The final 14 startups to present at 500 Startups Demo Day took us on a journey through a massive icon database, tea plantations, and construction sites.
Guest Post StartupBus is a hack week with a twist: you board a bus filled with strangers, and 1800 miles later, you’re expected to demo a product to roomful of influential investors and journalists.
The 30+ companies from the fifth batch of 500 Startups incubator program prepare to pitch their startups to a room packed room.
Editor’s Pick At Startup Grind in Mountain View, Dave McClure drops pearls of wisdom (and profanity) about what it takes to build a successful startup.
Guest Post You know that you want to quit your job and that you want to start a startup. You’ve had this desire for quite sometime now and you really must begin. But you don’t.
Tech incubator and seed fund 500 Startups is building out its presence in the Big Apple with a new coworking space for local entrepreneurs and porfolio companies.
Shanghai-based socia media agency Mailman Group sets up at [sesame] seed stage startup fund.
Guest Post Based on working with dozens on C-level executives, here are some characteristics that I have identified that contribute to producing an effective IT startup CEO.
How a tough decision turned into a billion dollar idea.
Matter Ventures launches accelerator program on conjunction with KQED and The Knight Foundation to usher in next generation of media institutions.
Investors and online shoppers open their wallets on Cyber Monday.
Guest Post Advisory note: The excuses enumerated below work best when used sparingly. Excessive use may result in raised eyebrows or demotions.
From Odeo and podcasts to a hackathon and the first seeds of what would become a globe-spanning social network, the Twitter creation story is perhaps the best-known example of the now-legendary startup pivot, the change that makes all the difference.
Angel network Keiretsu Forum Northwest has invested $15.8 million into 27 startups this year.
Guest Post Like most startups, WisePricer is nimble, fast, and flexible. Also like most, we’ll do almost anything to meet and find new clients. Even attend a conference with just four hours of notice …
To manage the outpouring of funding announcements, here is a glass of your usual happy hour treat in the morning.
Editor’s Pick You’ve got five minutes — the most important five minutes of your life. Everything comes down to this.
I’m in Montreal, Quebec, for FounderFuel’s demo day today. Quebec is known as la belle province in Canada, and investors as well as founders are hoping to see both beautiful pitches and beautiful startups today.
The organizers of Startup Weekend, the event where entrepreneurs hack a startup in 54 hours, believe that technology can be a unifying force.
What do you do when you can’t find a cofounder? Or, when not enough people in your demographic are programmers, much less startup founders?
10 style startups will compete for $65K at The Fashion Pitch in London.
Serial founder Garrett Camp, who started both StumbleUpon and Uber, a modern re-imagining of the limo-slash-taxi business, is now trying to reinvent executive air travel.
Startups and their investors are putting in their part to create jobs in today’s Funding Daily.
Guest Post Whether you’re a male or female entrepreneur, starting a company feels a lot like giving birth. But you’re still babying your startup a year or two after launch, you have a problem.
Erli Bird connects entrepreneurs with early adopters for their products
If you could bottle the essential startup advice of some of the best founders and VCs in the world, what would it look like? Pretty much like this.
Today’s dive into the deep sea of technology companies and their investors.
Never worked at a startup but are curious about giving it a go? One worker gives out some wisdom on the skill you’ll need to make it work.
The participants in today’s winner’s circle of venture capital fundraising
What happens when the startup you’ve invested your metaphorical blood, your sweat, and your all-too-real tears into just isn’t taking off?
DrinkCity wins Angel Alley competition at DEMO.
LIONS@FRICA brings DEMO to sub-Saharan Africa to unleash the continent’s innovation potential
GraphDive announces Social API and $1 million in funding
Does strolling through the city in a mankini appeal to you? Or showering in a public fountain? If not, you should probably stay away from Klash.
Tigerlabs launches a startup accelerator program in the backyard of Big Pharma
It seems crazy and counterintuitive at first: the job-seeker, who may not have a lot of extra cash, paying for his or her resume to be seen by a recruiter.
Can a services company like an app development house become a product company, and, as Silicon Valley VCs typically demand, command high multiples?
Most startups aren’t as sexy — or as musically talented — as Rapt.fm. Then again, most CEOs aren’t rappers, and most CTOs aren’t beatboxers.
YourMechanic is the winner of Startup Battlefield.
Today’s audiences aren’t automatically sold by celebrity endorsements anymore. Instead, they’re tribal to major online influencers who not only know their industry well but are the ones disrupting it and propelling it forward.