Update: Launch was aborted 48 seconds before ignition.
AdStage is building a “single ad campaign manager to rule them all.” Today the company announced closing $1.53 million, including funding from Jason Calacanis’ Launch Fund which was formed on stage during the Launch festival.
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The new ed-tech fund is supported by LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and Y Combinator founder Paul Graham, among others.
DataHero, the startup that would do away with Excel, has just launched its free product to the public.
After three long days, the elite Grand Jury picks the startups they deem most deserving of fame and fortune.
Everyone takes away something different from the massive three-day Launch festival, including chocolate robots, and an expanded network.
Zillabyte, Jawfish Games, Instaradio, and AdStage have 300,000 points, and the numbers are continuing to climb.
At the Launch festival, a new crowdfunding app serves as a buzz barometer for what the 5,000-plus attendees think of the startups as they launch out of stealth mode.
Security firm Cylance received $15 million in its first round of funding today. It hopes to use data and analysis to determine your likelihood of attack.
Australian startup Squeeze1 is launching in two weeks and taking desperate measures to attract users.
Ziplist, the startup that makes it easier to share and discover recipes, has launched its first set of features since being acquired for a reported $14 million by Condé Nast this April.
Since Apple established the annual release cycle of its iconic smartphone, it seems like rumors about the next iPhone pop up only months after the latest launch. The mystique keeps us guessing, and the public sure is happy to keep the momentum alive.
Airtime, the video-chat startup created by Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, has done almost nothing since its June launch — and it only has about 100,000 users.
SmartAsset, a personal finance startup backed by YCombinator, launched a platform today that provides people with all the tools they need to make intelligent financial decisions.
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities, an investment service for the average Joe, announced the launch of its first product Monday. The company’s inaugural product is a web app where investors can buy and sell stock, research investment strategies, and connect with other investors via Facebook and Twitter.
The Korean entrepreneurs behind Between have a charming idea: Let couples create one-on-one social networks for purely private sharing.
Today marks the beginning of the Year of the Dragon according to the Chinese Zodiac and, to celebrate, video game developer ArenaNet has confirmed that its highly-anticipated massively multiplayer online role-playing game Guild Wars 2 will launch sometime this year. It will be a big test in launching a huge online game without monthly subscription fees.
Despite a troubled European economy, and a major attack by hackers in April, Sony has revealed it is still on track to sell 15 million Playstation 3 consoles worldwide, in the financial year to end-March.
Netflix is planning to expand its online video service into two European countries in the first quarter of 2012, reports Variety.
Much-hyped European music service Spotify plans to launch this week with a slow, invite-only process to add members, according to a Mashable report.
Repost.Us launched today in beta with a new, one-button platform that instantly monetizes digital content and automates online syndication.
The much-hyped Verizon iPhone is finally available for purchase today, and if you haven’t preordered or picked one up yet, there’s still a very good chance you’ll be able to snag one.
New career network resu.me launched today, saying it aims to be the “LinkedIn killer” for Generation Z users looking to find their dream job faster and easier, founder Karthik Manimaran told VentureBeat exclusively.