Invisible unicorns: 35 big companies that started with little or no money

Joseph Flaherty Contributor Joe Flaherty is director of Content & Community at Founder Collective. More posts by this contributor: Venture capital is a hell of...

An obscure regulatory debate has put the entire U.S. fintech community on edge

Nik Milanovic Contributor Nik Milanovic manages strategic partnerships at Funding Circle. More posts by this contributor: The future of American fintech may hang in the...

Designer Fund co-director on how designers can become successful founders

Ben Blumenfeld is a co-director at Designer Fund. In our 21st episode, he explains how designers can become successful founders, how to best develop a...

Why the next great SaaS company will look nothing like Salesforce

Aaref Hilaly Crunch Network Contributor Aaref Hilaly is a partner at Sequoia Capital and a serial entrepreneur who previously founded CenterRun and Clearwell....

Blockchain has the potential to revolutionize the supply chain

At the time of its inception some two centuries ago, the supply chain was a revolutionary idea that would improve visibility and control on goods...

Advertising giants leave little room for adtech startups, and VCs are noticing

Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor: Since the earliest days of the commercial...

Blockchain technologies could transform government services

With the current election season sparking yet another conversation about how government can better monitor our elections and deliver secure services, emerging blockchain technologies may...

The year in analytics

Sameer Al-Sakran Crunch Network Contributor Sameer Al-Sakran is the founder and CEO of Metabase, an open source business intelligence company. More posts by...

The next generational shift in enterprise infrastructure has arrived

Michael Yamnitsky Contributor Michael Yamnitsky is venture partner at NYC-based venture fund Work-Bench. More posts by this contributor: Cloud computing is driving growth at 3 of the 5 most...

At AI bot startups, cool kids rule

You would think at least one AI-powered humanoid bot would have a properly nerdy name. Maybe a Poindexter or Hildegarde to add some natural language...

APLICATIONS

Facebook developing open source optical networking device called Voyager

Facebook today unveiled its open source telecom hardware designed to link data centers using a high-speed optical networking system that can cover large...