Starting Block

Berlin “Factory” building synergy with small startups

It’s called quite simply, Factory and it’s become the new German home of several little-known startups from around the globe. So why are tech firms, Twitter, Mozilla and Soundcloud moving in with them? CCTV America’s Jack Barton traveled to Berlin to explore this innovative tech project.


Culinary startup turns crickets into cash

Walk down a busy street in China or Thailand, it’s not hard to find food vendors selling a variety of crispy, crunchy and occasionally, juicy insects. However, in the U.S., such sights are rare to non-existent. But eating insects could become a trend if consumers […]


Fresno’s Agriculture becomes tech savvy

In California, cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles are well-known for their tech scenes. A new crop of tech savvy startups are working hard to put the city Fresno on the technology map. CCTV America’s Mark Niu reports.