Using FPGA superpowers to speed up cloud workloads with InAccel 🚀

Posted by on July 6th, 2018

There is nothing new under the Sun, the saying goes, and that also holds true for Field Programmable Gate Arrays. FPGAs though are back with a rage, with major cloud vendors offering FPGA-as-a-service and chip manufacturers renewing their interest in the space. Among other facts, Intel acquired Altera for $16B and is now shipping the new Intel Xeon CPUs with an integrated FPGA.

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Big Tech in Greece

Posted by on June 25th, 2018

Startups in Greece are an industry in the making. Previously, we have analyzed its driving forces, i.e., founders, capital, and companies. Several thousand people currently work for Greek startups, while tens of thousands are employed in the broader technology sector in the country. Still, there’s another part of the market which is similarly impactful, yet it has received less attention than it deserves.

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The Complete Legal Package for Seed Financing of a Greek Private Company

Posted by on June 8th, 2018

Today, we are happy to publish the full package of legal documents required for closing a seed financing round in a Greek Private Company (Ιδιωτική Κεφαλαιουχική Εταιρεία or IKE in Greek). If you have incorporated a private company in Greece and are expecting an offer from Marathon, these are the full documents you are going to receive.

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Build on protocols (not necessarily blockchains)

Posted by on May 16th, 2018

Investing in fat protocols is all the rage in the startup world today. Still, investing in protocols is nothing new. Web 2.0 startups came to life thanks to the Web open & standard (🙏) protocol  (HTTP, HTML, CSS, AJAX). Before that, many networking companies bet their existence on the TCP/IP stack, when others put their bets on private non-standard networking protocols that ended up in the trash bin of computer history.

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