• Startups that blend profit with purpose can apply to win a share of $1 million in funding at Chivas Venture 2019

    22 days ago - By The Next Web

    As will.i.am said at this year's TNW Conference, “the superstars of the future are going to be founders of startups that solve tomorrow's problems.” Sustainability is more important than ever before, but it can be really hard to build a for-profit business that aims to do good in the world. Luckily, entrepreneurs don't have to do it alone. Chivas, the original luxury blended Scotch whisky, hosts an annual competition where they support some amazing entrepreneurs that are using business to solve social and environmental issues. Applications are open for Chivas Venture 2019, and you can...
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  • “Family Tech” Startup Kindaba Wins Seed Funding from Skyscanner Founder Williams

    “Family Tech” Startup Kindaba Wins Seed Funding from Skyscanner Founder Williams

    22 days ago - By Red Herring

    Scottish startup Kindaba, whose secure messaging service is aimed at families, has won a seed funding round ahead of a crowdfunding campaign, from Skyscanner founder Gareth Williams. The undisclosed sum will help the Edinburgh-based company to grow its user base - and adds to a growing “famtech” market that has secured over $311 million since 2015, according to Tech.eu .
    Kindaba, which markets itself as “a new way for families to share”, is an ad-free, privacy-led messaging platform that allows families to share information anywhere without fear their information will be compromised. The...
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