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March 26, 2015

Fund Your Future: How to Afford Starting a Business

Starting a business of your own is often a dream of many that is difficult to accomplish due to the inability to access proper funding. Learning how to better afford your business plans is possible with a bit of research, networking and becoming familiar with tools available to put to use today. Understanding the various tools and resources that are readily available to new business owners is a way to fund your future and move forward with bringing your company’s vision to fruition.

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is one of the fastest-growing and most popular methods to obtain funds required to start and maintain any business you have in mind. The average successful [...]

 
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March 6, 2015

RideOn’s Augmented Reality Ski Goggles Are Mind-Bogglingly Cool

In writing about technology every day for the better part of a decade, I’ve admittedly become a bit blasé about innovation. While I’m excited by new advancements in technology, I’ve seen a little bit of everything—so it takes a lot to really impress me. Once in a while, though, something comes along that totally blows me away.

One such example is RideOn, the maker of the world’s first augmented reality (AR) ski goggles. RideOn’s transparent display projects AR layers and features to create the illusion that they’re actually floating on the mountain around you. The resulting experience is a brilliant cross between real life and a video [...]

 
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March 5, 2015

Traveler Activity Booking Site Musement Scores €5 Million Series A

Musement, a multi-platform booking service for travel activities, today announced the closing of a €5 million Series A round from P101, 360 Capital Partners, and Italian Angels for Growth.

Musement curates and showcases experiences for travelers and enables advanced booking with a simple reservation process. It aims to help travelers discover and book activities wherever they go. In 2014, Musement was named a Red Herring Top 100 Europe winner and its app was featured as “best new app” and “editors’ pick” in Apple’s European App Store. The service is currently available in English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, and [...]

 
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March 5, 2015

Geofeedia Raises Another $3 Million For Its Location-Based Social Media Intelligence Platform

Geofeedia today announced that it has closed another $3 million in a Series A4 funding round led by Hyde Park Venture Partners. Also participating in the round are Tim Kopp, former CMO of ExactTarget; David Gupta, founder and CEO of SDI Enterprises; and Gene Delaney, former president at Motorola.

Geofeedia provides location-based social media monitoring, intelligence, and analysis for corporate security, public safety, media, and marketing teams. The platform allows organizations to filter and analyze public, geo-tagged social media content across multiple sources to understand what’s going on within the areas that matter to them.

The round, which bring’s [...]

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