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How to Find Your Path to Market for Consumer Products

By | Feb 7, 2017 at 11:20 am

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

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Boston

Blink Launches Blink XT, a Wireless Weatherproof Camera

By | Dec 7, 2016 at 10:30 am

The Boston-based startup, Blink, which produces DIY security monitoring solutions is back again, and this time, they’ve launched a weatherproof camera. Dubbed the Blink XT, the camera will feature a two-year battery life, 1080p HD video, infrared night vision, and of course, weatherproofing. Earlier in…

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San Francisco

Octane AI Launches, Creates Chatbots for 50 Cent, KISS, and Aerosmith

By | Nov 2, 2016 at 11:15 am

Chatbots have been around for years. Granted, their first iteration wasn’t very advanced and their primary purpose was entertaining middle school kids on AOL instant messenger. But in recent years, the technology behind these convenient tools has improved, allowing businesses to provide fast customer service…

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London

BLOCKS Puts Musical Expression In the Palm of Your Hand

By | Nov 1, 2016 at 6:50 pm

In a world of portability, having your music with you goes a long way. And now, it’s easier than ever to take your DJ skills on-the-road. Roli, the musical hardware and software instrument company, has released BLOCKS, a customizable modular music kit that allows users…

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The 5 Biggest Hardware Updates From the Made With Google Event

By | Oct 5, 2016 at 2:30 pm

This week Google unveiled the future of hardware for the company, and with it they created a foundation of what we can expect in the future. With five new and updated pieces of hardware, from phones, to a smart hub, to a VR viewer,…

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Local Motors Launches ‘Forth’ to Provide Platform for Better Products

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm

As many founders have learned, having a great idea is only the first step to launching a successful startup. You need capital, you need employees, and you need a good location. But once you have all that under your belt, you still need to find…

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Due: a Digital Wallet System Made for Businesses

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 10:20 am

The concept of digital wallet is definitely not new. They have been known to provide a different way to make payments. Essentially, they make life easier for those who don’t want pay using a check, cash or credit cards (directly). Digital wallets can be…

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Yotpo Launches Social Curation Tool

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm

After securing a $22M round of investment, Israeli company Yotpo now brings a feature that will make it easy for businesses to collect Instagram images and connect with users who post about their products. Today’s shopping trends are deeply changing the paradigm of merchants,…

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San Francisco

Automatic Pro Adds Connectivity To Your Car, Fuels Data Revolution

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 10:20 am

Today, San Francisco based Automatic is unveiling the next generation of their product, Automatic Pro. Their newest offering will include built-in 3G connectivity, with no subscription cost, to keep people always connected to their cars. Prior to the hardware refresh, users would connect to…

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Chattanooga

Outlook for Texting Startup Adds Platform to Landline, VOIP, 800 Numbers

By | Aug 9, 2016 at 9:49 am

On Monday, Chattanooga-based startup Text Request announced the release of their game-changing new feature enabling businesses to text-enable their phone numbers. The number hosting feature allows any business to add Text Request’s live, two-way texting dashboard to their current landline, VOIP, or toll-free number(s)…

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Tumblr Adds YouTube-Style Revenue Sharing for Its Bloggers

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Tumblr made a quiet announcement yesterday: They’re allowing users to make money off of ads that will be added to their blogs. The micro-blogging site will start the process by introducing ads on all blogs, with an opt-out button available in the settings, beginning tomorrow….

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How Reddit’s Latest Advertising Plan Will Push the Platform Forward

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 3:33 pm

When it comes to finding the best way to make online platforms profitable, many companies are still figuring out a magic formula. But with digital media reshaping how we’re able to use these tools to improve how we create content for consumers and ensure…

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Los Angeles

Social To-Do List iOS App WeDo Launches Out of Beta

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 11:00 am

In a world filled with multi-tasking, continuous side-hustling, and all around attempting to manage your life, everyone has their own way of keeping track of what they want to accomplish. From Evernote to Asana, each platform and offering has their own unique set of…

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Buffer Now Supports Instagram

By | Jul 12, 2016 at 9:35 am

In February Instagram finally announced the addition of account switching; however, their API and feature set leaves a lot to be desired for anyone managing an account on behalf of a brand. The API also prevents social CRM platforms from letting users schedule Instagram…