24 hours after Google released three location tools for its app developers, startups are already integrating the APIs into their products. The founders of Valet stayed up all night to get the brand new API into their parking app as quickly as possible.
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Nevahold is a platform where people can 'crowd source' their social media accounts put more weight behind their customer service complaints.
Skyword has announced closing $6.7 million in growth financing for its content marketing solutions. This Boston-based startup provides agencies, brands, media, and retail customers with a platform to publish content and tools to distribute it effectively.
Abbey Post is a fashion marketplace that brings social e-commerce to the plus-size community. The company just released a totally rebuilt version of the site, which now features an internal social network and expanded inventory
What do Star Trek and startups have in common? Enterprise and Data play a role in both and nerds everywhere get excited about any news surrounding these topics. Here is today's round up of funding news. Nerds.
Y Combinator welcomed five new partners to its elite cabal today and said goodbye to one.
is more than doubling its commitment to the SAP HANA Real Time Fund, going from $155 million to $405 million, to support innovation surrounding real-time applications and big data.
In a blog post today, Biz Stone announced closing a funding round led by Spark Capital with participation from SV Angel. An elite group of individual investors also contributed, including Jack Dorsey, Bono, Reid Hoffman, Steven Johnson, Evan Williams, Al Gore, Greg Yaitanes, and Roya Mahboob.
Loyalty and payments startup Marqeta has raised $14 million from Greylock IL, Granite Ventures, and Commerce Ventures. The company also announced that it will power the Facebook Card.
JOOR is using software to make the journey from runway to retail stores as smooth as walking down a catwalk. The company is on track to do more than $350 million in transactions in 2013, which is more than three times the amount from 2012.
New Zealand based Vend raises $6.5 million for its software that integrates with existing point-of-sale systems to bring them into the cloud.
Stained Glass Labs is a group of entrepreneurs, mentors, and early adopters who are forming an incubator program for companies building on wearable computing like Glass.
Back in 2009, Apptio was famed venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz's first investment. Today Apptio announced closing a $45 million fifth round of funding, bringing the company's total to $136 million.
Berlin-based Versus IO has closed its first round of $2.8 million. The comparison engine represents McClure's first investment in a German startup.
Ticketfly unveiled its latest product Fanbase, a suite of customer analytics products that founder Andrew Dreskin said is a first of its kind. Venues and event promoters can use Fanbase to identify their top fans and offer them rewards for loyalty.
Online art gallery UGallery announced today that it now has over 500 artists in its community and 6,000 original pieces of art in its marketplace- "the biggest numbers today for an all-original art focused startup."
Founded by Google's former Head of Products, Collegefeed is a social network that brings together students and employers to improve the hiring process.
Loop launched today to help businesses get customer feedback in the moment using quick, five-question surveys.
Mobile Monday, an international organization that supports the mobile community, Momentum debuted its program today that offers a free twelve week program to support promising mobile startups.
Today, car sharing startup RelayRides announced that it has acquired competitor Wheelz to accelerate its growth.