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Revmetrix Launches Retail Intelligence Platform with $2.2M in Funding

Revmetrix Launches Retail Intelligence Platform with $2.2M in Funding

Located right out Washington, D.C., the Arlington, VA-based Revmetrix announced this morning that it has secured $2.2 million in seed funding to launch its retail intelligence platform. The new (and apparently first ever, the company claims) omnichannel data platform allows retailers to leverage their own customer data for understanding customer behavior across different channels and devices…. Read more »

Sindeo Gets $5M for Disruptive Mortgage Marketplace

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Sindeo successfully closed their $5 million Series A funding round led by Renren, one of China’s most prominent social networks; renren literally means “everyone” in Chinese.  In addition to the funding, cofounder and COO of Renren James Liu will be joining Sindeo’s Board of Directors to help keep their mortgage marketplace trending upwards. This current… Read more »

Masonry: Making Websites as Unique as Their Founders

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Ross Brandon built Masonry, a digital design agency, on a strongly held dogma that websites are mere replicas of monotonous designs and unimaginative templates. He sees that there’s more to custom websites than simply showcasing distinctive displays. “To truly make a mark, a website must be an extension of the brand itself–a visual representation that honors both form and… Read more »

TarDisk: MacBook Storage Expansion That’s Bigger on the Inside

TarDisk: MacBook Storage Expansion That's Bigger on the Inside

Sometimes 256 GB or 512 GB of hard drive space simply isn’t enough. Despite our initial expectations for how much memory we’ll need, human error persists – the extent of our predictions can only go so far. And, while external hard drives exist to help fix these technical limitations, their usage often poses more of a… Read more »

Neo: Tracking Your Health in the Smart Kitchen

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It stands to reason that as the Internet of Things and the smart home trends continue to grow in popularity so too will new products spring up to fit into the market. SKE Labs today launched their Indiegogo campaign that seeks to fund an early device that fits into the smart home, a ‘smart container’, called… Read more »

Flatiron School Brings Coding to High School Students in Miami

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New York City’s coding school for web and mobile development, Flatiron School, is partnering with Palmer Trinity School to offer courses to local high school students. Flatiron Pre-College Academy at Palmer Trinity will be the first program of its kind in Miami, providing students aged thirteen through eighteen with hands-on training and inspiring them to explore… Read more »

Créer Quelque Chose! TechShop Makes Expansion Into Europe

Créer Quelque Chose! TechShop Makes Expansion Into Europe

TechShop, a membership-based facility that’s a do-it-yourself fabrication and prototyping studio, hackerspace, and learning center, announced yesterday its expansion to Europe. Set to open in France, the expansion marks TechShop’s first move into the international market. This expansion is made possible with collaboration with Leroy Merlin, a brand of the ADEO Group, the third-largest DIY and decorating retail… Read more »

Carmudi Secures $25M in Funding to Continue Global Expansion


The idea was simple: to make the online search for cars simple and trustworthy. Berlin-based Carmudi set out to create a platform that brings buyers and sellers together with a few clicks of a mouse. Carmundi has announced that it has raised $25 million funding to strengthen its operations in Asia and Latin America. Investors include Asia Pacific Internet… Read more »

New Zealand’s Notable PDF Draws Silicon Valley Funding

Notable pdf

After securing an undisclosed seed funding round from Flying Kiwi Angels, New Zealand Venture Investment Fund, Sparkbox Venture Group, EFU Investments Limited, and individual angel investors, New Zealand startup Notable PDF brought some Silicon Valley talent on board. Tapping Scott Nolan, Partner at Founders Fund, and Sam Altman, president of Y Combinator, they welcomed their… Read more »

50 Women in Tech Dominating Silicon Valley

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“One of the things that I really strongly believe in is that we need to have more girls interested in math, science, and engineering. We’ve got half the population that is way underrepresented in those fields and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of talent…not being encouraged the way they need to.” —… Read more »

3 London Entrepreneurs Take Their Hobby to Profit

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According to recent statistics published in the Guardian, the past three years have seen more entrepreneurs embroiled in the small business journey than ever. Unfortunately, few would question the likelihood of the future steering them through choppy waters. Right now, the gloomy talk around the subjects of disappointing global growth forecasts and startup failure is… Read more »

Stratasys Offers Free 3D Printing Course for Educators


Minneapolis-based company Stratasys is introducing a free, 3D printing curriculum for educators. The 3D printing company is offering a 14-week course online to help prepare secondary and post-secondary students for careers in the industry. Learning materials are free for educators and include a curriculum guide, supporting presentations, 3D models (STL files) and grading tools. “We notice a… Read more »

UCSD Opens New Center for Business Analytics


Last week the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Rady School of Management announced the launch of a brand new center on campus. The Center for Business Analytics, as it’s been named, will serve as a platform for research and innovation in big data analysis for private businesses and public agencies. It was dually announced… Read more »

NMotion Accelerator to Capitalize on Changes in Lincoln

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On March 9, 2015 NMotion will be closing applications for this year’s class of startups who want to go through their accelerator program in Lincoln, Nebraska. Everything will officially kick off on April 27 and continuing for 13 weeks. The accelerator will focus on high-growth software and technology businesses in specific targeted industries of agriculture,… Read more »