MicroVentures has reached $16 million in investments today, and claims to have surpassed any other equity-based crowdfunding platform.
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Google Glass owners now have a news aggregation app. Straight from Glass, they can flag content for later, "like" and "dislike," or listen to an entire article.
Kabbage announced today that it will provide loans to both online and offline businesses, and will make a decision in minutes.
Cloud startup SugarSync just closed an additional $3 million in funding, according to an SEC filing.
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One unintended use for massive open online courses, dubbed "MOOCs," is to help professors better understand the mechanics of cheating in online learning.
OwnerListens has raised over $1 million in funding for its suggestion box that lets customers anonymously communicate with store owners.
Richard Branson lost a bet in 2010, and finally made good on his promise to don heavy makeup and full drag. His sense of humor is a lesson to all founders and CEOs!
Check out this 20 minute documentary on Africa's tech scene. Unlike Silicon Valley, "innovation is born from necessity."
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We’re blown away by the quality of the more than 150 applicants to the HealthBeat 2013 “Grand Rounds Innovation Showdown,” one of the highlights of VentureBeat’s inaugural health tech conference (May 20-21 in San Francisco).
We asked startups throughout the …
Yahoo has been on a bit of a spending spree of late, and this morning it acquired two small startups, GoPollGo and Milewise.
The "enterprise cool kids" are partnering up so customers can visualize relevant data to better understand the effectiveness of their teams.
Coursera is partnering with publishers to make it easier for students to access e-textbooks.
In a rare twist, the majority of startups closing funding rounds today are targeted to consumers. We've recently seen business-focused tech dominate the deals channel.
YouEye today closed a $3 million round to scale its futuristic approach to usability testing.
High-end design firm Fjord counts Nokia, Citibank, Harvard Medical School, and PayPal among its clients.
Teacher-turned-entrepreneur Adam Bellow has launched Educlipper, a tool for kids to save and share content from the web.