Category Archives: startups

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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99 Startups Disrupting the Restaurant Industry

CB Insights: Table-top self-service ordering & payment devices – Companies like E la Carte, with its Presto dining system, provide interactive tablets that let guests scroll through digital menus, place orders by touchscreen, and pay by card directly from the table. E … Continue reading

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Startups and Job Creation in the U.S.

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106 Cybersecurity Startups

CB Insights: Network & Endpoint Security: This is the largest category in our market map and includes startups like Red Canary, which specializes in protecting enterprise computer networks from vulnerabilities that arise as a result of remotely bridging users’ laptops, tablets, … Continue reading

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Fastest $1B+ Exits For VC-Backed Companies

CB Insights: Walmart bought Jet.com for $3.3B a little over a year after the site was officially launched…Airwatch represents the fastest acquisition post-investment, selling the company to VMWare about a year after raising a gigantic $200M growth equity round (Airwatch … Continue reading

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41 WeddingTech Startups Transforming Your Wedding

CB Insights: As US couples’ average wedding spend has grown—to a whopping $32,000+, according to the most recent national survey by The Knot—investors have poured funding into startups aiming to ease the process from the proposal to the thank-you notes. … Continue reading

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77 Startups Disrupting the Agriculture Industry

CB Insights: We define agriculture tech as technology increasing the efficiency of farms, in the form of software, sensors, aerial-based data, internet-based distribution channels (marketplaces), and tools for technology-enabled farming that doesn’t require the traditional setting and inputs. Farm Management … Continue reading

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