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As Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others continue to battle it out for cloud dominance, each company is looking to gain every advantage they can. This is especially true for Microsoft and Google, as AWS already has such a dominant position in cloud computing that the onus is on others ...

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As I noted previously, one of the most interesting content sources out there for those interested in the startup world is Tomaz Tunguz’s blog. Previously I highlighted some interesting information he had dug up on the correlation between the location of your startup and its ability to raise capital, ...

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In an earlier post, I profiled document security technology firm docTrackr. docTrackr is a startup out of Boston that provides enterprises with the ability to track all of their e-mail attachments once they have left the corporate firewall. The company's technology allow company employees to track who has opened their ...

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In a previous post, I profiled the Washington, DC-based startup accelerator 1776. As with many accelerators, 1776 startups receive mentorship, corporate connections, access to capital, media attention, and a pipeline of top talent—the raw materials critical for innovators to succeed. believes that Washington, DC offers startups unique resources that can ...

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One of the major new trends within enterprise IT is the use of big data within the enterprise. As I noted in previous posts, startups such as SiSense and Skytree are leading the way in big data innovation. What I did not realize was the sheer scale of money being ...

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I In my previous post, I noted how Bitcoin startup Coinbase raised $25 million in a round led by Mark Andreessen. Now comes more recent news about some major investments going into Bitcoin startups. First, Bitcoin startup Xapo raised $20 million in a round led by Benchmark capital and Fortress ...

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As someone who loves following the latest startup news, I've been keenly following the latest on bitcoin startups that get funded. I must admit I still cannot entirely wrap my head around bitcoin. For example, is bitcoin a giant bubble or not? is it a real currency or more ...

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In my previous blog post, I noted that two business school professors had released a list of the Top 15 Startup Accelerators. The authors of the study – Yael Hochberg and Susan Cohen -  relied on publicly available data from Crunchbase. One of the things that some readers were ...

As those following the tech startups scene have undoubtedly noticed, we have seen a proliferation of accelerators in the last several years. Most accelerators provide a combination of a small amount of initial capital and mentoring support, both of which are designed to assist a startup from the very ...

In a previous post, I profiled Israeli venture capital fund Jerusalem Venture Partners, and highlighted their fantastic track record investing in Israeli cybersecurity startups. Just as an example, JVP was also an investor in two Israeli cybersec startups that received major investments from GE and IBM. In the ...

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