Art

Las Vegas

Fancy Schmancy Art, Shipped Right to Your Front Door

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Everybody has that one friend they walk through life with, your best bud. These are the people who help you move when nobody else will, they sit up for hours with you getting drunk and talking about life, and they’re the people who would lie down…

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Burning Man to Exhibit Artificial Intelligence Interaction through Social Discovery Ventures

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Artificial Intelligence makes its way to Burning Man, thanks to Social Discovery Ventures. Social Discovery Ventures, headquartered in New York, Moscow, and Hong Kong was the recipient of an international grant, allowing them the privilege to showcase OracleTang at Burning Man 2015. The art…

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Las Vegas

Local Motors Announces 5 Final Designs for NASCAR Helmet

By | May 7, 2015 at 3:00 pm

We’ve been following Local Motors’ recent sponsorship of NASCAR driver Ben Kennedy over the last few months. As part of their sponsorship deal, and to highlight the cocreation that fuels Local Motors, the community was invited to participate in a special contest. Aptly named…

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Tel Aviv

Make Your Drab and Boring Car Come to Life

By | May 4, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Personalizing something like a smartphone or laptop skin these days is all the rage. In fact, personalization and customization in general are a huge consumer trend, but it’s incredibly difficult to put a creative touch on certain things in your life. Take, for example,…

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San Francisco

The Future of Digital Art is Spelled K-L-I-O

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Am I alone in noticing that there’s been a major surge of art and technology recently? I mean, it kind of makes sense given that art and technology have always been closely intertwined, and it makes sense that they would evolve in a positive…

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Berlin

edgee: The Playground for Curious People

By | Mar 9, 2015 at 8:30 pm

Recently Markus Maier launched his platform edgee on Product Hunt instead of accepting his place in Harvard’s Business School. He truly believed that the world needed a new way to experience and interact with ideas, and in only a short time he’s amassed thousands of…

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Twin Cities

BoomBoom Prints: A Marketplace of Art for Young Families

By | Mar 4, 2015 at 9:00 am

Not too long ago Ryan Broshar was looking, without success mind you, for nursery wall art to match a quilt made by his newborn’s grandmother. When he and his wife couldn’t find anything that fit their taste, Broshar decided that it was a problem…

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NYC

4 Startups Bringing Art into the 21st Century

By | Feb 24, 2015 at 7:00 am

It’s easy to skip over the arts when you’re considering starting up in your local tech ecosystem. But the art community is ripe for technological advancements, and they actually tend to mirror entrepreneurs in the sense that they’re always looking to build a better…

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Emoji Art: Portraits of Your Favorite Celebrities

By | Jan 16, 2015 at 8:00 pm

We recently published a story about Emojis how 2014 was the year that emojis took over. From the most popular “word” (the heart emoji) to marketing campaigns, emojis are quickly becoming an important tool used to communicate. Today, Internet anti-socialite, and all around digital blender…

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Montreal

My Year Printed Transforms Your 2014 Instagram Photos Into a Poster

By | Dec 30, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Not satisfied with simply turning your Instagram photos into video? Why not transform your 2014 Instagram photos into a poster? (Yes, the kind that you can put up on your wall – framed or otherwise). My Year Printed lets you do precisely that, allowing…

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DC

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

By | Dec 8, 2014 at 9:30 am

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…

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Jacksonville

Crowdfunding Festival, One Spark, Announces 2015 Speakers Lineup that Includes Founder of Priceline

By | Nov 18, 2014 at 2:39 pm

One Spark, one of the largest Crowdfunding Festivals, today announced the lineup for their 2015 Speaker Summit presented by Community First Credit Union scheduled for April 7, 2015 at the Florida Theatre in Jacksonville. The One Spark festival is an interactive experience that allows…

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Philadelphia

Pico Wins Reader’s Choice After Relocating from Israel to Philly

By | Nov 15, 2014 at 8:00 pm

“I don’t look at problems as problems. In my state of mind anything is solvable. I just haven’t found the solution yet,” explains Asaf Nevo, CEO of Pico. “An entrepreneur’s life is built out of constantly solving problems. The understanding that every problem has a…

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San Francisco

Your TV is Moonlighting as a Digital Picture Frame With Artkick

By | Oct 30, 2014 at 4:30 pm

The majority of my friends don’t have cable. In fact, most people I talk with are jumping ship on the cable box, turning towards streaming content from their Apple TV, Roku, or Chromecast. And even people who do have cable most likely own one…