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These 15 startups are out to disrupt one of the oldest industries in the world

A cluster of startups are looking to disrupt one of the oldest industries in the world: insurance. Insurance has been around for thousands of years. The earliest instance of insurance law is believed to date to King Hammurabi, about 1700 BC. Business Insider spoke with venture capitalists, CEOs, and entrepreneurs around the world about startups [&hellip

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Intel invests $67 million in Chinese tech startups

Intel Capital announced it is investing $67 million in eight Chinese startups, the latest investment pledge from a U.S. tech company ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s first state visit to the U.S. next week. Intel Capital’s new China investments include Ninebot Inc., the Xiaomi Corp.-backed scooter startup that acquired Segway in April, Intel Corp.’s [&hellip

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The flood of cash into tech startups means pay is going through the roof

Tech startups around the world are awash with cash right now, thanks to hedge funds, traditional investment firms, and billionaires piling in alongside VCs to back businesses. Europe is no different, with €3.47 billion (£2.5 billion, $3.92 billion) invested in tech startups here in the second quarter of the year, according to Tech EU. The [&hellip

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