Sunday, July 23, 2017

The need for industry-wide investor/founder sexual harassment policy

Startup founders deserve formal protection from sexual harassment by investors. Yet despite the clear power imbalance between these groups, traditional harassment law does not adequately shield founders since they are not...

Fintech startup Omise raises $25M in ICO that bucks ‘money grabbing’ trend

By now you’ve probably heard of ICOs. The alternative fundraising option has been used to raise more than $500 million in funding this year alone, but it has gotten a reputation...

Soon’s event finding app is a social calendar for the mobile generation

Facebook’s Events feature is fairly good at recommending the sort of real-world meetups and activities you may be interested in, but there’s a whole host of other “events” you could be...

Snarky tweets feature sweet pictures of grandparents to mock Trump’s travel ban

Trump's revised travel ban is keeping certain relatives from coming to the U.S. The Trump administration's travel ban from earlier this year just won't go away. Now it's affecting grandparents, aunts,...

500 Startups will keep investing in Latin America with new $10M fund

500 Startups is increasing its commitment to global investing with a new Latin America fund, targeting $10 million, going by the name of Luchadores II, the Spanish word for wrestlers. The...

LinkedIn steps closer to CRM as it gives Sales Navigator an enterprise boost

LinkedIn, the social network for the working world that is now owned by Microsoft, is quietly adding more features to fill out some of its bigger ambitions to provide more services...

Facebook wants YouTube-like stars making video—and its starting to work

Image: Laura Clery Laura Clery lives the Hollywood dream. She moved to Los Angeles at 17 to be an actress. She slept on friends' couches and ate their food as she...

Sony’s Koov is a candy-colored coding course for kids

STEM skills are in high demand right now, making toys that teach science and engineering popular with parents hoping to give their kids a leg up in the job market. Products...

Fleet management tracking provider Samsara raises $40M

Rapid changes in the shipping industry has caught the attention of investors who are starting to pour large sums of money into the industry. And likely for good reason: as a...

Social media firms facing fresh political pressure after London terror attack

Yesterday UK government ministers once again called for social media companies to do more to combat terrorism. “There should be no place for terrorists to hide,” said Home Secretary Amber Rudd,...

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"Miraculous" – the 20-year-old who's transforming the lives of care home residents, one bicycle ride at a time. 🚲

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