Patent analytics firm IP Checkups wants to expose the patent portfolio owned by Intellectual Ventures, one of the largest patent holders in the United States.
A simple letter sent by the New York Tech Meetup to President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney got the candidates to discuss their policies around startups and the technology community at large.
Guest Post This is why if you’re serious about being an entrepreneur, an MBA will give you an extra edge.
The U.S Department of Defense spends $100 billion a year funding 50,000 scientists in 100 research labs to create innovative new technologies. Now some of those new technologies will be coming to consumers.
Editor’s Pick In a city that’s no stranger to startup incubators and accelerators, how do you do something different?
Male shoppers are today’s hottest consumer in the funding world
Funding Daily, with a dash of Bollywood excitement
In a time when start up funding often comes before the start up business model, Casal Corp says its found a way to switch things up.
Salesforce may have some huge competitors like Netsuite and Oracle, but it’s not the big dogs that keep the customer-relationship manger on its toes.
One thing he’s learned from starting Blogger, Odeo, Twitter, and now Obvious Corp.: The more you’ve done, the smarter you are, and the bigger risks you can take.
Wendr wins a slew of sexy laptops and launch help from Thrillist and Samsung.
A Yom Kippur look at today’s funding news.
Cruising through the stars of the startup universe on venture capital fuel
What counts as a startup? Paul Graham has a deceptively simple answer: It’s a tool for generating rapid, exponential growth. But that’s not the only kind of startup.
Editor’s Pick Since the original web boom of the 1990s, Jon Marcus has been meeting and interviewing tech startup team members. Now, he knows what makes a team sink or swim — and it’s not the one percent of Wozniak-like coding geniuses.
Guest Post Entrepreneurship is a brave choice, but if things don’t go as planned, there’s always the risk that young founders won’t be able to draw a distinction between personal failure and the failure of their company.
Having a big brand behind your startup can do a lot for a company’s name. Pepsi — one of the biggest names in the world — launched an incubator in Brazil today, helping local entrepreneurs create companies, while using their sprightly teams for PepsiCo-brand marketing projects.
FInd out how investment news is like your favorite childhood lunch.
Yoga mats have become quietly de rigeur for developers in the Dutch capital, as yoga classes for startups spring up around the city.
A hump day round up of startup funding news
Venture Capital throws its money into recycling robots, luxury villas, flash storage, and fibrous greens.
Get your spaceship ready. NASA is now seeking proposals from startups and small businesses to create new tech that will aid it with future missions, the organization announced today.
Editor’s Pick Debate raged at TechCrunch Disrupt over whether technology startups can unseat the powers-that-be.
Editor’s Pick Three startups’ apps cover the entire scope of a relationship, from finding one another (I-UM) to dating and sharing sweet nothings (Between) all the way to when you’re ready to get married (MerryMarry).
Editor’s Pick The startups presenting at TechCrunch Disrupt have yet to outshine min- cupcakes.
Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz shares tales from his career as a founder, CEO, and investor.
Guest Post Many want to serve on a board – for professional development, business development or perhaps just to give back to their community through a non-profit organization – yet don’t know how to get themselves there and don’t have the free time to figure it out.
Silicon Valley is joined at the hip with San Francisco, and the hip is hugged by two major vein and artery lines: the 101 and the 280. Fortified and expanded, the Bay Area technology hub won’t go down without a fight.
SV Angel, Ron Conway and David Lee’s investment firm, is in the process of raising a new fund, “SV Angel IV”.
As we enter into a quarter in which we’re likely to see more early-stage investment deals than ever before, Adeo Ressi, CEO of The Founder Institute, believes there must be an alternative to convertible debt.
Editor’s Pick Check out our inaugural list of the young tech founders and CEOs who are bringing innovation to the enterprise.
Editor’s Pick We all have regrets, but they don’t typically involve blowing billions of dollars.
“There are an enormous number of myths about Detroit,” says Josh Linkner, a venture capitalist at Detroit Venture Partners. “It’s really good to be here,” says Bill Emerson, the chief executive of Quicken Loans, the largest online loan company in the U.S.
So VentureBeat will be in Detroit September 11-14, and we want to see all the cool startups.
Editor’s Pick Unreasonable at Sea, a floating incubator for tech startups, has selected its first group of companies to expand their business operations while cruising through the high seas.
A look at what happened today in the world of venture capital investment.nuts
Editor’s Pick Hollywood North? L.A. with rain? The city that riots whenever its hockey team doesn’t win the Stanley Cup?
Americans might think of Vancouver in many ways, but typically not as a tech startup mecca.
Funders Club is attempting to build the future of NASDAQ.
SimpliVity, a “hyper convergence” startup, comes out of stealth mode and announces $18 million in funding.
Guest Post Startups are considered pretty uncool in Hong Kong, a city ruled by finance and real estate, but I’m optimistic for the city’s chances at growing into a tech hub
San Francisco’s East Bay is known for its hippie movement, Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue, and oil refineries — not so much for venture capital. Claremont Creek Ventures, an East Bay’s VC, wants to change this perception.