Blockstream has an ambitions goal to build on Bitcoin’s underlying technology to securely transfer more than just virtual currency, but also data and more.
Will a Freemium Hosting Model Encourage Businesses to Get Online?
In this startup interview, Hostt founder John Rampton explains how free-to-use online services can help spark innovation for small businesses.
Getting Wiser About Pricing Strategy, Data Science and e-Commerce
In this startup interview, Wiser CEO Arie Shpanya shares how businesses can gain from finding meaning and actionable insights from big data.
Will VR Be the Next Big Thing in Computing? An Interview With Murray Newlands
Entrepreneur and PR strategist Murray Newlands shares insights on crowdfunding and why Facebook believes VR is the next big thing in computing.
Interview: Murray Newlands on Startups, Crowdfunding and the Future of Computing
Entrepreneur and PR strategist Murray Newlands shares insights on crowdfunding, startup marketing and what kind of startups VCs are funding.
‘Fitbit for Cars’ Launches Crowdfunding Campaign
Drivebot promises a stress-free driving and car maintenance experience, with smartphone alerts for engine problems, fuel efficiency tips and live monitoring from the car’s sensors.
Philippine Transport Authorities Impound, Fine Uber Car in Sting Op
In a sting operation, the Philippines’ franchise authorities have fined and impounded an Uber car for operating an unlicensed public service vehicle.
Indonesian e-Com Startup Tokopedia Raises $100M from SoftBank, Sequoia Capital
Indonesian e-commerce startup Tokopedia has raised $100 million in fresh capital, which will be used for hiring, gaining traction and strengthening its position in a nuanced e- and m-commerce market.
With $65M Series C, GrabTaxi Eyes Asia’s Top Taxi App Spot
Taxi booking startup GrabTaxi has raised a $65 million series C funding round, which it will use to improve services and further grow its user base in Southeast Asia.
Interview with Quipper: How Games and Education Share the Same DNA
EduTech startup Quipper aims to make education more accessible through technology. With the founder’s previous success in mobile gaming, the company believes gaming and education share the same tech “DNA.”
2 Things That Will Help Bitcoin Gain Mainstream Interest
With Bitcoin-oriented startups gaining ground with institutional investors, we take a look into the challenges ahead for companies and the cryptocurrency community.
Startups And Conflict: An Interview with Israeli Startup Founder Jonathan Saragossi
How can startups and enterprises thrive amid a backdrop of political instability or the threat of armed conflict? BSN* sits down with Israeli startup founder Jonathan Saragossi regarding his thoughts on venture capital, investment risks and the Internet of Things.
InnoLight Raises $32M to Build Faster Optical Transceivers for Servers
Chinese startup InnoLight raises $32M in Series C funding led by Google Capital, and will focus on building 100Gbps optical transceivers that enable servers to communicate through fiber-optics.
Zero-Commission Stock Trading App Robinhood Raises $13M Series A
Robinhood, a startup that offers $0 commission stock trading on mobile devices, has raised a $13 million Series A funding to help the company democratize stock trading.
Valet Storage Startup Goes From Zero to Launch in 60 days
With 148.3 million square kilometers of land area, you would think the Earth has almost unlimited potential when it comes to space and storage. However, this is not exactly the case when you live in a crowded metropolis. In many modern cities today, development tends to be vertical, with sprawling residential and office grounds making way for skyscrapers and condominiums. This means cramped living quarters, unless you can afford big-budget real estate. And if you find yourself moving from one place to another, you might find your personal belongings displaced. Temporary storage can be a good solution to address over-crowding in the cities, although it comes