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How do you fight an algorithm you cannot see?

Posted on: January 25, 2019, in Blog

That question in the headline was the challenge posed by a group of open knowledge junkies in Germany who wanted to understand how a person’s Schufa was calculated. Schufa is a credit bureau that generates financial scores for potential borrowers in Germany, and it is roughly equivalent to a FICO score in the United States. […]

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A first look at Twitters new beta app and its bid to remain valuable and relevant

Posted on: January 25, 2019, in Blog

Twitter has made a name for itself, at its most basic level, as a platform that gives everyone who uses it a voice. But as it has grown, that unique selling point has set Twitter up for as many challenges — harassment, confusing way to manage conversations — as it has opportunities — the best […]

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Help us find the best startup lawyers

Posted on: January 24, 2019, in Blog

We’re looking for the best lawyers who are working with startups today, and we’d like your recommendations. Right now, it’s hard to find the sort of attorney who can help you see around corners as a young company, negotiate tricky situations and connect you to other legal experts when you need to go deep on […]

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Facebook launches its first US podcast with a series focused on entrepreneurship

Posted on: January 24, 2019, in Blog

Everyone has to have a podcast, apparently. Even Facebook . The social network this week launched its second-ever original podcast series, and its first in the U.S. An arm of Facebook’s business operation, the new show “Three and a Half Degrees” will focus on entrepreneurship — specifically the lessons learned, challenges faced and other insights […]

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Facebook adds the option to share events to Stories, message friends interested in going

Posted on: January 23, 2019, in Blog

Facebook wants to make it easier for users to share events and coordinate with friends before an event starts. The company this morning said it will test a new feature that lets users share to their Story those events they’re interested in attending, then make plans to meet up with friends who also plan to […]

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Trading app Robinhood is stealthily recruiting ahead of planned UK launch

Posted on: January 23, 2019, in Blog

Robinhood, the U.S.-based “zero-fee” stock-trading app and cryptocurrency exchange, is stealthily recruiting for a new London office ahead of plans to eventually launch in the U.K., TechCrunch has learned. According to sources within London’s thriving fintech industry, Robinhood is hiring for multiple U.K. positions. These span recruitment, operations, marketing/PR and customer support. Notably, the company […]

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The LibreRouter project aims to make mesh networks simple and affordable

Posted on: January 22, 2019, in Blog

In the city, we’re constantly saturated with the radio waves from 10 or 20 different routers, cell towers and other wireless infrastructure. But in rural communities there might only be one internet connection for a whole village. LibreRouter is a hardware and software project that looks to let those communities build their own modern, robust […]

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Meet Caper, the AI self-checkout shopping cart

Posted on: January 22, 2019, in Blog

The Amazon boogie-man has every retailer scrambling for ways to fight back. But the cost and effort to install cameras all over the ceiling or into every shelf could block stores from entering the autonomous shopping era. Caper wants to make eliminating checkout lines as easy as replacing their shopping carts while offering a more familiar […]

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How open source software took over the world

Posted on: January 19, 2019, in Blog

Mike Volpi David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images From Open Source to Open Core to SaaS The original open source projects were not really businesses, they were revolutions against the unfair profits that closed-source software companies were reaping. Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and others were extracting monopoly-like “rents” for software, which the top developers of the time didn’t […]

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The pre-seed diligence framework

Posted on: January 19, 2019, in Blog

Gaurav Jain The best founders scale and mature as the company takes off. For B2C companies, it’s OK if you acquire your first cohort of users in an unscalable/unrepeatable fashion. Again, the key is how you leverage the initial version of the product to get feedback and have users share it with their friends. It’s […]

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