Posts Tagged ‘problem’

LeoLabs raises $4M to build out its space debris collision avoidance network

Low-Earth orbit is a prime candidate for explosive commercial growth, but its also aspace where the risk of actual explosions resulting from debris impact is a legitimate concern for businesses focused on the opportunity. Thats the problem LeoLabs aims to address, a startup spun out of SRI International to detect, map and help avoid collisions with debris and objects floating in low-Earth orbit (LEO).
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How to visualize a startup’s USP

Common web design problem: Just writing out why a company is special is usually an insufficientway to tella story to people in a way that will give them a rapid understanding of what makes a companys product or service awesome. We have to get visualpeople should be able to blur their eyes when they land on a site and know what you do, and what key actions they would take on the site immediately.
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Peer5 leverages viewers’ devices for a P2P approach to streaming video

Anyone whos tried to watch a popular show like Game of Thrones online has probably had moments where everything pauses and youre stuck watching a spinning wheel or blinking dots as the streaming service strugglesto handle viewer demand. Peer5, one of the startups in the current class at incubator Y Combinator, is working to solve this problem in fact, its already signed up customers like Premier League football (a.k.a.
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Founderkit taps founders to suggest the best tools to get a company off the ground

While running Yardsale, a previous Y Combinator startup based around essentially making it easy to sell your old stuff, Ryan Micklehad the benefit of talking to alumni and colleagues to figure out what to use to build it. But one of the basic services he used to run it ended up costing more in the long run as the app ran into critical problems when it came to some transactions forcing Mickle and his team to essentially duct tape fixes on top of it.
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