New York Times - Small Business
Updated: 9 min 45 sec ago
The AgTech Accelerator being started in North Carolina has backing from two big companies, Bayer and Syngenta, as well as venture capital firms.
The business of estate sales is largely unregulated and fragmented. One company aims to establish credibility via franchising.
A nonprofit, Tech:NYC, aims to work with city, state and federal officials to help make New York more appealing to start-ups, big tech companies and venture firms.
The borough is becoming the East Coast’s Silicon Valley, with a new development in the Navy Yards and another in Sunset Park.
Slyde, a handboard start-up, has tackled the added burden of inventing a market for a product and popularizing a sport.
California Pacific Airlines has been waiting for years for Federal Aviation Administration certification. Its 95-year-old owner is getting impatient.
Elation can quickly turn to fear as small companies must suddenly learn how to produce at larger volumes while maintaining quality and consistency.
Phylos Bioscience is unveiling a marijuana guide called Galaxy, offering people a way to see how Sweet Island Skunk might be related to Humboldt OG.
Condé Nast and Vice Media, among other companies, have used virtual reality for storytelling, and others are investing in the technology itself.
Through the funds, companies scout for new products or services and business partners, but critics say the funds contribute to inflated valuations.