Facebook announced today that the company now has one million active advertisers -- companies or organizations that have advertised on the social network at least once in the last 28 days.
Recently soft-launched Foundersuite offers entrepreneurs a set of tools and templates to lessen the burden of starting a company.
Darby Smart launched today to prevent mishaps of this sort, and to capitalize on the DIY movement's building momentum. It also announced raising $1 million in seed funding.
"File system as a service" startup Filepicker.io has rebranded as Ink and announced the close of its $1.8 million seed round from Andreessen Horowitz and Highland Capital Partners.
FiftyThree is the company behind Paper, an iPad app that Apple named 2012 iPad App of the Year. It has raised $15 million in a deal led by Chris Dixon at Andreessen Horowitz.
Parakweet's core product Bookvibe combines natural language processing and social-media analytics to find the books that are right for you.
Occipital develops computer-vision products, and the acquisition of ManCTL will make it easier to create 3D models of the real world.
Obvious Corp's first product, Lift, started out as an iPhone-only app last year. Now the app is more widely available to help anyone achieve their goals using data and social support.
"Sure, you get 70 percent of your clicks in the first two days," Pinquora CEO Shara Verma told me last week. "But there's a huge long tail. Clicks kept coming all the way for 30 days, and even beyond."
Keaton Row is a fashion startup reigning in the "future of personal styling" with an online, affordable process that has customers spending seven times the average e-commerce order and coming back for more.
Civic and business leaders are raising $100 million to kick the region's burgeoning startup scene up a notch. Dubbed the Regional Entrepreneurship Initiative (REI), it seeks to attract venture capital to fund new ventures and keep success stories at home.
Relationship Science has amassed an online Rolodex with profiles of the world's "top decision-makers," and people are willing to spend thousands of dollars a year for access.
Success almost killed Dawlat's iOS business. That -- and the fact that Apple wasn't "getting a piece."
Guest Post Tarun Wadhwa's father is a serial entrepreneur who passed on important life lessons about the importance of bring bold, creative, and mindful in everyday actions.
Square cofounder Tristan O'Tierney tweeted last night that he was leaving the company after four years.
Two years ago, I served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand. Now, I am in the middle of the Bay Area tech scene and write about technology for a living, and the transition only look a year.
Gutcheck has raised $4 million for its on-demand market research community where brands can quickly get answers to their "burning questions."