Using sensors in your smartphone, ZenDrive collects data on your driving habits and rewards you for making good decisions.
Glow — the super-hyped get-pregnant-now app — announced a $6 million funding round today, the same day it hit the app store.
Mixpanel invited serial entrepreneur Max Levchin to share his big vision for a new fertility app to help women get pregnant.
Editor’s Pick Serial entrepreneur and “PayPal mafia” member Max Levchin’s new pregnancy app is a promising application of big data to real-world problems.
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.
Yahoo grabbed PayPal co-founder and Evernote director Max Levchin for its own board, but loses two of its existing members. Yahoo now has a total of 11 on its board.
SmartThings, the hack-your-world Kickstarter project that had already raised $1.2 million, added another $3 million from First Round Capital and more than 20 angel investors.
Ten years ago today, eBay announced an acquisition that might rank as one of the most successful Silicon Valley purchases ever. In fact, it sits third on Ranker’s list of smartest tech acquisitions.
James Proud is only 20 and he’s already sold his first company. Proud is part of the 2011 class for the Peter Thiel Fellowship – the one that encourages college students to drop out for $100,000 and the shot at developing a business — and he just sold his company Giglocator in a six-figure deal.
Stripe, an online-payment system company going after PayPal, is said to have raised $18 million at a $100 million valuation from Sequoia Capital and other investors, Bloomberg reported Thursday.
“Spec work” is a term of derision in the creative industries, applied to work that’s done for free to win a prize or a contract. But for some, the model has worked so well that Kaggle is applying the model to science.
Early Facebook investor and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel has a problem with clean technology companies.
Just one week after Slide’s Photovine photosharing app officially debuted, it appears that trouble is afoot for the Google-owned social app startup.
What do venture firm Andreessen-Horowitz and successful internet companies Opentable, Paypal, Netflix, Yelp and Shopzilla have in common? Rental eCommerce company, Rentcycle and its first $1.4 million round.
Quid, a provider of analytics for specific job sectors, announced today that it has raised $10 million in its third round of funding and has added PayPal co-founder and Slide founder Max Levchin to its board of advisors.
Online payment startup WePay announced WePay Stores today, a new ecommerce solution for small businesses with zero tech prow.