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PonoMusic is Giving Donors a Chance to Invest Alongside Neil Young for Company Equity

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Kickstarter saw its third largest campaign ever, one that even surpassed the Oculus Rift. PonoMusic, a high resolution digital music market backed by music legend Neil Young, raised $6.2 million on Kickstarter with the support of over 18,000 backers. However, the ride is far from over for PonoMusic, as they’ve announced the launch of an equity… Read more »


Is Learner Nation the Latest Startup Selected to Join Endeavor Entrepreneurs?

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Has Miami-based startup Learner Nation are the latest company to be selected by Endeavor, a global nonprofit that selects, mentors, supports and accelerates high-impact entrepreneurs? If so, they will be joining Endeavor Miami Entrepreneurs: Kidozen, My Ceviche and Leap Factor. Although Endeavor has yet to confirm the selection, a recent picture posted by Learner Nation’s founder Michael McCord has… Read more »


Lottolotto App: The Easiest Way to Check and Scan Lottery Tickets

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You’re more likely to get struck by lightning than to win the lottery. While the probability of winning mega-millions is slim, thousands of winning tickets (ranging from a dollar to several million) go unclaimed every year. “It’s like comparing numbers, it’s annoying,” says Brett Jacobson, CEO and founder of Lottolotto. “Most people don’t like doing… Read more »


Startup Accelerator BRIC House Launches in Boca Raton

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South Florida-based entrepreneurs John Kemp and Ryan Texeira announced they are launching a startup accelerator and incubator in Boca Raton called BRIC House. The BRIC’s startup accelerator program will offer up to USD $100,000 in seed capital to the companies that are chosen, as well connect them with mentors. BRIC House will also host local… Read more »



Apply by August 18 to Win Mobile Future’s $20,000 Prize

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This is a sponsored post by Mobile Future, and we want to thank them for all of their support! Earlier in June, Mobile Future announced that they would be hosting a national innovation competition, The Mobileys, for the second consecutive year. The competition seeks to highlight wireless and mobile apps, services, and products with an… Read more »




Find Your Payroll Zen with Zenefits

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Do you wish your payroll processes and HR tasks were completely stress-free? Are you tired of using multiple tools to keep track of your employees’ benefits? Well, there’s a fairly new platform that can provide you with the peace of mind you need when managing HR and payroll tasks. Zenefits, a startup that manages benefits… Read more »


The Top Seven New iOS Apps of Summer

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Instead of making you browse and discover the top iOS apps of the summer, we’ve done the hunting for you. Here’s a list of some of the new and upcoming apps in the App Store that have grown in popularity during the summer months including a nice mix of apps for business and apps for… Read more »



The Top Android Photography Apps

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Most people taking photos on their smartphones do it for fun. You may have seen many photography apps but never thought about downloading them. However, there is more than meets the eye - here are some of the top Android photography apps that you might like to use, even as an amateur. Top Android apps for capturing photos… Read more »


8 Trends for Mobile Commerce in 2014

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Mobile devices have not only become incredibly popular, but they have also changed the way we interact with others as well. Mobile commerce has taken off in a big way because people can buy whatever they want from wherever they are, without the hassle of having to go to physical stores. Entrepreneurs have also understood… Read more »


In a Competition Between NYC and Boston Startups, Boston’s VerbalCare Reigned Supreme

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This past Wednesday, WeWork held its Fenway Fast Pitch Competition, a competition designed to determine which city is truly better: New York City or Boston? Okay, well, that wasn’t really the whole point of it, but the startup pitch competition did feature three startups from NYC and three teams from Boston, the winner of which would forever stand… Read more »



Gamify and Crowd Source Your Coding Experience

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CheckiO, billed as ‘The Game for Coders’, recently announced the launch of its new publish and share feature. With this new update, CheckiO players can write, design, and publish custom coding missions for immediate sharing across the global coder community. The CheckiO team wants people, scientists, and innovators to add challenges they personally struggle with… Read more »