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Aug 29, 2014

40+ Startup Jargon Words You Need To Know To Raise Money

If your company is seeking venture capital (VC) investment, it is important that you not only have all the elements of a great pitch, but that the language you use is the same as that of the your potential investors. Of course, you will need to descr... #HBO #Silicon Valley #Business Insider

Aug 30, 2014

Moment Brings High-End Camera Lenses To Your iPhone

Love taking photos with your iPhone but feel limited by Apple's built-in lens? Moment, a Seattle startup, has entered the add-on lens market with 18mm and 60mm equivalent lenses that promise great image quality, rugged design, and compatibility with ... #HBO #Silicon Valley #Business Insider

Aug 28, 2014

Report: Square in Talks for $200M Funding

Mobile payment startup Square Inc, co-founded by Twitter Inc Chairman Jack Dorsey, is in talks to raise $200 million, at a valuation of $6 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the matter... #Twitter #Bloomberg #Jack Dorsey

Aug 26, 2014

How A Startup Can Go From Bootstrapped To $63 Million In Funding In One Fell Swoop

The founders at ZipRecruiter had been through the startup cycle before. After twenty years in the game, they didn't need the money, really, but they had what they thought was a solid idea: to help human resources at small companies like theirs hire a... #Twitter #Bloomberg #Jack Dorsey

Sep 01, 2014

Fire detector for tightly-packed slums alerts at-risk neighbors

South Africa's Khusela startup has developed a smart detector specifically for shacks, which enable community-wide warnings in the event of a fire... #Twitter #Bloomberg #Jack Dorsey

Aug 30, 2014

Founder of Phone Review Startup Zealer Humiliated In Debate

The most watched online video on the Chinese Internet last week was not icy water pouring down over the heads of billionaires, but a heated debate between two public figures in the mobile phone industry. One is Luo Yonghao, CEO of Smartisan, a mobile... #Twitter #Bloomberg #Jack Dorsey

Aug 25, 2014

Planet Labs begins launching second set of satellites

A San Francisco startup that wants to provide daily updated satellite views of the entire planet has begun launching its second batch of satellites. The first pair of Planet Labs’ “Flock 1b” constellation of imaging satellites was released from the I... #Twitter #Bloomberg #Jack Dorsey

Aug 29, 2014

Startups get OK for smartphone-based heart tracking

For a growing U.S. aging population, tracking heart health via a smartphone can mean the difference between life and death... #Twitter #Bloomberg #Jack Dorsey

Aug 27, 2014

Textile Recycling: A For-Profit Startup Success Among Controversy

Illegally-placed collection bins for textile recycling claiming to have charitable connections spiked in New York City this summer. While these companies are being pushed out, the controversy has brought to light the success of other for-profit texti... #Twitter #Bloomberg #Jack Dorsey

Aug 21, 2014

Investor slammed for come-ons to women at startup conference

Pavel Curda, a European investor and entrepreneur, is being lambasted on the Web by women claiming the sleazeball hit them up for sex at a professional meet-and-greet of techie insiders in Berlin... #Twitter #Bloomberg #Jack Dorsey