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20 A.I. Companies to Watch Out For in 2018

Formerly the property of science fiction, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a rapid growing vertical across multiple industries: automotive, media, robotics, and more. Whether or not you’re in the camp of people who’s seen Terminator too many times to feel cool about any of this (here’s looking at you Elon Musk), or you’re super stoked about […]

Top 15 Up­-And-­Coming Blockchain Startups

According to Globenewswire, the global blockchain market is anticipated to grow to over $60 billion by 2024 as more companies adopt distributed ledger technology and mass-use cases appear. Even though it’s an incredibly young vertical, blockchain is already being used to democratize economies and increase market efficiencies. While there’s a lot of companies coming up […]

5 of the Biggest EdTech Startups in 2018

Maybe it’s been a few years since you had that nightmare where you show up to school for a test and you’ve forgotten all of the answers, but education is a lot more frightening and difficult now than it was then. Funding is continually being cut and technology is creating increasing divides between the traditional […]

10 Healthtech Companies on the Rise

The spirit of our age is that of Leonardo DaVinci when he said, “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” And that’s exactly what we’re seeing with startups across the health tech vertical in 2018. Companies of empathy, invention, and even life. It’s a little overwhelming if […]

20 Up-And-Coming FinTech Startups in 2018

It used to be that FinTech was the most exciting industry to watch, that was until blockchain stole the limelight and pulled all of the focus away from this vertical. Maybe it’s that extra bit of space that’s allowed for these fresh startups to rise in the ranks and really differentiate themselves with solutions that […]

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