In a recent interview with First Round, New York-based investor Kevin Ryan discussed some fundraising strategies that he has picked up over the years. Here are a few of his recommendations for founders.
If you are working to create a more innovative and connected city or in a private sector job related to smart cities, data, or IoT, these are the conferences that you should not miss this year.
Navigant expects around 35 million e-bikes to be purchased this year. In comparison, electric vehicles currently account for about 1% of all vehicle sales around the globe, with about 1.15 million units to be produced worldwide.E-bikes have become popular in Europe and are now viewed as an alternative to cars, according to the New York Times.
Tampa is outfitting a fleet of 1,600 privately owned vehicles with technology that will communicate with roadways and other cars in order to receive various warnings and alerts about roadway conditions, speed limit changes, dangers and more. The project also will connect 10 buses in the area to communicate with traffic signals, which will then prioritize the buses’ movements so they can stay on schedule.
In this interview, Jeff Vinik, owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning, discusses market trends, investments in stocks and mutual funds, the real estate development, and the growth of Tampa.
Strategic Property Partners (SPP), the joint venture between Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and Cascade Investment, the investment fund launched by Microsoft founder Bill Gates, is leading the development of Tampa’s first new for-purchase residential tower in nearly a decade.
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Dreamit Chief Investment Officer Karen Griffith Gryga will be speaking and meeting with startup founders at the Frontier Conference in New Orleans. This conference is a destination conference for the up and coming leaders in the industrial world, including the world’s top innovators, thinkers, executives, visionaries, investors, and entrepreneurs to cross-pollinate and rethink the future of industrials.