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CLVR: Interactive Video for Your Business Just Got Better

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Denver startup CLVR has nailed interactive video for the web and your business. It helps businesses create promotional videos that are way more interactive than your standard video ad. As a business, do you want to tag a specific timeframe on a video and give the viewer more details about your product? CLVR takes that… Read more »

NeuFit: Improve Your Health in a Role-Playing Game


NeuFit, a hybrid social networking, video game, and fitness program, offers ways to stay active and build a vested interest in your own personal health by pairing real-life activity with virtual-world success. The interface is set up like a role-playing game, but real-life data dictates the progress of the characters. Every exercise or activity performed… Read more »

Seed&Spark Helps More Indie Films Get Made


Determined to help struggling independent filmmakers, Seed&Spark launched last Saturday with its crowdfunding site for indie films. The traditional process of indie filmmaking is something akin to building a startup: many ventures are bootstrapped, fueled by free help and favors from friends. And once the product is actually ready, there’s little budget to market it…. Read more »

TechStars TV Presents The Founders: S3E10 “No Surprises”

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Curious what life is like inside of a startup accelerator?  Look no further than The Founders, a documentary web series that follows Birdbox, ROXIMITY and Ubooly from TechStars Boulder (ranked the #2 startup accelerator in the US). This week’s episode focuses on preparing for Demo Day.  For the better part of three months, startups refine their products/services and pitches to be revealed… Read more »

EventStir Launches Publicly for Crowdfunding Events


Today, EventStir launched publicly to allow anyone to pre-sell tickets to events. The DC startup is tackling a few annoyances: events that lose money because ticket sales are low, and events that don’t even happen because organizers are worried about losing money. Instead, EventStir works like Kickstarter: funds are only collected if an event reaches… Read more »

Startup Advice Platform Clarity Raises $1.6 Million


Clarity, the platform where entrepreneurs can schedule phone calls with mentors, announced $1.6 million in funding today led by Baseline Ventures, Freestyle Capital, and Mark Cuban. “We wanted the product from day one to build a bridge between different geographical locations for great advice, and we did the same thing with our investors,” says founder… Read more »

Flint + Tinder Puts a New Spin on Made in America


When I asked Jake Bronstein why “made in America” is so foundational to Flint + Tinder, he couldn’t come up with a good answer. It’s not just the typical reason of creating jobs, he said. He wants customers to buy his made-in-America underwear not because it’s made here, but because it’s good. He’s out to… Read more »