This blockchain startup promises to bring down the steep cost of managing invoices
Studies have shown that it costs around $11-$15 to enable the complete processing of a single invoice, putting tremendous pressure on the finance department of any organisation. A Bengaluru and Singapore-based blockchain startup, Param Network aims to address this issue by bringing down this cost by over 60 percent through its technology platform.
Co-Working Spaces: A Better “Work from Home” and Startup Model?
When you decide to become an entrepreneur, it’s exciting. Thrilling, in fact! You’re suddenly your own boss, very factually, even if you’ve been “your own boss” as a top salesperson or consultant at a firm already. This has a host of advantages and positives. And, it also holds a few interesting new challenges, especially if you’re an extrovert.
Startup companies at Hartford business accelerator look to cut back on cardboard use after boom in online sales
With an eruption in packaging that’s come with online buying and selling, entrepreneurs are working to stem the use of cardboard containers. Several companies have been working to find solutions at the downtown Hartford business accelerator of Stanley Black & Decker Inc. And with other companies that have looked to advance additive manufacturing and other technologies, companies looking for alternative packaging will present to the public their businesses and ideas at a “Demo Day” event Monday evening at The Bushnell. In all, 10 companies will participate.
India Lodging Startup OYO Raises $1.5B Led By Founder, SoftBank
India-based hotel and booking startup OYO announced a $1.5 billion funding round led by founder Ritesh Agarwal, SoftBank’s Vision Fund, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia India, Bloomberg announced on Monday (Oct. 7).
Student journalism remains important in this digital era
At a glance, student journalism may seem like an obsolete concept. After all, social media has made access to information very easy. Almost all information about school events or guest lectures are emailed to us. Clubs promote their events on their Instagram and Facebook. If we want to learn more about certain policies, we can look at a webpage. Seriously, who needs to read paragraphs nowadays?
3 ways to build an open source startup
For all of the complexity in the world of open source, there are just three viable models for building a successful startup on top of an open-source project. It’s been a crazy time in open source. We’ve seen a lot of news flow from established software companies changing their licensing terms — some to be more open, some to be less. Then there were the blockbuster deals like Salesforce’s $6.5 billion purchase of MuleSoft or the eye-watering $34 billion acquisition of RedHat by IBM.
Stanford-founded startup Viralspace hones its focus to virality prediction
Hindsight is 20/20 for Hiro Tien M.S. ’19 M.B.A. ’19, co-founder of Viralspace. The Daily first sat down with the Viralspace team, four Stanford students innovating a solution to digital advertising with user-generated content, in February. Tien now likens that stage to Viralspace’s fledgling phase. Half a year later, Viralspace has a new team, a refined mission and an updated business model.
Where top VCs are investing in edtech
Education is a $4 trillion market globally in urgent need of overall — so where within education are top venture capitalists optimistic about startups building large businesses by providing new solutions? According to EdSurge, $1.45 billion of venture capital (a mere 1.1% of the $130 billion in US …
A former diet cola addict built a $100m firm
The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Kara Goldin, founder of US flavoured water company Hint. Kara Goldin says she unwittingly developed an addiction that impacted on her health – she was drinking up to 10 cans of diet cola every day.
PODCAST SOFTWARE: THE COMPLETE GUIDE, FROM PLAN TO EDIT
Choosing the right Podcast Software can be a struggle, but this article is here to help. From recording, to editing to scheduling, we cover what you need.