In addition to compiling a list of the '50 Most Powerful Women,' Fortune Magazine has highlighted five 'dorm-room' companies founded by collegiate women.
Included on the list is a Georgetown University student whose company myYearbook was purchase[...]
comScore -- the digital data agency -- has just released its annual Digital Future in Focus report, and the news is not good for digital ad agencies. Anthony Ha of TechCrunch reports that out of 5.3 trillion "impressions served" in 2012, 3 in 10 were[...]
Vimeo – known as Youtube’s hipster cousin for ‘user-made’ content – has acquired Gif-making app Echograph from Clear Media, with the aim of expanding presence in the mobile space. TechCrunch reports that Echograph, previously sold at $2.99, will now [...]
BlueFields -- an East London based social platform and management tool for sport leagues -- has just raised $1 million from a variety of investors, including Tony Hsieh’s VegasTechFund, Ballpark Ventures, Venrex, 500 Startups and White Star Capital.[...]
Bitcoin -- the digital currency with a market cap of $200 million -- is now a currency of choice for Reddit users hoping to upgrade to "Reddit Gold" accounts.
As TechCrunch reports, the benefits of Bitcoin include secure global digital transaction[...]
Everest -- launched by Francis Pedraza, a 23-year-old Cornell alum -- has a major focus on user interface and beauty. The task-achievement app helps its users break down their goals into minor steps, as well as empowering them to post pictures of the[...]
Since launching in Spring 2006, CrunchBase has established itself as the Internet's leading tech industry database, with over 1.5 million monthly unique visitors. To build on the success, Michael Arrington and company have announced, via a TechCrunch[...]
Brad Feld -- Managing Director at the Foundry Group -- announced yesterday that he had bought a house in Kansas City, next to the KC Startup Village and Home for Hackers. The house -- which will soon be equipped with Google Fiber -- is the crux of th[...]
Led by CEO Josh Tetrick -- a former West Virginia University football star who used to eat 'gallons of chicken' -- Hampton Creek Foods has released their first product, 'Beyond Eggs,' with the goal of raising standards of taste for vegan and vegetari[...]
Talk about a pivot. Storenvy recently completed a $5 million Series A round, led by Intel Capital, Spark Capital and First Round Capital -- roughly two years after getting kicked out of the first day of YC Combinator.
That's like being cut from th[...]
According to Venture Capitalist Dave McClure -- one of Silicon Valley's "super angel investors" -- the "food tech revolution" will disrupt the way restaurants design menus and interact with customers.
Arguing that the current incumbents in the res[...]
M.dot, founded in June 2012 by two European expatriates, recently launched a popular app allowing users to create mobile websites.
Talk about a fast exit -- the deal is said to be worth between $5 million and $25 million, and is GoDaddy CEO's Blak[...]