NEM Ventures Launches  NEM Ignite virtual Incubator Programme for mentoring early-stage startups

NEM Ventures Launches NEM Ignite virtual Incubator Programme for mentoring early-stage startups

Last week, the team at NEM Ventures, the venture capital and investments arm of the NEM blockchain ecosystem launched Ignite virtual incubator program that provides financial support and mentoring for early-stage blockchain startups. The programme aims at preparing the blockchain startups for investment rounds, business…

IBM introduces Cloudant for Transaction Engine

IBM introduces Cloudant for Transaction Engine

This week, the team at IBM announced that they are enabling Cloudant, an elastically scalable, serverless datastore for Transaction Engine.  Introduced in 2014, this Apache backed database service has delivered scalability and availability while sacrificing some of the consistency and isolation guarantees of traditional relational…

Berkeley-based Gatsby raises $28 million in Series B funding round led by Index Ventures

Berkeley-based Gatsby raises $28 million in Series B funding round led by Index Ventures

This week, the team at Gatsby, a website development tool, announced a $28 million Series B funding round which was led by Index Ventures. CRV and Trinity Ventures also joined this funding round. The team also announced that Shardul Shah, Index Ventures Partner, joined Gatsby’s…

WaitQ: An application to assist Social Distancing!

WaitQ: An application to assist Social Distancing!

We can make a difference in the COVID-19 world! Looking at the current issue wherein it’s difficult to maintain Social Distancing and people wait in long queues, we have come with a solution to this problem with our application- WaitQ which aims to assist the…

AVA Labs announces its open-sources codebase of the AVA blockchain platform

AVA Labs announces its open-sources codebase of the AVA blockchain platform

AVA Labs, a software development company, has publicly released the codebase of the AVA blockchain platform on Wednesday. Its developers will now be able to use the AVA platform with its toolkit to create smart assets, Decentralized Finance (DeFi) applications, and easily launch blockchains. Businesses will now…

New Zealand’s Christchurch mosque attacks: A face of racism?

New Zealand’s Christchurch mosque attacks: A face of racism?

Last week, Australian Brenton Tarrant, a self-described white supremacist had attacked two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand. The world is mourning and is surprised by the peak of anger someone can reach to. This is a tough time for families who lost their loved ones,…

Aspiring women entrepreneurs: The Wonder Women in disguise

Aspiring women entrepreneurs: The Wonder Women in disguise

Do you remember the 2017 Wonder Woman movie? Then I am sure you are aware of the Amazon! This month our team organized a workshop for the Amazon women, sounds crazy? So yeah, our team found Cummins College, a girls college in Nagpur this year.…

Will automation decrease the job opportunities for people?

Will automation decrease the job opportunities for people?

We are living in the times where the soda you drank on that particularly hot afternoon was never touched by human hands from it’s manufacturing to packaging and that canned food sitting in your kitchen shelf was all cooked, pasteurized and canned by an automated…