Peter Thiel's VC fund backs TreeCard, a fintech that plants trees when you spend

TreeCard, a climate-conscious digital money app, raised $23 million from investors including Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures, EQT and World Fund. The firm uses 80% of the profits it makes from card interchange fees to plant trees through its partner Ecosia, the Google search rival. The deal underscores increased interest from...
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Jerusalem College of Technology Launches Rabbinic Ordination Program for Orthodox Anglos

The Jerusalem College of Technology on Wednesday announced the launch of a semicha (rabbinic ordination) program aimed at producing graduates who will fill the spiritual leadership void for Israel’s Anglo communities, especially congregations that currently don’t have a rabbi. A JCT press release explained that communities across Israel...

Choudrant’s Elissa Guillotte signs softball scholarship with Southern Arkansas University Tech

While the weather outside put a damper on many things, inside Choudrant High School it was all smiles. Softball star, Elissa Guillotte, signed a scholarship with Southern Arkansas University-Tech (SAU-Tech), in Camden. Friends and family packed the house to see Guillotte extend her career. Guillotte hit .533, with a .745 on-base percentage, during a 2022 […]

Google VP: "We can predict natural disasters before they occur"

How can artificial intelligence (AI) help solve crucial problems for humanity such as global warming, health or dialogues? Yossi Matias, VP at Google and Managing Director of Google's R&D center in Israel, discussed this question in a conversation with Calcalist’s Omer Kabir at the Tech TLV conference. "Artificial intelligence...

Companies with Highly Interoperable Technology Achieve Six Times Higher Revenue Growth, According to New Accenture Research

New research from Accenture finds that companies with highly interoperable enterprise applications gain greater agility to thrive amid uncertainty and achieve stronger financial performance. Last year, companies with high interoperability – which consist of one in three companies surveyed (34%) – grew revenue six times faster than their peers with low interoperability, and they are poised to unlock an additional five percentage points in annual revenue growth.

Jack Ma living in Japan after China tech crackdown: FT

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has been living in Tokyo for almost six months after disappearing from public view following China's crackdown on the tech sector, the Financial Times reported Wednesday, citing multiple unnamed sources. The billionaire has kept a low profile since the crackdown, which has included Chinese regulators scrapping...

Fiverr CEO: "We had to downsize. It was the right step to take in a market where growth has become difficult"

"Fiverr is very sensitive to macro changes. We were among the first companies to report a slowdown in growth, in March - before most companies felt it. As most of our customers are SMB’s they react very quickly to macro changes, similar to retail - Amazon is not living up to their predictions either. Within this challenging environment, the company's performance has been phenomenal,” said Micha Kaufman, Founder and CEO of global online marketplace Fiverr.

Web3 and the Metaverse Will Accelerate Immersive Technology, Says Perkins Coie XR Report

After years of heavy investment, XR industry executives and investors have tempered their growth outlook on the sector, according to Perkins Coie’s sixth annual XR Report, released today by the firm. The survey of 150 industry stakeholders involved in XR and NextGen technology, which encompasses technological advancements like Web3...

Fintech Unicorn CRED Acquires This Lending SaaS Startup

You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Being the latest deal in town, the Tiger Global backed CRED acquires the 2013 established CreditVidya, a SaaS startup which enables financial institutions and NBFCs to make critical decisions about thin file customers by underwriting APIs. With this, CreditVidya joins...

Automotive Technology Websites

Automotive Technology Websites – Here at CSI Media, we design and develop custom automotive websites for car rentals and car rental companies. We are proud to work with some of the UK’s leading automotive companies, including Cargiant, London’s largest used car dealer, and Motor Trade Delivery, an exciting venture that is part of the Auto Trader group.

Jack Ma hiding in Tokyo amid China's crackdown on tech firms: Report

London, Nov 30 (IANS) Billionaire Jack Ma has reportedly been hiding out in Tokyo with his family during Beijing's crackdown on the country's star tech firms and its most powerful and wealthy business people, a media report said. Ma, the founder of the e-commerce giant Alibaba (NYSE: BABA ) who...

Decoding the role of tech and talent in India’s growth story

“It is important to reskill and upskill inorder to experience a personal growth and it can also help you to stay relevant for the industry and the nation,” said Priya Madhavan, Strategic Industry Initiative Lead, NASSCOM, during a fireside chat at the recently held TechSparks 2022. With India moving towards its big ‘techade’, it's more crucial than ever to build…

Leveraging latest research for education technology tools teachers need

At every turn in the pandemic, technology helped us stay safe while maintaining the connections we depended on. That’s been true in medicine. It’s been true for families separated by social distancing. And it’s certainly been true when it comes to education technology. When physical classrooms across...

Conjura ranked 40th in the Deloitte 2022 Technology Fast 50 Awards

Conjura attributes its growth to solving eCommerce operational complexity with its suite of dashboards and benchmarking tool. Conjura announced that it ranked number 40 in the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Ireland. Rankings are based on average percentage revenue growth over four years.