Startups


From startup to scaleup: moving towards a new business approach

Author | Diana Pardo Over the last decade, markets and investors have focused on startups, newly established tech companies. Financed with venture capital, they pursue very specific products and services to meet a requirement that has not yet been covered. However, in reality, their explosive growth entails significant risks. Few startups ...
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Startups: Ask for permission or beg for forgiveness?

Author | Esther Fuldauer Governments are eager to make cities become innovation hubs, a version of a Silicon Valley. But attracting and being home to the most disruptive startups can be tricky. Having to regulate for all parties, who will they support: the incumbent industry platforms, the disruptive new comers, communities? Regulations ...