Startup Spotlight: SiloMeter

“Agriculture is our wisest pursuit because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals and happiness.” At least that’s what Thomas Jefferson believed. Even though the essence of his belief is still true today, we’re taking this discussion further, to a more technical level. And who better to lead with than Bill Gates, who has committed more than $2 billion to agricultural development efforts through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He advocates smart farming and finding ways to increase the quality and quantity of agricultural yielding through technology. “I have seen firsthand that agricultural science has enormous potential to increase the yields of small farmers and lift them out of hunger and poverty”, says Gates.

Check out the agenda of How to Web Conference 2016

Tens of amazing speakers will take the stage this November at How to Web Conference to share valuable business insights and startup growth strategies with the tech community. With the conference approaching fast, we proudly present you today the agenda of the conference. Don’t miss the chance to join 200+ startup founders & 1000+ attendees for 2 days of networking and inspiring talks on startup culture, innovation, working with big companies & more. Book your Early Bird ticket by October 24th!

Startup Spotlight: TypingDNA


Biometrics, as defined by, is “the measurement and statistical analysis of people’s physical and behavioural characteristics.” Biometric systems are used to identify a person’s identity through ways such as iris scan, voice recognition, palm prints, fingerprints, facial recognition, and DNA. They record information about a user and capture an image or recording of a specific trait. They then store that information as a code or graph for future use and, when employed, they compare the information at hand to the stored version and this either accepts or rejects authentication.

Things to pay attention to when working on your application for an accelerator program (and for How to Web Startup Spotlight)


Being part of an accelerator program is a great starting point for any early stage startup founder looking to close deals and get the business to the next level. However, getting into such a program is no easy task to do and your application is a deal maker (or breaker for the record). If you are working on your accelerator application or simply doing those final tweaks on your How to Web Startup Spotlight application (the deadline is September 25th, by the way), then you read on!

An industry analysis: the ghost of gaming’s past, its present and future


The gaming industry made its first baby steps in the late 1960s and early 1970s America. In 1967 a team lead by Ralph Baer, a German-born American inventor and engineer, now known as “The Father of Video Games” released the Brown Box, a vacuum tube circuit that allowed users to connect control cubes to their television set and chase each other on the screen. Although minimalist, the game system received interest from Magnavox, a powerful company of consumer electronics products founded back in 1915. Magnavox licensed the Brown Box and released it for commercial home use as the Magnavox Odyssey in 1972.

Ready to compete for the $30k cash prizes? Apply now for How to Web Startup Spotlight

With few days left to apply for How to Web Startup Spotlight, it was about time to announce the $30k+ cash prizes that will be offered to the 4 winners of the deal-making program. Add these fantastic prizes to the unique development opportunities Startup Spotlight offers to all the startups accepted into the program: 1 on 1 meetings with potential business partners, media exposure, pitch practice sessions, hands-on advice on raising money & more.

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