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Jul 30, 2014

Manatt, ICM, Originate launch O Labs, new investment arm for startups

A law firm, a marketing agency and a software development company have formed a joint venture based in Los Angeles to incubate startups building products and services in line with the needs of major businesses, including video game publishers and Hol...

Jul 30, 2014

Made By Artists, Technologists, And Startups: Los Angeles As Platform And Palette

A creative renaissance has bred new ideas, innovation, and meteoric tech growth in the last two years...

Jul 30, 2014

Meet The Startup That's Happily Taking On $350 Million In Debt

Three years, $6 million in funding and almost $400 million in debt commitments: that's the ledger at a Santa Monica, Calif.-based startup called Privlo. Not exactly the typical financial situation for a young startup, at least one that isn't lighting...

Jul 30, 2014

Twitter acquires image search firm Madbits

Madbits, a year-old company that uses deep learning technology to assign relevant information to raw images, has sold itself to Twitter, according to the Madbits website . Over the past year, the New York based startup has been developing visual inte...

Jul 30, 2014

The Timeline Project Makes Planning Future Easy For Millennial Women

Get an advanced degree, launch a startup, help the world. And, eventually, have children. As any Millennial woman will tell you, the path to self-fulfillment is no longer follows a traditional route -- and now, there’s a website to help women visuali...

Jul 30, 2014

How I Raised Venture Capital For Retention Science

It’s no secret that entrepreneurs need funding to launch or grow their nascent companies, and some will seek the support of venture capitalists (VCs) to fulfill their ambitions. For many entrepreneurs, myself included, pitching to potential investors...

Jul 30, 2014

Credit Karma Now Has Free Weekly Credit Reports, Without A Catch

San Francisco based startup Credit Karma runs a website that helps consumers monitor and manage their financial health. Credit Karma has been offering access to free credit scores for a while, but today it announced free weekly credit reports...

Jul 29, 2014

For Software Makers Powering Designs At Fashion Houses, China's The Next Big Market

The fall collections at Marc Jabobs and Christian Louboutin don't seem to have much to do with software. But with thousands of different items on line, often different from one region to another, the big business of fashion needs to be more automated... #China #Nike #Silicon Valley #Christian Louboutin #Tommy Hilfiger

Jul 30, 2014

Iceland: Remaking an Economy Through Entrepreneurship

I took this picture with my iPhone in 2012 after attending the first Startup Iceland conference. As you can tell, Iceland is stunning. It must be beautiful if that picture is the result of quickly whipping out my phone on a hike... #China #Nike #Silicon Valley #Christian Louboutin #Tommy Hilfiger

Jul 29, 2014

Startups To Watch: Where Are They Now?

At the end of last year, I highlighted several start-ups to watch, notable for their access-based business models.  With a little more than half of 2014 already behind us, I wanted to check back in on these companies to hear more about how they’ve be... #China #Nike #Silicon Valley #Christian Louboutin #Tommy Hilfiger