Ripple, the San Francisco-based blockchain Tech company, continues to operate with the motive of ruling the payment industry. Its effort has indeed paid off so far with the global recognition it garners. The recent amiable thumb up it received came from LinkedIn as it makes the top start-ups list of...
TOKYO -- Record levels of venture capital investment in Japan suggest that some of the nation's biggest companies are increasingly deploying some of their massive cash reserves into the country's fledgling tech start-up sector in a quest to create billion dollar tech "Unicorns".Japanese companies are sitting on a cash...
Food start-ups here may have a new home in a 90,000 square foot building in Chin Bee Drive, which offers spaces such as research and development laboratories, a co-working area, and trading, logistics and manufacturing facilities. A spin-off by sugar company Cheng Yew Heng, the six-storey Innovate 360 opened about...
The coworking model is here to stay. It satisfies the need for community-focused, flexible office space that executive suites missed. It is a disrupter in many ways, but especially so in contrast with the traditional executive suites which missed an opportunity to capture this niche market before WeWork and...
We round up some of the most exciting biotech start-ups across Europe, which are focusing on a variety of areas from cancer treatments to equine drugs. ...
SINGAPORE - A new centre was launched in Bangkok on Wednesday (Sept 18) to help local start-ups spread their wings into Thailand. Located at innovation space True Digital Park (TDPK), it is the second international centre set up by the Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE), a private-sector-led organisation to drive...
At the midpoint of 2019, venture capital deals in Berlin have broken their annual record in terms of aggregate value, totalling €2.2bn from only 94 deals. With these figures likely to increase by the end of the year, Berlin is narrowing the gap with London as the largest European...
Edge will chair the Irish chapter of Endeavor, a global not-for-profit organisation that supports and accelerates high-impact entrepreneurs by connecting them with talent and with global peer and mentor networks as well as connecting business owners to funding sources. The other members of Endeavor’s founding board include Anne Heraty the...
Hajjah Glover didn’t have access to healthy food growing up in West Philadelphia. Her mom shopped at dollar stores or chain convenience stores that didn’t carry much quality produce, she said.  “My normal was going to the corner store. My normal was eating junk food, that became my normal,” Glover...
Africa has an immense energy crisis. In a continent with a population of close to 1 billion, over 625 million people are without power. According to the International Energy Agency, that makes up 68% of the population. This is ironic considering the fact that Africa has an abundance of...