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WSGR Entrepreneurs Report – Private Company Financing Trends (2016 Q4)

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) presents the latest edition of The Entrepreneurs Report. In this issue, they have compiled a range of data on venture financing transactions in which the firm was involved in Q4 2016, with the objective of identifying relevant trends in activity and valuation levels for the U.S. venture capital industry in general. In addition, they

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Swedish Tax Rules Cost Tech Unicorn Key Executives – Bloomberg

Swedish Tax Rules Cost Tech Unicorn Key Executives – Bloomberg Payments startup Klarna, one of Europe’s few unicorns, is losing senior executives because of Sweden’s tax on stock options issued by employers, which can be as high as 67%. Sweden’s tech startups have protested the law that imposes the heavy taxes. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-11/lack-of-lucrative-stock-options-causes-exits-at-swedish-startup About Us We are the Trusted Source For

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Honda Enters Partnership with DRIVE New Smart Mobility Innovation Center in Tel Aviv – Honda

Honda Enters Partnership with DRIVE New Smart Mobility Innovation Center in Tel Aviv – Honda To expand its in-market support of Israeli startups and entrepreneurs, Honda Silicon Valley Lab of Honda R&D Americas, Inc. announced a partnership with DRIVE, the new smart mobility innovation center that opened in Tel Aviv, Israel. http://world.honda.com/worldnews/2017/c170216New-Smart-Mobility-Innovation-Center-Tel-Aviv.html About Us We are the Trusted Source For

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The FTC’s Internet of Things (IoT) Challenge – Krebs on Security

The FTC’s Internet of Things (IoT) Challenge – Krebs on Security One of the biggest cybersecurity stories of 2016 was the surge in online attacks caused by poorly-secured “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices such as Internet routers, security cameras, digital video recorders (DVRs) and smart appliances. Many readers here have commented with ideas about how to counter vulnerabilities caused by

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Venture Capitalists say 2017 will be a big year for startups – Bloomberg

Venture Capitalists say 2017 will be a big year for startups – Bloomberg Venture capitalists are bracing for a busy year. They point to a rebound in the initial public offering market, large stockpiles of cash from investors, a surging stock market, potential tax reforms that could free up corporate cash, and increased interest among nontech companies in buying startups.

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10 Steps to Perfect Your Startup Pitch – Stanford Business

10 Steps to Perfect Your Startup Pitch – Stanford Business Startup guru Guy Kawasaki explains why asking investors for money is like online dating. In a talk to the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Kawasaki shared the following 10 key insights that can help you perfect your pitch in world of raising startup money. https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/10-steps-perfect-your-startup-pitch

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Startups Create Blockchain-based Solar Energy Exchanges – Reuters

Startups Create Blockchain-based Solar Energy Exchanges – Reuters About 40 startups scattered around the globe are developing blockchain-based microgrids that let individuals trade solar-generated electricity with their neighbors. Supporters say using blockchain streamlines the buying and selling of electricity by eliminating the need for a third-party enforcer. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-energy-usa-blockchain-idUSKBN171003 About Us We are the Trusted Source For Educating and Supporting over

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Website Malware Targets Mobile Platforms – Sucuri Security

Website Malware Targets Mobile Platforms – Sucuri Security Navigating the web on a mobile device can be tricky even when you’re browsing clean sites. If hackers are involved, the frustration of a pop-up can turn into the dangerous possibility of harmful mobile malware. The increase in mobile internet browsing has prompted attackers to adapt their techniques, targeting mobile-specific platforms and

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Spain’s Telefónica Using Data Analytics to Win Bicycle Races – Bloomberg

Spain’s Telefónica Using Data Analytics to Win Bicycle Races – Bloomberg Telefónica, a Madrid-based company that sponsors Nairo Quintana’s team under the name of its retail unit, Movistar, says the challenge can be met by better understanding the flood of information teams gather on riders during training and throughout the grueling three-week competitions known as the grand tours. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-16/cyclists-hunt-for-an-edge-this-time-it-s-data-not-drugs About

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How Blockchains Could Change the World – McKinsey Global Institute

How Blockchains Could Change the World – McKinsey Global Institute Ignore Bitcoin’s challenges. In this interview, Don Tapscott explains why blockchains, the technology underpinning the cryptocurrency, have the potential to revolutionize the world economy. http://www.mckinsey.com/industries/high-tech/our-insights/how-blockchains-could-change-the-world About Us We are the Trusted Source For Educating and Supporting over 500,000 Entrepreneurs in 195 Countries. Founded in 1996 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization,

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