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.
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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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AppGratis, the app-discovery engine Apple banned from the iOS App Store last week, has started an online petition against Apple that has gathered over half a million signatures in just a few short hours.
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Uber founder Travis Kalanick declared his intention to roll out ride-sharing on the existing platform, posing a direct threat to companies like Lyft and SideCar that operate on a community ride-sharing model.
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Since Apple won’t talk directly, AppGratis has taken to blogging. Apple did not talk to the French company before pulling its app from the iOS app store, says CEO Simon Dawlat, and won’t talk now either.
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Todays funding roundup is a gooey, nutty, sweet combination of cloud infrastructure, genetics, and social media.
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I also checked on whether or not AppGratis had received any warnings about the banishment. The information I’ve been able to find is that the company was sent an email on Friday that their app would be pulled on the weekend.
Code for America and Google for a new program that will help CfA fellows turn their products and ideas into sustainable businesses.
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“We’re kinda matching Zendesk and Evernote in user growth curve,” Holmes said. “Our progressive cycle to each additional million is getting shorter and shorter, which is a good thing.”