They’re creating an average of 760 U.S. jobs each, the study finds. Space X’s Elon Musk, Zenefits’ Laks Srini, Uber’s Garrett Camp, and Palentir’s Peter Thiel are all founders of billion-dollar startups and they’re also all immigrants.
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Even with the fastest growing startup ecosystem in the world, India is a bleak place for women entrepreneurs. India was ranked 29th, in a new study of 31 countries, for the support it provides to women entrepreneurs.
All of the venture capitalists that are worth more than $1 billion are all men. Most of these men have invested in Groupon, LinkedIn, Skype, YouTube, Paypal, Facebook and others. Chances are, you are legally barred from joining their exclusive investors’ club.
Startup activity was in a slump just five years ago. According to the 2015 Kauffman Index, things are looking up.
Last Friday, Google opened its first campus for startups and entrepreneurs in Asia, in a glitzy neighborhood of South Korea’s capital Seoul.
Square CEO Jack Dorsey said in a recent interview that the company has advanced more than $100 million in small business financing to 20,000 over the last year.
You have no product, traction, or even a working prototype, but you have an idea for a startup. Well then you could still get up to $500,000 from a new wave of venture capitalists. These “pre-seed investors” will be happy to fund your future business endeavor.
For most of us the recent news of Pinterest acquiring a two-person startup was probably a head scratcher. It shouldn’t be.
By Dave Mayer If you’re new to Colorado or have recently found yourself in and around the Colorado Technology Community, you’ve probably noticed something strange. We actually like one another. We’re friends with our competitors and we like to help strangers. We help out at every turn.
When governments provide citizens with economic security, research shows that they embolden them to take more risks.