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Six Steps to Avoid Online Dating Scams This Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 12, 2017 at 12:45 pm

It’s February, which means many of us are working a little harder on our love lives to secure a date for Valentine’s Day. Although it would be nice to meet someone organically at the gym or perhaps at your favorite coffee shop, those of…

Entrepreneur

13 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for The Entrepreneur in Your Life

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 3:35 pm

Valentine’s Day may not be the most important holiday, but it’s certainly one of the largest consumer-driven holidays of the year. In just over a week, restaurants will be overbooked, chalk-flavored candy hearts will be in every grocery store, and that special person in your…

Startups & Apps

4 Couples Apps Perfect for This Year’s Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm

What is red, white, pink and shines romance all over the place? Valentine’s Day, of course! The “love holiday”, which many attribute to consumerism, is approaching for most countries around the world, so if that is the case of your country, you should hurry…

Gear & Gadgets

Let the Internet of Things Spice Up Your Love Life

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 9:00 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) has invaded nearly every aspect of our lives. So this Valentine’s Day spice things up with that special someone by bringing a new, high tech and networked connected device into the bedroom. BLUEMOTION Since you probably didn’t make it through…

Product Launch

Chicago

Never Let Them Go: Grab an ‘Ex-Box’ for Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 11, 2015 at 11:00 pm

When it comes to romantic relationships, sometimes letting go just isn’t as relieving as people claim. No matter the amount of time that has elapsed or the situation through which these relationships end, a recurrence of memories and past emotions is inevitable, and we fall…

Opinion/Analysis

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Entrepreneurs on a Budget

By | Feb 11, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and you still don’t have a gift for your love. The burden of having to surprise him or her is starting to weigh you down, especially because you’re a busy entrepreneur on a tight budget. The good news is, there…

Reports & Rankings

Top 20 Cities for Singles

By | Feb 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm

I can’t wait for Valentine’s Day – a day to look at the several ways through which couples try (and fail) to impress their significant others; it’s great. Except, just kidding. I actually very much hate Valentine’s Day – not so much for the…

DC

4 Startups to Help You Send Fresh, Beautiful, and On-Demand Flowers this Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 13, 2014 at 3:26 pm

On-demand delivery for all kinds of products and services is becoming more and more common.  This is particularly good news for the procrastinators among us, especially when it comes to gift giving. Flower delivery is one area where this business model is being perfected….

Marketplace

DC

Forever Alone? Send Yourself Flowers From a Fake Valentine This Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 11, 2014 at 11:38 am

Ah, Valentine’s Day, the shitty brainchild of Hallmark and 18th-century Romanticism (thanks, Chaucer). For those in relationships, it can be a pretty beautiful time – the romantic dinner, the flowers sent to your office, and the overall feeling that someone out there cares for…

Breaking News

Los Angeles

Hearst Ventures Backs Science Studio With $30 Million Fund

By | Feb 15, 2013 at 1:30 am

Hearst Corporation’s venture arm, Hearst Ventures, is making a minority equity investment in Science Inc, the Santa Monica, California tech startup creation studio. According to All Things D the deal is close to $30 million for a stake above 20 percent. “Hearst is continually looking…

Business

It’s Valentine’s Day. Turn Off Your Phone.

By | Feb 14, 2013 at 11:00 am

In Brad Feld’s recent book, Startup Life, one of the relationship secrets he shares is the “Life Dinner.” It’s a monthly performance review of your romantic relationship where you reflect on the past 30 days, discuss issues, and commit to improvements. Strikingly, even the…

Entrepreneur

Cracking the Love Code: Why Most Online Dating Sites Fail

By | Feb 14, 2012 at 11:00 am

If you’re single, today sucks.  There is no escaping all the ooey-gooey-makes-you-just-want-to-barf ads and promotions for Valentine’s Day.  As our lives become increasingly busy, it seems that the easiest way to meet people is online, a fact that many entrepreneurs have also noticed.  So…

Social Good

Get Monthly Gourmet Snack Deliveries While Supporting No Kid Hungry with Love With Food

By | Jan 28, 2012 at 11:19 am

Not only can you have your cake and eat it too, you can feed the less fortunate in the process. By purchasing a $14 monthly membership, you get an assortment of five gourmet snacks (e.g.artisan chocolate, Asian jerky, truffles, etc.) and Love With Food will donate a…

Android

NYC

Free Condoms: There’s A Mobile App For That

By | Feb 14, 2011 at 11:59 pm

It’s Valentine’s Day (night) which happens to also be National Condom Awareness Day so there could not be a better time for the NYC Health Department to launch a new mobile app that provides free condoms to anyone in need. That’s right, a NYC…

Gear & Gadgets

Smart Car USA Wraps For Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 13, 2011 at 4:33 pm

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Smart USA has rolled out a special set of Valentine’s Day vehicle wraps for the Smart Fortwo pure coupe to help drivers express exactly how they feel this holiday. The wraps are made of 3M vinyl and could…

Android

iPhone and Android Apps, Poetry and eCards for Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 12, 2011 at 6:57 pm

Whether you are wrapping up your Valentine’s plans or just getting started, there are a lot of apps on the market to help you make the day a special one.  Here’s a round-up of some Valentine’s Day-themed apps and website goodies: e-Cards YourCards is…