Startups

How this Startup is Building a Fortune 500 Client List

Automating social media posts was the ‘it’ technology for businesses and professional bloggers about 4 years ago; but now it takes a hell of a lot more than simple automation to efficiently promote your message. Navigating social media, content platforms and every other communication channel …

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Never Partner With Someone in Business Just Because They Have Deep Pockets

I was awoken around 5AM to a text message from my business partner. It read “spoke to Bob… sounds like he’s given up.” Translation: My business partner was informing me that one of our startup tech investments, which combined we had roughly $150,000 of our …

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HealthTap Garners $38 Million for Online Checkup Business

I am not old enough to remember the days of doctor’s house calls, but I can only imagine how convenient that would have been. Falling ill these days has become a major pain, even if it’s just for allergies, or the flu, or for anything …

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The Next Major Retail IPO

Online retail is not exclusively the domain of Amazon.com. There are others out there. One in particular that I like is a company which started up just a few years ago, and just this week received a hefty valuation of $2 billion. That valuation was …

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Titan Aerospace’s Drones Are the Next Facebook Acquisition Target?

By this point, most of you have probably heard the rumor that Facebook is contemplating the purchase of drone maker Titan Aerospace. Indeed, if true, it is a stroke of genius on the part of the folks at Facebook. After all, according to Mark Zuckerberg‘s …

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Reflektion Creates Technology That Predicts What You Will Buy Next

Imagine a world with 9 billion people forming the largest marketplace ever seen. Imagine the Internet of Things being able to identify and locate every product on this planet, in real time – forming the largest inventory of goods. Imagine the potential. However, with that …

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Raising Millions for a New Kind of Mayonnaise

I’m no Rocky Balboa. I find raw eggs repulsive and studies have shown that they are not meant to be consumed by humans. Unfortunately, there are a number of processed food products that taste brilliant, but they contain unsavory things such as raw eggs. Take …

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Lock8’s Bike Technology – A Hipster’s Dream

It takes more than just great ideas to chisel a great startup. It’s immensely important to have strong people driving it too, and every once in a while you come across a startup with a great idea, driven by great people. That’s what we have …

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Open Utility Creates Disruptive Platform for Global Energy Market

Whether your brand of politics advances or retards your belief in global warming and pollution, the one thing the numbers are clear about, is that old world energy producers are beginning to take a hit where it matters most – their bottom line. This is …

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Boxbee Business Model Capitalizes on Urbanization

Kristoph Mathews is a jet-set, globe-trotting entrepreneur who is a recent recipient of angel funds to advance the development of his brainchild, Boxbee, Simple Urban Storage. If you think his company’s name says it all, you’re wrong. There is a lot more to Boxbee than …

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