ApplyApp.ly wants to find you a job, with science!

Finding a job is hard. You grabbed a sales job after college, but you’re terrified of phone calls and your eyes glaze over while looking at sales figures. It’s all because you’re truly an introvert, an abstract thinker, and better suited to be a writer. If only you’d known these traits and looked for a job based on your own quirky psychology, maybe then you wouldn’t have to cry every time you had to make a sales call.

App builder iGenApps builds apps for your phone, on your phone

You can’t control when the inspiration to build a mobile app will hit. You might be far away from your computer and have no measurable coding skills, but that won’t stop you from whipping up the next farting app. iGenApps is a DIY mobile app building service that lets you build a smartphone app — right on your smartphone — without any programming experience at all.

Ignored by venture capitalists, Pebble smartwatch has raised over $4M on Kickstarter and counting

VCs always have a war story about the one that got away. Time to add the Pebble smartwatch to the list. The creators of the Pebble had some initial success raising $375,000 in angel funding. But when it come to raise a series A, Pebble was roundly rejected by venture capital firms that didn’t want to risk betting on a hardware firm. So the Pebble team put their project on Kickstarter, where they have now raised $4.2 million and counting without giving away any equity in their company.