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17 fintech businesses that could one day be worth over $1 billion

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LONDON — GP Bullhound, a boutique investment bank focused on tech, on Thursday published an in-depth report looking at the global fintech industry. 1,101 more words

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7 startups that were massively funded that died in 2017

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Where there’s life, there’s death, and Silicon Valley is no different.

For every billion dollar unicorn, there are endless numbers of start-ups that have passed into the ether – laying off their engineers in matching, branded t-shirts; closing down their game rooms filled with ping-pong tables; and leaving heartfelt goodbye notes for customers on their soon-to-be defunct websites. 682 more words

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ETHEREUM COFOUNDER: There is ‘a ticking time bomb’ in cryptocurrencies

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caption Ethereum is up about 1,700% over the last year. source MI

Ethereum, the red-hot rival to bitcoin, has been on a tear, but one of its founders said the latest trend in the cryptocurrency space may not be as good for the cryptocurrency as some might think, … 271 more words

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VCs love insurance, even if you don’t

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Most people hate shopping for insurance, and they don’t enjoy talking about it either. That’s probably why you’re unlikely to hear about the industry’s current transformation in conversation, even in startup circles. 684 more words

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A Luxembourg VC has raised a $170 million fund to invest in European and Israeli startups

Luxembourg-headquartered venture capital firm Mangrove announced on Wednesday that it has raised a $170 million (£130 million) fund to invest in European and Israeli startups. Mangrove has raised four other funds of the same size and now has over $1 billion (£770 million) under management. 35 more words

Ethereum Co-Founder Says the Crypto Coin Market Is a Ticking Time-Bomb

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Initial coin offerings, a means of crowdfunding for blockchain-technology companies, have caught so much attention that even the co-founder of the ethereum network, where many of these digital coins are built, says it’s time for things to cool down in a big way. 560 more words

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Well Beings: Meet The 30 Under 30 Founders Disrupting The Health And Wellness Space

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Healthier living with the Forbes 30 Under 30, in 30 words or less.

Alexandra Zatarain

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Her high-tech mattress (she has raised $13 million from backers) tracks your sleep patterns and connects to other smart devices–it can set an alarm and brew your morning coffee. 206 more words

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