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Twitter Used to Have Hideous Business Cards

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On Tuesday, we were joined at Tech Cocktail’s DC Sessions by Martin Ringlein, the cofounder of nvite and former (and first) Twitter design manager. In addition to his insights about entrepreneurship, he shared a little tidbit from his time at Twitter that had the crowd laughing: “At Twitter I was running the design team, and… Read more »


Brazil’s Yelp, Apontador, Gets $15M Investment From Movile

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Apontador, Brazil’s leading maps route and local search website,  has raised US $15M from mobile commerce platform Movile. Much like Yelp, Apontador provides Latin Americans with review and information about local businesses and restaurants. The investment will help Apontador develop its mobile-first platform to connect people on the go to local businesses while nurturing local… Read more »


Novlr: Your Cloud Novel Writing Companion

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I recently caught up with Novlr creators Thomas Muirhead and Kimberley Pryor to discuss their new cloud writing software dubbed Novlr. Novlr was first conceived in November of last year after many ill-fated attempts at novel-writing using other mediums such as Microsoft Word and Google Docs. It is being developed by both Thomas and Kim… Read more »


Learn Spanish Anywhere, Anytime, and Completely for Free

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Over 6.5 million students take Spanish Language courses every year – that’s 70 percent of total foreign language enrollment in the US. Some might say that Spanish speaking skills are crucial to young Americans and that the US will become the largest Spanish-speaking nation by 2050. Fifteen years ago, SpanishDict.com pioneered the shift in Spanish… Read more »


5 Damn Good Reasons to Startup In Raleigh, NC

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Not many people know that Raleigh, North Carolina has a growing tech scene. Well, we’re about to let you in on a buzz-worthy hub of startup goodies. Tech Giants like IBM and Citrix have large operations, and the city has built an infrastructure for young companies to set up shop. Next Thursday, Oct. 2nd, we will be hosting a… Read more »