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Why This Startup Left Silicon Valley And Moved Back To Australia

99Designs, founded in 2008, is “the world’s largest online graphic design marketplace.” The platform matches freelance designers worldwide with entrepreneurs, businesses and creatives. They have serviced over 450,000 customers, connected over 1 million designers and paid out over $200 million to date. In terms of size, this appears significant. However what is telling about the startup’s story

Brazil kicks off startup internationalization plan

The Brazilian government will invest 3 million reais a year ($920,000) in a program to internationalize startups. Dubbed StartOut Brasil, the program will select up to 15 ventures per immersion cycle to participate in “missions” abroad. The first mission will take place between December 3-8 in Paris. Some 14 startups will participate, many being biotechnology

Startup Looks to Boost VR Resolution by 70 Percent

The grainy resolution of current virtual reality headsets — even powerful ones like the Oculus Rift — isn’t likely to impress people used to watching an HDTV, let alone a 4K set. To change that, a Finnish startup called Varjo is working on a new VR headset design that it says has a resolution 70 times greater than the

Why Fintech Startups Need Smart Analytics

Financial technology has been all the rage these days, and there’s no shortage of fintech startups popping up across the globe. However, investments have been slowing down, indicating that the industry is reaching saturation for certain verticals. As such, startups should expect stiff competition. In addition to increasingly fierce competition and possible consolidation in the