Apartment List claims to be the fastest-growing apartment search engine in the U.S. and has raised $15 million in funding to help people find homes.
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Small and medium businesses don’t always know how to market effectively online. For just $150 a month, Signpost can take care of their campaigns, attract new customers, and nurture existing relationships.
Using a smartphone camera, the technology captures images of your eye and creates a template with information about blood vessels, vein patterns, and other descriptors.
What if you discovered a cure for a rare disease and didn’t even know it? This “Tumblr for scientists” gives researchers a place to share their work, find relevant research of their colleagues, and collaborate.
FinanceIT has raised $13 million for its platform that lets small businesses offer flexible payment options to their consumers. So go ahead, buy that Sea Doo.
The Russian Internet giant made its first foray into the U.S. market today with the launch of an e-mail app (myMail), a messaging app (myChat), and a gaming app (myGames).
Yub launched today with $12 million in funding to grow its affiliate network, which aims to help offline retailers drive sales with online offers.
Cornell University announced the launch of an online corporate training program called Redshift that aims to make high quality executive education more affordable and scaleable for businesses of all sizes.
To kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week, the event’s organizers and the Kauffman Foundation released the results of a global policy survey that looked at similarities and differences among entrepreneurs around the world and how supportive their governments are of entrepreneurship.
1 in 8 households have damaged a laptop, phone, camera, or tablet during the holidays, and 35% of the devices damaged are mobile phones.
BarkBox, which sends you monthly boxes of goodies for your pooch, is launching a new site called PuppyFeed. PuppyFeed is basically a photo-sharing forum where BarkBox subscribers post photos of their dogs with captions and hashtags, and bond with other users over their shared passion for puppies.
KcNMinder sold $3 million worth of its Bitcoin mining machines in a four-day trading frenzy of the alternative currency, selling 5,000 machines between Nov. 7 and Nov. 10.
Internet addiction is real. 60% of people can’t go without WiFi access for more than a day.
If corporations and neighborhoods and small startups and niche interest groups can have a social network, why shouldn’t families?
“Everything we do revolves around building a product for chefs. We hope to achieve the construction of the most credible chef-driven digital media property on the planet.”
The startup community is buzzing with funding news.
Forget the Ivy League and Stanford — the smartest college in America is not what you might think.
Cloud contact center provider Five9 released a report and infographic today looking at “customer rage” and what companies can do to prevent it.
Eighty-five percent of who you are is developed by the age of five. Early education is critical the way a child’s brain develops, and Kidaptive has raised $10.1 million to make sure that it develops right.
This isn’t your mama’s takeout. Caviar expands to Seattle and New York.
You could be harboring the talent of Annie Leibovitz or the creative prowess of Francis Ford Coppola and not even know it. CreativeLive has scooped up $21.5 million to unleash the artist within you.
This pitch VentureBeat received today easily takes the cake. Or as the case may be, the chocolate covered Jesus:
Editor’s Pick Zenefits has managed to do the impossible — get people excited about back office operations.
The textbook rental site’s stock fell to $9.82 a share, at the time of publishing, but board member Paul Holland is optimistic that the stock will ultimately go up.
Dropbox presented a completely rebuilt, re-imagined Dropbox for business product today that aims to make it easier for people to switch between their work and personal accounts from one central place.
Capriza makes it significantly easier for employees to access Web-based business applications on their phones, without requiring any coding, integrations, or APIs.
Texting and driving is actually more dangerous than drinking and driving. Road Wars launched its mobile app today that aims to make people more focused, careful, and law-abiding when they drive.
Editor’s Pick It all started with a viral dance video.
The interest in hospitality inspired the new products that Airbnb launched today — the superhost program, stories, and groups for hosts.
The SEC may be closed for Veteran’s Day, but startups are still churning out their funding announcements.
Chief Operating Officer Beth Ferreira is leaving the large e-commerce retailer, making it the second high level departure this month.
Photo-sharing apps tend to go one of two ways — they gain millions upon millions of users and soar past billion dollar valuations, or they die quiet deaths. Which will Shuttersong be?
Vox Media acquired three popular digital media brands — Curbed, Eater, and Racked — doubling the number of media properties under its umbrella. Fortune estimates the deal at around $20-30 million.
The online training and certification provider released a mobile application today and announced a partnership with Udemy.
Guest Post Uber’s mobile and tablet apps take longer to load than competitors. What gives?
Today was really Twitter’s day.
The holidays are upon us, and if you haven’t thought what to get your colleagues, friends, and family, you are a terrible person. Not really, but if you don’t know what to get the people in your life, Loop & Tie can help.
Blech, homework is the worst. Slader tries to make it a little more fun with a social network and virtual currency that rewards helping others.
“Two hacks totaling about 4,100 BTC have left Inputs.io unable to pay all user balances,” the company said on its site. “I know this doesn’t mean much, but I’m sorry, and saying that I’m very sad that this happened is an understatement.”
Jukely launched its “concert matchmaking” service nationwide today, which recommends live shows for you to see based on your music preferences and those of your friends.