Your ecosystem probably has a lot in common with Melbourne, Australia: growth in startups, support organizations, and enthusiasm. So now what? How do you sustain and increase this to realize economic gains? Pay attention to what Melbourne and Victoria are doing, and let’s apply the lessons learned.
Roughly five years after the launch of its first fund in 2013, Female Founders Fund (F3) has closed on $27 million for its latest seed fund — backed by some of the startup world’s top women entrepreneurs and investors.
The Seattle tech community is following Amazon’s lead, publicly pressing the City Council to drop a proposed tax on top-earning companies to fund affordable housing and homeless services. On Tuesday afternoon, 130 startup founders, CEOs, venture capitalists, and other business leaders issued an open…
Alan Rosling - In recent years, India has seen a surge in new business creation, powered by digital technologies, greater availability of risk capital, supportive Government policy and a profound cultural change favouring entrepreneurship, especially among younger people,
I recently attended Dell Technology World, which shone a light on one of Michael Dell’s passions: addressing the lack of gender diversity in the tech industry. Some time back he asked the most powerful woman at Dell, CCO Karen Quintos, to spearhead an effort to fix the problem. One of the leading experts on the problem, Howard Ross of Cook Ross, indicated it was getting worse – not better.
If Gainesville truly wants to be a “smart city,” it should be tapping into knowledge at the University of Florida to improve city services and solve pressing community problems.Thankfully that has been happening in the last couple years to a greater degree than perhaps ever before. UF’s strategic development plan and city partnership have meant more university students are working with city departments and researchers are studying local challenges involving early childhood