India’s space startup Agnikul Cosmos delays maiden rocket launch again

INDIAN aerospace startup Agnikul Cosmos postponed the maiden launch of its Agnibaan rocket again, people at the launch site said on Saturday, citing technical...

Uber-backed e-bike startup Lime plans fleet expansion

LIME, the operator of a shared electric bike and scooter network backed by Uber Technologies, Inc., is planning to invest more than $55 million...

Founder strife blamed for startup failures

MANY STARTUPS fail not just due to funding problems but because of unresolved conflicts between founders, according to an expert in the psychology of startup teams.

Fertility startups in Japan thrive on high demand

A SMALL NUMBER of startups are stepping up to address infertility issues in Japan, where shortages of treatment options plague patients in a country...

PHL coffee shops face cost, supply challenges

PHILIPPINE micro, small and medium enterprises including coffee shops face challenges in keeping prices low amid high inflation, supply disruptions and impending wage increases,...

Ukrainian women’s startups drive tech sector resilience, offer economic recovery hope

PRAGUE — War in Ukraine has pushed women into more leadership roles in its growing tech sector, where they are gaining experience and contacts...

Women-led MSMEs operating unsustainably

A NUMBER of women-led small businesses in Metro Manila have yet to embrace environmentally sustainable practices due to lack of awareness about its benefits,...

Saripay eyes climate insurance for MSMEs

SARIPAY, the financial arm of GrowSari, Inc., is looking at offering climate risk insurance to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) including mom-and-pop stores...

Red tape, over-regulation biggest hurdles for PHL mom care industry

RED TAPE and too much regulation are blocking the growth of the mother and baby care industry in the Philippines, adding to the problem of logistics and traffic, according to an industry player.

Liquid Death valued at $1.4B in new financing round

A WATER BRAND with a popular social media following is now a billion-dollar company. Los Angeles-based Liquid Death has raised new capital that values...

US-based brain-implant companies create group to support nascent industry

MAJOR implanted brain-computer interface companies are creating an industry group to address issues facing the nascent field as it tries to build confidence among...

How entrepreneurs can successfully apply to government TBIs

According to past applicants of technology business incubators (TBIs), agility, empathy, and a ready market are some factors Filipino entrepreneurs need to be successful...