“We want people to associate good startups with RocketSpace in the same way you’d think law with Harvard, or tech with MIT.”
Editor’s Pick “In the near future, I see myself developing more apps, possibly a game,” Ethan told me. “In the long term, I may not be in app development but I’ll definitely be some kind of programmer.”
“Probably,” he adds, “a programmer CEO.”
“We are the complete marketing suite for visual interest-based social networks,” Piqora CEO Sharad Verma told me yesterday. “We’re the only company that provides a unified dashboard for Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr.”
Editor’s Pick Tony Hsieh’s great urban experiment is transforming the downtown Vegas economy. Is it a model that can be replicated elsewhere?
It is indeed an honor when a year-old startup with two or three million dollars in annualized revenue scores a $100 million investment. An unusual honor, as well. But there’s method behind the madness.
Tech Cocktail’s goal is to support emerging tech communities through events, and provide relevant information for entrepreneurs.
South by Southwest Interactive is a successful experiment in startup community building. It may be crowded, noisy, and overhyped, but it’s still an excellent place to build connections.
A great company culture doesn’t have to cost a lot of money — it’s not about masseuses and prime rib.
According to Pinfluencer, the average campaign on its platform boosts brand website page visits per pin by 400 percent, doubles the pageviews per pin, and boosts revenue per pin by 50 percent, from $0.14 to $0.21.
Zirtual wants to make it easier and more affordable for busy professionals to retain a personal assistant.
Brazilian e-commerce giant raises $65 million in its fourth round of funding, bringing its two year total to $180 million.
How a tough decision turned into a billion dollar idea.
Zando raises €20 million for its fashion e-commerce website.
European online shoe retailer Spartoo raises $32.5 million.
Romo 1 earned Kickstarter pledges of $114,796. But the newest Romo is just getting started.
Silicon Valley’s brightest young minds will vie for $150,000 in rewards as part of a full-day entrepreneurial challenge at Stanford University this Tuesday.
Zappos customers got more from the online shoe retailer this month than a pair of winter boots. They all received a bit of a shock on Sunday when CEO Tony Hsieh revealed that the company suffered a security breach on one of its Kentucky servers.
[vimeo 32181032 w=640 h=360] Zappos founder Nick Swinmurn wants to see a picture of everything in your closet.
Code-slinging warriors from 17 Silicon Valley startups met for a gridiron foam-dodgeball clash on Sunday. The games, which raised money for charity, were part of the Octocat Dodgeball Invitational and were hosted by code repository company Github.