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Now New Yorkers Can Get Their Meds Delivered Too

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You can get almost anything delivered in New York City. Thanks to GetMyRx app, New Yorkers will be able to get their medication delivered to their doorstep too. The Miami-based mobile technology company announced its smartphone app is available to New Yorkers. The GetMyRx app allows patients to order new prescriptions or refills in seconds, confirm… Read more »


LaunchHouse Accelerator Now Accepting Applications for Hardware Startups

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It was announced last week that LaunchHouse – Ohio’s first hardware accelerator – is now accepting applications to fill its class set to begin this upcoming fall. With a $200,000 grant from the Ohio Third Frontier ONEFund, LaunchHouse is looking to invest in ten broad-based tech startups that focus on hardware/robotics and support user interface technologies. The… Read more »


Steve Case Commemorates Start of ‘Rise of the Rest’ Tour Today in Detroit with a #Selfie

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Last month, we first reported on Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Road Trip, a tour through four under-recognized startup ecosystems, including Detroit, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Nashville. The road tour officially begins today, with Case tweeting a selfie with Quicken Loans founder and chairman, Dan Gilbert: At each stop of the tour, Case will meet with… Read more »


5 Damn Good Reasons to Startup in Brazil

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Brazil is on fire. The country is currently hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup and will also be hosting the 2016 Olympics in Rio. But aside from football and beaches, Brazil has a lot to offer companies looking to grow and expand their business. Here are some reasons why you should consider building your startup in… Read more »


App Development Company 10Pearls Buys Gemini Security Solutions

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This morning, it was officially announced that 10Pearls – a software app development company located in Herndon, VA – has acquired Gemini Security Solutions. The acquisition is largely motivated by the company’s recognition that data be kept secure throughout the design and development process than merely being a secondary component. As part of this acquisition, the… Read more »


The VegasTechFund Helps AnyPerk Reach $3 Million in Funding

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The VegasTechFund has just made another big investment. It was reported today by TechCrunch that the Downtown Vegas based group of investors has decided to funnel some big time money into AnyPerk, a former Y Combinator startup geared around employee perks. The VegasTechFund, alongside others, has helped to bring the total funding raised for AnyPerk… Read more »



Pittsburgh’s Rhiza Raises $3M Series A for Big Data Marketing Analytics

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Last week, the Pittsburgh-based Rhiza announced a Series A round of financing valued at $3 million. The round was led by Draper Triangle Ventures. “Rhiza is disrupting the marketing analytics industry with intuitive tools for marketers and salespeople across the entire enterprise at a fraction of the cost,” said Mike Stubler, Managing Director at Draper Triangle… Read more »


Cloud Software Platform 9LENSES Triples Staff, Doubles Office Space

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Last week, the Sterling, VA-based 9LENSES announced that they’ve double their office space to accommodate for the company’s rapid growth. In the past year alone, the company has tripled its total number of U.S. and international employees from less than 20 to more than 60. 9LENSES provides a cloud-based Enterprise Performance Software that provides decision… Read more »


Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

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Should entrepreneurship be taught? Whenever raised, this question brings on a passionate debate amongst entrepreneurs. Brian Breslin, founder of Refresh Miami and InfiniMedia, recently posted this question to his network on Facebook, which sparked an interesting debate amongst Miami entrepreneurs. Some people were against the notion of entrepreneurship being taught in a seminar, saying: “Nope. It can’t be… Read more »


Hands-Free Retail Therapy: Shop X Glassware Launches for Google Glass

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Shop X Glassware Added to MyGlass Google Glass’ exclusive club of finely curated Glassware just debuted a new member: Shop X. Designed to augment your day to day shopping routine, Shop X simplifies a user’s retail experience by enabling hands-free access to shopping lists on-the-go and intelligently sorting items by category. As most Glass developers know, Google’s attention to detail and… Read more »


Hawaii – Blue Startups and Energy Excelerator Team up for Third Startup Paradise Demo Day

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(Honolulu, HI) Blue Startups and Energy Excelerator, both Hawaii based accelerator programs, recently celebrated their third partnered demo day branded StartupParadise at Iolani School’s Sullivan Center. In an effort to drive more resources like mentors, talent and investments to the Hawaii market, Blue Startups and Energy Excelerator drew the interest of 500 Startups founding partner Dave McClure… Read more »




urBin: On-Demand Storage Makes Your Life a Little Easier

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New York City is known as “The City that Never Sleeps,” and if you ask anyone who lives in the Big Apple, they’ll also tell you that it’s a “city of small apartments and crowded rooms.” Even city-dwellers who are creative with space still might not have enough room to store all of their items…. Read more »


After Hosting the Very First Maker Summit, TechShop DC-Arlington to Celebrate Grand Opening Tomorrow

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This week has been an exciting week for makers in the nation’s capital. Aside from the very first White House Maker Faire that took place on Thursday, TechShop – the membership-based, network of  facilities incorporating a do-it-yourself fabrication and prototyping studio, hackerspace, and learning center – hosted Maker Media’s inaugural Maker Summit on Tuesday at their Crystal… Read more »