Edge will chair the Irish chapter of Endeavor, a global not-for-profit organisation that supports and accelerates high-impact entrepreneurs by connecting them with talent and with global peer and mentor networks as well as connecting business owners to funding sources. The other members of Endeavor’s founding board include Anne Heraty the...
Hajjah Glover didn’t have access to healthy food growing up in West Philadelphia. Her mom shopped at dollar stores or chain convenience stores that didn’t carry much quality produce, she said.  “My normal was going to the corner store. My normal was eating junk food, that became my normal,” Glover...
Africa has an immense energy crisis. In a continent with a population of close to 1 billion, over 625 million people are without power. According to the International Energy Agency, that makes up 68% of the population. This is ironic considering the fact that Africa has an abundance of...
Robert Schoelkopf, at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, with a refrigerating device that cools superconducting qubits to just above absolute zero.Credit: Roger Kisby/Redux/eyevine Robert Schoelkopf spent more than 15 years studying the building blocks of quantum computers until, in 2015, he decided it was time to start...
A new study of blockchain investments by Outlier Ventures in early-stage rounds reveals that $23.7 billion has been raised since 2013 with the focus moving from pure cryptocurrency to new applications. Blockchain and Web 3.0 venture capital firm Outlier Ventures has published it’s latest Investments in Blockchain report, which provides...
August 23rd, 2019, Bengaluru: Samarthanam, a 22 year young National Award-winning disability-focused NGO launched India’s first-ever Assistive Technology Conclave this Friday, 23rd August 2019. The conclave focused on Tech Startups for Disability. This half-day conclave brought together some of the best assistive technology startups, investors and leaders from the corporate...
Our partners Registers of Scotland sat down with Alex Stanley, founder of Onigo, to discuss his Geovation experience and our newly launched joint PropTech and GeoTech Accelerator Programme in Scotland. “You are going to receive the business support you will need through funding, office space and content, as well as...
Start-ups in the region and world-over aren’t afraid to collaborate. In fact, they are keen on leveraging the power of collaboration to expand and innovate. While there are several successful start-up collaborations in the region, here’s a look at a global example – a partnership between Appear Here and...
Yield Lab has announced a new accelerator programme which will offer €500,000 in support for agritech start-ups. It will support up to five companies with a support of €100,000 each, €75,000 of which will be in cash with the remaining €25,000 worth of services and support. It will also...
Budget 2019: Start-ups have been complaining and making representations to the government for about a year with regard to they receiving I-T notices.Union Budget 2019 India: The head of country’s income tax policy-making body Saturday assured the start-up community that all concerns related to ‘angel tax’ have been “sorted...