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2014/10/29 17:14
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Coinbase, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed Bitcoin wallet and merchant processing platform with just shy of 2 million wallets, is jumping on a big trend in security for holding the...
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2014/10/28 20:17
2014/10/28 20:17
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Crowdfunding is giving a whole generation of startup entrepreneurs a new way to fund their dreams. While that’s good for entrepreneurs, it means the investors whose business it is to profit off of...
2014/10/28 19:14
2014/10/28 19:14
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Detecting cancer could be as easy as popping a pill in the near future. Google’s head of life sciences, Andrew Conrad, took to the stage at the Wall Street Journal Digital conference to reveal that...
2014/10/27 18:08
2014/10/27 18:08
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It's hard to cast a better clusterfuck—or a worse caricature of Silicon Valley hustle—than what happened to tech investor Jason Calacanis. "Someone hacked my voicemail and changed my outgoing message...
2014/10/27 14:17
2014/10/27 14:17
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The truth hurts: most apps fail to become a sustainable business. Imagine what it would take for you to build an app that becomes one of those four to 10 apps that a customer uses on a weekly or...
2014/10/27 13:19
2014/10/27 13:19
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... whole life has been focused around using new and experimental methods to promote ideas,” he wrote. “Therefore, when we decided to raise a new round for our startup, I knew we had to something...
2014/10/27 13:13
2014/10/27 13:13
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Justin Kan, who co-founded video game streaming site Twitch, told the Standard: “I am a strong believer that a lot of value created on the internet in the next ten years will come from companies that...
2014/10/24 17:42
2014/10/24 17:42
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Danae Ringelmann at Y Combinator's Startup School. Credit: Marla Aufmuth. Among the smaller companies that responded by producing diversity reports of their own was Indiegogo. The crowdfunding...
2014/10/24 15:22
2014/10/24 15:22
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Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, is reportedly working on a secondary stock sale that would raise his company's valuation to $13 billion from the $10 billion it hit in April. Airbnb is...
2014/10/23 18:36
2014/10/23 18:36
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Lots of great business advice and learning from successful entrepreneurs was on offer at The Art of Entrepreneurship conference, held in early October. I noted three strategies emerging from various...
2014/10/23 16:17
2014/10/23 16:17
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Gregg Brockway has launched major brands that address chronic problems in the travel sector. But it was the pain of moving house that led the co-founder of Hotwire and TripIt to tackle his latest...
2014/10/23 13:17
2014/10/23 13:17
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If you plan to make it on your own, you'll inevitably wonder about the odds of success. Unfortunately, there are all sorts of statistics floating around that, even if they’re true, are usually taken...
2014/10/22 21:14
2014/10/22 21:14
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International VC firm SOSVentures is capitalizing on the now buzz worthy biotech investment trend with the creation of IndieBio, the first accelerator to focus on just life sciences. Y Combinator...
2014/10/22 20:18
2014/10/22 20:18
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The truth hurts: most apps fail to become a sustainable business. Imagine what it would take for you to build an app that becomes one of those four to 10 apps that a customer uses on a weekly or...
2014/10/22 20:14
2014/10/22 20:14
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Boostable doesn’t have to sell its ads. Marketplaces sell them for it. Ticket, crowdfunding, and ecommerce marketplaces make money when their users sell things, so they’re incentivized to route...
2014/10/22 17:16
2014/10/22 17:16
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SoundFocus’ Tiny Amp Sound Studio Is All the Boom, Minus the Box SoundFocus is on a mission to preserve and even amplify your hearing, and the duo behind the audio brand has taken the wraps off a...
2014/10/22 15:19
2014/10/22 15:19
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Fu can add one more accomplishment to that impressive list: Her two-month-old startup, HelloWorld, announced Tuesday that it was acquired by Life360 for an undisclosed seven-figure sum, TechCrunch...
2014/10/21 16:14
2014/10/21 16:14
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Today, location-sharing startup HelloWorld is announcing that it has been acquired by Life360 for an undisclosed seven-figure sum. That’s a pretty fantastic exit, given the fact that the startup was...
2014/10/20 22:14
2014/10/20 22:14
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Two years ago, this building in downtown Oakland was the part of the country’s first major cannabis growing educational institution, Oaksterdam University. After federal agents from the IRS and DEA...
2014/10/20 18:14
2014/10/20 18:14
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As we end day one of Disrupt London we thought it would be fun to look back at some of the most interesting panels and projects on stage. While most Disrupts are full of great startups and fun...
2014/10/29 17:14
2014/10/29 17:14
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