Start-Ups

Start-Ups

Energy: How Eneco transitioned from commodity provider to service provider with...

Fonger Ypma, head of the Smart Energy Lab at Eneco Smart Energy, discusses how the Internet of Things has the capacity to change the...

Start-up of the month: Bundles – reducing waste in the laundry...

IoB spends five minutes with Marcel Peters, CEO and founder of Dutch start-up Bundles, talking IoT laundry services, reducing waste in the supply chain,...

The IoT start-up acid test, according to the man behind Hive

Pilgrim Beart, the man behind the technology for British Gas' Hive thermostats, suggests that IoT start-ups should put themselves through an acid test. Beart is...

Jersey LoRa network will be a test bed for IoT start-ups

Digital Jersey has teamed up with telecoms firm JT to build Jersey’s first Long-Range (LoRa) Wide Area Network, as it bids to attract Internet...

Start-up of the month: Mothive – ensuring the world’s food and...

IoB spends five minutes with Angelo Monteiro, the managing director and co-founder of London-based start-up Mothive, to talk defence, agriculture and how the Internet...

Amazon accelerates Alexa development through start-up initiative

Amazon has launched a start-up accelerator program focused on developing and building out its Alexa voice technology capabilities, according to the company blog. Dubbed the Alexa...

Can the UK government do more to drive IoT growth?

Long read -- The UK Government is typically slow to embrace new technology, with some now questioning if there's more Whitehall can do to drive...

R/GA calls for start-ups to apply for new UK IoT accelerator...

American advertising agency, R/GA, is looking for start-ups to join its 12-week Internet of Things (IoT) Venture Studio UK accelerator program. The Ventures initiative recently...

EU announces a VC fund of $442 million for tech start-ups

The European Union (EU) has launched a venture capital fund of 400 million euros ($442 million) aimed at helping regional start-ups grow. The funding, announced...

Analysts see investments decline for IoT start-ups

There’s no denying that the Internet of Things market is constantly growing, although according to CB Insights, investment with IoT start-ups is on the...

Smart buildings start-up Verdigris raises $6.7 million in funding

California-based start-up Verdigris has raised $6.7 million in a latest round of funding, bringing its total funding to $16 million to date. The firm's sensors...

Breed Reply invests in four Internet of Things start-ups

Breed Reply, the IoT accelerator programme set up by tech company Reply, has invested in four additional connected tech start-ups in its latest intake.  The...