VSM

VIRAL STREET MEDIA

  • New incubator will promote sustainable mining in Saudi Arabia.

    New incubator will promote sustainable mining in Saudi Arabia.

    MAKKAH: Nuthree, an exploration incubator initiative for entrepreneurship in geology and mining, has been launched at the Saudi Geological Survey’s headquarters in Jeddah. The project seeks to create.

  • For Europe to emulate Silicon Valley’s tech success, it should change its startup funding model.

    For Europe to emulate Silicon Valley’s tech success, it should change its startup funding model.

    Tech startups will be enthused by the news that Silicon Valley venture capital (VC) veteran General Catalyst is on the verge of raising US$6 billion (£4.8 billion) for backing new companies. It comes hot on the heels of an announcement from Andreessen Horowitz, another major VC, of a new US$7.2 billion investment fund. These are among the largest fundraisings…

  • Powering Sustainability Through Partnerships | INSEAD Knowledge.

    Powering Sustainability Through Partnerships | INSEAD Knowledge.

    Large corporations have a crucial role to play in ensuring that countries adhere to the Paris Agreement and achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. However, many companies are struggling to fulfil their net-zero pledges, citing issues such as challenges with reducing indirect (Scope 3) emissions, the lack of viable technology and potentially conflicting regulations. One way for…

  • Higala Raises Seed Funding.

    Higala Raises Seed Funding.

    Higala, a Manila, Philippines-based startup providing an inclusive instant payment system (IIPS), raised an undisclosed amount in Seed funding.   Backers were Talino Venture Studios, and Chemonics International. The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and development efforts. Led by President and CEO Vice Catudio, Higala promotes inclusion by lowering the cost of real-time payments, which helps financial institutions to reasonably price their instant payments.…

  • His $2,000-a-Month Side Hustle Now Sees $10+ Million a Year.

    His $2,000-a-Month Side Hustle Now Sees $10+ Million a Year.

    This Side Hustle Spotlight Q&A features Darpan Munjal, founder and CEO of Atom, the AI-powered startup ecosystem “on its way to becoming the go-to naming and branding destination.” Image Credit: Courtesy of Atom. Darpan Munjal. When did you start your side hustle, and where did you find the inspiration for it? The inspiration for my side…

  • Leadership lessons on scaling start-ups.

    Leadership lessons on scaling start-ups.

    Scaling is no easy feat. Even companies that develop successful products have a greater than 80 percent chance of failure. Fast-growth companies face constant growing pains, especially at critical inflection points, and investors attribute 65 percent of failures in their portfolios to people and organizational issues. Best-in-class B2B software-as-a-service (SaaS) company innovators can serve as examples…

  • Limit Reached – Join the EU-Startups CLUB.

    Limit Reached – Join the EU-Startups CLUB.

    €147/Quarter This option is ideal for corporates and investors who want to stay up-to-date regarding Europe’s most promising startups, have full access to our startup database, while also having the opportunity to post unlimited (free) job posts on the EU-Startups Job Board. The membership fee will be billed quarterly (excluding VAT). Unrestricted Access to 7500+…

  • Strategies For Ensuring You’re Ready To Launch Your First Startup.

    Strategies For Ensuring You’re Ready To Launch Your First Startup.

    Strategies For Ensuring You’re Ready To Launch Your First Startup   Launching your first startup is an exhilarating journey that blends innovation with the promise of market disruption. You may envision yourself as the next Zuckerberg or Gates, ready to take on the world’s challenges with innovation, grit, and a cool office. However, the road…

  • The State of Main Street Heading Into Small Business Week.

    The State of Main Street Heading Into Small Business Week.

    Despite the moniker attached to their segment, small businesses loom large in the American economy.  And with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrating National Small Business Week starting Sunday (April 28), the staying power of entrepreneurship in the U.S. is top of mind for both small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as well as the solution providers…

  • The Tortured Venture Capitalists Department.

    The Tortured Venture Capitalists Department.

    As the only non-venture capitalist on the More or Less podcast, I sometimes view these episodes as my window into VC therapy. And so, with Taylor Swift on my mind, I felt the angst of my VC compatriots as we recorded this week. We spent most of the time talking about another asset class: hedge…

Got any book recommendations?