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Are we more productive in the office or out?
Applications opened today for the BitTorrent Acceleration Program as part of its “ongoing quest” to find new and innovative ways to apply the BitTorrent protocol.
The HealthBeat 2013 program is packed with 60 plus industry leading speakers, high-level chats, breakout sessions, and a brand new startup competition. Here are the new speaker additions…
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Morgan Stanley Wealth Management conducted a survey of high net worth investors and found that fewer than 23% of respondents plan to invest in startups in the near future.
Upstart, the startup that can help recent graduates step off the treadmill of a corporate career, just closed its first round of funding.
Guest Post Growing a user base is about more than data science and numbers. It’s about doing real research out in the field, getting to know customers, and giving them what they want.
CircleUp is a crowdfunding platform for up-and-coming consumer product businesses. In the year since its launch, CircleUp has helped 12 companies raise more than $10 million.
Last week I published the story of Sarah Hanson, the 19-year-old developer who auctioned off 10 percent of her future income in exchange for a $125,000 investment into her startup, Senior Living Map.
Today, I’m wondering if Sarah Hanson really exists.
Guest Post Canada’s federal government moved impressively quickly to implement this new visa, which is aimed at encouraging entrepreneurs from all over the globe to call us home. Why is the U.S. falling behind?
Reports issued by PricewaterhouseCooper, the NVCA, and Pitchbook find that 2013 is off to a slow start for venture capital, although software continues to reign in the dollars.
Editor’s Pick Y Combinator-backed Verbling is a platform that connects people online to practice speaking foreign languages together. Today, the startup introduced Verbling Courses, a new product that seeks to make students proficient as quickly as possible.
Editor’s Pick For women entrepreneurs in India, Singapore, and China, “leaning in” isn’t just a new way to work: It may mean breaking social norms. We talk to half a dozen female entrepreneurs about their reactions to the Facebook executive’s book.
Silicon Valley has been prominent in the fight — particularly around the Startup Act — to admit immigrants who want to start businesses and create jobs.
Verizon customer Mike Beauchamp made the case for “an affordable way for consumers to purchase their devices” on online petitions site, Change.org. Since launching on April 5, his petition has already received 90,000 signatures and over 800 comments.
Storify opened the book on Storify Business today, a premium service that gives users access to advanced features built for large media organizations and professional journalists.
There’s a reason that even though Android has almost caught up to iOS in downloads, it’s still way behind in monetization.
Robinhood launched a mobile app today to guide you through the dangerous woods of stock market investing.
Facebook fans who are worth over $1,600? How does that work?
The 5 winners of the coveted Demo God award are Kinsa, PanaCast, Volio, MakerSwarm, and Beer Hunt.
The Demo God award is given to the startups that are not only building innovative products, but also made compelling presentations and sold their products to the audience.
During the final pitch session at Demo Mobile, five startups presented social products that seek to help people communicate, make smarter fashion choices, and even hunt for beer, together.
During the mobile platforms session at Demo Mobile, 5 startups pitched their technology to “build your mobile business on.”
We’re adding five more experts to our speaker list for our upcoming HealthBeat conference, to help you learn what’s new in health IT, digital health, cloud-based medical services, and more.
Demo Mobile kicked off this morning with presentations from four mobile health startups. Each of these companies is applying mobile technology to the medical field to give people more control over their bodies, or to streamline the clinical process for physicians.
Guest Post Allow me to jump right into this by saying that yes, we have created a business while solving a problem.
And that last time we checked, it was still OK to do that.
Piggybackr launched its platform today to present a kid-friendly approach to crowdfunding.
Google Play is quickly catching up to Apple’s App Store, both in download numbers and in revenue.
A kickstarter campaign for Hapifork opened up today, a fork armed with sensors and Bluetooth that buzzes when you eat too fast and provides an analytics dashboard of your eating habits.
CrowdMed is a crowdsourced medical diagnosis platform. The company participated in the most recent Y Combinator class and launched publicly today with $1.1M in funding from top-tier investors.
How does an all-expenses-paid trip to Redwood City, Calif., for a month-long entrepreneurship course with Silicon Valley developers and designers sound?
The RealReal has raised $14 million to grow its luxury online resale marketplace, which it claims is “second only to eBay.”
Last year, 44 million Americans bought at least one song or album from iTunes. This month, the digital music store that changed the way we buy music will celebrate its 10th birthday.
Picturelife is the latest project by Charles Forman, who sold his last startup, OMGPOP, to Zynga for $180 million last year. It is a service that protects your pictures by backing up and organizing all your photos and videos in the cloud.
With an extensive summer internship program, New York City-based ff Venture Capital hopes to help its portfolio companies and budding entrepreneurs alike.
AppGratis CEO Simon Dawlat has been through the storm of his entrepreneurial life in the last two weeks.
NovoEd launched today to make access to courses from prestigious educational institutions available to anyone, starting with Stanford.
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