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FinTech: Bringing Innovation to the Recovering Financial Services Industry
Today, six New York startups are unveiling innovations that could make their way into the country’s largest banks.
When Your Assumptions Are Wrong: Lessons from 500 Startups’ Kibin
As they say, the problem with assumptions...
With startups, the problem with assumptions is not so much looking like a
Demo Day: How the TechStars NYC Startups Have Evolved in 3 Months
This morning, 13 startups pitched their ideas for over 500 investors at the third TechStars NYC demo day. This batch had a
Demo Day: Durham’s Triangle Startup Factory Graduates 6 Startups
Today, Triangle Startup Factory launched its first class of 6 startups, with a bent for big data and business
StartupPlays Accelerator “Democratizes” Access to Mentors Outside Silicon Valley
Today, StartupPlays opened up a global network where startups can connect with mentors from around the
Demo Day: Pittsburgh’s AlphaLab Launches 6 Startups
AlphaLab was ranked as the 15th best accelerator in 2011, and today it added 6 new startups to its portfolio.
How 500 Startups’ Paul Singh Is Helping Tweak Immigration Policy
As we speak, the government is debating changes to immigration policy that could bring more entrepreneurs into the United
Demo Day: Betaspring Launches 16 Startups in Providence, RI
Betaspring, part of the Global Accelerator Network, is releasing 16 startups into the wild today.
Located in Providence,
Chicago’s TechNexus, Where Incubator Meets Co-Working
Are you starting up in Chicago and looking for an office to run your day-to-day?
TechNexus should be on your
MyTab Tackles the Less Glamourous Part of Travel: Saving Up Money
Tons of startups exist for all aspects of trip planning - creating an itinerary, saving travel documents, and finding
Paul Singh on Venture Capitalists and Raising Money
Last week I got a chance to listen to Paul Singh from 500 Startups talk about raising money at The Fort. First of all, I
New DC Startup Accelerator The Fort Launches
A new tech accelerator is coming to town: Fortify.vc, a venture fund from Virginia, will begin accelerating some of its
5 Startups Showcased at 1492 Business Accelerator Demo Day in Columbus, Ohio
The second “voyage” of the 1492 Business Accelerator will be exhibiting their startups on Wednesday in Columbus, Ohio.
“If You Don’t Let Us Acquire You, We’re Going to Kill You” and Other Acquisition Stories
Founded in 2009, Southeast Asian daily deal site Ensogo was approached by LivingSocial and acquired in June 2011 for an
2011 Trends: Tech Year In Review
Editor's Note: This article is a revised version of an article written by Jen Consalvo and Frank Gruber that appears in the
Contactually Contact Organizer Automatically Tells You When to Follow Up
Despite its name, startup Contactually is not about keeping track of a list of contacts, but about managing long-term
Frugalo Launches Daily Deal Dashboard With Social Recommendations
With the loads of daily deals offers out there you probably got a slew of Cyber Monday emails yesterday. I did. I am sure
Ten More Startups Launch From TechStars Seattle
Ten more startups launched today as part of the TechStars Seattle startup accelerator program in front of a full house at
500 Startups Unveils Latest Class Of 34 Startups
Today the Silicon Valley based accelerator 500 Startups lead by Dave McClure and Paul Singh has unveiled its latest set of
Groupon’s IPO Gets a Discount
Groupon’s initial public offering may value the daily deal site at less than $12 billion, after once aiming for as much as
Take Full Control of Your Deals and Promotions with FanTools
I have to say that I am very impressed with the startups out there that are eager to fix the problems inherent with daily