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Darren Wall

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Startups Prize Winner Vita Inclinata: Changing Loading for the Better

There are many fantastic opportunities for innovative startup companies to claim funding. Vita Inclinata, a Denver-based venture specializing in load stability automation, has taken a dream step in claiming the top prize at a prestigious entrepreneurs’ summit. Claiming $50,000 in prize money, VI is set to change the way we load transport for good.

Startups & Success Stories: Three Funding Triumphs

There are many different ways through which startups can achieve funding success. Some raise money on their own, others leverage their network, while some ventures apply themselves to the accelerator process. Let’s take a look at three particular, and different success stories from recent times.

International Space Pitch Day: Startups in Space

Millions of us rely on startups for innovations on terra firma, but what about the outer limits? Recent news reveals that the US and UK are joining forces to encourage ventures to pitch military space concepts. But what exactly does this competition involve?

Is Government Fiscal Support for Startups on the Horizon?

Startups across the US will always look for new and innovative ways to reach the next stages of funding. However, talk has recently turned to that of Congressional intervention. Could there be a way for ventures to benefit from direct fiscal injections from the government?

Inside Startups: Giuseppe Milazzo on Contapp and its Green Potential

With around 10 billion business cards printed each year, entrepreneur Giuseppe Milazzo found a sustainable gap in the market. Contapp, one of the few startups tackling this type of wastage, aims to reduce this figure worldwide.

Contapp's main focus lies in digitizing business cards, via app scanner, to reduce paper wastage. It’s an innovative digital app shift that Milazzo hopes will go global very soon.

Fundz interviewed the startups’ founder to discover more about his brand and the future of Contapp.

San Francisco Startups: Middesk Removes Loan Processing Bottlenecks

San Francisco startups are often quite interesting and Fintech startups are increasingly popular. Up to 38% of all personal loans in the US stem from fintech alone. 66% of banking bosses believe fintech is going to continue changing global finance. Middesk is a fintech venture helping to reduce lending bottlenecks in the US. But what’s their story?

Construction Startups: Focus on IsoTruss Industries

Concrete solutions continue to be ripe for innovation, and construction startups are thriving in North America. In 2017, ventures raised more than $581 million, and VC interest doubled between 2013 and 2017. IsoTruss Industries is one of the most exciting innovators in this sphere. But why is this?

 

Are Boston Startups Setting the U.S. Standard?

It's difficult to know exactly where the hottest spot is for startups seeking investment in the US. However, Boston, MA, has appeared in many lists of 'cities to watch' over the years. But why is that – and what do Boston startups have to show for themselves?

Startups are Still Pivoting Successfully: Here’s The Proof

Startups, by design, must grow and evolve quickly. In times of global uncertainty, that means having to learn to pivot on the back foot. Thankfully, recent data shows that most ventures are pivoting successfully, with long term sustenance in their sights.

FoodTech Startups Shake Things Up with Animal Free Dairy

With more of the world choosing to 'go' vegan, it's clear that alternative ways of producing food must be found. With 1.6 million vegans in the US and rising, it's no surprise that food tech startups are tackling industries such as dairy. Investors, it appears, are more excited than ever.