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Bright Spot: Telemedicine Startups See Surge in Demand as Coronavirus Spread...

Telemedicine companies seeing call volumes surge as the coronavirus cuts person-to-person contact and doctors’ offices close.While U.S. equities have plummeted as coronavirus...

Dark Side of Microloans: Poor Kenyans Defaulting Under Sky-High Rates, Report...

The dark side of making microloans to the poor is on display in Kenya, where small borrowers are defaulting on loans from...

Comcast Kicks Off Sports Tech Accelerator, Teams with NASCAR, NBC Sports

Comcast Corp. is putting a full-court press on its competition as investors and startups discover new opportunities in the increasingly tech-driven sports...

PE Fundraising Seen Slowing in 2020 While IPOs Pick Up, Pitchbook...

U.S. private equity firms raised a record amount of money last year, fueled by investors’ appetite for tech. Don’t expect a repeat...

California Privacy Act Spawns Startups Chasing $55 Billion Pot of Work

Another gold rush was unleashed in California this week with the passage of the state’s consumer privacy law, which has sent startups...

Tech Startups Be Warned: Investors Now Want Profits, and Not Just...

Attention startups: investors’ patience is wearing thin. Patience for companies who say they can build a market using...
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Farm Fare Reimagines Food Supply Chain to Help Small Farmers Compete...

Karma Takeaway: Farm Fare reimagines the local food supply chain by fostering collaboration among farmers to compete with the economies of...

Karma’s Guide to a Food Waste-Free Thanksgiving

Americans are preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving Day amid rising concerns about climate change and the future of our planet. 

Electrifying Africa: Is the $450 Billion Challenge Too Big For Startups...

Even as startup investment in Africa continues to grow — more than $700 million in venture capital is expected to flow in...

TransferWise Bucks the Trend by Not Going Public as Its Cash...

Just over a decade ago, Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus were looking to cut the costs of converting cash from pounds into...

“New Era for Quantum Biology” Is Upon Us

It has been an exciting week for quantum biology enthusiasts, with two separate studies suggesting new ways to leverage quantum principles in...

SoftBank Curbs Excesses of Startup Founders After WeWork Debacle

SoftBank tightened the reins to curb the excesses of startup founders after the spectacular, multi-billion dollar failure of WeWork forced the tech...

Tech Titans Bet $120 Million on Israel’s First Digital Bank

Key Takeaway: Israel’s traditional banks are lagging behind fintech startups. Can two...

Shape Security: How This Unicorn Is Leveraging AI to Tackle Cybersecurity...

Key Takeaway:  Shape Security, which became a unicorn last month after raising...

Astrobotic Shoots for the Moon as NASA Makes Billion-Dollar Bet on...

John Thornton remembers his passion for space being ignited when, in his early teens, the robotic spacecraft Pathfinder landed on Mars with...

Can These Fintech Startups Help Millennials Left Behind By Traditional Banks?

Millennials without credit scores, freelancers and low-income people with no experience in handling finances aren’t the usual groups that the banking industry...

London Moves to Top Spot in Fintech Deals, But San Fran...

Key Takeaway: It should come as little surprise that the City of...

The Rise of Insurtech: Startups Aim to Shake Up the Stodgy...

When Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders last week asked Twitter users to reveal their most absurd medical bill, thousands of...

What Coworking Rivals Can Learn from WeWork’s Stumbles

With intensified investor and media criticism ahead of  the IPO of We Company, one of the world’s biggest remote office startups, the...
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