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THE RISE OF ANDROID: How a flailing startup became the world's biggest computing platform

He oversaw the robotics department at Google until he left the company in 2014 to focus on his own startup incubator, which is listed as being called Playground.global on Rubin’s LinkedIn profile. 26 more words

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Meet the head of Bayer's U.S. Science Hub: Chris Haskell

Xcell is a startup that initially had two founders focusing on the … DDD: What features do you think help Bayer’s incubator stand out among the competition, especially in a bustling tech hub like San Francisco? 24 more words

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Secret Is Working On New Apps, Won’t Shut Down Original Product

But, contrary to some reports, Secret itself is not shutting down, nor is the startup pivoting into a life as an app incubator. “We often talk internally about ways to build upon what we’ve created, but we do not have plans to shut down Secret … 17 more words

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10 Lessons From The Pitch: How To Pitch Your Startup And Win, SxSW Style

I had the privilege of judging two different pitch competitions during SxSW 2015: the SxSW Accelerator Finals and the Austin Technology Incubator Finals … Yet, at the startup stage of a company, your story is often still being formulated, and there … 16 more words

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Aviva Investors backs Imperial College's startup incubator

Aviva Investors is backing a £150 million Imperial College London development to support science start-ups as it returns to White City amid the area’s £2 billion regeneration. 30 more words

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Startup in London? Here’s how the capital’s funding scene is changing

This directly provided funding can range from a typical £10,000 to £20,000 for roughly 8 per cent equity, all the way up to £500,000 at EcoMachines, an incubator which focuses on hardware in the energy sector. 24 more words

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Meet Meerkat: the catalyst to a livestreaming revolution

Twitter isn’t the only one not entirely thrilled with Meerkat. Startup incubator Y Combinator hosted their demo day this week—an event during which startups present themselves to potential investors—and banned the use of Meerkat by audience members … 16 more words

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