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Steve Perlman, Telecommunication’s Next Billionaire

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By now, many of you have probably heard of new tech platforms that allow you to invest in someone’s future income by giving them money today.  Upstart was a good example that has now pivoted and EquityNet allows for royalty offerings. If Steve Perlman were listed, I would bet the farm. Steve just released what might… Read more »


Cake Pushers Wants to Redefine Small Desserts

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Sometimes events bring in startups that might not be the most tech-centric, but still innovative in their own right. At the recent Get Started Las Vegas event, put on by Cox and Inc.com, Chef Michael Childrey brought Cake Pushers to the stage as one of the finalists. Childrey has fueled his efforts into redefining small… Read more »


Encourage Employees To Get Active With EveryMove @Work

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The way companies create healthy workplace cultures is changing. EveryMove — a fitness tracking network — recently launched EveryMove @Work, a platform that allows employers to inspire and motivate their employees to stay active. This app gives employers the opportunity to motivate their employees and inspire them to live healthy lifestyles. How does EveryMove @Work… Read more »


StudySoup Disrupts Edtech with Student Notes Marketplace

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EdTech disruption is nothing new for Sieva Kozinsky, though StudySoup is set up to be his biggest yet.  Kozinsky and his team graduate from 500 Startups, the micro-VC accelerator program based in Silicon Valley on Tuesday and already have their sights set on a public launch in January. StudySoup helps students buy and sell high quality… Read more »


5 Things You Might Not Know about Frank Gruber

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At our Boulder Sessions event last night, we turned the tables a little bit. Instead of having our CEO Frank Gruber interview someone, he got interviewed by Foundry Group cofounder Jason Mendelson. On the agenda was Frank’s book Startup Mixology, a step-by-step guide to starting up that explains how to survive the ups and downs… Read more »


Technisys Raises $13M in Series B of Funding

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Miami-based startup Technisys SA announced it has raised US $ 13M, closing their Round B of funding from investors including Alta Ventures, KaSZeK Ventures, Endeavor Catalyst, and Holdinvest. Technisys offers Latin American banks innovative digital solutions for their clients. The capital will allow the company to expand its business throughout new markets in Latin America and the USA, as well… Read more »


Check Out This Periodic Table of Tech Startup Funding

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I’m a huge science nerd. Despite my decision to go into this lucrative and glamorous writing career, I’ve always had a propensity for engaging in science lab work and nerding out while visiting any kind of science institution (be it a museum or some prominent professor’s lab). For this reason, I get irrationally excited when science gets… Read more »


NewME Partners with Revolt at Music Conference in Miami

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Call it a place where technology and music will intersect. Tomorrow and October 19, the NewME Accelerator will be partnering with Revolt to present the Idea Lab at Revolt’s Music Conference in Miami, FL. “We are excited about the partnership because I’ve noticed a convergence between a lot of different industries in tech, particularly in music…. Read more »




YogaTrail: A Marketplace for Yogis to Get Their Om On

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Prep your mats Yogis; practicing anywhere in the world just got easier! That’s the concept behind YogaTrail, an online network where  people find and connect with yoga teachers on the go. The startup is based out of Chiang Mai, Thailand, but recently relocated to San Francisco as part of the 500 Startups program. The idea behind… Read more »



You Need a Pessimistic Cofounder

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It’s a truth universally acknowledged that you gotta be a little crazy to be an entrepreneur. And what that crazy looks like is often unbridled optimism: yeah, we should definitely quit our jobs and work on this because the failure rate is, what, like 80%? and this has totally got major potential. “It’s good to… Read more »