Tag: startups

Data Pitch: a new Europe-wide data accelerator launches today

Up to 50 startups and SMEs to receive equity-free funding of up to €100k European Commission commits €7.1m into data driven innovation, and €4.8M to directly fund startups and SMEs over the next 3 years Startups will work with data

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When an international partnership works: growing open data startups in Mexico

Emma Truswell reports from Mexico City on how a partnership between the ODI, the Mexican government and an NGO has strengthened an international relationship, a government policy programme and a talented group of startups Representatives from Labora startups and the

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Guest blog: Can open data really form the basis of a social good startup in Australia?

This is a guest post written by Rosie Williams, a leading Australian Open Data Developer and Citizen Journalist, who created and manages infoAus.net and writes for NoFibs.com.au. It’s republished with her permission. Can open data really form the basis of

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Open Data – Using Free Data to Build Your Business – with Joel Gurin – The Foundation

Joel Gurin, author of the book and website Open Data Now, knows everything there is to know about open data and how companies and entrepreneurs are using it to create and develop their businesses. Ope…

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New tech business NquiringMinds exhibits at House of Commons event for SETsquared

Tech start-up NquiringMinds was proud to be among the exhibitors at a high-profile House of Commons reception for the world’s number one university business incubator, SETsquared.   NquiringMinds, based at SETsquared’s centre in Southampton, was part of the special event

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Where New Businesses Are Starting Up

New Census data show the areas of the country where more businesses are being established.

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How To Build A Business From Open Data, Part 1

How do you build a business from open data? This was the question that we had on our mind as we recently took part in the Open Data… Continue reading on Medium »

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CTA AgriHack in Durban

As one of GODAN’s components is innovation, we aim to explore opportunities and challenges that arise from using datasets and encourage youth to innovate. GODAN will sponsor the CTA AgriHack Durban Hackathon Challenge winners for the Best Use of Open

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Mobile putting data in people’s hands in Ghana

“It’s really powerful. It’s in people’s hands; it’s in people’s homes. How do we use it for the greater good?”. GODAN partner VOTO Mobile is a three-year old Ghana-based tech startup and social enterprise which helps businesses, governments, and NGOs use

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Australian cities are getting smarter

Cities evolve. Most of them start small and expand over time, growing in a haphazard fashion that can often seem random to their inhabitants. Few cities in the world could truly be described as smart. Many of them seem to

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