Big 50-2016: the Final 80

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After Round 2 voting, these startups are the Final 80 left standing. These startups are now vying for a position in the Big 50-2016. If your startup is not listed, it has been eliminated from the Big-50-2016. Of the remaining 80 startups, 50 will make it into the final report. The final 50 will be selected […]

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Big 50-2016 Round 2: Group 5 Vote

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Round 2 of the Big 50-2016 startup competition wraps up with Group 5: Securing and storing our digital future. The security startups listed below do everything from using machine learning to detect advanced threats to offering portable VPN devices. The storage startups, meanwhile, are innovating around Flash, container-defined storage, NAS, and more. Group 5 voting […]

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Big 50-2016 Round 2: Group 4 Vote

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Round 2 of the Big 50-2016 startup competition moves forward with Group 4: We’re all in the cloud now. The cloud group has a wide range of cloud-powered startups, from IT alert correlation and automation to Software Defined WAN services to application delivery to development and testing platforms. It’s a broad, diverse mix, but the […]

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Big 50-2016 Round 2: Group 3 Vote

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Round 2 of the Big 50-2016 startup competition moves ahead with Group 3: It’s the data, stupid! As you can probably guess from the title, unlike our previous groups, which were much more varied, Group 3 is entirely made up of Big Data and analytics startups. Group 3 voting is open through Monday, March 21 […]

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Big 50-2016 Round 2: Group 2 Vote

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Round 2 of the Big 50-2016 startup competition moves ahead with Group 2: Building an on-demand world. Group 2 voting is open through Tuesday, March 15 at 7 pm PT Group 2, much like Group 1, is another fairly eclectic group. This group features consumer-focused startups, such as coffee and music services; business services, including a […]

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Big 50-2016 Round 2: Group 1 Vote

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For round 2 of the Big 50-2016 startup competition, we’ve split the remaining 157 startups into 5 groups of roughly equal size. The remaining startups have been groups to compete, as much as possible, against others in their market sector (or thereabouts). Of course, some sectors have many more entries than others. As a result, […]

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Big 50 Round 2 Vote Opens Monday

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Big 50 round 2 voting opens on Monday, March 7. In round 1, the Startup50 team whittled the Big 50 startup field down from 211 startups to 157. Most of the startups cut in round one were either too old (not really startups, then, are they?) or too new (those without a Minimally Viable Product […]

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