• Google’s Mobile Search Results On Android Now Prompt Users To Install Apps With Relevant Content

    Google’s Mobile Search Results On Android Now Prompt Users To Install Apps With Relevant Content

    Google’s mobile search results on Android will now prompt you to install mobile apps that feature content relevant to your search query. This essentially turns Google’s mobile search results page into an app discovery service and will likely be a major boon for mobile developers. Read More

  • Now Is The Perfect Time To Be A Female Entrepreneur

    Now Is The Perfect Time To Be A Female Entrepreneur

    In Silicon Valley, the percentage of women starting technology companies is astronomically low, at a rate around 3 percent. Of privately held companies, only 6.5 percent have a female CEO, and 1.3 percent have a female founder. How is this the case, when women are earning more than half of all bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees for the first time in history? Read More

  • Helion Venture Partners Raises New $300M Fund For Startups In India

    Helion Venture Partners Raises New $300M Fund For Startups In India

    There’s another new startup fountain in town in India, after Helion Venture Partners announced its fourth fund worth $300 million. Read More

  • London Security Incubator, CyLon, Selects First Cohort

    London Security Incubator, CyLon, Selects First Cohort

    The CyLon London incubator was announced back in January, billing itself as Europe’s first dedicated cyber-security accelerator. At the time it said it was expecting to select about 10 startups in its first intake. In the event it’s gone for six for its first 12-week program, announcing the team list today. Read More

  • Used Daily By 750K Workers, Slack Raises $160M, Valuing Collaboration Startup At $2.8B

    Used Daily By 750K Workers, Slack Raises $160M, Valuing Collaboration Startup At $2.8B

    Slack, the popular workplace communication and collaboration startup from Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield — is today confirming that it has raised its latest round of funding: a Series E of $160 million at a post-money valuation of $2.8 billion. This follows on from reports from us and others that it was raising funding at upwards of a $2 billion valuation — a massive premium… Read More

  • Managed By Q Launches Out Of Beta In NY, Expands To Chicago

    Managed By Q Launches Out Of Beta In NY, Expands To Chicago

    Managed By Q, the iPad-powered office management platform, has today announced that it will be launching out of beta in NYC. The company is also expanding to Chicago, launching an invite-only beta to startups and businesses in the area. Managed By Q is a platform built to help offices keep track of groceries, supplies, cleaning, repairs — all the things that take focus away from running… Read More

  • Following Merger With Addvocate, Trapit Launches A Combined Product For Social Sharing

    Following Merger With Addvocate, Trapit Launches A Combined Product For Social Sharing

    Trapit, the combined company created from last year’s merger of startups Addvocate and Trapit, is unveiling the main result of that merger today — a set of tools for “employee advocacy and social selling” that includes features from both companies. In other words, Trapit now offers a product where you can find relevant content (as you could in the original Trapit)… Read More

  • Twitter Is Winning The Live Streaming Battle

    Twitter Is Winning The Live Streaming Battle

    Following its acquisition of live streaming app Periscope, Twitter has been actively fighting to make sure its service beats that of independent competitor Meerkat, which had a slightly earlier start. In recent weeks, Twitter has made changes to cut off Meerkat’s access to Twitter’s social graph, and even began pushing celebrities and publishers to stop using Meerkat. Those… Read More

  • GE Spotlights New Smart Street Lamps

    GE Spotlights New Smart Street Lamps

    GE has a new smart street light in early production, and it hopes that over time, cities and third-party developers will begin to take advantage of the platform to build smart city apps. The light itself is a super-efficient LED that could last up to 20 years. Where it gets interesting is that GE is including a sensor pack with each bulb with capabilities such as video, light and weather… Read More

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