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A company looking to convince startups to ditch VC funding in favor of taking out a loan just raised $1 billion

Clearbanc, a company that provides non-dilutive funding to startups as an alternative to VC funding, has closed $1 billion in capital (including the $120 million it disclosed last year).
Ian Rand, (center) CEO of Barclays Business Bank, and Anil Stocker (right) co-founder & CEO of MarketInvoice.

UK fintech MarketInvoice wins backing from Barclays and Santander as banking disruption gathers pace

Barclays and Santander are funding the UK fintech as part of a £56 million "series B" round, demonstrating a disruptive shift in consumer banking.
Basecamp happily admits that it is not rewriting world history.

The founders of tech startup Basecamp have a warning for execs who think they’re changing the world

The founders of tech company Basecamp say too many people think they're changing the world and are therefore justified in overworking themselves.

The 25 most innovative, dynamic, and agile countries in the world, ranked

The World Economic Forum ranked each country according to its business environment and innovation. If you're looking for the best place to build a business, you may not have to look far.
Axel Bouchon, head of Leaps by Bayer

The interface of tech and biotech has the potential to revolutionize healthcare, but there’s still something missing

BI PRIME: Axel Bouchon, head of Leaps by Bayer, said he expects disruption of healthcare within the decade to come from the intersection of tech and biotech.
A woman gets in a self-driving Chevy Bolt EV car during a media event by Cruise, GM’s autonomous car unit, in San Francisco.

The auto industry saw some big changes in 2017 — but electric cars and autonomous vehicles were just hype

How much of the disruption was meaningful — and how much of it was much ado about nothing?

TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS BRIEFING: GM explores on-demand rides and deliveries — Peloton’s plans to disrupt trucking — OTA update...

In the transportation and logistics space, GM plots its future in ride-hailing and delivery, while Peloton plans to disrupt trucking.

7 companies that are in serious danger of being upended by the competition

The companies on this list are in danger of being disrupted by a startup, or savvy competitor, as well as being expensive relative to the market.

EL-ERIAN: Airbnb and Uber used the same 3 factors to disrupt huge industries

Uber and Airbnb are now huge players in their industries, but they didn't start that way. They both used these three factors to help beat their competition.

THE PAYMENTS INDUSTRY EXPLAINED: Everything you need to know about the next era of payment processing

The payments industry has faced significant disruption over a short period of time.