Video: Sources of Funding for Startups – What Works and What Doesn’t


 
In this video, Ankit Agarwal from Micello and Nikhil Bhat from PRS Technologies discuss Sources of Funding for Startups: What Works and What Doesn’t.

How do you plan on getting your startup funded? When is the right time? And from whom? These questions vex all founders during their finance process and are a constant source of frustration and challenge. There are various models and ideas out there, but few get creative enough to stay lean and cash comfortable. For some industries, (Enterprise & B2B) making a viable product without any funding is nearly impossible, while for some consumer startups, their go to market strategy can be as simple as developing a mobile app.

Video: Creating the Next Tech Cities

In this video, Teresa Carlson from Amazon Web Services explains why cities and over 70% of tech startups are using cloud computing as a safety net to scale faster or fail.

Summary

  • Opening Remarks: Hitachi, Frank Priznar, Senior Vice President, Hitachi Consulting
  • Moderator: Steve Clemons, Editor-in-Chief, AtlanticLIVE, and Washington Editor-at-Large, The Atlantic
  • Dr. Daniel Huttenlocher, Dean, Cornell Tech Campus
  • Rob Kitchin, Professor & Director of the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
  • Caterina Fake, Founder, Findery; Co-Founder, Flickr, Hunch
  • Teresa Carlson, Vice President Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

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Global Startup Youth To Gather 540 Young Entrepreneurs From 90 Countries

 

Today the Global Startup Youth (GSY) event announced that 540 youth (18-25) from at least 90 countries will work over 3 days to ideate and launch new projects that will hopefully evolve into ventures that are globally sustainable.

This event harnesses the power of youth, their cultural diversity, their domain expertise and their deep conversations about today’s world problems to accelerate them into ventures, ready to be taken to market and scaled,” said Dash Dhakshinamoorthy, entrepreneur and Founder of StartupMalaysia.org. “The teams will get to interact with entrepreneurs and leaders from all over the world as well as hear President Obama’s keynote address. This is an amazing opportunity for all of the chosen participants.”

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Video: How Self-Driving Cars will Change Everything

robocarIn this presentation from the Fujitsu Labs America Technology Day 2013, Brad Templeton from Singularity University presents: IPP Robocars – Where They Will Drive Us.

I have to say I was not very intrigued by the idea of self-driving cars before I saw this talk, but Templeton totally changed my mind. I’m now convinced that this technology will not only change the way we get around in the future, but it will also be a prime mover for a whole new world of Startup innovation in the future.

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Energy Efficient BrownDwarf Supercomputer Changes the Game at ISC’13

In this video from ISC’13, Ian Lintault from nCore HPC describes the company’s innovative BrownDwarf supercomputer technology.

The BrownDwarf Y-Class system is an incredibly important milestone in HPC system development,” said Ian Lintault, managing director of nCore HPC. “Working in close collaboration with TI, IDT and our hardware partner Prodrive, we have successfully established a new class of energy efficient supercomputers designed to fulfill the demands of a wide range of scientific, technical and commercial applications.”

Check out more from the show at our ISC’13 Video Gallery.