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Press: Greg Kidd Funds US $1M into Linqto

Press: Greg Kidd Funds US $1M into Linqto

Following the recent takeover of PrimaryMarkets Limited (PrimaryMarkets) by Linqto, Inc. (Linqto), the California-based global investor network and investment platform, we are pleased to announce that Greg Kidd’s Hard+Yaka Inc (Hard+Yaka) has paid Linqto US$1M to fund the exploration of strategic partnership opportunities with Hard+Yaka entities including GlobalId. 

Press: Everything You Need To Know About What Amazon Is Doing In Financial Services

Press: Everything You Need To Know About What Amazon Is Doing In Financial Services

#Amazon aims to disrupt all aspects of #finance and #fintech

Amazon Cash is targeting the underbanked, unbanked & next generation. Lending, cash & payments aimed at increasing participation are making headway. And while Digital currency is not on the list just yet, the demand is growing.

How women in VC see the future: 'We aren't waiting for that world to include us'

How women in VC see the future: 'We aren't waiting for that world to include us'

Women venture capitalists and reasons to back female founders. “More capital was invested in companies founded or co-founded by women in 4Q 2018 than in any other quarter in the past decade.” 

5 IoT security startups to watch in the New Year

5 IoT security startups to watch in the New Year

5 startups working to make the #IoT more secure. “Applications for everything from driverless cars to medical devices face the same fundamental problem: they’re for IoT devices that can’t be secured using legacy technology.”

FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION: APPRENTICESHIPS VS. BUSINESS SCHOOL

FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION: APPRENTICESHIPS VS. BUSINESS SCHOOL

With access to the world’s best minds through free podcasts, blogs, audiobooks, etc, can you hack your own education? 

Accelerators, apprenticeships and mentorships have grown substantially, providing an alternative to the traditional MBA.

All 88 companies from Y Combinator’s W19 Demo Day 2

 All 88 companies from Y Combinator’s W19 Demo Day 2

Y Combinator just completed its Demo Day with over 85 startups pitching. @TechCrunch lists all the participants along with notes about the companies. Convenience and efficiency seem to be the drivers of the products and services presented.

China is building a 5G smart highway for autonomous cars and AI traffic monitoring

China is building a 5G smart highway for autonomous cars and AI traffic monitoring

#ChinaMobile is building the first 5G highway. “A city-scale system of roads capable of supporting cellular network-coordinated transportation services.”