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Biddulph And Coates Launch Thington, A New Super-Angel-Backed IoT Startup

techcrunch.com — Every day there are more appliances and devices coming out that have network components. For instance, by 2017, "all Samsung televisions will be IoT devices, and in five years, all Samsung hardware will be IoT devices". That's a quote from BJ Yoon at Samsung at CES this year.

Video Challenge App FightMe Bets On More Ice Bucket Challenges And Social Movements

techcrunch.com — FightMe is a video challenge app. Now, other "challenge apps" have failed miserably. There just hash't been the consumer demand for this model. Despite a good run at the idea, Klash, which raised a million Euros in funding, failed after a year. However, FightMe, an iOS app startup, thinks it has the answer.

Musicyou Raises A Seed Round For Its Private Music Sharing Platform

techcrunch.com — The value proposition of apps which allow you to share music though messaging, like PingTune or MusicMessenger is, largely, to chat about music. Meanwhile, apps like TunePics, Mindie and Flipagram are more about sharing music in a public, Twitter-like, feed.

Nominations For The Europas Awards 2015 Are Now Open

theeuropas.com — The deadline for nominations for The Europas Awards 2015, the European Tech Startup Awards & Invitation-Only Conference, has been extended to April 10. You can nominate a startup or a person to win an award via this form. The Europas will be held on June 16, 2015, in London.

Beirut’s Bright Future As A Tech Hub For MENA, If Its Politicians Will Allow It

techcrunch.com — As my flight out of Beirut reached cruising altitude, and the seat buckle lights flickered off, I leant back in my chair and wondered if I had, in fact left the country just in time.

Deadline For The Europas Awards Extended To April 10, TechCrunch Partnering

techcrunch.com — The deadline for nominations for The Europas Awards 2015, the European Tech Startup Awards & Invitation-Only Conference, has been extended to April 10. You can nominate a startup or a person to win an award via this form (previous entries submitted via AngelList will still be counted, so there is no need to re-submit your entry).

TechCrunch Meetup In Dubai Uncovers A Vibrant Startup Hub For The Middle East

techcrunch.com — When I was invited to speck at the Step conference in Dubai (a new-ish startup conference which brings in international speakers), I figured I would use the opportunity to get a taster of the kinds of startups that were being built out of the city by holding a TechCrunch Meetup.

TechCrunch Disrupt Returns To London December 5-8

techcrunch.com — Last year European startups raised more money in the first quarter than they had during the "dot-com boom". Much of that money and startup activity was coming out of London. Why? It's simple. European entrepreneurs are using this highly developed center as a bridge to global markets, and, often, to San Francisco and the Valley.

Built By A Parkinson’s Sufferer, MyHealthPal Tracks Symptoms, Creates Research Data

techcrunch.com — The development and availability of wearables is running hand in hand with the exploding interest in the digital health space. Managing our health via apps and devices is slowly becoming the norm. And patients that need to monitor their condition day-to-day have even more to benefit from this powerful combination.

P.Diddy Invests In Picture Messaging App Pleek, Built For Generation Selfie

techcrunch.com — As social media continues to come up with new and weird ways to give us dopamine hits - the latest is the resurgence of live streaming apps - a new startup has come up with yet another take on it all.
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Apr 24, 2015

RT @andrewtibbitts: Great to finally get a look @TechHub member Crispin Sinclair's @BabelBike. Tested as the safest bike in the world! pic.twitter.com/4staUGhdqw

Apr 24, 2015

Eating breakfast with “extreme prejudice”. (It’s a quote from a movie btw. Look it up).

Apr 23, 2015

RT @TaniaMarinich: Finally @mikebutcher is in Minsk for #IEVentureDay! Was looking for making this happen since 2013 when we met first:) pic.twitter.com/7Eob6eBx4g

Apr 23, 2015

RT @TaniaMarinich: @mikebutcher is announcing #IEVentureday competition winners: everybody is a winner, just keep going! 1.Splitmetrics 2.Avox 3.Taxistartup

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