Dan Vahdat of Medopad discusses the importance of the Chinese market for the company's road map.
Atrium CEO Justin Kan discusses the concept of his one-year-old legal tech start-up, which raised $65 million in its latest funding round.
Project Loon makes internet-delivery balloons to provide access in remote locations, and "graduated" from Alphabet's X research division to become its own independent business in July.
The Zero1 helmet has been rated as best at reducing head impacts two years in a row by the NFL. Now, players from almost every team are wearing the Zero1, and the company has a contract with the military to improve combat helmets.
Allbirds Co-CEO Joey Zwillinger discusses what's driving his start-up's expansion into brick-and-mortar when other retailers are scaling back.
Dan Roth, LinkedIn editor-in-chief, discusses LinkedIn's new list at the top start-ups where people want to work.
A blockchain start-up dubbed the "world computer" raised $102 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz and crypto hedge fund Polychain Capital, among others.
SkyRyse envisions a future where we will be able to fly over traffic in autonomous helicopters.
Silicon Valley is awash in money from private investors who are hoping to find the next unicorn, those $1 billion-plus start-ups like Uber and Airbnb.
JERUSALEM, Aug 21- Israel on Tuesday outlawed the import and sale of e-cigarettes made by Silicon Valley startup Juul Labs, citing public health concerns given their nicotine content. A statement by Israel's Health Ministry said the Juul device was banned because it contains nicotine at a concentration higher than 20 milligrams per milliliter and poses "a...
Aug 21- Car-sharing startup Getaround Inc has raised about $300 million in the latest funding round led by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, the San Francisco- based firm said on Tuesday. The company, founded in 2013, has been operating its car-sharing service in 66 U.S. cities including San Francisco, Chicago and Washington D.C.. The startup, which partners with Ford...
*Since Aug. 1 Vietnam launch, captures 15 pct of Ho Chi Minh mkt. JAKARTA, Aug 17- Go-Jek, Indonesia's first billion-dollar startup, is "extremely close" to achieving profitability in all its segments, except transportation, its founder and CEO Nadiem Makarim told Reuters. Already a market leader in Indonesia, where it processes more than 100 million transactions for...
DoorDash CEO Tony Xu says he plans to use the money to work toward serving every city in the U.S. and Canada and getting more restaurants on board.
Tony Xu, DoorDash CEO, joins the 'Squawk Box' team in an exclusive interview to discuss the company's newest $4 billion valuation and how the food delivery start-up works.
JAKARTA, Aug 17- Go-Jek, Indonesia's first billion-dollar startup, is "extremely close" to achieving profitability in all its segments, except transportation, its founder and CEO Nadiem Makarim told Reuters. Already a market leader in Indonesia, where it processes more than 100 million transactions for its 20-25 million monthly users, Go-Jek is now looking to...
BEIJING, Aug 15- U.S. startup incubator Y Combinator said it is establishing a China unit, its first dedicated overseas office, which will be headed by Baidu Inc's former chief operating officer Qi Lu. Qi will be able to take what makes YC work and adapt it for China, " Sam Altman, president of YC Group said in a blog post. In his new role, Lu will also become the head of YC...
Ucommune founder Mao Daqing says the company is primarily considering listing in Hong Kong but is open to other locations such as the United States.
For the start-ups, the pots of money are changing the normal way of building a tech company. They must move even faster, expand their ambitions and collect more investment money than ever — even if they might not be ready, the NYT reports.
Start-ups are seen as the future of work, but it's the private firms that have already grown beyond that stage. These companies, scale-ups, will create the most jobs and shape local economies — and require far more attention from political leaders.
Eric Gnock Fah of Klook discusses the challenges faced when expanding the business across markets in Asia.