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2014/09/23 13:56
2014/09/23 13:56
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If someone mentions the Dotcom Bubble, Pets.com is easily the first thing to come to mind. The online pet product store failed hard and it failed fast. In just 268 days, the company went from IPO to...
2014/09/23 13:56
2014/09/23 13:56
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2014/09/23 01:09
2014/09/23 01:09
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Enthusiasts hope that Bitcoin will one day play a big role in the economy, but it cannot get there when it lacks policies to protect its users. Because of the increasing number of people using...
2014/09/20 16:18
2014/09/20 16:18
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The Gotham Gal and I make a fair number of non-tech angel investments. Things like media, food products, restaurants, music, local businesses. In these investments we are usually backing an...
2014/09/19 05:19
2014/09/19 05:19
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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should abandon its efforts to pass net neutrality rules because new regulations would hurt investment and the deployment of broadband, a parade of Republican...
2014/09/18 22:14
2014/09/18 22:14
5d
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of Minecraft, it was the age of Square, it was the epoch of burn, it was the epoch of crash, it was the season of growth and it was...
2014/09/18 22:08
2014/09/18 22:08
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Splice, a cloud-based music creation and collaboration platform, announced yesterday that it has raised $4.5 million in a Series A round of funding led by True Ventures with participation from Scooter...
2014/09/16 22:04
2014/09/16 22:04
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Some of the most well known venture capitalists have sounded an alarm over the state of startups in the United States. Put simply, they think startups' burn rate -- the amount of cash used in excess...
2014/09/16 18:27
2014/09/16 18:27
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RJMetrics, an analytics platform for online businesses, has raised $16.5 million in Series B investment, from August Capital and existing investors Trinity Ventures and SoftTech. RJMetrics recently...
2014/09/16 17:27
2014/09/16 17:27
7d
Heaps of cash—and criticism—are being thrown at the darlings of the sharing economy including transportation start-ups. The latest example is San Francisco-based Sidecar, a ridesharing app, which...
2014/09/16 17:17
2014/09/16 17:17
7d
Entrepreneur extraordinaire, billionaire and Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson has jets and yachts galore. He even has a plane that operates underwater. But his newest interest? Carpooling. Branson...
2014/09/12 19:55
2014/09/12 19:55
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United States lawmakers were getting an estimated 1,000 calls a minute from constituents concerned about Net neutrality by noon Pacific Time on Internet Slowdown Day, an online demonstration held on...
2014/09/09 13:42
2014/09/09 13:42
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There was a time when being a “solo founder” in London’s Tech City was simply “not cool.” The equivalent of being the last guy on the dance-floor at 2 a.m. when the bar was closing. But times change,...
2014/08/29 21:04
2014/08/29 21:04
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The case of Netflix vs. Comcast is a lesson on the real-world implications of network neutrality. The term "network neutrality," a principle that all Internet data should be treated equally, has been...
2014/08/28 14:14
2014/08/28 14:14
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A little more than two years ago, VHX launched a platform that is designed to allow pretty much anyone to begin selling their videos online. Now it’s making that process easier, with an update to the...
2014/08/26 17:04
2014/08/26 17:04
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For the past couple of years, Comcast has been trying to convince journalists and the general public that it doesn’t impose any “data caps” on its Internet service. That’s despite the fact that...
2014/08/25 13:17
2014/08/25 13:17
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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...
2014/08/25 05:53
2014/08/25 05:53
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Workers navigate app-based ‘sharing economy’ in hopes of steady income Just after 4 a.m. on a recent Friday, while most of the neighbors in her leafy Boston suburb were still asleep, Jennifer Guidry...
2014/08/24 04:33
2014/08/24 04:33
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SoundCloud is the ubiquitous wild child of the digital music world. Without paying artists or record companies, it lets people freely upload and stream any kind of audio, and musicians have embraced...
2014/09/23 13:56
2014/09/23 13:56
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