Category Archives: startups

57 startups in the subscription ecommerce market

CB Insights: To understand the current market landscape, we used CB Insights data to create a market map of subscription e-commerce startups. The market map includes only startups offering subscriptions for physical goods — either of their own items, or … Continue reading

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Tech Startups in Asia Including 37 Unicorns in China

CB Insights: Asia is the earth’s largest and most populous continent. Nearly one-third of the world’s private “unicorn” companies that are valued at $1B+, are headquartered there, 52 unicorn companies total. China holds the most, with over two-thirds (71%) of … Continue reading

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European Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Startups

@ProjectJunoAI: Until recently, [Europe’s] contribution to the innovation and commercialisation of machine intelligence technologies has been under-appreciated. We now see growing self-confidence borne of the success, and continued presence, of local acquired startups like VocalIQ, Swiftkey, Deepmind, Magic Pony Technology, … Continue reading

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82 Startups Disrupting the Healthcare Industry

CB Insights: Care Planning: Companies creating tools to aid in the development of, and compliance with, treatment plans. An example is Dbaza Health, which built a digital solution to complement chronic disease management. Supply Management: Companies developing digital tools to aid in handling … Continue reading

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133 Startups Disrupting Brick-and-Mortar Retail

CB Insights: Augmented/Virtual Reality Tools – Startups that leverage augmented or virtual reality to aid retailers in layout of stores and the design of promotional displays. InContext Solutions, which has worked with clients like Walmart, Nestle, and Kellogg’s, lets brands visualize marketing … Continue reading

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48 Startups Disrupting the Warehouse

CB Insights: Warehouse & inventory management software – These companies offer software-as-a-service platforms, generally cloud-based, for warehouse management and inventory tracking functions. Temando leads with $50M in funding, and works with Asos, Trademe, Krispy Kreme, and more. UK-based Peoplevox ($6M in funding) … Continue reading

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How Long Have America’s Firms Been in Business?

Source: U.S. Census Bureau Among the 5.4 million U.S. firms with paid employees, 481,981, or 8.9 percent, had been in business for less than two years in 2014, according to findings from the U.S. Census Bureau’s inaugural Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs. … Continue reading

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