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Artificial Intelligence

London

16 Artificial Intelligence Startups in the UK Raising Some Serious Capital

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 11:30 am

With the boom of artificial intelligence companies in the UK, it seems that a new company launches every week in the UK. In a government report, they called for a UK strategy to advance AI. The subsequent budget included a £270m investment fund for disruptive technologies such as…

Accelerator

London

An Inside Look at the Techstars Experience

By | Sep 4, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Since joining the Techstars worldwide network a few weeks ago, there are four things that have made the strongest impression on me so far. From developing deep connections with other founders, finding unity and inspiration from other companies, and the immense amount of knowledge…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [INTERNATIONAL]

By | Sep 1, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The world is filled with people that want to make a difference. From the peak of Nanda Devi in India to the streets of the Champs-Élysées in Paris, startup founders and entrepreneurs have shown that Silicon Valley isn’t the only place that business is…

Art

London

How Art-Based Apps are Bringing People Back to Museums

By | Aug 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm

In 2016, attendance for British museums and galleries fell by 1.4 million. The Guardian’s resident art critic Jonathan Jones said this figure is a sign of “a nation without aspiration or hope.” Although the situation may not be completely hopeless — London’s Tate Modern…

Incubators

Boulder

Meet the 114 New Techstars Startups Across the Globe

By | Jul 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm

With more than 1,000 companies already in our accelerator portfolio, we are excited to announce an additional 114 cohorts joining the Techstars Worldwide Network. Out of 30 global accelerator programs, 11 are kicking off this week, with four programs welcoming their inaugural classes, including…

Augmented Reality

Austin

Startups at SXSW Can Game Their Way to $50,000 in Funding with AR Game

By | Mar 3, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Raising capital is one of the toughest feats for any startups. Trying to network, meet the right people, gain warm introductions, get your pitch deck together, and present it around town takes a ton of energy and time. One company is making it easy for…

Startups & Apps

London

50 London-Based Startups You Need to Watch in 2017

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Across the pond, London’s tech scene, also known as the Silicon Roundabout, is bursting at the seams with startup activity. Among the buzzing streets of London lives Tech City UK, an accelerator aimed at fueling digital entrepreneurs to image, start, and grow digital enterprises and…

Augmented Reality

London

Move Over Pokémon Go, This Augmented Reality Treasure Hunt Game has Real Prizes

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Move over Pokémon Go, this new augmented reality app is the next step in the world of online mobile gaming and it comes with prizes. London-based Snatch is the latest augmented reality and geo-location virtual treasure hunt gaming platform with real-life environments and obstacles…

Incubator

Los Angeles

London-Based E-Man Labs Incubator Expands to Los Angeles

By | Feb 28, 2017 at 2:25 pm

There is a widening spotlight shining on Silicon Beach as more startups begin to bubble out of the Los Angeles tech ecosystem. Everyone from investors to incubators are taking notice, even those from across the pond. If you’ve ever had a chance to talk with…

FinTech

London

Swanest Funding Round Leads to AI-Enabled Investment Assistant

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 4:30 pm

The fintech industry is steadily growing, and this year has been no exception. According to Accenture, the first quarter of 2016 saw an increase of 67 percent in global fintech investment, reaching the sum of $5.3 billion. Most of that investment, 62 percent, went…

Startups & Apps

London

The Techstars Demo Day Round Up for Fall 2016

By | Oct 15, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Fall is in full-swing, and Techstars has been working hard with the addition of 64 new companies. Techstars recently had seven demo days across the globe in cities like Berlin, Detroit, London, Minneapolis, New York City and Chicago. What a ride it has been….

Robots

London

You Can Invest on the World’s Best Cooking Robot

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm

When you hear the words “cooking robot”, you might be thinking about these devices where you follow a pre-determined recipe, put several ingredients in, run the device at a certain speed for a certain time, and that is it – your food is done,…

Startups & Apps

London

Lobster Media: An Image Marketplace Between Real People

By | Jul 26, 2016 at 11:00 am

While on the road to finding the global Startup Of The Year, we’re on a mission to feature and highlight as many rising stars as possible. From tech and hardware to entrepreneurs improving the accessibility of health information, each month dozens of new startups…

Trends

London

Make Your Next Tattoo a DIY Tattoo

By | Nov 9, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Here’s a fun question for you to think about: do you trust yourself enough to self-tattoo something on your own body? I ask because Dazed & Confused Magazine writer Thomas Gorton published an article this morning about a “personal tattoo gun that lets you…

Startups & Apps

London

A Robot Lawyer Has Overturned $160K in Parking Tickets

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 2:30 pm

A free artificial intelligence robot turned lawyer has gotten 160,000 parking tickets thrown out in London and New York—the parking fines in question totaled $4M. Okay, it’s not an official robot lawyer, but it functions as a public service to help the public deal with…

Location Based Services

London

Find Your Family, and Keep a Full Battery While Doing it

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 8:05 pm

For as connected as we all to each other these days, it never ceases to amaze me how incredibly easy it is to lose track of somebody. I don’t mean falling out of touch after you haven’t talked for a few years: I’m talking…

Profiles

London

From Punjab to Profit: Why I Moved my Startup to London’s Tech City

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

Facebook. Pinterest. Zenefits. Twitter. Jawbone. Uber. In the startup world, we are lead to to believe that unicorns are born in Silicon Valley. And in many cases, they are. Accelerators, incubators, meetups, and startup competitions all form part of a burgeoning ecosystem which relies…