Upstart Canadian Andreescu soars to career-best 107 in world tennis rankings

Canada's Bianca Andreescu jumped 45 positions to a career-high No. 107 in the world rankings Monday after her surprising run to the final at the ASB Classic. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., stunned former world No. 1s Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark and American Venus Williams en route to her first appearance in a WTA Tour […]

IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama talks about disrupting Wall Street and the power of ‘Flash Boys’ on the upstart exchange

Brad Katsuyama, the CEO of upstart stock exchange IEX, didn’t realize how hard disrupting Wall Street would be. Katsuyama, who came to prominence as the star of Michael Lewis‘ 2014 best-selling “ Flash Boys,” said without the book, “I’m not sure if I’m sitting here for a stock exchange right now.”  Katsuyama spoke on Tuesday at Business […]

Genesis Sales Slip for Sixth Straight Month As Upstart Brand Readies Another Sedan

The Genesis premium brand is a good idea cursed with unfortunate timing. Hyundai’s luxury arm launched just as U.S. passenger car sales gunned the throttles and pushed forward on the yoke. Despite the glowing reviews, up-front value, and attractive looks enjoyed by both the G80 midsize sedan and G90 full-sizer, the American buying public has […]

Ecommerce Search Upstart Twiggle Named a 2018 Gartner Cool Vendor in Digital Commerce

PRESS RELEASE: Next generation search technology generating more than 8% uplift in conversion for leading retailers, focuses on harnessing customer intent to improve ecommerce search TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 14, 2018– Twiggle, a company pioneering the use of artificial intelligence in ecommerce search, announced that…Read More

David Mitchell on BBC comedy Upstart Crow: Shakespeare is a classic sitcom character

Is this a sitcom I see before me? It is indeed – and a very fine one at that. Upstart Crow, which returns to BBC2 this week for an eagerly anticipated second series, is a rollicking good comedy written by Ben Elton, the man responsible for such classic shows as Blackadder, The Young Ones and […]

A $1.3 billion tech upstart struck a deal to ‘leapfrog’ competitors like Adobe and Oracle

The marketing tech company Zeta Global has acquired the artificial intelligence startup Boomtrain. The deal is said to be valued between $ 35 and $ 40 million, according to people familiar with the matter. Zeta Global aspires to compete with giants in the “marketing cloud” sector, such as Adobe, Oracle, Salesforce and IBM. These companies offer marketers a […]

Off-the-Grid EV? Upstart Bollinger Planning U.S.-Built Electric Off-Roader

– Take some of the tweed-jacket, traditionalist design character of the original Land Rover Series 1 and mix in some of the modern features and comforts of the Jeep Wrangler and the Toyota FJ Cruiser, and you’re probably not far from what New York State upstart Bollinger Motors hopes to build. Except it intends for it […]