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Google to Reorganize Into New Company Called ‘Alphabet’

RAY HENNESSEY ENTREPRENEUR.COM AUGUST 10, 2015 Say goodbye to Google. Say hello to Alphabet. Google Inc. says it is creating a new operating structure under a newly formed umbrella company it is calling Alphabet Inc. Co-founder and current CEO Larry Page will lead the new company, while Sergey Brin, the other co-founder, will serve as[…]

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M4JAM acquires digital research company Pondering Panda to fuel African expansion

By Jacques Coetzee: Staff Reporter on 11 August, 2015 South African micro-jobbing startup M4JAM (Money for Jam) had a good first year. The Stellenbosch-based company has lured high-profile talents such as Brett StClair from Google South Africa into its den, quickly followed up by investment from media giants Naspers and Tencent through WeChat Africa. This[…]

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Five Reasons to Believe in Real Estate Crowdfunding

Matthew Sullivan Jul 28, 2015 If you’ve been keeping an eye on the real estate crowdfunding market, you already know how many exciting things have transpired in such a short period of time. The market is due to turnover $2.5billion in 2015. However, you may still be waiting on the sidelines to see how things[…]

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Bulletproof Launches FATwater, Raises $9M

Trinity Ventures, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based venture capital firm, has invested $9 million into Bulletproof, the firm best known for butter-infused Bulletproof Coffee, which it says can help consumers lose weight and get smarter. Trinity, which has invested heavily in technology and software ventures, is also well-known for investing early on in Starbucks. Has Trinity[…]