Step raises $22.5M led by Stripe to build no-fee banking services for teens

The smartphone revolution has well and truly disrupted the world of banking. A wide range of startups have cropped up that have completely removed the need to make visits to physical branches to open accounts, make deposits, pay for things, and ask for loans: you can now do all of these on the go by […]

Sebastian Thrun initiates aggressive plan to transform Udacity

” I’’ m a fighter. I think in our individuals, I think in our objective, and I think that it ought to exist and should exist.” Sebastian Thrun is talking animatedly about Udacity, the $1 billion online education start-up that he co-founded almost 8 years earlier. His tone is confident and resilient. He’s urged, he […]