Singapore-based DEAL.com.sg, one of the country's top daily deal sites, just announced a mobile application for Android, just a month after it launched its iOS version.
According to a new Pepperdine University Graziadio School study, 40.7% of small businesses say they will hire in the next six months as compared to 38.1% who say they do not plan to hire.
Despite all the negativity we hear in the press about the sad state of the economy these days, the latest Citibank small business survey shows that the majority of small business owners believe they are poised to grow or are already in growth mode.
It's National Payroll Week this week (September 5 to 9) and electronics payments association NACHA - which represents over 10,000 financial institutions - has just released a survey that provides some interesting insights into the payroll habits of U.S employees.
doggyloot (www.doggyloot.com) is the largest and fastest growing deal site for dog owners, and connects merchants in the pet space with tens of thousands of dog owners on new products and services.
According to Blackbox about 90% of all startups fail, and the most common reason for failure is premature scaling. The startup accelerator has also launched the Startup Genome Compass, a web app basically gives entrepreneurs a dashboard where they can monitor their progress, helping them to set better priorities on a monthly basis.
Mobile device usage is soaring amongst small business owners who need to be connected virtually from wherever they are, according to a recent study commissioned by U.S-based telecommunications giant AT&T and conducted by market research firm Compass Intelligence.
mig33, one of the world's largest mobile-first communities, earlier this week announced its new developer program, releasing a slew of resources for developers that want to build social games and apps for its 50 million registered users.
According to Chicago, Illinois-based credit card processing fee comparison engine FeeFighters, only 42-percent of small businesses see bank loans as a viable financing option.
Tel Aviv, Israel-based Giraffic's Video-On-Demand technology supports fully-distributed, multi-source "Seek Forward" functionality so that a user can jump ahead in the video, but still gets data from dozens of sources simultaneously.
A recent Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management study shows that approximately 48% of the 1,221 privately-held U.S. businesses that responded to the survey target bank loans as a source of funding.
Rutgers' Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development, has announced a partnership with a minority-run early stage venture capital firm, H360 Capital, and NJIT’s Enterprise Development Center, to attract technology companies to Newark, New Jersey.
Optical sensing solutions provider Ocean Optics has announced a new US$300,000 open innovation fund called Blue Ocean Grants and Challenges program, that seeks novel technologies especially in the areas of optical sensing with the potential for market commercialization.
Silicon Valley technology startup accelerator blackbox has released its first Startup Genome Report — a 67-page in depth analysis on what makes Silicon Valley startups successful based on profiling over 650 startups. Here are 14 of the report's findings.
How much are founders of successful tech companies they really worth? Our friends at RetailMeNot.com ranked the top ten hot technology startups, including Facebook and Twitter, in order of estimated value in an infographic.
Getting funding for your innovative ideas can be even tough. That’s why competitions – like GE’s Ecomagination Challenge – are vital to eco entrepreneurs: they promote and fund some of the world’s best and brightest ideas for sustainability.
Turkey's leading communications and technology company Turkcell has partnered with Ozyegin University to launch "Enterprise Factory", a 300-square meter facility that will support entrepreneurs at different stages of growth.
Singapore's Media Development Authority (MDA), SingTel Innov8 and NUS Enterprise have jointly announced a new incubation program, known as Blk71, which is a one-stop access to resources for startups in Singapore to develop and market their solutions to customers.
The city of Yonkers in the state of New York this week announced the Y-Enterprise program to attract, cultivate and retain high growth business to Yonkers.
Hong Kong based mobile start-up, Steply, is building a giant network of photo apps on Apple iTunes.
The world's largest cleantech marketplace OnGreen (www.OnGreen.com) this week debuted its website, a comprehensive destination for cleantech professionals, connecting cleantech businesses and entrepreneurs with investors, expertise and resources.
Singapore-based Joyful Frog Digital Incubator joins TechStars Network, an alliance of startup incubators as part of the U.S. Startup America initiative to boost innovation and entrepreneurship in the U.S and the world.
According to Business Standard, Accel Partners launched a $400 million fund for entrepreneurs in India.
If you're Asia-based and have a strong passion for social entrepreneurship and the ambition to launch your own social enterprise, you may want to check out Foundation for Youth Social Entrepreneurship (FYSE)'s Asia Social Venture Academy program for 2011.