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DC’s Framebridge Announces $3.75M Seed Round from Steve Case’s Revolution, NEA


Framebridge, the DC art framing startup that offers affordable framing options for consumers, has announced a $3.75 million seed round led by Steve Case’s Revolution Ventures and New Enterprise Associates. In August of this year, the company raised an initial $1.25 million from NEA, former LivingSocial CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy, and Steve Case himself. Today, Framebridge has disclosed… Read more »

Happy Birthday Rachel Sklar!


Today is the 42nd birthday of Rachel Sklar, cofounder of Change the Ratio and, role model for powerful women the world over, and all-around badass – happy birthday Rachel! Sklar was born in Toronto and studied law, then went on to a career in media. She spent time as a freelance writer and Huffington… Read more »

Beauty and Cosmetics Data Startup Poshly Partners with People Magazine on New Digital Platform


Poshly, the New York City-based startup that leverages consumer enthusiasm for giveaways into valuable data for the beauty and cosmetics industry, has announced a partnership with People, the premier resource for celebrity news, photos, style, and entertainment coverage. The beauty startup and entertainment publication are working together on a new data driven digital channel that will… Read more »

Why Every Startup Ecosystem Needs Its Own Playbook


In the light of the digital evolution with ever decreasing costs of starting a company and launching it to a global audience, companies from all over the world are trying to replicate the amazing success of companies such as Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox and so on. Is Each Startup Ecosystem like Silicon Valley? The popularity of… Read more »

Foto Master Brings Augmented Reality to Trade Shows and Events

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Recent developments in the augmented reality field did not skip the event attraction industry. Planners & exhibitors today work hard to provide new ways to deliver brand messaging in new and exciting ways. Spearheading this field is Foto Master, a promising company with an already amazing product line. Foto Master specializes in the event attraction industry,… Read more »

How to Fine Tune Your Ecommerce Store For Slick Conversions


The biggest danger we all face is the act of doing nothing. Whether you are talking about the US National Security, as Erskine Bowles points out, and the risk of consuming every dollar of the federal budget, or your ecommerce website – the threat just may be the same. Your website can squeeze every dime out… Read more »

Your Website is the Best Way to Boost your Business with Lead Generation


Every company should have a well-defined marketing strategy which is as effective and thorough as possible. However, just as the market evolves, so does marketing and its techniques. One new technique is lead generation, a marketing technique aiming to generate consumer interest or inquiry on products or services from a business. These leads are often made with… Read more »

Top 5 Free Ecommerce WordPress Themes


Are you interested in starting a blog or ecommerce website on a WordPress platform? It may seem as though the only way to find attractive and aesthetically appealing website template, you have to choose from “premium themes”. But most small and medium size organizations cannot afford them. Small businesses need an effective web presence without significantly spending… Read more »