Lingo Live raises $5.2 million to help employees become genuinely fluent

Tech startups have tried to make language learning possible without human tutors since way back in the 90s when CD-ROMs and Rosetta Stone were state-of-the-art. The rise of social media and smartphones inspired...

Fast-growing Chinese media startup ByteDance enters 2018 with some uncertainty

One of the most wonderful rising Chinese startups of last year had a bumpy ride into 2018 after falling contaminate of China’s internet censors for the first. ByteDance, the new media firm behind...

Asset management startups using blockchain get their own trade body: MAMA

An international consortium of resulting asset management companies, investors, technology and service providers in the Blockchain ecosystem have formed a new industry organisation( if you hold blockchain tech to be an industry ...)...

Andy Rubins Essential has reportedly raised $300 million

Hype hasnt been an issue for Andy Rubins new hardware startup, Essential. Supposition has been circling the Android founders next move since he unceremoniously parted styles with Google. Funding, it seems, hasnt...

InVision is investing $5 million in design startups with new fund

InVision, the platform for creation and collaboration among designers, has today announced the launch of the InVision Fund. Led by CEO Clark Valberg, the company is designating $5 million to invest in startups...

Silicon Valley thinks it invented roommates. They call it ‘co-living’ | Arwa Mahdawi

The modus operandi for many tech entrepreneurs lacking ideas appears to be: just find an existing service, privatize it, and claim to have reinvented itHave you heard of this cool new trend called co-living?...