The Brief History of Funrank, an Agile Startup from Finland

Ramine Darabiha | March 29th

Earlier this year, Kristo Ovaska, Varun Singh and I decided to work on a startup together. It didn’t work, but for the right reasons. Here’s the tale of a failed "lean startup".

How it started

Funrank started from a...»

Europe’s Top Investor Talks about the Baltics

Ramine Darabiha | March 29th

The Baltic entrepreneurial scene has been very active lately. The success of startups such  as Rovio, Applifier, Grabcad, coupled with the Startup Sauna program scouting for the next Skype, prompted me to ask Hussein Kanji (recently ranked...»

Citrix Takes on Unstructured Data with DataStream, MySQL’s New Traffic Cop

Kristen Nicole | March 29th

Citrix is launching a new product for the cloud, addressing the exponential growth the industry has witnessed in recent years.  Called DataStream, the technology behind this virtual “traffic cop” is based on Citrix’s popular NetScaler...»

Cisco to Buy newScale, Scaling its Own Cloud Portfolio

Kristen Nicole | March 29th

Cisco’s made public its plans for another acquisition today, hoping to add privately-held newScale to its family. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. newScale is a software provider delivering self-service portals for IT...»

Strava Launches its First iPhone App, Uses Data to Help Runners

Kristina Farrah | March 29th

Athlete-centric application developer Strava today announced the availability of its first ever iPhone app at iTunes. It’s also marking the first fitness application that allows users to compare results on climbs and sprints with...»

Let’s Drink to That: $100M Seals the Deal Between HP and Coca-Cola

Cherr Aira | March 28th

Leo Apotheker inherited a controversy-plagued organization. But, the former SAP CEO is serious in implementing strategies to relinquish obstacles and reboot HP, getting involved with partnerships that would translate to more revenue. Today,...»

SingTel Partners with VMware: Expanding the Cloud in Asia

Maria Deutscher | March 28th

Singapore-based telecommunications service provider SingTel has partnered up with VMware to integrate a part of the virtualization giant’s offerings portfolio, the VMware vCloud Datacenter Services, into its newly launched SingTel PowerON Compute cloud


Study Shows How Social Media Amplifies Mass Media

Tom Foremski | March 28th

Social media is touted by many as a way to get around the gatekeepers of media, the traditional old order of mass media setting the agenda for society has been tipped onto its head. Not really. A...»

Kinect Benefits Surgeons in Toronto via Hands Free Image Manipulation

Kyt Dotson | March 28th

Medical imaging enables surgeons amazing insights into the inner workings of the body without having to cut into a person—it also permits them to be more precise when it comes time to make those cuts. As a result,...»

CertiVox Secures $1.5M for Cloud Content Security

Isha Suri | March 28th

CertiVox,a startup developing information security infrastructure-as-a- Service (IaaS), has raised $1.5 million in its Series A funding, backed by Pentech Ventures and Octopus Investments. Based in London, CertiVox provides on-demand encryption key generation,...»