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In 2015, to win in mobile is to win, period

Business is about winning. Of course, most startups lose, but the goal of each is to win — to build something new and innovative and worthwhile that will grow, acquire users, find customers, and increase in value.

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With $2.4M in funding, ClipMine launches its crowdsourced video indexing and annotation service

We’re infatuated with video, just look at the statistics. There are an enormous amount of videos being created every day, with a high rate of duplications most likely. So how will we be able to find the video that best serves our need? Is there a way for viewers to simply navigate to the part of the video in order to get the information that we want? ClipMine believes that it can offer that solution — it’s launching today with $2.6 million to accomplish its goal.

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SurveyMonkey appoints former HP COO Bill Veghte as new CEO

Online survey platform SurveyMonkey announced today the person who succeeds Dave Goldberg as CEO. Bill Veghte, Hewlett-Packard’s former COO and lead of the company’s enterprise group, will take over SurveyMonkey starting August 3 and has also been named as a board member, joining newly installed directors David Ebersman and Goldberg’s wife Sheryl Sandberg. Goldberg died in a treadmill accident in May.

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Shyp expands Goodwill partnership from SF to LA, NYC, and Miami

Are you interested in giving away all your stuff to those in need? On-demand shipping company Shyp has revived its partnership with Goodwill, and over the next month, it will do pick ups of donated items in not only San Francisco but also Los Angeles, New York City, and Miami. Donate all you want with no pick-up fees.