Crystal Shopper is a barcode scanner and price checker for Google Glass that presents the shopper with price comparisons and Amazon ratings.
Using the Tastemade app, anyone can produce a semi-professional video on an iPhone in a matter of minutes. I used it today to capture the delights of the San Francisco Street Food festival.
Restorando, the “OpenTable of Latin America” has raised $13.3 million to expand across the continent and deepen its presence in established cities.
Tophatter powers a real-time, super fast, peer-to-peer auction platform that does $100,000 in sales a day. It released an iPad app with the hope of doubling its business.
Tastemade has raised $10 million to grow its online video food network. The company’s goal is to become a defining, global brand for food and lifestyle content.
Thirdlove announced today that it has raised $5.6 million led by venture capital heavyweights New Enterprise Associates and Andreessen Horowitz to launch a lingerie brand and corresponding mobile app.
The Israeli startup makes mobile fashion games that give brands the opportunity to get their merchandise in front of style-savvy consumers.
Editor’s Pick Kiva has partnered with youth non-profit Dosomething.org to fund loans for 25,000 female entrepreneurs around the world.
Sponsored Post While product reviews have been viewed as influential, this type of information has not been made entirely transparent and user-friendly. The recent CNET and Dish fiasco is just one reason why consumers are turning to each other for unbiased reviews instead of traditional media outlets with their countless conflicts of interest.
Google issued a Glass software update today that previews how the massive search and mobile company plans to monetize its innovate wearable technology.
Fast-moving Fab is on a mission to become a “really massive” global e-commerce company.
MyFitnessPal, a company that offers a popular app to help people lose weight, has raised $18 million in a first round of funding.
Tickets were a tough get this year — but you can still tune in to live performances from the comfort of your own home.
WIth 100 million Internet users, a quickly growing middle class, the World Cup and the Olympics, Brazil is a hot, hot, hot market for online travel startups.
WillCall’s mobile app presents a curated list of live music shows. People can read about the band, listen to tracks, buy tickets, see which friends are planning on going, and invite other friends.
The fact that TV drives tweets is not particularly shocking. The fact that tweets drive TV is much more significant.
Super incubator Rocket Internet entered the hotel business with the launch of Jovago, a hotel booking site based in Nigeria.
Online retailer of home goods Wayfair announced that it has acquired DwellStudio, a lifestyle brand that creates high-end furniture, bedding & bath products, rugs, home decor and accessories, and items for babies and kids.
American women have $50 billion worth of unworn clothing in their closets. Online thrift store Threadflip released a major update today to help put those forsaken garments to use.
Hipmunk, a popular startup striving to make travel search easier, released a mobile app for booking last-minute hotel deals today.
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California regulators came out with a proposed decision for ridesharing startups today, with a lightweight set of regulations to ensure safety.
RelayRides has scored a major victory for car-sharing startups. Today the company announced that it will launch free parking for its peer-to-peer car rental service at SFO.
Saga passively captures data logged on your phone and uses it to make insights and recommendations. The company released social features today so users can share this data with friends.
Guest Post When technology starts reading our moods, devices will take on a whole new level of importance in our lives.
Editor’s Pick Last year Twitter sales exec Amanda Levy quit her job, lived in a hut in Africa with no power and no water, cycled with her father on the Oregon Coast, became certified as a yoga instructor, and travelled the world.
MoolaHoop helps women entrepreneurs overcome obstacles to raising venture capital by providing an alternative channels for financing.
Joor is an online marketplace for wholesale fashion buying. It works with some of the biggest names in fashion to simplify how they do business.
The “travel photo junkie” startup sparks wanderlust by creating a hub to share and discover travel photos.
Travel startup GetGoing has already attracted attention when it comes to giving people smarter ways to find flights on the web. Now the service has added a smart, simple hotel search so you can book flights and hotels on the same site.
Snacking on empty calories is a major cause of obesity and NatureBox replaces that junk food with healthier alternatives through an online subscription service.
Yapta has raised $4.2 million for its airfare price tracking technology that lets you know when to book and notifies you when fares drop.
Peter and Karl Koch spent their childhood being dragged from trade show to trade show with their parents, so they founded Balluun to put that process online.
Canary is a device loaded with sensors. It connects to your smartphone and uses machine learning to distinguish between real and false alarms, and help you respond to threats.
The startup has closed $1.2 million to develop its “interactive mobile magazine” that tracks your favorite celebrities’ social media accounts.
Quarterly is a startup based in Hollywood that offers a subscription service for gifts from influential contributors like Tim Ferriss and Alexis Ohanian.
Chairish is a peer-to-peer marketplace for buying and selling high-quality, preowned furniture.
Stayful has built a bidding platform that allows travelers and independent boutique hotel owners to negotiate room prices in real time.
Hot travel startup Peek announced today that it is expanding into London and Paris, and has plans to continue adding more cities throughout the year.
Wine app Vivino uses image recognition technology to identify wines, make recommendations, and help users create personal catalogs of their wine preferences.