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Startup News roundup for Week ending 19th November News you can use LinkedIn Startups: The 50 industry disruptors you need to know now – Daniel Roth, Editor in Chief of LinkedIn recently published a review of some of the most iconic ‘startups’ of our time (link). He introduces the topic […]

Digital Startup news roundup – Week ending 19th November


We sometimes review stories of failed startups. Now comes news of TechShop,  a chain of membership-based, open-access, do-it-yourself (DIY) workshops and fabrication studios shutting down. TechShop Trusteed posted on their blog: “As of Nov 15th, 2017, TechShop is closed.This document serves as a brief company history.” CEO Dan Woods added: […]

TechShop DIY Incubators shut shop


Startup News roundup for Week ending 13th November News you can use New Report: Smart Cities will thrive with National Policy Support – New technologies have created the opportunity to build smart cities capable of collecting and analyzing vast quantities of data to automate processes, improve service quality, and make […]

Digital Startup news roundup – Week ending 13th November



Startup News roundup for Week ending 29nd October News you can use Where are startups are hiring the most? Its all outside Silicon Valley – A recent Linkedin Premium report highlights how startups outside of Silicon Valley, Bay Area are hiring the most people. Dubai’s GINCO, TechStars establish start-up accelerator […]

Digital Startup news roundup – Week ending 5th November


Startups that failed in October 2017: WHY DO STARTUPS FAIL? BECAUSE HARDWARE IS HARD – Wired – FEW VENTURE-CAPITAL INVESTORS have forgotten the story of Pebble: In 2012, after every VC firm on Sand Hill Road had passed on investing, the smartwatch startup raised more than $10 million on crowdfunding […]

Failed ventures October 2017 : RIP Startups that didn’t make ...


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We recently ran a feature about Juicero, a Silicon Valley juicer startup that raised $120m from investors. The venture was widely ridiculed after the $400 machines were revealed to be the equivalent of two hands squeezing a juice box, and shut operations. This week came news that Teforia, maker of […]

Failed Startup: Teforia, Internet of Things enabled tea-maker shuts down.



We have emphasized the need for startup founders to and entrepreneurs to focus on the basics of business, and think like a small-business. Here is yet another insightful article on this topic. Since the first day I started running my business, I knew that it was very important to learn […]

Startup advice – 9 Tips in Business Negotiation


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Earlier this year the media and digerati are debating the merits and pitfalls of the case against the CEO of the online homestay and alternate-stay aggregator Stayzilla that declared it was shutting down. The story began to unfold on Feb 23 2017 when the CEO Yogendra (Yogi) Vasupal took to […]

Startup in news for wrong reason: co-founder arrested for cheating


Startup News roundup for Week ending 29nd October News you can use  Catch them young! Amazon offers $250,000 prize fund for Alexa skills aimed at kids – Do you have an idea for a cool App using Alexa for kids? Then this competition is for you! Review of online Pharmacies […]

Digital Startup news roundup – Week ending 29 October



Last week two startups announced they were shutting their service, joining the ranks of recently failed startups. Chinese Power bank rental startup LeDian shuts down Chinese Power bank rental startup LeDian announced on a WeChat blog (link) that it was shutting down after retrieving all devices. LeDian didn’t specify the […]

Recent Startup shutdown: Atlas Informatics and Chinese Power bank ...