Rodrigo Barros Startup Tour

Interview: Rodrigo Barros, Host of the Startup Tour

Pierre Ziemniak Highlighted, Startup Tips

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Are you ready for our brand new LeWeb Startup Tour? This series of afternoon and evening meetups this fall will be brought to you by HandsOn.TV and hosted by Rodrigo Barros. But who exactly is this Brazilian entrepreneur who now runs a successful Silicon Valley business? We asked Rodrigo to tell us more about himself and his experience, and to …

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Kamil Adamczyk: The nature of launching and managing a hardware startup

Kamil Adamczyk Highlighted, Startup Tips

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Currently, the market of wearable technologies is growing at a very fast pace, leading to the topic of wearables becoming very popular among investors. For some time now a trend has been growing in Silicon Valley heralding the end of software-based companies, companies that will soon be replaced by hardware startups. You could say that ‘’neuroscience’’ or ‘‘artificial intelligence’’ are …

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LeWeb Trends Review: What will smart homes look like?

Pierre Ziemniak Highlighted, Trends

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What began as a dream for many startups and investors is now a reality: the “Internet of Things” is everywhere and likely to conquer all areas of life, from smartwatches to thermostats to connected cars, not to mention all the wearable technologies that have emerged in the past few years. What will home space look like in a not-so-distant future? This Trends Review will …

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Stuart Dredge: Algorithms: Today’s trusted News provider?

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Who’s your trusted news gatekeeper? For centuries, this question has governed our media habits, from rabble-rousing pamphlets in the 1600s to the newspapers and broadcasters that held sway in the 20th century. It’s been a long run for journalists as the pre-eminent media gatekeepers, then, filtering the world for their readers, listeners and viewers. But in the 21st century, there’s …

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Severin Marcombes: Why crowdfunding is not just for potato salad

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Severin Marcombes is the CEO and co-founder of Lima (photo), a new device that allows you to display the same files on your smartphone, computer and tablet. A year ago, he launched a Kickstarter campaign for his product with an initial goal of $69,000. The project reached its goal in 12 hours and ended up collecting $1.2 million dollars thanks to 12,840 backers. …