His company, Influitive, a Canadian startup with deep North American roots, made the move to go global a year ago, and the results of the journey were surprising. Read more on OurCrowd Portfolio Insights here.
A fund sponsored by Toyota Motor and others has taken a stake in an Israeli robot developer, highlighting a broader trend of stepped-up collaboration between Japanese and Israeli companies in such cutting-edge areas as robotics and cybersecurity. Read more on Nikkei Asian Review here.
Kia Benhia from PowWow Mobile said application strategies fit into one of four Rs that include retiring, refactoring, rewriting and replacing applications. Read more on Forbes here.
For Ryan Rzepecki, the CEO and founder of Social Bicycles, he had to change his entire business model this past year – otherwise, his company may not survive. Watch the video on Entrepreneur here.
Kenna Security, a leader in vulnerability and cyber risk management, has been named a finalist in the 2017-2018 Cloud Awards Program for its entry in the Security Innovation of the Year category. Read more on PRWeb here.
Hyperloop One set a new company record when it reached a blistering 242 mph outside of Las Vegas on Friday — and days later, it gained a famous billionaire. Read more on Mashable here.
Insurance is a pretty tricky business that depends on a lot of data science to right-size coverage — and Lemonade is one of the first completely new entrants in the market to design a soup-to-nuts insurance business for the smartphone era. Read more on TechCrunch here.
Virgin Hyperloop One set a test speed record of nearly 240 miles per hour during its third phase of testing at its site in Nevada. Watch the video on Business Insider here.
The Wells Fargo wagon pulled ahead of its Big Apple competition this year, as the global bank slid into first place among originators of commercial loans in New York City, according to new data from CrediFi. Read more on Commercial Observer here.
This blood delivery drone is saving lives. Silicon Valley startup Zipline wants to change the way medical supplies are delivered. Read more on Business Insider here.