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OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei's new startup wants to launch a smartphone in the US to take on Apple

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei’s new startup wants to launch a smartphone in the US to take on Apple

The telephone of nothing (1). Nothing UK-based consumer tech company Nothing is looking to the US, with ambitions to take Apples iPhone. The startup, the hardware company of Carl Pei – co-founder of Chinese mobile phone maker OnePlus – is in talks with US carriers about launching a new smartphone in the US, Pei told …

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"It's like networking on steroids": Sifted readers share their startup accelerator experiences

“It’s like networking on steroids”: Sifted readers share their startup accelerator experiences

Accelerators are one of the first steps in the journey of many startups. There are now hundreds of these cohort-based programs — which typically offer mentorship and support over a few weeks or months, plus potentially a cash injection — around the world. Without doubt the most famous accelerator in the world, the American Y …

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Tesla investor-backed startup promises $300,000 flying car by 2025: 'It's no more complicated than a Toyota Corolla'

Tesla investor-backed startup promises $300,000 flying car by 2025: ‘It’s no more complicated than a Toyota Corolla’

The promise of a future filled with flying cars is not new. For decades, futurists have touted the dream of your car taking off and hovering above a traffic jam. So the most interesting part of a recent prototype announcement from Santa Clara, Calif.-based Alef Aeronautics may not be the car itself, which Alef says …

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Do your kids keep losing their mittens?  Startup Stillwater has the answer

Do your kids keep losing their mittens? Startup Stillwater has the answer

Jill Kaufenberg, founder and CEO of Chopper Mill Inc., holds a selection of the mittens her company creates and sells near her office in Stillwater on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. (John Autey/Pioneer Press) It never failed. Every time Jill Kaufenberg bought a good pair of mittens for one of her three children, one of the …

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CIA Venture Capital Arm partners with ex-Googler start-up to 'protect the internet'

CIA Venture Capital Arm partners with ex-Googler start-up to ‘protect the internet’

Trust Lab was founded by a team of Big Tech alumni who came together in 2021 with one mission: to make online content moderation more transparent, accountable, and trustworthy. A year later, the company announced a “strategic partnership” with the CIA’s venture capital firm. Trust Lab’s core discourse is simple: global internet platforms like Facebook …

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Indian Startup Funding Holds Steady in November: Entrackr Report

The inflow of funds into Indian startups remained stable in November compared to the previous month. According to data compiled by fintrackr. This also included 23 undisclosed transactions. This corresponds to the amount raised in October which was $1.26 billion out of 94 transactions. So far, Indian startups have raised $25 billion in the past …

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Palmer Luckey's advocacy startup Anduril raises nearly $1.5 billion

Palmer Luckey’s advocacy startup Anduril raises nearly $1.5 billion

Defense tech start-up Anduril has raised nearly $1.5 billion in the second-largest U.S. venture capital round of the year, marking a milestone for tech startups trying to break into the notoriously difficult field of defense procurement. Anduril said the investment values ​​it at $7 billion, excluding new funds it raises, compared to $4.2 billion 18 …

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eFounders transforms into Hexa, a portfolio company of startup studios

eFounders transforms into Hexa, a portfolio company of startup studios

Over the past 11 years, eFounders has refined the startup studio model in Europe. The company has helped launch more than 30 different startups, including three unicorns – Spendesk, Aircall and Front. While things seem to be going well for the startup studio, eFounders is pivoting — sort of. Starting today, eFounders becomes Hexa, a …

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Generation Start-up: how Crunch can help people better manage their money

Generation Start-up: how Crunch can help people better manage their money

Realizing that diligent personal finance management is essential for a well-balanced professional and personal life is the inspiration behind Crunch, a Dubai-based FinTech startup. Crunch is a new personal finance management app that aims to empower people by allowing them to manage their money, grow their net worth, and achieve financial wellness through one secure …

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