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Local entrepreneurs launch electric car charging co. with millions in funding

With the electric car market poised to see rapid expansion in the coming years, a group of Albuquerque entrepreneurs led by Stuart Rose wants to be among the first to develop infrastructure that allows for long-distance travel. The team, led by seria.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Launch NY still seeking local investors for its new startup funding program

Launch NY is still seeking beta testers for its "Investor Network," a digital networking tool that helps accredited investors source startup deals. The nonprofit has about 50 of the 100 early adopters it is seeking for the network and is extendin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2019

NBCUniversal"s NM spending plans, benchmarks revealed ahead of City Council vote

NBCUniversal has committed to spending hundreds of millions of dollars over the next 10 years in New Mexico. The Albuquerque City Council is set to vote on NBCUniversal's incentive package of $3 million in Local Economic Development Act funding on.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2019

Porsche Will Launch 500 Electric Charging Stations Across The US By The End Of 2019 - Jalopnik

JalopnikPorsche Will Launch 500 Electric Charging Stations Across The US By The End Of 2019JalopnikPrompted largely by China, the worl.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 17th, 2018

E-Scooter Rental Companies "Take A Page from Uber"s Playbook" to Muscle Their Way into Cities

Electric scooter rental companies, armed with lobbyists and millions in venture capital, are overwhelming local governments in an effort to elbow their way onto the sidewalks and streets of cities across America......»»

Category: topSource: incMay 4th, 2018

Uber jumps into European bicycle-sharing market

(Reuters) - Ride-hailing company Uber said on Wednesday it would launch electric bicycle sharing service JUMP Bikes, which it bought last month, in Europe as it seeks to expand into other transportation modes and make peace with local authorities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 6th, 2018

Uber jumps into Europe"s crowded bike-sharing market

BERLIN (Reuters) - Uber, the ride-hailing company which has been banned from many European cities, is about to launch its JUMP electric bicycle sharing service in Germany as it diversifies and seeks to build bridges with local authorities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 6th, 2018

Uber jumps into Europe"s crowded bike-sharing market

Uber, the ride-hailing company which has been banned from many European cities, is about to launch its JUMP electric bicycle sharing service in Germany as it diversifies and seeks to build bridges with local authorities. Matthew Larotonda reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 6th, 2018

Launch party highlights goals for new Bosch AI research lab

A crowd of about 250 AI experts, researchers, entrepreneurs and local leaders celebrated the launch of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence Research Lab Wednesday night at Phipps Conservatory. The lab will serve as Bosch’s fourth location,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Porsche Says It Can Beat Tesla’s Charging Times by Half

Eighty percent juice in the time it takes to grab a coffee. As Porsche prepares to launch its first-ever all-electric vehicle, it's hopin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 4th, 2018

Texas family offices invest millions in San Antonio scooter startup

Blue Duck Scooters aims to carve out a niche in cities across the South by delivering tens of thousands of electric scooters to the streets after receiving funding from a handful of family offices in Texas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

Cover Story: Cruise companies capitalize on demand for larger, luxurious ships

As South Florida continues its reign as the world’s capital of cruising, local industry giants are spending millions of dollars to launch their biggest ships yet and construct new terminals to accommodate them......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2019

Experts warn of more ransomware attacks on local governments

Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks for ransomware attacks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date......»»

Category: topSource: washpost20 hr. 49 min. ago

Wells Fargo Blindsides Customers By Charging Thousands In Overdraft Fees On "Closed" Accounts

It seems like barely a quarter goes by without Wells Fargo being exposed for some abusive practices, like opening millions of fake credit card accounts, or selling customers of its auto loans i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 16th, 2019

Hood River EV car-share project gets $548K federal grant

Federal funding announced Friday will help make Hood River a test ground for electric-vehicle car sharing in rural communities. Forth, the Portland-based EV advocacy, won a $548,540 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to pursue a demonstration.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2019

Report ranks ABQ worst city for women entrepreneurs

The Duke City has been ranked as the worst city with a population of over 500,000 for female entrepreneurs, with the authors citing high crime rates, relatively low amounts of startup funding and high-growth startups, and low incomes as main factors......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2019

New York cut Tesla out of one incentive, but it"s helped the company in a lot of other ways

Tesla Inc. is taking on New York in court over the state's decision to cut Tesla out of a key incentive program for electric-vehicle charging stations. While the automaker is currently missing on that incentive, it has benefited in some significant .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 12th, 2019

Trickiness of trade: D.C.-area companies talk about effects of heightened tariffs

We asked a few local entrepreneurs how their companies would fare under the escalated trade war with China......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2019

Camber Creek on board as real estate tech startup Curbio raises millions

Potomac startup Curbio Inc., which helps homeowners renovate their houses to get a higher price at sale, has raised $7.1 million in fresh funding from several big name investors, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook offering millions of dollars to news outlets to license articles

Facebook Inc. is offering news outlets millions of dollars for the rights to put their content in a news section that the company hopes to launch later this year, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 8th, 2019

Arlington American Legion redevelopment scores $1.5 million private gift

An Arlington affordable housing developer just scored a $1.5 million donation to help fund the redevelopment of a local American Legion post, providing the project with a critical boost in private funding. The Arlington Partnership for Affordable H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 5th, 2019