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2014/10/29 23:42
2014/10/29 23:42
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If you are looking for indicators of another tech bubble, try this one: the arrival of Closed Club. The site launched in early October to track startups that have pulled the plug on their product or...
2014/10/29 23:42
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2014/10/22 18:35
2014/10/22 18:35
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Google acquires real-time backend database start-up FirebaseCloud SaaSby CBR Staff Writer| 22 October 2014Marks Google’s third major cloud acquisition this year. Google has bought real-time backend...
2014/10/21 09:39
2014/10/21 09:39
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Early in his career, Union Square Ventures managing partner Fred Wilson asked a very experienced VC, “What exactly does a CEO do?” The reply came without thought or hesitation: “A CEO does only three...
2014/10/20 13:14
2014/10/20 13:14
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From Chicago’s city of big shoulders to the new businesses bolstering Detroit’s renaissance; in Cleveland and Cincinnati and Kansas City and St. Louis, startup economies are flourishing across the...
2014/10/20 12:18
2014/10/20 12:18
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The app partnered with Omnicom and boutique creative shop Judd Branding to come up with the flight times and placements. It's a multiple-million-dollar campaign for Foursquare, which says it will be...
2014/10/15 13:17
2014/10/15 13:17
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When Hailo, a mobile application that hails taxi cabs, arrived in New York in early 2013 it was expected to take the country’s largest taxi market by storm, with the rest of the U.S. not far behind....
2014/10/15 08:13
2014/10/15 08:13
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Its co-chief executive Jay Bregman is to leave the company as well as 40 employees as the company retrenches to focus on expansion in Asia and Europe. It blamed the "the astronomical marketing spend...
2014/10/14 21:58
2014/10/14 21:58
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Hailo, a taxi hailing app, already has 5,000 cab drivers signed up as users with $100 million in sales, and the company hasn't even enabled electronic hailing yet. That will change soon. On Monday,...
2014/10/14 17:18
2014/10/14 17:18
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The company provides a way for users to hail cabs with their phone, so while it has competed in the same market as Uber and Lyft, it's not as anti-taxi as Uber has been. In fact, Hailo works with...
2014/10/13 15:58
2014/10/13 15:58
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Published: October 13, 2014 - 11:30 am In the four years since Jeffrey Leventhal co-founded Work Market, the freelance-workforce management provider has never turned a profit, not even with nearly...
2014/10/07 11:29
2014/10/07 11:29
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A new quarterly barometer measuring venture capital investment into London's technology companies – published by London & Partners, the Mayor's promotional company for London – shows that technology...
2014/10/06 13:08
2014/10/06 13:08
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Hailo and SEGA to Give Free Crazy Taxi Rides During New York Comic-Con SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK - Oct. 6, 2014 - SEGA Networks Inc. and Hailo, one of the world’s fastest growing e-hail apps, today...
2014/10/03 16:14
2014/10/03 16:14
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The average mobile-carrying consumer today has around 1,600 contacts when apps, email and a phone’s address book are added up. A startup called Brewster wants to make that list easier to...
2014/10/02 03:08
2014/10/02 03:08
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The dream of Silicon Alley, New York's first attempt at crafting a tech hub competitor to Silicon Valley before the "Web 1.0" dot com crash of 2000 to 2001, has been resurrected in the form of a new...
2014/09/30 15:33
2014/09/30 15:33
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Dwolla set out to build a scalable, global payment network capable of taking on national automated clearing houses and card schemes, promising to make it easier and cheaper to move money and operating...
2014/09/30 14:14
2014/09/30 14:14
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On the same day that eBay announced that it plans to spin off its payments business PayPal, a smaller payments competitor has quietly announced another round of funding to continue building out its...
2014/09/30 13:57
2014/09/30 13:57
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Key figures in the venture capital world are starting, in a very subtle way, to raise hints that some air may soon be taken out of Silicon Valley's economy. Most stop short of talking about a...
2014/09/30 10:25
2014/09/30 10:25
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Hailo Founder to address Irish audience Tuesday, September 30 10:44:49 In a press release issued today the Irish Software Association (ISA), the Ibec group that represents the software sector,...
2014/09/30 10:12
2014/09/30 10:12
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Figure 1 should come with a viewer advisory. That’s because this social media app, which could be described as Instagram for health care professionals, is definitely not for selfies and cute...
2014/09/30 07:42
2014/09/30 07:42
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... Author was long YHOO at time of writing.] PS Starboard has now gone activist on YHOO. Marissa Mayer has been the CEO of Yahoo for over two years now. Although she points to the higher...
2014/10/29 23:42
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