• Tel Aviv at night Daniel Taub talks about startups in israel

    Israeli Ambassador Daniel Taub Reveals the Secret of the Start-Up Nation

    With more startups on NASDAQ than any country other than the United States, and more patents per capita than any country in the world, Israel has earned a reputation for being a hive of technological innovation. How did a tiny sandy stretch of land, with few resources, accomplish this...
  • Overcoming the Fear to Start a Business

    There is so much uncertainty, self-doubt, and fear that engulf people once they consider starting up their own business. The emotions are synonymous among entrepreneurs of all facets whether they are experienced or not. It is normal for one to question himself/herself when bringing an idea to life. The...
  • Amazon Declares War on Walmart and Kroger

    Whole Paycheck may sound like a strange term to many people, but it means the same as whole foods. Amazon, the internet giant from the US, announced that they would slash prices of food commodities in a move to solidify themselves in a market that they have dominated in...
  • Why Silicon Valley Will Never Die

    First it was semi-conductors, then it was the internet, now it is mobile and apps. Soon it will be cryptocurrency and health tech, at least according to Elad Gil of Color Genomics. The founder and tech leader discussed Silicon Valley’s intense innovative cycle with TechCrunch’s Sarah Buhr. A valley...
  • Fabletics Shatters Stigmas of the Fashion Industry - Activewear brand by Kate Hudson Delivers Extended Sizing Options

    Fabletics: How Kate Hudson’s Tech Startup is Changing the Plus Size Fashion Industry

    From advertising to reinventing itself, the fashion industry has mastered many different sides of the business. However, runways continue to reveal an area where the industry is failing, which is in size diversity. A few designers and labels are including models who have different shapes and sizes in their...
  • Charting Indonesia’s Burgeoning Startup Ecology

    Amid pungent wafts of spices and stifling tropical heat, a struggling middle class of bright minds and unnerving spirit is brining the regional limelight to Jakarta and the surrounding cities. Their version of the vision for Pax Javanicus demonstrates how Indonesia could enjoy modern enterprise and consumerism, just like...
  • Maaduu: One successful year of the Free Video-on-Demand online TV Channel

    Maaduu is the first and only free and legal video-on-demand online TV channel in Malaysia that runs primetime K-dramas and live performances of K-pop artists, 48 hours after its release in Korea from Korea’s KBS and MBC respectively. It plays high-quality videos complete with English subtitles. Its library stocks over 2,000...
  • uSnap.Us Aces Kiwi Startup Weekend

    After 54 hours of pitching, researching, coding and designing – uSnap.Us emerged as the winner of Startup Weekend Wellington. Despite the fact that it was the first Startup Weekend ever held in New Zealand’s capital, the event attracted around 100 participants; further cementing the reputation of the city as...
  • The new (and cheap) Samurai Payment Gateway

    FeeFighters is a Chicago-based startup, a comparison shopping site for credit card processing. The purpose is to help merchants to cut down spending on credit card fees and conduct reverse auctions to solicit competing bids from credit card processing companies. CEO Sean Harper notices that many of their customers...