Blockchain can no longer be ignored

A blockchain,originally block chain,is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. Each block typically contains a hash pointer as a link to a previous block, a timestamp and transaction data. By design, blockchains are inherently resistant to modification of the data. It is “an open, distributed ledger

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Serious predictions about 2018 in tech

Coming up in 2018: Elon Musk sets off a supervolcano; Twitter ups the character limit to 20,000 and physical cash becomes the hottest new cryptocurrency Getty/CryptoKitties/composite Things in the technology world move rather quickly. Last year we saw Uber wrestle with self-implosion while North Korea tested off its hacking skills on an unsuspecting world. At Apple, Tim Cook

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Drones to Power ?

If you believe all the future visions for the drone market , a lot will soon be buzzing around us: drones with urgent medicines, those for inspecting suburban railroad bridges, police drones to monitor criminal priorities and of course thousands of delivery drones with parcels from Amazon. We as B10 have been looking at different drone startups for

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The Best CRM Software of 2017

We all manage our respective contact lists in various ways, from the old-fashioned Rolodex to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or our smartphone address book. Even though these are easy options, they don’t do much beyond just listing names, addresses, and a few personal details. Successful business owners know they need more than just a contact list in

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This week in Germany: Snapchat, Jodel, Propertybase

What happened in the world of German startups this week? FinTech startup Fincompare pulls in €2.5 million The Berlin FinTech startup Fincompare (German) raised €2.5 million (€2.8 million) in a seed round with help from Speedinvest, an Austrian venture capital firm and Uniqa, a Austrian insurance company. Several Berlin-based business angels, like André Bajorat, also invested

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This Week in Germany: Investments kept rolling in

Christine G. Coester – 10. March 2017 Which German startups received investment this week and which closed up shop? Shell Technology invests in Tiramizoo The Munich-based same day delivery service Tiramizoo announced a new investment round. The round was led by Shell Technology Ventures with participation from existing backers Daimler, DPD, Bayrische Beteiligungsgeschsellschaft and Bayern Kapital. Tiramizoo’s co-founder

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Could Frankfurt become the new Berlin for startups?

Could Frankfurt become the new Berlin for startups? – The Local Photo: DPA / obs / CARGLASS GmbH DPA/The Local 2 January 2017 As Berlin sets its sights on becoming Europe’s biggest startup hub, there’s another German contender in the running, hoping to catch up through the finance technology scene. In Frankfurt’s towering Pollux highrise,

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