From a group of hardware manufacturers in the 1990s, to a countrywide network of game developers, apps and streaming sites today – French startup scene has sure came a long way in the last few decades. A nation crippled with union strikes is slowly making its way to what could well be a tech revolution With new government initiatives and €200 million fund to encourage entrepreneurs across the country, France is making waves in startup sector. Paris, the French capital houses over 5,000 startups alone and a thousand new ones are launched every year. Paris already is a home to 40 accelerators and soon to become the largest digital business incubator in the world. Here’s a list of top startups in Paris.
Singapore’s startup ecosystem is one of the best in the world. The cosmopolitan population, their education and income, availability of funding, eager entrepreneurs and international outlook made Singapore one of the most promising land for startups’ growth. The phenomenon, however, is relatively new in this part of the world. Most of the startup growth took place after 2012. Number of startups and investments are on a roll since then. Let’s take a look at the top startups in Singapore now, shall we?
One rarely looks outside Silicon Valley when it comes to startups. Even China, Israel, UK or India get attention once in a while, but that rarely happens for beautiful New Zealand. The country, especially cities like Auckland and Wellington, may not be considered as startup friendly per se, but Kiwi entrepreneurs are as much into cultivating new ideas as entrepreneurs in rest of the world. Here is the list of top startups in New Zealand.
XLRI has an extensive 50 acres green campus in Jamshedpur. The Dalma hills in the North and Tata Iron & Steel Company in the South bless the campus with right amount of serenity and connectivity with industrial sector. Unlike other leading B-schools in India, XLRI Jamshedpur campus maintains a rather no-fuss demeanour, yet high degree of academic excellence.
At this time and age, value of an MBA from premium institutes requires little or no elucidation. But the catch lies in money matters. Once decided to go for that much coveted MBA, you’d be required to look for the dreaded fee structure for your course in chosen institutions. While B-schools in abroad charge more than double (plus the living expense), in India it might range from Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 30 lakh in general. If you’re wondering about MBA course fees in India, we have narrowed down the results for you here.
Our tea-table talks on startup scene starts from Silicon Valley and ends in Israel. We might consider London, Ireland and even Germany, if being lenient. But Sweden is rarely mentioned, even though it has one of the most vibrating startup hubs in the world. If you are curious to know about their up and coming entrepreneurial scene, here’s the list of top startups in Sweden.
A country tattered by religion and political unrest, is making marks on world map through innovative and technologically advanced startups. Young entrepreneurs in Pakistan are trying to make life easier for their countrymen, despite lack of support from institutional investors. But the country’s growing GDP of 4.7 percent and over 35 million 3G and 4G connections, internet businesses in Pakistan are all set to make a strong footprint. Here we have listed the top startups in Pakistan.
Amidst the talks on declined sales of iPhones and overall annual profit, Apple topped the list of biggest companies in the world. The Californian tech giant secured the top spot with market capitalization of $638.5 billion, overtaking Google parent Alphabet just by a hair. Let’s check out the top 10 biggest companies here.
So far Apple Inc., one of the most successful technology companies of our generation, has made few but notable acquisitions so far. The number stands at 83, to be precise, till December 2016. They stand by the philosophy of buying smaller companies that can be integrated into Apple’s existing line of technologies and projects. This 1976 born multinational company made its first acquisition in 1988 and so far the largest deal was made with Beats Electronics, which was purchased for $3 billion. Let’s have a quick look at the top 10 companies acquired by Apple.
Google has so far acquired over 200 companies, i.e. more than one company per week on average. Many of Google’s products originated from these acquisitions. For example, Google’s acquisition of voice-over IP company GrandCentral led to Google Voice. Then there are companies that are acquired to expand enterprise. For example, when it bought Apigee Corp for $625 million last year to increase its cloud-based offerings for businesses. While the web search engine giant will continue making news with their acquisitions, we have looked into the top 10 companies acquired by Google.