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  • Quantum tech start-up Q-Ctrl secures major VC backing

    ​Q-Ctrl, Australia’s “first quantum tech start-up”, has secured the backing of three major global venture capital funds to complete its seed round initiated last year.

    Written by George Nott10 July 18 15:43
  • 7 Hot Career-related Companies to Watch

    In among all the cloud, security and mobile tech startups attracting venture funding so far this year, new companies focused on hiring, education and career development are pulling in big bucks.

    Written by Bob Brown13 March 15 07:52
  • What VCs Look for in Big Data Startups

    Getting ready to pitch venture capitalists on your big data startup? Here's a hint: Don't call yourself a 'big data company' and don't pitch by analogy.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud21 March 14 15:46
Features about Venture capital
  • The 5 stages of venture capital denial

    I attended the recent EMC World, which is one of the best events for press and analysts because it tailors its program for us and our specific needs. There was a nice balance of group sessions and one-on-ones. One of the sessions I found fascinating was given by Scott Darling from EMC Ventures about EMC's venture funding efforts.

    Written by Rob Enderle09 May 15 01:19
  • 10 Top Big Data Startups to Watch--Final Rankings

    The votes are in for CIO.com's 10 hottest big data startups to watch. Here are the final rankings based on your voting as well as a variety of other criteria such as funding and company leadership.

    Written by Jeff Vance16 July 13 13:06
  • 10 Top Social Media Startups--the Final Rankings

    The votes are in. This is the final ranking of CIO.com's 10 Hot Social Media Startups. In addition to your votes. the final rankings also take into account the pedigree of the management team, VC funding, viability of the niche and the uniqueness of the product.

    Written by Jeff Vance30 May 13 16:19
  • 7 Hot Mobile Startups to Watch in 2013

    Mobile startups are all the rage right now, and many venture capitalists are placing their bets and hoping to cash in. Here are seven new mobile ventures to keep an eye on, some of which may change how we think about mobile.

    Written by Jeff Vance03 Jan. 13 22:16