Unicorn Hunting

8 Unicorns Grazing Across the European Union

You may think that humans as a species are the most prolific colonizers on the planet but maybe you’ve never heard of the “Argentine ants of southern Europe“. It’s a supercolony of ants that ranges over 6,000 kilometers (that’s 3,728 miles for you Yanks), from Italy to the Spanish Atlantic coast. This massive colony is made up […]

The 8 Biggest Startups in Europe by Funding

The European Union (EU) is an international organization that counts 28 countries and members. Just recently, many people had their feathers ruffled when one of the bigger members of the EU decided they wanted out. Even with the proposed withdrawal, the collective remains an economic powerhouse. 19 of the 28 countries in the EU use […]

The Top-10 Biggest Startups in Israel by Funding

With a population that’s just 2.64% the size of the U.S., Israel has made quite a name for itself by building one of the most technologically advanced military forces in the world. According to an article by the New York Post earlier this year, Israel is one of the world’s top weapons exporters with approximately $6.5 […]

Cybersecurity Startup CrowdStrike Joins Unicorn Club

Nothing like worldwide cyber-attacks and a computer hack into a major political party’s servers to motivate investors. We’re not suggesting that cybersecurity startup CrowdStrike didn’t earn its entry this month into the vaunted Unicorn Club with hard work, but the recent uptick in cyberwarfare is certainly good for the bottom line. Apparently paranoia won’t just […]

9 of the Biggest British Startups are Unicorns

Once upon a time, the sun never set on the British empire. It wasn’t just about military might. Britain’s East India Company—really the world’s first mega-corporation—accounted for about half of all global trade at the peak of its power. Those days are long gone. Its former colony, India, has more billion-dollar startups than the United […]

The 10 Biggest Startups in India to Watch

It’s been said that India may not have potable water or reliable electricity, but it has entrepreneurs. More than 1.3 billion of them at last count. It shouldn’t come as too big of a surprise, then, that India is home to a growing number of technology startups—about 19,000 at last count. Not only that, but […]

Newest AI Unicorn Afiniti Reportedly Preparing For IPO

We first talked about AI unicorns earlier this year, and now the tech world’s newest AI unicorn is reportedly already looking to make the leap to IPO as early as this year. The news broke last week that Afiniti, which uses artificial intelligence to match call center employees with customers in a sales version of […]

The 5 Biggest Artificial Intelligence Startups

You may have heard us talk about CB Insights before. What CB Insights does is provide a huge database of private company information that is collected using artificial intelligence. They then sell this data to 100s of firms that need accurate data. Sure, you can go pay $50 a month to Crunchbase and get private […]

7 of the Hottest Chinese Startups to Watch

The fact that the majority of startups we discuss here on Nanalyze are U.S. based is not just because the majority of exciting startups today are U.S. based, it’s because we’re exhibiting a behavior known as “domestic bias”. This means that you are likely to want to invest in companies that you are familiar with, […]

14 Big Data Companies Worth $1 Billion or More

Big data is a big thing. If you’re confused about what “big data” is, we were too, until we wrote this article that explains it in simpler terms. Big data is becoming “a thing” because we’re creating so much of it. Here’s what IBM says about the emergence of big data: Every day, we create 2.5 […]