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Nokia And Microsoft Vets Form Startup Varjo, Aim To Make VR Right With ‘Human Eye-Resolution’ Headset

To create effective and convincing virtual reality experiences, be it on a mobile VR system or a full-fledged VR headset, manufacturers should make sure their device features a…

How To Build A Startup That Has An Unfair Advantage

The team, the product and the size of the market: these three ingredients are typically preached to us as the key to a successful startup. But what if…

The latest in the Binary Capital blowup — and what it means for startup investing

Binary Capital, the San Francisco-based early stage fund whose cofounder, Justin Caldbeck, resigned this past Sunday, is shutting down for all practical purposes. A source tells Bloomberg that…

Just a few more weeks to apply for Startup Battlefield Africa

Startups in sub-Saharan Africa, your time is running out. You have just a few short weeks to apply for TechCrunch’s inaugural Startup Battlefield Africa competition, so those looking…

Mysterious stealth gaming startup Wonder announces $14 million in funding

Ah, another day, another stealth mobile gaming startup getting funded by Shakira. LA-based Wonder announced today that it has closed a Series A round of funding led by Grishin Robotics and…

Food startup Authenticook gets Rs 1.45cr from Booking.com

Flush with a grant of Rs 1.45 crore (200,000 euros), food startup Authenticook today said it is expecting to increase the number of cities covered by four-times to…

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro announces $100M startup fund

Security firm Trend Micro is the latest corporate to jump into the startup investment world after it unveiled a $100 million corporate fund today. It is predominantly looking at…

ISRAEL’S MOSSAD IS LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD STARTUPS

She Mossad meets Sequoia Capital, one of the world’s top venture capital firms, in a new technological innovation fund called Libertad. That’s rights, after excelling in various forms…

Why BSE Sensex companies should fear new-age startups

India-focussed technology venture capital fund IDG Ventures India has raised about Rs 2,600 crore over the last 10 years of which it has invested about Rs 1,700 crore…

AimBrain, a startup that uses biometric authentication to fight fintech fraud, raises £4M Series A

AimBrain, a London startup that offers “biometric identity” as a service to help fintech companies and other financial institutions fight fraud, has raised £4 million in Series A…