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.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a charitable organization that you’ve undoubtedly heard mentioned a few hundred times between news segments on NPR — and probably the last group you’d think of when it comes to revolutionary condom inventions.
Guest Post When you look at the stakeholders of a website, the folks doing the heavy lifting of strategy and execution, you will find two types of people…
Guest Post With all the money and effort being poured into mobile right now, why is engagement so low? Mobile developers keep on making the same mistakes.
We’ve awarded winners in several categories, based on who got the most votes for their 30-second pitch videos.
Concierge medical group One Medical gets $30 million in a round led by Google Ventures.
Sponsored Post The UK is at the forefront of technology and creativity in Europe, with a wealth of business opportunities…
Sponsored Post 2013 is looking like a very uncertain and pivotal year for startup investing. Was the dreaded “Series-A Crunch” overblown, or is it just getting started?
A South African accelerator receives investment from a South African venture capital fund in an effort to build a robust, flowing, native startup ecosystem.
It’s not often that we’re able to offer you something totally free here through our VB Store, but we’ve got one now. This bundle is loaded with hundreds of high-quality vector files, PSD files, icons and more – and for a limited time it can be yours for absolutely free!
The rich get richer and Wealthfront raised $20 million to help wealthy people manage their money, and online menswear provider Indochino is hoping that men will indeed shop for clothes online.
Indochino makes shopping for suits and shirts as easy as possible with its online service that provides style and measurement guidance, and delivers custom clothing to your door.
Guest Post This is heartbreaking: An entrepreneur puts mind, time, and energy into founding and running a new venture, and then recklessly sabotages the startup’s chances to succeed.
Mind the Bridge held its first ever demo day where six European startups brought their ideas and products to Silicon Valley.
Editor’s Pick A lack of clarity from government is stifling innovation in the health IT sector.
Guest Post As despised and problematic as it is, the Postal Service is one of the most important institutions in this country. It is essential to a functioning economy, and thankfully, it’s not going anywhere, anytime soon.
Sponsored Post As the owners of Kettlebell Cardio, Joe and Anthony have spent almost every waking hour of the last few years building their business from scratch and turning it into something truly unique.
At Founders Den’s Spring 2013 demo event, seven founders pitch their startups to a room filled with elite investors.
Venture firm The Westly Group closes its latest fund of $160 million to invest in up-and-coming clean tech startups.
Guest Post Brazil is in a state of fragile growth. Only a select group of strong businesses will emerge from the current ecosystem, capitalize on tech & demographic trends, and achieve profitable exits.
Apparently there’s a growth market in T-shirts. But it’s not in the shirts themselves.
Produced in Association with UKTI Musemantik’s MusicFlow is a cloud-based online music production service, providing customers with audio soundtracks for videos, slideshows, and casual games. Check out this short interview with Musemantik from SXSW.
In an article in the Times of India, the Google chairman said India must choose between “an open internet that benefits all or a highly regulated one that inhibits innovation.”
Clean tech accelerator program Greenstart loses the three-month mentorship model to become a venture firm with a built-in design studio.
Guest Post What we’re seeing today is not a swingback to the enterprise with the add-on of consumer models. What we’re seeing today is a swingback to more diversified revenue models and a refreshing change to the traditional go-to-market approaches … a head fake if I ever saw one.
SiftScience has raised $5.5 million from high-profile investors, including Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian, Union Square Ventures, First Round Capital, and more.
For companies who want to raise venture capital, here are nine “cheats” to help you get to the boss level in funding.
Produced in Association with UKTI Little Riot is a Newcastle, UK-based startup that makes one of the more intriguing hardware products we’ve come across. It’s called Pillow Talk, and it lets you hear your long-distance loved one’s heartbeat.
We’re only a few weeks away from our next Mobile Summit, and it’s shaping up to be a memorable meeting. We’ve just added speakers from ESPN Mobile, Urban Airship, Pandora, Facebook, and more.
Robert Kahn, Vinton Cerf, Louis Pouzin, Tim Berners Lee and Marc Andreesseen win the inaugural Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.
Rocket Internet chief Oliver Samwer, his brother Marc, and former Delivery Hero co-CEO Fabian Siegel are teaming up to start Global Founders Capital: a new €150 million ($194 million) fund for high-potential Internet businesses.
The Bitcoin exchange has recovered from bankruptcy and is ready for a relaunch.
Guest Post Here are six ways I’ve learned to stay happy along the journey of working for a startup.
Guest Post With all the buzz these days about how sexy and cool the enterprise has become, there is a segment of business customers that startups are overlooking: small businesses.
“We want to make it possible for a lot more people to create apps,” Jimu founder Linkton Ye told me yesterday via Skype. “Everyone should be able to play with the software that surrounds us.”
Oh my god, Becky, look at her dog.