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Darren Wall

Recent Posts by Darren Wall:

What's Going on In the Boston Startup Scene?

While the rest of the world might be enduring the stress test, prospects for the startup industry have never looked quite as good. 2021 was an absolutely record-breaking year for startup funding across the board. However, as always, certain startup hubs have robust ecosystems allowing them to make more of this windfall than most. Boston is one of those hubs.

Fusion Startups are Hot Property

Imagine if we could harness the power of the sun. That’s exactly what many ambitious startups worldwide hope to accomplish by achieving fusion, the process that powers the stars.

What is Behind the Boom in the German Startups?

It has been a tough few years for the global economy. However, the German startup economy seems to not only have weathered the storm but come out the other side shining. In fact, German startups were funded to the tune of $21.7 billion in 2021 alone.

Superfoods & Startups: Transforming Nutrition or Just Marketing?

There's no denying the fact that superfoods are having their moment in the limelight. While some consider it a buzzword, others think superfoods to be a legitimate effort to plug deficiencies in our fast-paced, modern-day diets and food supply chains.

Two Seattle Startups Hope to Use Nuclear Energy to Fuel Space Travel

Driven by the rapid advances of companies like Space-x, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic, the private space sector has never been this hot. Unsurprisingly, numerous startups are also trying to get in on the action. Reportedly space startups brought in a total investment of $7.6 billion in 2020 alone.

What Makes a Good Startup Ecosystem? The Fundamentals

Startups are relatively fragile entities that need a lot of support to achieve sustainable growth and lasting success. Like many organisms in nature, startups need the right conditions to take root and thrive.


WealthTech Startups Boom: What's Emerging in Wealth Management?

Wealthtech is truly booming - to the tune of more than $42 billion in growth nationwide by 2028. On the back of a barnstorming 2021 (where funding in the niche breached $14.5 billion), the future's bright. But what are startups doing to make wealthtech appealing to businesses and consumers? With three-quarters of all Americans already using associated platforms, we're in the eye of the storm.


The Startups Giving Pre-Owned Watches More Time!

The luxury watch market is steadily growing with no plateau in sight. Between now and 2027, it’s expected to grow by an impressive 2.69% CAGR. Therefore, it’s no wonder that many startups wish to take full advantage of the burgeoning niche. However, there’s a significant boom in second-hand luxury, too.

Venture Capital & Canadian Tech Startups: A Partnership for the Future

While many venture capitalists are keen to keep their interests within US borders, Canada seems ever more lucrative. It’s estimated that around 95,000 new companies launch across the Great White North every year. What’s more, there are many reasons why startups choose to base themselves in Canada - thanks to attractive subsidies. But what is it about the tech scene in Canada that’s proving so appealing to VCs worldwide?

New Horizons for Supply Chain Management Startups

The global supply chain is truly enormous - and yet, it remains sensitive to disruption. Statistics show that up to 22% of managers are willing to embrace new models to boost chain resilience. Could the answer lie in startups and innovators working purely in chain reinvention? New funding opportunities are appearing thick and fast - and robotics may hold the answer to chain-based headaches.