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Bay Area

Finally, a Payment Service for the Average Household

By | Aug 19, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Mike Bertrand lives what he would call a quintessentially busy life, and with his parents getting older and kids growing up I’d tend to agree. He also lives the life of an accomplished entrepreneur. He sold his last venture to Intuit before taking the…


7 Personal Finance Apps to Manage your Money

By | Aug 4, 2015 at 11:00 am

If you’re looking for a convenient and sophisticated way to manage your money, you should know there is an app for that. In fact, there are several apps that will help you with your finances, depending on your goals and the specific financial assistance…

Dev & Design

San Francisco

Jason Putorti on Why Design Matters [VIDEO]

By | Nov 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

Jason Putorti is a designer (Mint,, Bessemer Venture Partners) and entrepreneur (Brigade Media, who for the last several years has called San Francisco home (however I have to give a shout out to his Pittsburgh roots after I realized we have the same…


Interview with VC Jeff Clavier: The Dangers of Lean Startup, Big Pitching Mistakes, and More Tips

By | Mar 1, 2012 at 3:08 pm

Named a “kingmaker” of Silicon Valley, micro-VC Jeff Clavier has been pitched more than 10,000 times (according to his own estimate). His firm SoftTech VC, which recently closed a third fund of $55 million, boasts investments like Eventbrite, Mint, Fitbit, and Fab. That’s all…



Get a Wealth of Financial Information with YoBucko

By | Feb 16, 2012 at 11:45 am

Eric Bell wants his company to become the trusted source of financial information for Generation Y. With information on saving money, managing debt, and investing for the future YoBucko just might be it. Young people are going online more often to shop for financial…


San Francisco

Manage Your Medical Bills While Helping Charities with Simplee

By | Nov 29, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Simplee, a platform for tracking and paying health care bills, recently launched a fundraising program to benefit medical nonprofits. For every user who signs up for Simplee, the company makes a donation to a nonprofit focusing on a chronic condition like diabetes, heart disease,…



ImpulseSave Partnering with Banks to Make Saving Money Fun

By | Aug 31, 2011 at 10:12 am

Can saving money be just as enjoyable as spending it? ImpulseSave is trying to prove that it can – especially for the 53% of Americans who fear they won’t have enough money for retirement. “We’re attempting to redefine the meaning of saving from something…