Tata group unveils plan to ride the start-up wave

If Ratan Tata has been consistently making news with his investments in over a dozen e-commerce companies, his successor Cyrus Mistry is not far behind. The Tata group is planning a big splash in the internet start-up space with three ventures.

Read the whole article here via  Business Standard News.

Entrepreneur Loses Twice in China Market Turmoil

Healthcare startup announces partnership with Facebook’s Internet.org to help build mobile network of blood donors

Socialblood, which wants to set up a mobile network of blood donors, has become part of Facebook’s Internet.org initiative. It mentioned the partnership as part of a company statement on its Indiegogo campaign, which it kicked off last week. The goal is to improve blood donation in developing countries.

The goal of Internet.org is to make Internet access affordable in communities around the world. Its app provides free basic services in markets where internet access is less affordable. It allows people to browse selected health, employment and local information websites without data charges.

You will find the whole article here via MedCity NewsMedCity News.

Making sense of the growing app mania among Indian consumer Internet startups

There is no doubt today that the world is shifting to mobile and India is leading that move. Over two billion consumers worldwide will own smartphones in 2016, according to eMarketer, of which 200 million will be in India. A number of Indians are accessing the Internet for the first time through their mobile devices and are conducting transactions and buying products through their phones.


Read the whole article here via yourstory.com.

Parker Hannifin invests in startup Exosite

Minneapolis ” Internet of Things” startup Exosite Corp. has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Parker Hannifin Corp., a manufacturer with $13 billion in annual revenue.

Exosite makes software businesses use to view and analyze data from sensors. Its clients range from cranberry farmers to trash-compactor makers.

Find the whole article here via St. Paul Business Journal.

Web rank site SimilarWeb buys adtech start-up Swayy

Israeli digital measurement company SimilarWeb on Monday announced it was buying its second start-up, Swayy, for a sum estimated by analysts at $5 million.

The SimilarWeb team (Photo credit: Courtesy)

Read the whole article here via The Times of Israel.

Meet the French startup set to revolutionize the Internet of things

This fall a new kind of wireless network will launch in a metropolis near you. This network won’t connect to phones or tablets. Instead it will provide the wireless links necessary to connect devices, appliances and sensors that make up the Internet of things (IoT).

The company building the network is called Sigfox, and it’s based in Europe (Toulouse, France, to be exact) where it’s already set up networks in France, Spain, the U.K., and five other countries.

Find the whole article here via Fortune.com


Juli 2015
« Jun    

Erhalte jeden neuen Beitrag in deinen Posteingang.

Schließe dich 3.347 Followern an