Category: International

Daily Entrepreneurship- International (13 April 2019)

Biotech startup develops single-cell printer Biotech company Cytena has developed a single-cell printer that can isolate individual cells and dispense them one at a time. The ability to analyse single cells is essential in the development of biopharmaceuticals, and in cancer and stem cell research. The German startup describes its technology as based on an “inkjet-like principle.” Cell samples are loaded into a dispensing cartridge. Small samples are displaced into a nozzle where an image is taken of each sample. A super-fast image processing algorithm counts the cells in each image and classifies them according to criteria such as size […]

Daily Entrepreneurship- International (11 April 2019)

iMod Structures Raises $11M Series A To Build Out Modular Classrooms Overcrowding in public schools is a widespread problem all over the country, particularly in California. Thus far, the solution has been to build portables to help accommodate the overflow of students. Anyone who’s stepped foot in one of these portables can attest to the fact that they are not always the most comfortable or secure “buildings.” Vallejo, California-based iMod Structures, wants to take the concept of portable classrooms to another level by bringing modular, or prefabricated construction, to the public education sector. And it’s just raised an $11 million […]

Daily Entrepreneurship- International (10 April 2019)

Budapest’s startup ecosystem at a glance When you want to make an amazing presentation, you turn to Prezi. When you want to place a live streaming content online, you used Ustream. Both startups began their journey in Budapest a decade ago, a Central European city with rich history and delicious pastries. Nowadays, Budapest is a thriving startup city, with a strategic location on the river Danube, a wide range of educational institutes, a large pool of highly skilled developers and an upward trend in investments. [More Info…] Three stories every startup needs to tell Everyone needs to know how to […]

Daily Entrepreneurship- International (5 April 2019)

5 Skills Needed by Every Entrepreneur to Become a Visionary Leader Of late, entrepreneurship has become a rather popular option for the masses. Due to which we have a fairly good idea of what it takes to become an entrepreneur. Self-belief and persistence definitely helps you in becoming an entrepreneur. However, in today’s competitive day and age, being just an entrepreneur is not enough- it takes a visionary leader to survive. As the saying goes- when the going gets tough, only the tough get going. Here are 5 skills that every entrepreneur needs, to become a visionary leader. [More Info…] […]

Daily Entrepreneurship- International (5 April 2019)

How to invest $100,000 to make $1 million Most of us don’t have the time, knowledge, or risk tolerance to multiply our money quickly. Even then, experts say hot and of-the-moment investments that promise big returns — think Bitcoin or individual stock picking — aren’t actually the best way to make money while investing. Granted, any investment in the stock market is risky, but there are some strategies that offer a much higher chance of earning a return on your investment — but patience is essential. The easiest and safest way to grow your money is to invest it in […]

Daily Entrepreneurship- International (5 April 2019)

Swedish fintech Zaver has raised $1.2M seed for its P2P payments platform Zaver, a Swedish fintech that has built a payments platform to facilitate peer-to-peer trades and more, has picked up just over $1.2 million in seed funding. Backing the burgeoning startup are VC firms Inventure and Inbox Capital, as well as a number of relatively well-established angel investors. They include Joen Bonnier (partner at Atomico), Tom Dinkelspiel, Pontus Hagnö, Fabian Hielte (owner of Ernström & C:o and a previous investor in Spotify and iZettle), Bo Mattsson (founder of Cint) and Fredrik Österberg (founder of Evolution Gaming). [More Info…] Fifty-Four […]

Daily Entrepreneurship- International (4 April 2019)

RIP Google+ That’s it for Google+, Google’s failed social network that once tried to take on Facebook and Twitter. As scheduled, the company has now started deleting user accounts and their data. Chances are you’re not going to feel all that sad about the end of Google+ since you probably haven’t used it for years. But if you’re feeling a bit nostalgic, here’s a little chronology of some of our coverage over the years. [More Info…] WhatsApp adds a new privacy setting for groups in another effort to clamp down on fake news WhatsApp today announced another protection for users […]

Daily Entrepreneurship- International (3 April 2019)

Entrepreneurship is a marathon, not a sprint Being an entrepreneur, you are told, is a long and lonely journey. It is not a sprint, but a marathon. You need to have passion and fire in the belly to succeed as an entrepreneur. You trip and stumble, you need to get back quickly on to your feet and resume running. As an entrepreneur, you need a lot of stamina to stay the course. And, ask founders about their journey, a lot of them tell you that it is like running a full marathon. [More Info…] Restaurant tech startup Toast, seeing runaway […]

Daily Entrepreneurship- International (28 March 2019)

25 Best MBA Programs in the World for Aspiring Entrepreneurs They recently released rankings of MBA programs that are good for specific career specializations, focusing on programs with strong career outcomes in particular industries or activities. For their ranking of the best MBA programs for careers in entrepreneurship, they combined their overall ranking of the best MBA programs in the world with further data on how many graduates went on to start their own businesses, the programs’ reputations among employers for developing entrepreneurial skills, and faculty members’ research output in fields related to innovation and entrepreneurship. Here are the 25 […]

Daily Entrepreneurship- International (27 March 2019)

Hong Kong-based fintech startup Qupital raises $15M Series A to expand in mainland China Qupital, a fintech startup that bills itself as Hong Kong’s largest trade financing platform for SMEs, has closed a $15 million Series A led by CreditEase FinTech Investment Fund (CEFIF), with participation from returning investors Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund and MindWorks Ventures, both participants in its seed round. To date, Qupital  has raised $17 million, including a seed round two years ago, and will use its latest funding to expand its supply chain financing products, launch in mainland Chinese cities and hire more people for […]