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The Basics Of Starting A Company [Video]
2 days ago

The Basics Of Starting A Company [Video]

I joined Ron Valderrama as a guest on the latest episode of Startup Diary, where we talked about the basics of starting a company—from validating the initial idea to bringing on …
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Ello Raises $5.5 Million For Ad-Free Social Network
2 days ago

Ello Raises $5.5 Million For Ad-Free Social Network

Ello, the ad-free social network that promises to maintain users’ privacy, has raised $5.5 million in a VC round led by Foundry Group in Boulder, CO. A number of other …
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RagLite: The World’s First Flexible, Lightweight, And Portable Light Source
3 days ago

RagLite: The World’s First Flexible, Lightweight, And Portable Light Source

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Chicago startup RagLite has launched an Indiegogo campaign to bring their lightweight and portable LED lighting systems to market. The company aims to raise $100,000 to manufacture its Fusion …
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Geofeedia Raises $3.5 Million For Location-Based Social Media Intelligence Platform
1 week ago

Geofeedia Raises $3.5 Million For Location-Based Social Media Intelligence Platform

Location-based social media intelligence startup Geofeedia today announced that it has closed a $3.5 million Series A round of funding led by Hyde Park Venture Partners. Blue Vista Ventures and …
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Power Your Devices With Your Motion
2 weeks ago

Power Your Devices With Your Motion

I’m constantly complaining about the battery life of my iPhone. It’s rare for me to make it through a whole day without a charge, and it’s not always …
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PillPack Raises $8.75 Million For A Better Pharmacy
2 weeks ago

PillPack Raises $8.75 Million For A Better Pharmacy

PillPack, the pharmacy that aims to simplify medication management, has raised $8.75 million in a round led by Accel Partners, with participation from Atlas Venture. The additional capital will …
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Truecaller Raises $60 Million
2 weeks ago

Truecaller Raises $60 Million

I’ve never been particularly fascinated by Truecaller—perhaps because I don’t make enough phone calls—but I have to admit they’re doing great things to improve the concept of Caller ID. Investors are betting that the …
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Cater2.me Will Feed Your Company
3 weeks ago

Cater2.me Will Feed Your Company

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San Francisco startup Cater2.me connects talented underground chefs to companies with hungry employees, adding a curated, local focus to their existing meal perks. They do this by bringing the best local …
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Rithmio Raises $650k For World’s First Gesture Recognition Platform With Automatic Learning
1 month ago

Rithmio Raises $650k For World’s First Gesture Recognition Platform With Automatic Learning

Rithmio, the gesture recognition software company that has developed the world’s first platform that automatically learns new user-defined gestures, has announced that it has raised $650,000 in a seed round …
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Feedio Could Replace Feedburner
1 month ago

Feedio Could Replace Feedburner

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I always loved Feedburner. At its peak, there was no alternative for feed management. But the service hasn’t seen an update in years, and now that it is Google’s last …
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