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Failure, they say, is the stepping stone to success. In this blog, we review some of the startups that pulled the plug in June 2017. Mortgage tech startup shuts down operations – San Francisco-based mortgage-finance technology startup Sindeo has announced that it is shutting down after four years of operations.  […]

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

Applications are open to the next cohort of the Mastercard Start Path programme, supporting later-stage startups innovating in the banking and payments space. The six-month digital Start Path programme aims to support innovative startups developing the next generation of commerce solutions, and to help these businesses grow faster than they […]

Startup opportunity: Apply now for Mastercard Start Path

Failure, they say, is the stepping stone to success. In this blog, we review some of the startups that pulled the plug in May 2017   Food Delivery Startup Sprig Shuts Down as It Fails to Find Buyer – On-demand food delivery startup Sprig Inc. is shutting down, the company […]

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

Tech guru and columnist has written his final column this week’s Recode “Mossberg: The Disappearing Computer” Like many fellow digerati, I was a big fan of Mossberg’s insightful, concise and prescient columns that touched on consumer technology and the business of technology. He spent a number of years writing his […]

Walt Mossberg’s Final column

At, We continue to scan the landscape for innovative ideas and innovations coming from the world of startups. Earlier this year, we published a series of research topics on “Top 25 Digital Startup ideas and technologies for 2017” Continuing the research, we review some of the emerging technologies that […]

Mid-year review of 5 Digital Startup ideas and technologies

IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently released an entrepreneurial study conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV)based on a survey done in collaboration with Oxford Economics, to understand the rapidly evolving India startup ecosystem and its effects on the wider economy. The results reveal that startups can exploit a range […]

IBM Study: 90% of Indian Startups Will Fail in 5 ...

Roadside poster from the Indian hi-tech city of Bangalore … A picture is worth a thousand words, and perhaps a sign of times: Money chasing ideas !   Text reads VC For STARTUPS Looking for startups with great vanity metrics and excellent knowledge of buzzwords. Preferably fintech, blockchain or enterprise. […]

Sign of Indian Digital Startup bubble ready to bust? !

How to launch your startup with World-Bank support ? The World Bank Group has launched XL Africa, a five-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa. As a part of the program the start-ups will receive mentoring from global and local experts, […]

Digital Startup news roundup – Week ending 30th April

This week we feature the Danish startup banking platform, Hufsy. The Danish fintech startup Hufsy is ready to offer fellow startups a banking service beyond what they are used to. Hufsy provides a seamless, efficient and secure banking service to startups and entrepreneurs. By working with the fully licensed solarisBank […]

Startup of the Week: Danish fintech startup Hufsy

Microsoft Acquires Deis To Broaden Cloud Computing Scope – Microsoft wants more developers to use its platform and tools. Specifically, Microsoft wants more cloud computing developers to come into its fold. With this widely accepted truth in mind, it is perhaps logical to hear news this April 2017 of the […]

Digital Startup news roundup – Week ending 24th April