These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
Overall, we rate TechStartups Least Biased based on balanced story selection and generally favoring pro-science content. We also rate them Mostly Factual in reporting rather than High due to a lack of transparency, sometimes limited sourcing, and one failed fact check.
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
Country: USA World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 2017, TechStartups is a website publishing news about technology start-ups, science, and medicine. According to their about page “Our goal is to help tech startup companies, especially the underdogs, find customers, funding, mentors by connecting them to the right investors, early adopters, decision-makers and resources to grow their companies. Techstartups.com is also a platform for you to explore exciting and new products from innovative startups and be part of their success stories.”
The website completely lacks transparency as they do not list author names, ownership, or how they are funded.
Funded by / Ownership
TechStartups does not disclose ownership and revenue appears to be derived through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, TechStartups publishes under the categories, News, Press Releases, Product Reviews, Crowdfunding Campaigns, and Startup Jobs. For the purpose of this review, we will focus on their news reporting. TechStartups does not perform investigative reports but rather summarizes news from other sources. There is minimal use of loaded language in headlines such as this: Amazon to hire additional 75,000 full and part-time employees as demand rises due to coronavirus. This story is appropriately sourced to Amazon.
Overall, we rate TechStartups Least Biased based on balanced story selection and generally favoring pro-science content. We also rate them Mostly Factual in reporting rather than High due to a lack of transparency, sometimes limited sourcing, and one failed fact check. (D. Van Zandt 4/13/2020) Updated (5/1/2020)