startup Inspectorio

Target Corp. has led a $3.7 million investment in Inspectorio, one of the startups that participated in its Target Techstars retail accelerator program last year. Inspectorio makes mobile applications for supply-chain inspections. Its technology .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2017

Techstars L.A. launches with SoCal focus

The inaugural class of the Techstars Los Angeles Accelerator got under way today with nine out of 10 startups hailing from Southern California. Only Liv, a mixed-reality startup from San Francisco, isn’t local. “We had a simple thesis for Te.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2017

What you need to know about the new Disney Accelerator class — and why

Eleven more startups are setting up shop at The Walt Disney Co. as part of the fourth class of the Disney Accelerator. The companies are working in a variety of areas, including hot fields such as e-sports and virtual reality, that could result in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2017

A Portland startup lands $1.75M from noted investors

After wrapping up at Seattle's Techstars, Portland startup Stackery is leaving the accelerator with a solid term sheet in hand. The Pacific Northwest investor Voyager Capital is leading a $1.75 million round that also includes Pipeline Capital Part.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2017

Tablets, potholes and podcasts are part of UpTech"s fifth class

Covington-based informatics startup accelerator UpTech graduated its fifth class of startups, which includes a new way to discover podcasts and a method for dealing with potholes. UpTech hosted Demo Day for its fifth class on Feb. 9, where nine c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2017

Former Belly Founder Says He"ll "Swing For Grand Slams" In New Role At Techstars Chicago

Former Belly Founder and CEO Logan LaHive has been named managing director at Techstars Chicago. LaHive, who stepped down from Belly last year, pledged to help startups enrolled in the Techstars accelerator to take big risk and "swing for grand slams." .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesFeb 9th, 2017

OracleVoice: Startups Opening New Doors For Oracle France

In Paris, Oracle expands its Startup Cloud Accelerator program, which is a key part of Oracle’s continuing outreach to the developer community and an o.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 1st, 2017

This week in tech: Newest construction project in Cortex; accelerator startups raise $370 million

A new hotel, residential apartment building and tech office that could be anchored by Microsoft are part of Cortex’s new $170 million phase three. Construction is expected to start next year with the project being complete in 2018. Startups that have g.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 21st, 2016

Techstars to Launch Accelerator for Music-Industry Tech Startups

Techstars, a 10-year-old Boulder, Colo., company that runs business accelerators across the country, is starting to accept applications this week for its first music-industry focused program, launching in February......»»

Category: mediaSource: wsjOct 5th, 2016

Five Takeaways From The First Target + Techstars" Demo Day

Last week, we had the opportunity to attend the first Target + Techstars’ Demo Day in Minneapolis. The startups are focused on some of the most important areas of business today: big data, experiential retail, the Internet of Things, bots, SaaS, machine.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesSep 27th, 2016

Barclays Techstars "Expands The Mandate Of Fintech" With Second NYC Class

Barclays (NYSE: BCS) Techstars, a startup accelerator in cities around the globe, will see its second class of New York companies present in a demo day next week. The program is a three-month "boot camp" for startups, which offers them support from Techst.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 8th, 2016

FOMC Target Inflation Rate Shows Up in Import & Export Prices

Though consumer prices and producer prices have been running below 2% for the most part, it turns out that the prices of imports and exports were both above 2% in the month of August......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 19th, 2017

Target to advertise new Ala Moana Center location on visitor buses

Target will take up part of the first level and the entire second and third levels of the former Nordstrom building, about 136,525 square feet......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2017

Here are the 22 tech startups coming to Capitol Square for the Smart Columbus and Fintech 71 accelerators

Columbus Smart City Accelerator and Fintech71 each have selected the startups to go through business acceleration curriculum this month through November – in shared Capitol Square offices......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2017

Target to hire 800 seasonal employees for Oahu locations

Target is planning to hire 800 seasonal employees for its locations on Oahu. The positions are part of the retailer’s nationwide goal to hire approximately 100,000 seasonal employees for its 1,816 stores across the U.S. Target currently operate.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2017

Alexion’s splashy Boston HQ move sets stage for local dealmaking

One analyst believes that Alexion could target two Cambridge biotechs as part of an effort to expand its pipeline......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2017

Sprint opens applications for 2018 accelerator

The Sprint Accelerator opened applications for its 2018 program on Friday. Sprint once again will partner with Dairy Farmers of America for its 13-week accelerator March 5-June 5. Sprint (NYSE: S) previously partnered with Boulder-based Techstars to l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2017

Fintech start-ups, traditional players join hands to target millennials

India's digital drive coupled with increasing smartphone penetration and data usage has created a huge market for fintech startups which are targeting young salaried professionals. Traditional financial services providers are par.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 6th, 2017

New health and fitness accelerator names first five members

Five startups have been selected to participate in the inaugural M-1 Ventures health and fitness-focused accelerator program based at Johns Hopkins University. The new M-1 Ventures accelerator is a 16-week accelerator program aimed at quickly growi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

Zone Startups to promote entrepreneurship among women

Zone Startups has joined organisations such GraceHopper India and IIT Delhi to promote women entrepreneurs in technology build new ventures.The India arm of the Toronto based tech accelerator has roped in Microsoft, Department of.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 4th, 2017