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2016, an Opportunity for VC’s

In a recent post Shai Goldman talked about how 2016 is already off to a rough start in the public markets and how oil prices and US stock markets will be affected. He went on to say “I expect 2016 to be similar to 2009 in terms of how the private market (venture world) will be…

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Why Apply to G-Startup Worldwide?

Promote Your Startup: Accepted applicants will receive the opportunity to pitch your startup on stage at GMIC, which will draw over 100,000 attendees across 9 global events in 2016   Raise Money: With $1 million of investment up for grabs and many VC’s and angel investors in the audience, your series A has never been…

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G-Startup GMIC SV 2014

And The GMIC SV 2014 G-Startup Competition Winner Is…

GMIC SV 2014 is excited to announce STEMP as this year’s G-Startup competition winner. STEMP is an intelligent body thermometer offering continuous temperature monitoring through your mobile phone. Runners up were a global emergency response network called MUrgency who won second place, and a gaming industry email technology and service provider called Sending.IO who took…

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G-Startup Track Tackles the Struggles and Triumphs of Successful Startups, Explores Mobile Health and Social Startups

One of the great highlights of GMIC SV every year is the G-Startup Competition. G-Startup is the global platform for innovative mobile Internet startups and the leading launch pad connecting them to the international investor community to grow and succeed globally. This year’s G-Startup Track featured speakers from YeahMobi, Fitstar, TaskRabbit, Y-Combinator, Keas, Locket, Hackers/Founders,…

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FireChat by GMIC SV 2013 G-Startup winner, Open Garden, is embraced by Hong Kong protesters. Are you next in disrupting mobile communication?

GMIC SV 2013 G-Startup competition winner, Open Garden, announced yesterday that FireChat, its mobile chat app that can work without an Internet connection, saw more than 100,000 signups following China’s blocking of Instagram which pro-democracy protesters had been relying on for communication. The G-Startup Competition is the global platform for innovative mobile Internet startups and…

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Cooliris Adds New Chinese and Russian Services with Tencent Weibo in the Mix

Cooliris, a popular new photo sharing and photo discovery social app for iOS, has just given word that they will be partnering with China’s Tencent and Russia’s Yandex. This move will add support for Tencent Weibo and Yandex.Images services, both popular for sharing photos in their respective markets. Additionally, Cooliris has announced support for Evernote,…

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How long do you spend on Pinterest? VCs talk Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Investing

Connie Chan loves Pinterest. “I bought something the first day I used it,” she said after testing the product, “I thought that other people would, too. I really love it, my friends love it.” What makes Chan different than most Pinterest users is that she’s a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, one the tech world’s best well-known venture capital firms….

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GMIC Beijing Highlights: Day 2 – Media Coverage

GMIC Beijing has come to an end as Day 2 has wrapped up at the National Convention Center. Groundbreaking announcements from Jolla, Mozilla and Ubuntu regarding the launch of their new smartphones have given us a glimpse into the future. Key insights from the biggest names in the automobile industry have shown us the growth…

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Evernote CEO Phil Libin Announces Launch of Evernote Business at GMIC 2013

Evernote CEO Phil Libin has a lot to celebrate in Beijing this week. First things first: Evernote China, or Yinxiang Biji, turned one year old. That’s one year from Evernote China’s launch from last year’s GMIC (Libin tweeted Happy Birthday greetings to the China team on May 5). And, the more headline worthy announcement: Evernote Business (Yinxiang Biji…

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Top 50 appAttack Finalists Announced

appAttack is an international competition for the mobile industry’s most innovative apps. Every year in April the “Top Innovative Apps” will be selected in different categories to compete for the “Most Innovative App” award. The appAttack organizing committee would like to begin by saying thank you to all those who applied. We are proud to announce the following companies as…

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