Guest Post All around the world, crowdfunding is taking off, opening up billions of dollars for new ideas. Here's what a one-percent shift of investments to crowdfunding could do.
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Guest Post When I look at how data analytics will impact VC, do I realistically think algorithms will give me a competitive advantage? No. These are not liquid markets, and there are very few good data points.
Guest Post In the startup world, working with frenemies is unavoidable. Here's how to do it the right way.
San Francisco startup Rally.org has partnered with Glide, a local nonprofit, to encourage would-be entrepreneurs to raise money for charity. The top ten fundraisers will win a meeting with Eric Ries or Mike Maples, among others.
Guest Post If you have to choose between someone who "fits" in your startup and someone who is technically excellent, go for the former. Here's why.
Editor's Pick The Taploid, a social engine that sends out weekly tabloid-like updates about your Facebook friends, is closing down today after difficulties obtaining visas for its engineers.
Aviary's graduating into big-boy territory with a smart new CEO and money-making partnerships.
Seesaw has raised a $1 to $1.5 million seed round and plans to use it to build an app that will help you get advice from your friends in real time.
Subscription revenue is the new old thing, apparently.
Flickr — remember Flickr? — charges $6.95 a month to share your photos to the world, if you want pro functionality. Buffer, the social media sharing and analytics company, charges $10/month for …
Guest Post Here are some of the strangest startup blunders I've come across, and tips to avoid similar problems in your own company.
Launch.it, a New York City-based startup that has built a platform for managing and distributing news, has been tapped to power the onslaught of news coming from startups at the Consumer Electronics Show next month.
Editor's Pick Seven startups will come together with expert "growth hackers" to address challenges in distribution and acquisition.
Udemy, the online learning platform that offers videos and live lectures from hundreds of expert instructors, has closed its second round of venture capital funding.
Naya Ventures announces a new $50 million for early-stage mobile and cloud companies.
Business accelerator DreamIt Ventures is showing off its latest class in Philadelphia at a Demo Day today.
Y Combinator just cut its startup class size down from 84 to a little fewer than 50 -- nearly halving the amount of accepted startups, just like it recently halved the funding each company receives after graduating the program.
Nine startups from Montréal, Québec accelerator FounderFuel's recent graduates are coming to Silicon Valley.
Guest Post How to get a two-sided marketplace startup like Airbnb, Exec, or eBay up and running -- the painless way.
Guest Post Here are a few tips on how to save on startup legal costs while still getting the job done right.