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Path Raises $25 Million In Series C Round Of Funding

Path funding

With continued growth and feature rollouts in 2013 Path shared this evening that they are starting 2014 out by announcing their latest funding round. For their Series C round of funding they have raised $25 million. The round includes contributions from Bakrie Global Group, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Index Ventures,Greylock Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, and First Round Capital. Path… Read more »

Watch DC Startup Eyebloc Compete on ABC’s “Shark Tank” Tonight


Tonight, a Washington, DC-based startup’s entrepreneurial journey leads it to ABC’s popular TV show “Shark Tank.” Eyebloc,’s president, CJ Isakow will present his company’s solution to growing online privacy concerns. Isakow is focused on raising awareness for webcam hacking. According to Isakow, webcams are being used by schools to spy on unsuspecting students, by foreign governments to invade U.S. websites,… Read more »

Tim O’Shaughnessy to Step Down as CEO of LivingSocial

Tim OShaughnessy LivingSocial

Tim O’Shaughnessy announced this morning that he will be stepping down from his role as CEO of LivingSocial, as reported by Bill Flook from the Washington Business Journal.  Word first spread in an email to the company earlier today.  Purportedly, the decision to step down was O’Shaughnessy’s. While LivingSocial searches for a new chief executive officer,… Read more »

Our 7 Favorite Startups in Eureka Park at CES 2014


We’re already into Day 2 of the 2014 International CES, and it has been packed full of excitement, big announcements, and awe-inspiring displays of electronic prowess. But the Consumer Electronics Association made sure to provide more than just the big names for all the 150,000 attendees. While the main bulk of the conference is taking place at… Read more »

Meet the ERA 2014 Winter Accelerator Class


One of the exciting happenings in the startup world every January is a number of accelerator programs announcing their latest classes. Accelerator programs offer mentorship, access to VC and investors, and hands-on advice. Yesterday, Enterpreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) kicked off its 6th class. ERA is New York-focused and has been providing guidance to companies since 2011…. Read more »

7 Things You Should Know About The DC Design Community


DC breeds a culture of creativity. With design agencies, startups, artists and freelancers aplenty, it can be hard to navigate your way through the creative jungle of the District. For that reason, the good people at General Assembly organized the first Introduction to the DC Design Community event last night. The reputable panel included designers… Read more »

Twitter Cofounder Biz Stone Introduces Jelly, New Q&A Platform for iOS and Android


Twitter cofounder Biz Stone today unveiled his latest project, Jelly, a platform that uses your personal and extended network as a search engine, available for both iOS and Android.  Users submit questions, to which their friends can answer or pass along to their friends.  Unlike Quora and ChaCha, Jelly’s functionality is highly image-focused, as users… Read more »