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

Gujarat to get largest accelerator for start-ups

The firm Dev IT plans co-working space of upto 18,000 sqft for startups focusing on AI, IOT and FinTech.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 16th, 2018

Skin care, kombucha and a food app: Meet the 12 startups in Winston Starts" first cohort

Winston Starts, which is prepping to open in the former GMAC building in Winston-Salem next month, has selected 12 companies to be the first cohort in its accelerator program.  Winston Starts, which is backed by business leader Don Flow, will pro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2018

Revenue-stage start-ups in State to get a leg-up

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), a nodal agency of the State governmet, and Zone Startups India, which runs accelerator programmes, have jointly launched an initiative to promote startups in the revenu........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 11th, 2018

Amazon’s national warehouse expansion helps drive up industrial land prices

Amazon expanded its fulfillment and shipping network square footage by more than 30 percent in 2017. It’s part of a broader attempt by traditional retail giants like Walmart and Target playing catch up in e-commerce......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2018

2018 Bull/Bear Microsoft Forecast: Riding Even Higher in the Cloud

For the Dow to make its 2018 target, Microsoft is going to have to do its part. It has over $140 billion in cash and investments, and much of that is likely to be repatriated under tax reform......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 3rd, 2018

Working With Over 1,000 Startups, Most Still Believe These 3 Myths About Starting a Business

Making mistakes is part of starting a business. Don't make the mistake of believing these myths......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 28th, 2017

Most PSBs didn"t meet performance target to qualify for recap

As part of Indradhanush Plan to revitalise state-owned lenders, the government had proposed to infuse Rs 70,000 crore out of Budgetary Allocations in them.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 20th, 2017

Hedge fund Knight Vinke takes stake in M&A target Uniper

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Hedge Fund Knight Vinke has taken a 5.02 percent stake in Uniper , adding it would not tender that stake to Finland's Fortum as part of its 8.05 billion euro ($9.54 billion) takeover offer that runs until Jan. 16, 2018......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2017

Techstars, Cargill and Ecolab team up to launch ‘Farm to Fork’ startup accelerator


Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2017