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VR and Gaming

Graphic: Andrush / Shutterstock For those who cannot physically be at a sports stadium or live event, VR offers access into an otherwise restricted world. Fans that cannot afford tickets or the travel to get to music concerts or major sporting events can now immerse themselves deeper than before through VR, and from the comfort…

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SXSW Pitch Finalists 2019

Graphic: Gustavo Frazao/Shutterstock After a whirlwind weekend, the SXSW Pitch event 2019 culminated in an award ceremony highlighting the most promising ventures in each of 10 categories, as well as acknowledging several bonus awards. The winners of each category are as follows:  AI and Technology: Derq (@DerqAI) AR and VR Technology: Healium (@HealiumXR) Blockchain Technology: Nebula Genomics (@NebulaGenomics)…

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AI + Advertising

Graphic: Unitone Vector/ Shutterstock As the digital realm continues to dominate and attract a greater share of advertising revenues, so does the need for intelligent and targeted advertising to provide brands with precision waste-free targeting and greater ROI. Most modern digital advertising techniques today implement AI tools to reduce costs and remain programmatic and relevant…

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Cyndx Insights: Sustainable Energy & Biotech

Graphic: Kletr / Shutterstock Renewable and sustainable energy are at the forefront of global discussion as the resources for traditional fuels are becoming scarce and expensive. With advancements in biotechnology, the alternative approaches to fuel and energy could lie within the agricultural and biochemical industries. We take a look at the activity in the sector…

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In the Spotlight: Techstars Music Accelerator

Sunday night’s Grammy’s brought together some of the most talented artists of the 21st century. Just as the Grammy’s aims to recognize and promote the brand of celebrities in the music industry, Techstars Music Accelerator is looking to acknowledge, promote, and mentor the next cohort of companies in music technology. Techstars Music Accelerator, founded through…

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Automated Delivery Industry

In light of Softbank’s recent investment of $940M into Robo-Delivery startup, Nuro, it can be seen that major investors are becoming increasingly interested in alternate applications of self-driving or automated technologies. Using Cyndx Finder, we wanted to investigate the automated delivery market in order to understand the dispersion of market players, whom the leading investors…

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Cyndx Insights: Slack and Confidential IPOs

SEC Confidential Filings For companies with less than $1 Billion in annual revenue, confidential IPOs afford firms to receive feedback from the SEC and subsets of investors prior to a global analysis. Not only is the information kept private from the public (most importantly the media and competitors), the company need only submit 2 years…

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Cyndx Company Spotlight: Facebook

Facebook: Cyndx Company Spotlight When Mark Zuckerberg launched the social network “The Facebook” in Harvard’s dormitories in 2004, few suspected the site would reach the coups it has. Now, as arguably one of largest corporations in the world, with over 1.5Billion daily active users, “Facebook” (renamed in 2005) has globalized opinions and connected the world.…

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The Virtual and Augmented Reality Market

Introduction & Definitions While virtual and augmented reality’s spectacular capabilities have drawn the attention of technology enthusiasts globally, the public generally overlooks the serious business potential of the products. Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) leverage similar technologies to present a user with sensory stimuli that create a perceived change in environment. Virtual reality…

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