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Partnership

How “Couplepreneurs” Make Each Other Better

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 4:30 pm

In the world of entrepreneurship, it’s not uncommon to find cofounders being husband and wife who are able to keep their partnership going strong before and after clocking out at the end of the day. Tech.Co’s own CEO Frank Gruber and COO Jen Consalvo,…

Business

NYC

David’s Bridal Has Launched a Wedding Dress App to Help Brides Find the Perfect Gown

By | Dec 22, 2014 at 2:30 pm

I’ve never had the problem of finding a wedding dress or dealing with any woman who’s on her search for the perfect dress. And, as a gay man, I know that I won’t ever have to run into that issue when planning for my own…

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Business

Seattle

Greenvelope: Handle Your Events With Some Social Good

By | Nov 1, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Founded in the dorm room of Sam Franklin, Greenvelope was introduced to the world as a clean, focused, and streamlined solution for businesses and nonprofits to connect with their supporters, donors, and customers. Their suite offers tools to help maximize patronage, event attendance, and…

Android

DC

3 DC Startups Team Up to Create a Platform for Virtual Weddings

By | Apr 1, 2014 at 8:00 am

Do you love technology and having a digital presence, but don’t want to fork over $3,000 for a social media wedding concierge? You’re in luck; starting today, a new online platform will allow currently-engaged couples to host their weddings completely online. That’s right: online, virtual…

Marketplace

Death to Bridezilla: How Aisle Planner Is Improving Collaboration In The Wedding Industry

By | Oct 6, 2013 at 10:00 am

Most of us have seen YouTube clips of the terrifying “bridezilla” – the bride with unrealistic demands and the holier-than-thou attitude. We’ve also seen the aghast faces of the wedding party (and the “oh no she didn’t” faces of their wedding planner) in response to one…

Fashion

Chicago

Brideside: Bridesmaid Dress Shopping Online

By | May 6, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Let’s get this out of the way first. Yes, I am a guy. But, as my older sister and my girlfriend will attest to, I have been mercilessly stuck in enough wedding conversations to understand the daunting task that is planning a wedding. And…

Android

Make Wedding Planning Easy with Appy Couple

By | Apr 22, 2013 at 10:56 am

Let’s be honest: when it comes to planning a wedding, it can be a full-time job. Between the coordination, the details, the RSVPs, and even the post-event sharing of memories, it’s a headache. When I was done with my wedding, I felt like the…

Startup

Seattle

Adorii, Winner of Seattle’s Hottest Showcasing Startup, Brings Daily Deals to Wedding Products and Services

By | Sep 28, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Weddings are expensive.  This is basic marriage science.  Between invitations, food and beverage for a couple hundred people, throw in a band, the cost of the venue, wedding attire and rings, and all the other miscellaneous expenditures and you’re looking at a serious hit to the…

Productivity

DC

DC Startup Social Tables Gets a Makeover

By | Jul 13, 2012 at 9:22 am

After celebrating its first birthday, DC startup and The Fort resident Social Tables recently released a new-and-improved event management platform. Their story shows that you don’t have to be an expert to start a company – but you do have to be willing to…

Events

Chicago

Swamped With Wedding Invites? Buy and Sell Gently Used Dresses at Couture Circle

By | Jun 29, 2012 at 1:00 pm

‘Tis wedding season, and if you’re in your late 20s or early 30s, chances are you have a stack of wedding invites sitting on your desk.  Just attending one wedding could translate into a pretty good cash outlay, and for us girls especially it…

Marketplace

Vancouver

Weddingful: What Startup Founders Can Learn from the Assembly Line

By | Jun 5, 2012 at 9:24 am

Angel Pui grew up “running around” and sometimes working on her family’s factories. She comes from a line of entrepreneurs: her grandfathers worked with toys and electronics, and her father ran factories. And while the assembly line may seem like the antithesis of innovation,…

Entrepreneur

DC

Timothy Chi of WeddingWire Aims To Make Wedding Planning Less Frustrating

By | May 16, 2012 at 4:13 pm

Getting married and planning a wedding can be a time consuming and frustrating process (that’s what they tell me anyway).  Some bride-and-groom-zillas live for planning each detail of the big day, while others look for great resources to help ease the stress of the occasion. Timothy…

Conferences

DC

How to Make the Most of SXSW: Tips from Social Tables Founder Dan Berger

By | Mar 7, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Imagine this: you attend SXSW with basically just an idea for a startup.  You haven’t started coding yet, you are weeks or months away from alpha, but you go anyway and talk to anyone who will listen to you, like Robert Scoble, who then…

Software

San Francisco

Daily Aisle Creating a One-Stop Site for Wedding Planning

By | Aug 26, 2011 at 9:46 am

In a viral video last week, a Canadian man set up a surprise wedding for his girlfriend and then proposed to and married her on the same day. The blushing bride, rather than bemoaning the loss of her wedding-planning fun, was ecstatic. “So much…

Startups & Apps

Tokyo

Getting Married? Hitch’d is Poised to Make Wedding Planning Easier

By | May 19, 2011 at 1:31 pm

Set to launch this summer, Tokyo-based startup Hitch’d will help you curate, create, and discover fabulous wedding-related stuff online—from ideas for bridesmaid dresses to place settings—that you can easily share with your friends and family. Currently in alpha, Hitch’d is accepting applications for private…

Interviews

Chicago

How Foodie Registry Dove Into $20 Billion Wedding Industry

By | Oct 19, 2010 at 2:05 pm

When Ben Reid and his wife got married, they knew they didn’t need another blender or toaster. And they knew they loved to go out to eat. So Ben and his wife thought, why not just register for a food registry? There had to…

Startups & Apps

Austin

A Wedding Planning Basecamp For Happy Planning by Marrily

By | Oct 4, 2010 at 2:44 pm

While the world seemed satisfied with The Knot, the Wedding Channel (part of The Knot) and even MyWedding.com for years, a new crop of sites has been sprouting up around the web targeting the newly engaged among us. In the past few years we’ve…