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Mozilla Confirms It Will Join Berlin’s New ‘Factory’ Campus

Original post by MIKE BUTCHER via TC We’ve covered them since before they existed, but now “Factory”, Berlin’s new, vast tech campus, is taking shape. As builders adapt old factory buildings (an area which will cover 107,000 square feet or 10,000 square meters), the privately-funded initiative has announced that Mozilla will become an anchor resident in the facility, […]

The rise of Silicon Roundabout

Original post by ILM Some people call it Silicon Roundabout. Others refer to it as Tech City. However you describe it, East London’s technology start-up scene is booming. Matt McAllister finds out how this hub has managed to defy the downturn There have been few industries left unscathed by the recession. All across the UK, […]

You Can Use This Startup To Build A Copy Of Billion-Dollar App Instagram In A Half Hour

Original post by Matt Lynley via BI Remember Instagram? It’s a photo-sharing application that sold to Facebook for $1 billion after rocketing to tens of millions of users in the span of a few months. As simple as it sounds, it can be technically challenging to build an app like that. But with a startup called Parse, you can build […]

5 reasons your startup isn’t ready for crowdfunding

Original post by VB Now let’s get one thing straight from the start: I’m a huge fan of Kickstarter, Indiegogo and the number of similar crowdfunding sites that have sprung up recently to provide capital directly to exciting business ideas. There’s something very “American Dream” about being able to build one-on-one engagement with consumers — not to mention how […]