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Stripe launches Atlas to help foreign entrepreneurs incorporate in the United States for $500

- February 26, 2016 2 MIN READ

Payment processing startup Stripe has launched Atlas at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, a new service that allows global companies incorporate in the American state of Delaware by helping them open a US bank account, get tax and legal guidance, and file all the necessary paperwork to establish an operational presence in the US.

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TenRocket helps entrepreneurs without tech skills bring their app ideas to life in 10 days for $10,000

- October 8, 2015 3 MIN READ

Countless wannabe entrepreneurs think they have great app ideas but when it comes to actually creating them, they face the small hurdle of, well, not actually having the tech skills necessary to bring those ideas to fruition. This is usually overcome by finding a technical cofounder or paying an agency tens of thousands of dollars to develop the app, a process which can drag on and end up costing more than expected.

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Kingii is a wearable airbag that wants to reduce instances of drowning

- July 28, 2015 2 MIN READ

It’s easy to watch the news stories about people drowning in rivers or at the beach each summer and think it will never happen to you because you’re a strong swimmer, but the truth is that accidents can happen to strong swimmers too. The World Health Organisation estimates that over 372,000 drowning deaths occur each year, with people often getting caught in rips, developing cramps, or falling overboard from a boat or swimming out too far and getting stuck.

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Employees from the biggest tech companies in the world are using BrightCaller to stay productive

- April 23, 2015 6 MIN READ

BrightCaller, a startup based out of Stanford, California has come up with a solution to help people stay committed to their goals – whether it’s related to their personal lives or their work. In fact, employees from the world’s biggest tech companies – including Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Slack, Uber and Pinterest – are using BrightCaller to stay productive.

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The LEEAP Project, Episode 8 – Washington.

- February 13, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

This week Simon touches down in the place where the power players of the entire country come to play, but is Washington just a place for senators and presidents? Come with us as we explore the not so well known [to us anyway] world of Washington startups, you’ll be very surprised at what we discover!

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LEEAP Project, Episode 7 – Chicago.

- February 4, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

This week Simon heads to the windy city of Chicago and checks out their startup community. From the epic 1981 building to the startups that collectively raised over a billion dollars in capital over the last year, Chicago is definitely the dark horse when it comes to fast growing startup scenes across the USA.