Shaun King founded HopeMob to crowdfund for people in need. Today, he launched Upfront to connect influencers with their audience, and raise money for good on the side.
It's a crowded market, but mobile dev "studio" service and backend-as-a-service startup FeedHenry apparently has what it takes to stand out.
DocuTAP has raised $11.9 million from Bessemer Venture Partners for its software that streamlines workflow in urgent care clinics.
Google takes a minority stake in online investment community Lending Club as part of a $125 million secondary transaction.
It was a big, big day for funding today with no fewer than nine startups getting funding, including one getting acquired for $33 million.
Guest Post The founder of Allegis Capital outlines the steps entrepreneurs should take to make board members real partners in the company and get the most out of the relationship.
Yahoo has acquired 4 million user to-do app Astrid, which allows users to create task lists on Android and iOS phones and tablets, as well as the web. No financial details were released.
Curious opened the digital doors on its marketplace for lifelong learning today to connect teachers and students interested in continuing education.
Enigma.io launched out of beta today to be "Google for public data," with strategic investment from the New York Times.
T-Mobile USA + MetroPCS = T-Mobile US.
Station Casinos expands its land-based casinos to the web with UltimatePoker.com.
Yahoo is apparently no longer interested in purchasing France-based streaming video Dailymotion, according to a Wall Street Journal report today.
Online payment network Dwolla has pulled in$16.5 million in a third funding round led by elite venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Game of Thrones Ascent has gained 500,000 users in two months, and now Zynga will promote it to its 250 million monthly users.
Best known, perhaps, for being the headquarters of BlackBerry, Waterloo is a small suburb of Toronto with a population of 98,000 in which 500 startups were born in 2012.
Editor's Pick Jawbone is putting the pieces in place to become a wearable health technology leader.
Every mouse has a story, whether its Mickey and Minnie, Alice in Wonderland’s Dormouse, or the one helping you navigate around the Internet.
Clicktale has raised $17 million for its ‘in-page analytics’ technology that provides insights into customers’ online behavior, …
Placester announced $2.5 million in funding today for its suite of software solutions that help real estate agents, brokers, and home owners effectively run their business online.
The Ontario ministry of economic development has invited VentureBeat to check out the center of the universe, AKA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. And I'm the lucky guinea pig.
Guest Post The education space is massive, very broken, barely touched by technology and has been largely underserved by entrepreneurs and investors. The opportunity for disruption, significant value creation and outsized returns is huge.