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Uber for Trucks: A list of popular on-demand trucking startups across the globe

It seems that we have applied the on-demand business model to almost anything we could lay our eyes upon – cab bookings, doctor appointments, movie tickets, home services, food delivery – the list is endless.

The latest addition to the on-demand economy are the Uber for trucking companies. You can simply use a mobile app to get access to trucks and drivers who help you to move your stuff. The service is also available for enterprises who can increase the efficiency of their supply chain and cut down logistics costs.

Irish Woman Wins Australian Top Women in Tech Award Real Wire Tue, 08/06/2019 - 05:06

Dublin & Sydney, 6th August 2019: ConX, a platform connecting contractors in the construction industry, co-founded and headed by Irish entrepreneur Annie Slattery, scooped Australia’s top award for ‘Women in Tech’ start-ups.

Annie Slattery, an entrepreneur originally from Clontarf in Dublin, launched ConX in 2014, to digitally transform how construction contractors find and win work. The top award was part of a pitch competition in the wake of the largest women technologists’ conference, the Grace Hopper Celebration, Hopper Down Under held in Australia for the first time earlier this week.

Why Buying, Not Building, a Business Makes More Sense

Many people like the idea of launching their own business and leaving the 9-to-5 behind to become their own boss. But you don’t need to come up with a revolutionary idea to start your own business. You don’t even need to start anything if you don’t want to.

Instead, the best option might be to buy an existing business.

These days, many businesses operate exclusively online, and purchasing websites is easier than ever. You might find that you are more skilled at taking over a business than starting one from scratch.

Why Buy a Business?

There are many reasons why buying a business makes sense.

Start-up Businesses One Can Begin with No Cash at the Outset

With job industry heading towards saturation, starting up home-based online venture can also serve as a great relief for maintaining a decent amount of income. Majority of the people are not aware of the fact and even if they know they won’t believe that having a small or even negligible business setup can make a huge difference in the overall source of income for a person.

On the top of everything, the good news is that starting an online business venture from the comfort of the home does not seek significant investment. Considering the spirit of doing something good, let’s have a look at some of the unique business ideas that do not require investing huge amount of capital.

Creating Startup Event and Making a Splash

The value of a proper PR in the startup launch is simply invaluable, however, even the best PR can’t spin a mundane startup entry in order to make it into something epic. For this to happen, your marketers need to have some decent source material. Needless to say, what better way to do so than to create a startup event that’s going to make a splash on its own. Apart from providing you with some impressive networking opportunities early on, it is also an incredible way to present your staff and your corporate values to the world. With this in mind and without further ado, here are several tips on how to make a great startup event.

Tech Trailblazers Awards for Innovative Startups Announced

The Tech Trailblazers Awards are pleased to announce the winners and runners-up of 2017 in fourteen categories. Tech Trailblazers Awards focus on startups under 6 years old, highlighting up-and-coming and established technology talent globally. Entries are judged by an esteemed panel of judges, all leaders in the respective fields, as well as by public vote. The judging was made all the more difficult given the high level of innovation and number of entries. 

Tech Trailblazers Awards Fifth Edition Winners and Runners Up

DeviceBits Accepted Into UpRamp Accelerator Program

COLUMBUS, Ohio – August 29, 2017 – DeviceBits, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) software company that offers predictive, self-learning platforms that help companies adopt self-service customer support materials, announced today it has been accepted as one of the four later-stage start-ups into the UpRamps Fiterator® program. Fiterator is a graduate program for later-stage startups who already have a product, and are now looking for market opportunities in the global cable/broadband industry.

Big Names are Working to Acquire Cloud Computing Startups

The cloud computing marketplace is an evolving landscape filled with corporate giants, plucky startups, and creative innovators intent on launching the next big cloud breakthrough. In this constantly shifting environment, many cloud competitors are diligently working on ways to get an edge over their rivals. Part of this strategy, at least on the part of the larger cloud companies, involves acquiring cloud startups that feature unique services and products.

Altocloud Receives $2 Million Funding and Launches Predictive Communications Platform for Online Sales

The year is still young, but it is already a busy one for software startup, Altocloud. The Mountain View, California company just announced $2 million seed funding and the commercial availability of its predictive communications platform for customer sales and engagement. The funding, led by Delta Partners, Digicel Group and ACT Venture Capital, brings Altocloud’s total funding to $3 million.