TechCrunch | Brit Morin Engages $1.25M From...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Brit Morin, the Martha Stewart of tech, is today announcing a $1.25 million seed round for her technology and content company Brit. See on techcrunch.com
Vubooo Provides A Virtual Stadium For Soccer Fans
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Major sport matches draw tens of thousands of fans to the stadium to support their team. See on techcocktail.com
TechCrunch | Internet Identity System MiiCard...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea With the rise of startups building on top of the collaborative consumption model - that is, where users are buying from and selling directly to other users - there’s a growing need for some sort of system to help verify user identities. See on techcrunch.com
The Scarcest Resource at Startups is Management...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea When you work inside a startup with lots of clever and motivated staff you’re never short of good ideas that you can implement. See on bothsidesofthetable.com
TheFind launches Glimpse, a Pinterest rival built...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea TheFind, a shopping search site with a trove of product data, is going after Pinterest with the launch of Glimpse, a new Facebook shopping discovery app that curates shopping pages for users based on their likes, as well the stuff their friends like. See on gigaom.com
Baltimore Startup Throwdown: 13 Startups Announced...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Ok, not a throw-down exactly. But we have 12 local area startups demoing at Tech Cocktail’s Baltimore Startup Showcase Mixer next week and it’s time we announced them and asked you, the Tech Cocktail reader, to vote for the best. See on techcocktail.com
TechCrunch | Disillusionment of an Entrepreneur
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea When I became an entrepreneur at the age of twenty-three, I began in earnest, as do all entrepreneurs, chasing a dream. My dream was clear. See on techcrunch.com
Startup Founders: Don't Freak Out
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea When faced with a Really Bad Thing, resist the natural inclination to freak out. See on onstartups.com
TechCrunch | Data Driven Decisions for Startups
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea “If you don’t have any facts, we’ll just use my opinion.” - Jim Barksdale (former president and CEO of Netscape). Startups are the sum of the decisions made by the people who run them. Should you raise money? See on techcrunch.com
Startup Weekend Cambodia 2 – 22-24 June 2012
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Startup Weekend is an intense 54-hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application that… … See on sgentrepreneurs.com
Build a Team that Ships
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea I started my first company 15 years go, and I still can’t manage. I suspect that very few people can. With AngelList, we want a team of self-managing people who ship code. Here’s what w… See on startupboy.com
Gift Caddie Aims To Make Online Wish Lists Easier
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea What is the Internet? Ask a nerd, and you’ll likely get some elaborate answer about networks, protocols, and Al Gore. I believe the explanation can be boiled down to one word: information. The Internet is information. See on techcocktail.com
TechCrunch | A Run Down Of The Mobile Startups At...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea MLOVE is a European mobile conference with a difference. If a mobile conference was crossed with TED and a music festival, that’s vaguely like MLove. Its big annual event is in an old East German castle 200 miles outside of Berlin. See on techcrunch.com
TechCrunch | How Great Entrepreneurs Create Their...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea This is the story of how a young Irish fine artist accidentally became a materials scientist, founding a high-growth company that created a whole new product category. See on techcrunch.com
Growth Hacker is the new VP Marketing | Andrew...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Growth Hacker is the new VP Marketing | Andrew Chen (@andrewchen) See on andrewchenblog.com
HelloFax Turns Google Drive Into a Fax Machine
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea HelloFax got one step closer to its goal of eliminating the fax machine this week with the service’s integration into Google Drive. See on mashable.com
Video: Eric Ries speaks on the Lean Startup
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Eric Ries, the famed author of Lean Startup, which advocates the idea of allocating their resources… … See on sgentrepreneurs.com
The risks of being a small investor in a private...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea The risks of being a small investor in a private company - Chris Dixon See on cdixon.org
A Bunch Of Silicon Valley All-Stars Are Investing...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Shape Security plans to make the Internet 100% safe from hackers. See on businessinsider.com
9 Deadliest Start-up Sins
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea These common assumptions can be toxic to the success of any new venture. See on inc.com
Roozt Is the Etsy for Social Entrepreneurs
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Ecommerce site Roozt is trying to become the go-to hub for socially conscious consumers. See on mashable.com
Ditto's 3D Virtual Fitting Tech Makes It Possible...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea 3D virtual fitting technology lets you determine whether a pair of glasses flatters your face before making a purchase. See on mashable.com
Reduce Food Waste at Restaurants with Zero Percent
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Urbana, IL’s Zero Percent is tackling a problem that’s already been accepted as the norm: food waste. “As standard business practice, U.S. restaurants waste over $10 billion a year —Literally. See on techcocktail.com
Excelerate Labs names startup class of 2012 -...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Excelerate Labs names startup class of 2012 - Blogs On Entrepreneurs - Crain’s Chicago Business See on chicagobusiness.com
3 Critical Steps For Your Growth As An...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea 3 Critical Steps For Your Growth As An Entrepreneur See on technori.com
Smart & Wacky StartUp Ideas From Harvard MBAs
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Smart & Wacky StartUp Ideas From Harvard MBAs See on beatthegmat.com
4 Ways To Keep Great Ideas From Getting Stuck In...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea More than ever, innovation is a real, tangible competency at many Fortune 500 companies, which are investing substantially in their innovation capabilities to build new businesses, explore new technologies, and find new avenues to creating value. See on fastcodesign.com
A Hydroponic Farm Grows In This Brooklyn Food...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea The less money you have, the more likely it is that you live in a food desert, or a place where affordable and healthy food is difficult to find. See on fastcoexist.com
Meet Ubooly, A Soft Toy with Smartphone Core
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Ubooly is a stuffed-animal-like toy with an iPhone or iPod core, which might make it the world’s first smart-toy. Ubooly is meant to give children a toy they can not only interact with but also learn from. See on mashable.com
How One App Uses Digital to Empower Education
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Three Ring allows teachers and students to digitize student work by snapping a picture or video with their mobile or tablet devices. See on mashable.com
Meet 10 Early Stage Startups At Tonight’s Tech...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea We are excited to be back in Champaign, IL for our 2nd Tech Cocktail Champaign Mixer event. While all of our events are unique thanks to any one city’s unique community mix of academia, established startups, investors, and mentors, Champaign’s… See on techcocktail.com
TechCrunch | Here Are The Winners Of The...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Over the weekend, we hosted a fun contest from the Founder Institute, where entrepreneurs posted a one-sentence pitch for their companies. See on techcrunch.com
FAKEGRIMLOCK Now Advising a Startup Near You
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea FAKEGRIMLOCK, the anonymous startup-loving, comment-posting, giant robot dinosaur is moving one step further into the light today: He is now advising fundraising startup GiveForward in an official… See on pandodaily.com
Startups Make Their Pitch to Get Into TechStars...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea The companies jump through hurdles to make it into TechStars. But who will make the cut? See on mashable.com
MatchPuppy: OKCupid for Doggy Play Dates
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Meet MatchPuppy — a website that connects pet owners with others in the same locale so their pets can meet up. See on mashable.com
"Markets of Magical Thinking" by Esther Dyson |...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Americans are great believers in the value of entrepreneurs and small business, and a new US law will make it easier for small companies to raise money and bypass the regulatory “friction” that firms encounter when they go public. See on project-syndicate.org
Tech Billionaires Plan Audacious Mission to Mine...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea There’s gold in them there hills. You know, those ones floating around in space. Asteroids contain many tons of precious metals, making them… See on wired.com
How to Create an Extra Hour in Your Day
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Don’t think it’s possible? Try these 10 tools to give yourself a productivity boost. See on inc.com
TechCrunch | Estonian Accelerator Startup Wise...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea The new Estonian accelerator program Startup Wise Guys, backed by the Estonian government-owned Estonian Development Fund and some former engineers from Skype, has just announced the seven teams it will be working with. See on techcrunch.com
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TechCrunch | Clicks Be Gone: AdTech Disrupter Moat...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Ad-tech may not be the most obvious face of digital advertising, but in a world in which the role of big data is getting ever more essential to how things work, it is taking up an increasingly important role. See on techcrunch.com
NimbleTV tries to make good on TV Everywhere's...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea NimbleTV, a New York start-up, is looking to make good on the promise of TV Everywhere by offering an online TV platform that allows a customer of a paid TV subscription plan to get their content streamed to them wherever they are. See on gigaom.com
Early stage start-ups to pitch to angel investors...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Six tech start-ups engaged in DCU Ryan Academy’s Propellor accelerator are preparing to pitch to a panel of Irish and global angel investors and venture capital firms on Friday. See on siliconrepublic.com
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Perch's Interactive Displays Could Change the Way...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Perch Interactive is a four-person firm developing a new kind of interactive projection display for retail environments. See on mashable.com
TechCrunch | NY Tech Day: “Justify Your Startup’s...
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea The tech scene in NY is growing at such a rapid pace it kind of blows my mind. New York Tech Day was a glowing example of that growth, with 160 startups pitching and over 3,500 attendees. See on techcrunch.com
One way to get big data skills: Buy a startup
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea Ravel Data, a promising big data startup best known for its open source graph database called GoldenOrb, has sold its assets to marketing-and-communications firm W2O Group. See on gigaom.com
5 New York startups to watch
See on Scoop.it - The Big Idea New York’s start-up community relived its fondest science fair memories Thursday with the inaugural NY Tech Day, a showcase for 180 start-ups that demonstrated some of the breadth and depth of the local tech scene. See on gigaom.com