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Dott, Lime and Tier selected for London e‑scooter trial
by Rebecca Bellan on 17. May 2021 at 23:07
Transport for London and London Councils have announced Dott, Lime and Tier Mobility as the winners of its prized e‑scooter pilot, confirming last month’s suspicions based on job postings by the companies. Last year, the government legalized e‑scooter rental trials by local authorities, although private e‑scooter riding is still illegal. This legislation spurred the launch of
Canoo is being investigated by the SEC
by Kirsten Korosec on 17. May 2021 at 22:47
Canoo, the Los Angeles-based electric vehicle startup that debuted on the Nasdaq public exchange earlier this year, is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, just months after its merger with special purpose acquisition company Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. The investigation is broad, covering the Hennessy’s initial public offering and merger with Canoo,
Bosta raises $6.7M to expand e‑commerce delivery business across Africa and MENA
by Tage Kene-Okafor on 17. May 2021 at 22:28
Per a recent report by Bain & Co., e‑commerce is expected to grow to $28.5 billion in MENA by 2022 from a 2019 value of $8.3 billion. Egypt, one of the most active e‑commerce countries in the region, is anticipated to grow 33% annually to reach $3 billion by 2022. But for any e‑commerce business
Should startups build or buy telehealth infrastructure?
by Natasha Mascarenhas on 17. May 2021 at 22:15
Turnkey solutions might be tempting to healthcare startups looking to take advantage of the current market tailwinds, but startups still have to decide what to outsource and what to build.
Daily Crunch: AT&T’s $43B WarnerMedia spinoff will create a new content colossus
by Richard Dal Porto on 17. May 2021 at 22:10
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Want to double your rate of return? Seek counsel from experienced executives
by Annie Siebert on 17. May 2021 at 20:43
Years of data from hundreds of successful startups show the impact of relevant executive expertise is even greater than anticipated — it doubles the rate of return on a venture investment.
Hardware hacker brings online multiplayer to the original Game Boy
by Greg Kumparak on 17. May 2021 at 20:26
Move over, Xbox and PlayStation. A new foe has appeared in the world of online multiplayer gaming! It’s the… uh, Game Boy. As in that unbreakable, gray, 4.19Mhz tank from 1989. While the Game Boy has had a handful of locally multiplayer games since the beginning, using it meant physically connecting your Game Boy to