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2014/09/19 10:42
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Airport car sharing startup FlightCar just raised $13.5 million in venture funding to expand. Last week FlightCar, a startup that helps you hire out your car from the airport while you’re on vacation...
2014/09/19 10:42
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2014/09/18 00:24
2014/09/18 00:24
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SwiftKey: one of the most popular Android keyboard apps comes to Apple devices. Photo: Mashable While many more will likely debut in the coming weeks and months, the first wave of keyboard apps is...
2014/09/17 20:17
2014/09/17 20:17
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As entrepreneurs, we’re often caught in a bind trying to prioritize between our personal health and the needs of companies that would fall apart without us and visions we’re deeply devoted to. When in...
2014/09/16 22:18
2014/09/16 22:18
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Jong-Moon Kim writes about the intersection of psychology, technology and artistry. He graduated from MIT in 2010 with an B.S. and M.S. in computer science. He is a Y Combinator alumni. He is...
2014/09/16 21:14
2014/09/16 21:14
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In the spring of 2012, Peter Thiel taught a class called CS 183: Startup, at Stanford. One of the students in Thiel’s class, Blake Masters, posted detailed notes on his personal blog that became an...
2014/09/16 18:18
2014/09/16 18:18
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Some of the most prominent investors and entrepreneurs are joining startup incubator Y Combinator’s Sam Altman to teach a class called “How to Start a Startup,” starting next week. The 20-session...
2014/09/16 13:39
2014/09/16 13:39
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In the two years that Rockstart Accelerator – a private bootcamp for tech firms – has been going, it says the 20 startups it has backed have raised €15-million (12.01 million pounds) and created...
2014/09/15 17:26
2014/09/15 17:26
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Kinnek, a marketplace for small businesses to find suppliers, has raised a $10 million Series A round led by Matrix Partners. Existing investors such as Sierra Ventures, Version One Ventures,...
2014/09/15 15:46
2014/09/15 15:46
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NASA has used the International Space Station to stimulate commercial space development through cargo and crew transportation to the station and research on the station itself. What else can NASA, or...
2014/09/13 19:14
2014/09/13 19:14
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Considering how important proprietary deal flow has become as a tool for differentiation within venture capital, it’s surprising that more VCs aren’t shopping in the South. They simply aren’t looking...
2014/09/13 16:42
2014/09/13 16:42
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Developers and founders no longer have to go west to find a vibrant tech scene. New York’s Silicon Alley has emerged as a heavy-hitting startup ecosystem, with a strong foundation of entrepreneurial...
2014/09/12 18:38
2014/09/12 18:38
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Google has introduced a cloud program on Friday that will help early-stage startups get up and running on the public cloud with a generous $100,000 credit. Google announced its new startup program,...
2014/09/12 18:14
2014/09/12 18:14
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In its last Demo Day, Y Combinator showcased startups that are seeking to solve some of the world’s biggest problems. As in, nuclear energy, health, and quantum computing–all things that are...
2014/09/12 11:39
2014/09/12 11:39
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A first-ever standard "operating system" for drones, developed by a startup with MIT roots, could soon help manufacturers easily design and customize unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for multiple...
2014/09/11 21:21
2014/09/11 21:21
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Capital Innovators, the St. Louis-based technology business accelerator, has announced five new startup companies that will take part in its 12-week accelerator. Those companies are Reach Dynamics,...
2014/09/11 18:19
2014/09/11 18:19
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Flightfox founders Lauren McLeod and Todd Sullivan are flying high after securing a US$800,000 investment in their airfare search site last week. Flightfox founders Lauren McLeod and Todd Sullivan...
2014/09/11 18:08
2014/09/11 18:08
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What's This?Ticketmaster acquired Eventjoy, a mobile platform for event organizers. Image: Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images Ticketmaster is buying Eventjoy, a mobile service used by The Home...
2014/09/11 15:17
2014/09/11 15:17
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Startups have more funding options than ever before with the myriad of crowdfunding platforms, accelerators, angel investors and micro-VC funds. Determining the best option for your company is not...
2014/09/11 12:09
2014/09/11 12:09
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... 2011, a few months into starting Wahooly—a crowdfunding platform in which backers receive a share in the venture’s success—Dana Severson started to have bouts of...
2014/09/10 21:18
2014/09/10 21:18
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The tech world is known for having a bit of a coffee addiction. Square CEO Jack Dorsey, for example, is a longtime investor in San Francisco-based roasters Sightglass Coffee. And, of course, there's...
2014/09/19 10:42
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