Industry veteran Ken Coleman joins venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, 26 years after he introduced founder Ben Horowitz to the technology world.
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Personal finance startup SmartAsset has significantly expanded its platform that provides people with tools they need to make better make home-buying decisions.
Bypass has raised $3.5 millin for its mobile payments solution specifically designed for entertainment venues and sports stadiums.
Tumml is a new 'urban ventures' accelerator program that empowers entrepreneurs to solve urban problems using technology.
Today, Y Combinator company Hipset introduced a multichannel YouTube network that helps musicians grow and monetize their online audience.
Eduston.tv launches an online business education portal for people in BRIC countries and reveals $1 million in seed funding.
Worldreader launches a new mobile program that makes thousands of books available to people in the developing world through their low-end feature phones.
The Daily Grommet is an online marketplace and product launch platform for up-and-coming consumer products. It helps discover, launch, and build sustainable businesses out of innovative ideas.
Code for America and Google for a new program that will help CfA fellows turn their products and ideas into sustainable businesses.
Florida's House subcommittee unanimously voted in favor of a bill that would make posting revenge porn a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine, which could set a powerful precedent.
Clean Power Finance raises a third round from VCs and utility companies to grow its marketplace and suite of tools and services that seek to drive the mass-market adoption of residential solar.
A Dutch journalist named Rob Wijnberg has raised $1.3 million to launch a digital news site called De Correspondent that will focuses on context and quality content, rather than the hustle of the breaking news cycle.
Human rights organization Civil Rights Defenders distributed the first set of "Natalia Project" bracelets, which use GPS technology and social media to send out a distress signal if an activist or aid worker is taken hostage.
A hootin', hollerin', foot-stompin', hand-clappin' overview of the deals in today's funding news.
Acumen Brands has raised a whopping $83 million from General Atlantic to support growth of its portfolio of e-commerce companies.
Google is resisting a national security letter (NSL) from the FBI demanding that it offer up private information about its users.
25 million people live with asthma in the U.S. and it is a $50 billion problem. Asthmapolis has raised $5 million from the Social+Capital Partnership to address both.
Payments company Braintree has publicly released Venmo Touch and made updates to its iOS software developer kit (SDK) to make mobile purchases as easy as Facebook Connect.
California Assembly Member Bonnie Lowenthal has introduced the "Right to Know Act 2013," which would force businesses to tell consumers what personal data they have and where it is being shared.
Consumer attitudes and behaviors surrounding renting, borrowing, and leasing items, versus ownership, are shifting around the country, according to a study conducted by Sunrun and Harris Interactive.