“Knowledge is power.” - Francis Bacon
For any entrepreneur or startup founder, knowing what is happening in their given industry is critical to staying competitive. For many of those interested in social media, technology, internet startups and entrepreneurs, we have compiled a quick list of some of the top sites offering such news. In fact, some of them even have apps that you can download to view news at any time.
Mashable is the largest independent news source dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and technology. Mashable’s 20 million monthly unique visitors and 4 million social media followers have become one of the most engaged online news communities. Numerous studies and leading publications have declared Mashable the most influential online news outlet and a must-read site. Source: Mashable.com
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. Source: TechCrunch.com
VentureVillage is the most entertaining news outlet for digital innovation in Europe, reporting on the hottest startup hubs across the continent. Based in Berlin, we’re uniquely positioned to access the most promising personalities and products from Eastern and Western Europe. By providing profile pieces as well as product reviews, we’re fresh, new, and informative. Source: Venturevillage.eu
Silicon Allee was started by a couple of expatriate Berlin-based entrepreneurs. We spent a lot of 2010 in Silicon Valley. If you’ve experienced both the American start up scene and the German start up scene, you know that they couldn’t possibly be more different. Source: Siliconallee.com
GigaOM began as a blog by one writer in 2006, Om Malik, and has grown into one of the most credible and insightful voices at the intersection of business and technology. GigaOM is a new type of media company with a business model that leverages technology, transparency, and access to information. The company’s growth has been propelled by great writers, journalistic integrity, industry depth and audience engagement. Source: GigaOM.com
VentureBeat is a media company obsessed with covering amazing technology and why it matters in our lives. From the most innovative companies and the incredible people behind them to the money fueling it all, we’re devoted to exhaustive coverage of the technology revolution. Source: VentureBeat.com
Under30CEO is an online/offline media platform covering news, advice, trends, and events about early stage businesses, highlighting what’s next in cities across the globe. Source: Under30CEO.com
KillerStartups.com is a user driven internet startups community. Entrepreneurs, investors, and bloggers are staying informed on up-and-coming internet startups using our blog platform, where internet entrepreneurs submit their startup to see what others think about it. Source: KillerStartups.com
ReadWriteWeb is a Web technology blog launched in 2003. ReadWriteWeb covers Web 2.0 and Web technology in general, and provides industry news, reviews, and analysis.
So, stay ahead and stay informed! The startup world is not only exciting fiercely competitive as well. Knowing what is happening elsewhere in the industry will profoundly help you adjust your tactics and business strategies as well.
Personal Hint of the INISMO founders: We have a lot to do, helping entrepreneurs getting off the ground with their business and idea. So, we’re a friend of websites that keep us up-to-date with news and stories from various sources. Feed Readers are an option, but we like to browse news sites for the latest updates and news on startups etc. One of our favorites is, EuroStartupBlogs.com!
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