FreshTag video chats start with a hashtag but they don’t end with privacy

Video chatting company FreshTag is sick of having to invite you to things. Can’t you just anticipate what FreshTag wants and do it before it asks? Gosh, be a better user. That is, when it comes to video chats. The company set up a way to video chat without usernames or friend-invites, though it may not be the most private way to meet face-to-face online.

Come meet with Accel Partners – get feedback from one of the best VC firms in the world

Just a reminder that Accel Partners will be hosting a day of meetings at their offices in Palo Alto next week, and it’s not too late to grab a spot there.  If you’d like to swing by and show off your new tech company or product, let us know here, and we’ll get in touch shortly with more details.  We’re going to keep that application page open until the end of the day on Wednesday, at which point we’ll select the top ten companies, and give them a chance to present in front of a few Accel partners and myself (I’m with VentureBeat and DEMO) next Tuesday, July 24.

Want a free ride to DEMO Fall 2012?

Just off the heels of one of the biggest DEMO conferences in the event’s 20 year history, we’re starting to gear up for the next one. We already hit New York in the first stop of our DEMO tour, and will have details shortly on more events coming up around the world.  If you’re working on the next big tech product, and will be ready to show it off on the DEMO stage in October, we want to hear from you.

The best deal? LykeBox aggregates all the companies you follow through social media

We’ve all shared the experience of awkwardly refusing to give out an email address when the cashier finalizes your purchase, even if you actually like the store. The same is pretty much true for daily deals and online bargain shopping newsletters. Either that, or you create a dummy email account to filter all that mess from hitting your “quality” email inbox.