ResearchGATE

ResearchGate CEO denies scraping accounts from rival site to generate sign-ups

Ijad Madisch, co-founder and CEO of ResearchGate – the so-called Facebook for scientists – shot down an accusation about a questionable way it may have acquired users in the past. The ques

Lucas VonCranach and Ijad Madisch to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin

Disrupt Berlin 2017 is coming up in December, and even though that is a ways off, we are already building out our content. We’re also here to remind you to sign up for our next 2-for-1 ticket re

ResearchGate raises $52.6M for its social research network for scientists

As LinkedIn continues to reign as the world’s largest social network for the wider working world, we are seeing the rise of alternatives that are besting and beating it in specific verticals

Academia, A Social Network For Scientific Studies, Looks To Score The Best Papers

It took three years for Richard Price, a PhD in philosophy, to get a paper published. The slow speed of that inspired him to start what is essentially a social network called Academia, where academi

Yahoo Answers Is Not Research, Or How Two Startups Are Fighting For The Future Of Knowledge

We’re told never to forget the ultimate laziness of humans, but when it comes to research in the internet age, sometimes that laziness can shock even the most prepared of minds. Students in grade sc

ResearchGate: “Forget About Revenue Until The Network Is Valuable Enough To Command It”

ResearchGate’s Ijad Madisch’s lifelong ambition of winning a Nobel Prize for changing the way scientific research is undertaken piqued the interest of Valley investors several years ago. N

The Collaborative Power of Berlin-Based ResearchGate

It's not often you come across a founder that measures startup success by winning the Nobel Peace Prize one day. When <a target="_blank" href="http://www.researchgate.net/">ResearchGate</a> founder <a

Berlin’s Network Effect Will Make It A Global Startup Center

<b>Editor's note: </b><em>Matt Cohler is a General Partner at Benchmark and was the lead investor in Asana, Instagram and Quora among others.</em> Throw a dart at a map. There’s a pretty good

Bill Gates, Benchmark And More Pour $35M Into ResearchGate, The Social Network For Scientists

Ijad Madisch started ResearchGate in 2008 to change the scientific method, and depending on where you sit, that either is or isn't as ambitious as it sounds. Madisch isn't on a crusade to overturn the

Armed With New Funding & A Global Mission, ResearchGate Adds PayPal Co-founder To Board

At the 2010 TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, Benchmark Capital Partner <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/09/28/silicon-valley-versailles/">Matt Cohler took to the stage to talk about</a> the

Benchmark And Accel Partners Reach Across The Atlantic To Fund ResearchGATE

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/researchgate.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />"So ResearchGATE is Facebook for Scientists?" I asked ex-Facebook exec, current <a href

Benchmark And Accel Partners Reach Across The Atlantic To Fund ResearchGATE

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/researchgate.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />"So ResearchGATE is Facebook for Scientists?" I asked ex-Facebook exec, current <a href

Sciencefeed Launches Friendfeed-Like Platform For Scientists

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/sf.jpg"> We've written about social networking platforms that are tailored for the science and research community. <a href="https://www.resea

Professional Network ResearchGate Is A LinkedIn For Scientists

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/31765v2-max-250x250-2-215x110.jpg" width="215" height="110" /> Creating a social network for scientists is not a revolutionary idea—<a href