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notable startup accelerators of 2016

Larry Scheinfeld: Three Most Notable Accelerators of 2016

With nearly 200 accelerators professing to teach startups business savvy and connect them with financiers, choosing the right one can be a daunting task. While startups like AirBnB, Dropbox, and Reddit have benefited from using the same top accelerator, many copycat programs (which grow in

robots

Larry Scheinfeld: Disney Robot Project to Mimic Humans

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robots in the technology sector are some of the emerging trends of the century, spearheading a revolution where workers may soon be replaced by robots and automated systems. Disney is already jumping into the world of robotics through projects developing at

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Larry Scheinfeld: Has Amazon Acquired AI Startup Orbeus?

Artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR) are big business, and Amazon’s acquisition of AI startup Orbeus, Inc. is on trend. A source close to the deal suggested it is an attempt by the tech giant to expand their software for the cloud and connected-device

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Larry Scheinfeld: SXSW Continues To Drive Tech Innovators

South by Southwest, commonly referred to as SXSW, is an annual set of festivals. There are film, music and interactive media festivals that take place either concurrently or consecutively in mid-March in Austin, TX. The festival started in 1987. Each year has seen more attendees