Editor’s Pick The Canadian government hopes its new ‘startup visa’ program will stimulate jobs creation, lure foreign entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley, and bolster its claim to be a technology hub.
Chargerback’s software streamlines the lost-and-found process to help hospitality businesses get your stuff back to you.
Guest Post Want to improve your marketing and drop your costs? Teach your employees to treat their customers one level above crap.
Guest Post Retargeting boils down to well-informed persistence: Customers who don’t convert receive follow-up messages testing new offers, different copy or colors or multiple calls to action to ensure that no opportunity for a conversion is missed.
Business-to-business marketplace Chewse raises $1 million to expand its corporate catering marketplace that makes it easier to find and order high-quality meals for large groups.
Tell My Friends, currently in beta testing, wants to encourage digital music sales by giving fans a percentage of every sale they facilitate.
Editor’s Pick Gustin is a San Francisco menswear line using crowdsourcing to redefine the way clothing is designed, created, and sold.
Guest Post A Gmail plugin here, a trip to the gym there, and you’re on your way to not having a coronary at 35! No promises on the acquisition front, though.
Guest Post If you participate in hackathons just to win hackathons, then you’re missing the point.
Residents of Auvergne, a province in south central France, may soon receive their daily paper by drone.
Guest Post We have been fortunate to have raised great rounds, from amazing investors — but fundraising was one of the most stressful events of my life. Here’s what we learned.
Guest Post Mobile gaming apps have been quietly reinventing mobile advertising and out-monetizing even the large, well-established publishers. Here are a few things the mobile games companies have worked out along the way.
Fund-of-funds Cendana Capital closes an $88 million fund to invest in seed funds, which then invest in seed startups.
We caught up with Scott Cook, the billionaire founder of Intuit, to chat about how a “lean startup” mentality is still relevant at a major company.
On precisely the same that day that Google unveiled its open source pledge, donating ten patents for free open source use, Microsoft unveiled its new Patent Tracker, a tool to reveal every single patent that the company owns, has acquired, or owned historically.
YouCommentate offers a real-time audio streaming platform so people can comment on live sports events. But it has even bigger potential than that.
Quasar Ventures is a new “tech company builder” based in Buenos Aires that made its public debut today with $5.4 million in outside investment.
Editor's Pick Imagine this: You’re a founder of a Silicon Valley enterprise software company. It’s only 15 years old, but it’s already worth $3.5 billion. You’ve never lost money, and you’ve left your initial competition in the dust.
This past month, Google Maps lost its position as the most downloaded app on Apple’s iOS store — to another Google app, YouTube.
Traditional payments systems are becoming obsolete as companies developer cheaper, more efficient, flexible alternatives.
Apparently mobile content is hot — $16 million hot — and travel to and within Russia needs a $25 million dollar improvement … all in March 27′s funding daily.
Guest Post You’ve already beaten the odds — your app is successfully gaining adoption. But now a more difficult challenge looms: You need to parlay that app success into a viable business.
Maveron, a well-known venture capital firm that focuses exclusively on consumer-facing companies, announces an initiative to fund and support seed stage startups.
Guest Post While mobile applications are one of today’s fastest growing digital sectors, many developers are continuing to struggle with finding monetary successes for their work. Here’s a few secrets on how to fix that.
There’s no arguing that technology advancement is disrupting the $3 trillion health care market. We’re showcasing the 10 most interesting health care IT startups and companies that are driving this change.
Sponsored Post As the only brother of five sisters growing up in Honduras, Mario Facusse — founder of revolutionary server cooling company Xyber Technologies — couldn’t imagine one day becoming an entrepreneur.
Today, we saw some scattered investments in the $4-10 million range. Here’s a shortlist of the hottest tech and clean energy deals.
Online investment platform WeFunder finds and features promising startups, and connects them with a community of 14,000 accredited investors.
Prizeo’s online raffles give anyone the opportunity to share experiences with their favorite celebrities, for a good cause.
Watsi is a crowdfunding platform that helps fund basic medical treatments for people in need.
Microryza is a crowdfunding platform for scientific research projects.
Wevorce combines family law expertise with software to make the divorce process cheaper, more friendly, and easier on everyone involved.
Sponsored Post We’ve become a touchy, feely society when it comes to our tech devices, which is why the LG Touch 10 LED Monitor is a no-brainer.
Sponsored Post Just because you’ve got a cool mobile app or a popular iOS game doesn’t mean that everyone knows this.
Well-known law firm Fenwick & West releases its 2012 Seed Financing Survey which found that the mythical Series A crunch does in fact exist.
Guest Post Founders and venture capitalists will need to augment their teams with sales executives who can nimbly step around the challenges of contract negotiations, channel partnerships, and client services engagements.
Uber’s new app releases will help expand its user base and continue disrupting the taxi industry around the world.
Guest Post The world economies stand at a crossroads. Industries that once were dominant are long in decline.
Joyride is building a voice-activated mobile applications that turns the millions of hours Americans spend driving into a safe, entertaining experience.
Guest Post Here are three big things I learned about teamwork on my ride to South by Southwest on the StartupBus.