Mark Suster, partner at GRP Partners, wants you to know that he wasn't always the startup shark you see today. Back in 1999, all he had was an idea, and enough gumption to convince customers of his quality solution in the 'evangelical phase.'
We've predicted Bitcoin's price is going to rise precipitously before bursting. Again and again. And in the past few days alone, the cryptographic currency's price increase has rocketed up so fast it's giving consumers nosebleeds -- yesterday's price[...]
According to The Next Web, TechPeaks -- a startup accelerator based in Trento, Italy -- will be launching in partnership with government agency Trentino Sviluppo, aiming to develop the Trentino province as a "leading smart territory in the global are[...]
Yesterday, the Y Combinator Demo Day drew tech journalists, investors and enthusiasts from across the country to Silicon Valley. Thirty-three startups presented in total, and TechCrunch -- with the input of YC leaders and founders -- picked their sev[...]
Fred Wilson writes on his blog that, ironically, a reliable Internet connection is hard to find at SXSW – the carrier networks and event Wi-Fi are overloaded and super-slow.
Union Square Ventures has thus sponsored ‘We Heart WiFi,’ whose mobile, o[...]
The Startup Institute – formerly known as the Boston Startup School – is expanding to the Big Apple, according to GigaOm.
The Institute offers an eight-week, $3750 course in student’s choice of web development, product and design, marketing, or sa[...]
In their latest video, Code.org has compiled a murderer's row of tech celebrities and founders to tell inspiring stories about the power of coding. The cause? Increasing computer science's status in public education, where currently only 1 in 10 high[...]
First Round Capital is now accepting applications from Columbia, NYU, Princeton and Cornell Tech campus students for the $500,000 'Dorm Room Fund,' which gives students investors -- and entrepreneurs -- the chance to work as venture capitalists. Firs[...]
According to TechCrunch, the Disrupt NY applications are due by midnight tomorrow for the Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield competition. The competition will take place from April 29-May 1 in the Manhattan Center. Winners receive the Disrupt Cup, $50,00[...]
Here Are the Hottest Parties at South by Southwest
The annual South By Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas is running from March 8 to March 17 this year, with the Interactive portion going to the 12th. For America’s hottest entrepreneurs, invest[...]
According to Entrepreneur Magazine, the Rice Business Plan Competition holds over $1 million in awards from venture capital firms, angel investors and corporate sponsors, and features 42 two-to-five person teams of university students from around the[...]
Brad Feld announced on his blog that Springboard – a UK-based accelerator – will now operate under the TechStars umbrella and rebrand itself as TechStars London.
The Springboard accelerator is a 13-week long, mentor-led program which provides see[...]