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Miami-Based Movéo Launches Transportation Service in Colombia

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Miami-based ground transportation company Movéo announced its expansion into Colombia, Latin America’s third largest economy. The company will provide travelers access to 300+ executive vehicles with top-flight service. Offering everything from airport transfers and daily charters to event transportation logistics and security details, Movéo provides discerning riders a seamless, world-class experience. “At the end of the… Read more »


Step into This 3D Body Scanner at Your Gym

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The human body changes after a workout, and in the past there hasn’t been a way for people to see those changes in action, but soon there will be. Two young entrepreneurs are helping you reach a new level of fitness with their VFit scanner. “We are using 3D scanning to accurately show how the… Read more »


Advertise to a Student Audience with College Press Club

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Wishing there was a way to lower your advertising costs and connect with young potential customers at the same time? Thanks to Boulder-based startup College Press Club, there now is. College Press Club connects college newspaper publishers with advertisers. Instead of calling each publication individually, or hiring a costly broker to make the connections, advertisers… Read more »


Wells Fargo Launches Startup Accelerator to Promote Innovation In Financial Industry

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Wells Fargo announced this week that it will be accepting applications through October from startups to join the new Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator, a semiannual boot camp for innovators whose technology ideas in payments, deposits, fraud, operations and other fields could shape future customer experiences in financial services. The fourth-biggest U.S. bank will make a direct equity investment of $50,000 to $500,000… Read more »


Humin Wants to Replace Your Contacts App

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There is nothing more awkward than meeting someone again and not remembering their name and barely their face. For some reason, in business we are constantly networking and meeting people, yet we are expected to remember everyone we meet. If it were up to San Francisco-based Humin, you shouldn’t have to remember, but your smartphone… Read more »


The Crowd Puts Veronica Belmont and Tony Conrad to Question in San Francisco

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During our Startup Mixology launch, we stopped in San Francisco for a rousing fireside chat with both Veronica Belmont and Tony Conrad. Frank Gruber led the two through some great discussion topics before turning the microphones over to the crowd for a Q&A session. The crowd pressed Belmont and Conrad with some very interesting questions from how… Read more »


DC’s iStrategyLabs Creates Facebook’s ‘Mentions Box’ for Celebrity Video Interaction at Emmys

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This afternoon, iStrategyLabs founder and CEO Corbett posted a Mashable article about Facebook’s Mentions Box device that Facebook plans to use on the red carpet at Monday’s Emmy Awards. It seems, however, that Facebook was not actually the ones in charge of creating the device; rather, it comes straight from no other than the brilliant minds… Read more »


Who is DC’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

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Hey DC, we’re excited to announce that we will host our DC Mixer & Startup Showcase sponsored by Vornado on Sept 9th! We once again have a special event prepared for the DC entrepreneurial community, and trust us, you won’t want to miss it!  Mark your calendars and join us at Crystal Tech Fund, where you’ll meet some great… Read more »



CareCloud Makes Its Debut on Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

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Miami-based technology company CareCloud has been included in the 2014 Inc. 500, ranking 127th among America’s fastest-growing companies. CareCloud is one of the leading providers of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR), and medical billing software and services. It is the company’s debut on the annual list, highlighting revenue growth of more than 2,900% between 2010 and 2013. CareCloud also ranked… Read more »



4 Damn Good Reasons to Startup in Memphis

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This is part of our series on startup scenes working with UP Global community leaders around the world. See the whole series here. Memphis may be the biggest city in Tennessee, but it’s only the 20th largest in the country. And for the entrepreneurs there, that’s quite alright. “Memphis provides a platform to get in… Read more »


Rivet News Radio Raises $1.7M to Become the Pandora for News Radio

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The Chicago-based HearHere Radio – the company responsible for Rivet News Radio – announced earlier today that it has raised $1.7 million in Convertible Promissory Notes in an effort to become the the Pandora for news radio, reports Crain’s Chicago Business. Investors in this round include the Associated Press, A.H. Belo Management Services, Whittier Ventures, and… Read more »