Sosh’s take on curated activity recommendations is helping it raise more cash.
How much would you donate to charity to have a private pitch meeting with your favorite venture capitalist?
Health Q&A startup HealthTap has raised $24 million in its second round of funding and added former Square COO Keith Rabois to its board of directors.
Former Square COO Keith Rabois took to Twitter today to bash social location app Foursquare, but Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley did not simply sit back and take it. He punched back.
The company includes members of the team that created Zynga’s smash hit social game FarmVille.
Keith Rabois, a longtime entrepreneur and angel investor who recently resigned as the chief operating officer of Square, will be joining Khosla Ventures.
Today on “As Silicon Valley Turns,” we learn the true reason for Square chief operating officer Keith Rabois’ departure: He’s being accused of sexually harassing a Square employee.
Square’s No. 2 exec steps out.
Gain Fitness, developer of an exercise application, wants to make personal trainer-quality workouts available to the masses. The San Francisco-based startup has raised a round of seed funding to develop a marketplace for fitness enthusiasts and professional trainers.
Social TV service Miso has raised a new $4 million round of funding, the startup announced on its blog today.
Gogobot has raised an $15 million second round of funding for its social travel search site.
[Editor's note: Updated with quotes from Xoom's chief executive John Kunze.]
Earlier reports of mobile payments provider Square raising $100 million that arose in June are now confirmed thanks to a Form D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
How can a mere mobile payments startup like Square become a beloved brand like Apple or Porsche? According to COO Keith Rabois, it’s by making payments far less frustrating for both consumers and merchants.
With eBay’s acquisition of Zong Thursday for $240 million, it’s hard not see it as the first salvo in a major war over today’s most important business theatre, mobile payments.
If you need any further evidence that the mobile payments arena is going to be huge over the next few years, just look at Square.