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  • How Pebble And Other Product Phenomenons Killed It On Kickstarter

    How Pebble And Other Product Phenomenons Killed It On Kickstarter

    It’s a good time to be Kickstarter. The crowdfunding platform has had a blockbuster year, breaking into mainstream consciousness with campaigns that raised millions of dollars, like the Pebble e-paper watch above.  The platform has seen almost $275 million pledged to some 63,000 projects to date, with $231 million going towards successful fundings. As Devin wrote at the time… Read More

  • How Technology Can Solve The Financial Industry’s Deficit Of Trust

    How Technology Can Solve The Financial Industry’s Deficit Of Trust

    To say Wall Street currently suffers from a deficit of trust would be an understatement. In the last few years alone, the government had to bail out Wall Street to the tune of $700 billion, Madoff and Stanford bilked investors of billions, and ex-Goldman executive Greg Smith’s damning op-ed in the New York Times gave everyday people a glimpse into Wall Street’s profits over… Read More

  • Realtime Matching Startup Raises Series A From Dawn Capital

    The wave of investments in “realtime” is continuing with today’s announcement from Cognitive Match that it has raised Series A investment from Dawn Capital. Terms were undisclosed but it’s understood the figure was in the £1m+ ballpark, in tranches. The UK company applies artificial intelligence, learning mathematics, psychology and semantic technologies to match… Read More