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New research from PlaceILive.com, the Yelp for Neighborhoods, has visualized where in London most businesses make it through their crucial first two years. Using open data, which they use to calculate their signature Life Quality Index, they ranked London’s boroughs according to the 2-year business survival rates. Two year business

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FinTechStartups

At the end of the key FinTech talk at Heureka 2015, FinLeap Venture Partner Nasir Zubairi had just one question for the audience: Who can build better FinTech solutions – startups, banks, or a collaboration between the two? Most hands went up in favor of startups or collaboration – and,

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“We are looking for the best marketing solutions to help consumers achieve their goals using our products and services. If you’re a startup, participate in the challenge.”  – reads the finance giant’s webpage dedicated to the challenge. Ahead of the SXSW conference, Visa plans to launch the initiative with the purpose

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According to Shikhar Ghosh, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, almost three-quarters of US venture-backed firms fail to return on investor’s capital. This week’s disheartening announcement from Fab proved that even the most promising cash cow is not a safe bet. Luckily, researchers at MIT may have come up

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Machine LearningNewsStartups

The rise of big data has ushered in a whole host of innovative startups, who all hope their idea will be the one to transform the data landscape forever. However, the startup landscape is a minefield, where even the most brilliant ideas can fall by the wayside without proper implementation

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Data ScienceStartups

So you’ve got your Next Great Idea for a data science startup that’s going to change the world. There’s a diverse number of paths you could take- incubators, accelerators, hiring a cheap office space- but one option we hear less about is coworking. We recently spoke to William van den

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Today marks the start of the Startupbootcamp Internet of Things & Data accelerator program that, over a period of six months, will see ten select entrepreneurs and their startups develop their offerings to rewarding outcomes. Focusing on Internet of Things & Smart Data, the global startup accelerator provides these ten startups

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StartupsTechnology & IT

Startupbootcamp is a global network of industry focused startup accelerators. They take startups global by giving them direct access to an international network of the most relevant partners, investors and mentors in their sector. In addition to their Internet of Things and Data chapter in Barcelona, Startupbootcamp are also in

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Crowdfunded data enrichment platform CrowdFlower, scooped up $12.5 million in Series C financing earlier this week. The round was led by Canvas Venture Fund and saw participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures, bringing the total amount raised by the company to $28 million. Rebecca Lynn, the

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BI & AnalyticsNewsStartups

Adatao, a startup in the big data analytics space, yesterday announced it has raised $13 million in series A funding led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Although the company has been developing its product for a few years, the new funding will go towards expanding the team, developing their

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