Accelerator

San Francisco

The Highway1 Spring 2015 Class is Their Best Funded Class to Date

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 4:04 pm

Highway1, PCH’s hardware accelerator, recently announced the new class of startups in their intensive four month program which began in February. The Spring 2015 class will be the first to work in Highway1’s newly opened 10,000 square foot facility, which sits adjacent to PCH’s Innovation…

Product Launch

Los Angeles

Visual Search App CamFind Launches Instagram-Style Social Features

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Today, the Los Angeles, CA-based image recognition and mobile visual search company, CamFind, announced the launch of its new app which features new Instagram-style social features. Focused on a new in-app social feed, this new function allows users of the app to experience CamFind…

Hottest Showcasing Startup

Who is Dallas’ Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Reader’s Choice Poll]

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Dallas is quickly becoming the place to grow your startup and receive top-notch entrepreneurial support. That’s why we are proud to announce that Dallas ambassadors Trey Bowles, Jennifer Conley, and Lauren Zeien will be hosting the Tech Cocktail Mixer & Startup Showcase on Thursday April…

Entertainment

Las Vegas

SPROCKIT: Advertisers Need to Look at YouTube

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 12:30 pm

The way people watch television has already changed and it’s about time that media advertising models catch up to the current trends. Large media organizations are looking to tech for innovative solutions on how to effectively target viewers. During NAB Show, startup program SPROCKIT brought together…

Lifestyle

The Ultimate Tech Guide for Planning Your Wedding

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 11:00 am

Your wedding day should be one of the most special occasions in your adult life. All the planning leading to that special day can be a little bit stressful: deadlines, family drama, and unresponsive vendors. We’ve created a list of apps and websites to…

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Public Relations

How to Pitch Journalists about Your Startup

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 10:00 am

Ali Tehrani had his first experience with how to pitch journalists while running a Kickstarter campaign. The typical process goes: reach out to journalists you’ve heard of, Google your competition to find more journalists, keep track of everything in a spreadsheet, and inevitably get…

Travel

Virtual Tour App Roundme Adds VR Mode

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 9:00 am

Announced this week (after a recently secured investment of $3 million), Roundme will now offer virtual reality (VR) support on their app. Roundme, the web and iOS app that allows you to explore the world in high-res panoramic glory, just got a pretty awesome update….

Startup

Tokyo

Moff Redefines Playtime with a Wristband

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

As any parent who has stepped painfully on a stray LEGO, broken their back picking up balls and blocks off the floor, and stocked away yet another box full of ‘unplayable’ toys will tell you – toys have taken over our lives. Toys are expensive,…

SaaS

San Francisco

Our Connected World Needs File Security More Than Ever

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm

According to Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, nearly 305 million records have been leaked in the US in the past five years due to unintended disclosure, hacking, malware, and lost or discarded mobile and stationary computing devices. In our current, connected world, organizations are working hard…

Funding

San Francisco

Frenzoo Gets $1M to Build Out Their Game Universe

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Frenzoo works hard to pioneer new classes of 3D lifestyle games for women and girls, and today they announced a successful $1 million funding round as well as the launch of meTropolis. The funding round was led by existing investors, including Fresco Capital, K5…

Dev & Design

Toronto

Rover Releases Major Update in Open Source iBeacon SDK

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Over the past year, since we last spoke to him, John Coombs has been collecting feedback from marketers and developers who are using his Rover platform to build beacon-based content and experiences into their apps. All of the feedback has gone towards implementing the…

Trends

San Francisco

Apple Announces This Year’s WWDC, Bans Selfie Stick

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Earlier this morning, Apple announced that this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) – Apple’s huge conference for the developer community – will take place between June 8 and June 12 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. What’s more, though, is that in an update to…

News

Las Vegas

You Can Help Design Ben Kennedy’s NASCAR Helmet

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In February the Las Vegas based Local Motors announced that they would be sponsoring NASCAR driver Ben Kennedy’s No. 11 Toyota Tundra. Along with the sponsorship came the announcement that the Local Motors user community would get the opportunity to work with Kennedy on…

Startups & Apps

Duetto is Taking the Pain Out of Hotel Booking for Businesses

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Whether you are a busy entrepreneur or a tech enthusiast who travels to conventions, you most likely visit travel websites multiple times per year for hotel booking. And the ever-increasing popularity of Priceline, Kayak, and several other similar travel sites has been caused by the…

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