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Three persistent myths about women in tech

Wednesday 16 August 2017

It’ll come as no surprise that Start it @kbc is a huge proponent of getting more women into technology and entrepreneurship. That’s why we greatly enjoyed being among like-minded people at the Texas SXSW a few months ago. The panel “Why women in tech matter” was jam packed as three entrepreneurial women talked about their [...]

This startup keeps the power on at offshore wind farms

Monday 14 August 2017

Startups that orbit the industrial sphere are often unsung heroes. It’s a shame because what they do is every bit as interesting and innovative as their flashy B2C counterparts. Take Fluves for example: this Belgian startup created an advanced long distance monitoring system to protect energy cables that power offshore wind farms. [...]

AI and the rise of fascism

Friday 11 August 2017

Kate Crawford was by far the most illuminating speaker on AI at SXSW. She is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft, Visiting Professor at MIT, Senior Fellow at NYU and member of the WEF’s Global Agenda Council on Data-Driven Development. She may not have written the book on artificial intelligence, but she sure has published myriad fascinating [...]

Het verhaal van Small Teaser: “Het community-luik met onze eigen advertentieserver zijn onze grootste troeven”

Friday 4 August 2017

Behoeft Small Teaser nog een introductie? Vorige week zag je hen in de pers verschijnen met de vers getankte 800.000 euro waarmee ze internationale furore willen maken. De start-up is het werk van broer en zus Stijn en Ruth Janssens, en ontwikkelde een eigen publicatieplatform. Daarmee kunnen mensen zonder voorkennis een digitaal tijdschrift [...]

Startups and big organizations: a (cautious) love story

Wednesday 2 August 2017

A couple of months ago, we traveled to the great state of Texas to attend the riveting SXSW. Back then, we shared some great insights with you, and this is a great time to elaborate on some of the things that struck us. Take this, for example: Two out of three corporate executives in the US are involved in startups.