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2014/10/01 17:26
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Seed funding Hipcamp, an advanced search service for finding and comparing campgrounds across a wide range of criteria, has raised $2 million from O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Slow Ventures, Maiden...
2014/10/01 17:26
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2014/10/01 14:14
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While everybody in the tech industry seems to be trying to make programming easier to pick up, most of the efforts that have popped up either repackage the concepts found in existing languages or boil...
2014/10/01 02:14
2014/10/01 02:14
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The thought of using crypto-currencies to back shares of a company first crossed Y Combinator head Sam Altman’s mind about two years ago. “It was an idle thought that popped into my head,” he said....
2014/09/30 17:14
2014/09/30 17:14
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Fitness-minded individuals have devices like the Fitbit to track their steps and activities. Expectant mothers have Bellabeat. The startup has been selling a low-cost “connected system” that allows...
2014/09/30 16:15
2014/09/30 16:15
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Front is the front desk of your company. Whenever someone sends an email to your contact@, jobs@ or support@ email addresses, the email will appear in your team member’s Front accounts. Then, instead...
2014/09/30 15:21
2014/09/30 15:21
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Want to take your startup company and grow it into a $1 billion company? Hale said at Y Combinator, they don’t give companies room and board, they don’t give them office space. Rather, they give them...
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2014/09/30 12:35
2014/09/30 12:35
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When it comes to hype, business-to-business marketing typically takes a backseat to consumer-based initiatives. But Virool may have found a way to cut through the clutter—even during Advertising...
2014/09/30 05:06
2014/09/30 05:06
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Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam certainly look like the kind of guys who could help bitcoin recover from its wild years. They are tall and textbook fit, and as poised as Swiss bankers -- Vulcan Swiss...
2014/09/27 00:14
2014/09/27 00:14
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In the fast-emerging space of equity crowdfunding, Silicon Valley insiders are pretty familiar with players like AngelList. But there’s actually a startup crowdfunding site out of Israel with a...
Read more at TechCrunch, Entrpreneur
2014/09/26 19:12
2014/09/26 19:12
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Is it the Facebook-killer? Ello, the so-new-it’s-glistening, so-hip-it-hurts upstart social network has set out to be the artsy, LGBTQ-friendly, anti-advertising and anti-big-data alternative to...
2014/09/25 21:21
2014/09/25 21:21
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E la Carte, a startup whose table-side tablet technology was rolled out nationwide recently at Applebee's, raised $35 million in new debt and equity funding. The Palo Alto company led by CEO Rajat...
Read more at Bizjournals, Bizjournals
2014/09/25 19:14
2014/09/25 19:14
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Y Combinator-backed virtual assistant startup Clara Labs might be getting an infusion of cash, rumored to be in the $3-4 million range from Sequoia Capital. Co-founder of Clara Labs, Maran Nelson,...
2014/09/25 18:26
2014/09/25 18:26
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FiveStars, a digital loyalty rewards platform for small businesses, has reeled in $25 million in Series B financing from lead investor Menlo Ventures and return backers Lightspeed Venture Partners,...
Read more at Red Herring, Red Herring
2014/09/25 16:14
2014/09/25 16:14
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Email marketing startup Sendwithus is announcing that it has raised $2.3 million in additional seed funding. This is one of those funding announcements that comes months after the deal itself....
2014/09/25 14:21
2014/09/25 14:21
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FiveStars wants to help bring the benefits of online rewards programs to more restaurants, stores and other small businesses, and it has $26 million in new funding to make that happen. The San...
2014/09/25 13:14
2014/09/25 13:14
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In the $60 billion market for customer loyalty among small and medium-sized services businesses companies always looking for an edge. With cute coffee shops and artisanal stores springing up on every...
2014/09/25 12:58
2014/09/25 12:58
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There’s Still Room for Messaging Apps: Talkray Claims 12M Users, Announces New Funding Talkray, an alternative to Whatsapp, WeChat, and many other messaging apps worldwide, claims they have had 12...
2014/09/24 19:14
2014/09/24 19:14
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This morning, Orange, a large French telecom, announced that it has secured a number of partner companies to support its fourth startup accelerator batch, forming what it un-ironically and patly calls...
Read more at TechCrunch, PhysOrg
2014/09/24 18:14
2014/09/24 18:14
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Following a massively successful inaugural event last year in Berlin, the second TechCrunch Disrupt Europe will take place from 18-21st October 2014 in London, at the amazing Old Billingsgate...
2014/09/24 18:03
2014/09/24 18:03
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... yourself on this map," Caterina Fake said enthusiastically. Fake, widely known as the co-founder of Flickr, had just greeted me into the Findery office, an airy loft tucked inside a nondescript...
2014/10/01 17:26
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