Partners at Sequoia, Norwest Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers discuss health industry trends and what they look for in potential investments.
Editor's Pick BioLite makes a pair of stoves that burn twigs to cook your dinner -- and charge your phone at the same time. It's using sales of a backpacking stove sold in the U.S. to help fund development of a (hopefully) world-changing stove for people in the rest of the world.
There are dozens of companies selling 3D printers and printer supplies now, a sign that the market for home-based object printing is about to take off. Here's a gallery of some of the contenders.
At Maker Faire Bay Area, a "startup pavilion" highlights 20 new maker-focused startups. But big companies like Autodesk, General Electric, and even Google are getting into the DIY game too.
Somewhere between the self-driving couches, the flaming sculptures, and the Arduino-powered blinky light projects at Maker Faire, I think we'll catch a glimpse of the future of tech.
Tumblr, which famously hates advertising and only started trying to make money after five years in existence, is in a bit of a pickle, as its $125 million in funding is running out, giving the service only a few-month window in which to raise a new round or find a sugar daddy.
Guest Post Attending tradeshows is more than just cruising the aisles and looking and exhibitor booths. Understanding the inherent mechanics of trade shows, executing a well-defined game plan, and measuring the results in your professional life can make the difference between a useless visit and a game changing trip.
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.
Nevahold is a platform where people can 'crowd source' their social media accounts put more weight behind their customer service complaints.
Guest Post We're just at the beginning of an ed-tech revolution. I believe that MOOCs are the first step, and are still struggling experiments.
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
Pizza and a movie go together like love and marriage, a horse and carriage, right? So Domino's Brazil has hit on a genius marketing campaign: DVDs that smell like pizza.
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.
Editor's Pick Give me your smart, your educated, your startup founders yearning to build companies?
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.
MicroVentures has reached $16 million in investments today, and claims to have surpassed any other equity-based crowdfunding platform.