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GSF India, Which Aims To Be The "TechStars Of The Emerging World", Partners With MIT

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GSF India, a new accelerator with hubs across several cities in India, is adding another global partnership to its roster. The incubator, which has already done deals with the U.K.’s Seedcamp and the U.S.’s 500 Startups, is linking up with MIT to bring founders and mentors from Boston back to...
GSF India, Which Aims To Be The "TechStars Of The Emerging World", Partners With MIT

HireVue Acquires CodeEval, A Programmer Evaluation Tool For Recruiters

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HireVue today announced its acquisition of CodeEval, a platform technical evaluations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but HireVue founder Mark Newman confirms that the CodeEval team is joining HireVue to continue developing the CodeEval product. No acqui-hire here. CodeEval was founded by a guy named Jimmy John, who...
HireVue Acquires CodeEval, A Programmer Evaluation Tool For Recruiters

As Windows 8 looms, Dell readies Ubuntu laptop for fall release

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Hot on the heels of Microsoft’s announcement that Windows 8 is coming to town on October 26, Dell this week decided to throw Linux users a bone by reaffirming the company’s commitment to open source software and developer communities. More than just lip service, Dell plans to inject a Linux...
As Windows 8 looms, Dell readies Ubuntu laptop for fall release

Startup Spotlight: OnContracting looks to be the Zillow of temp staffing

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OnContracting founder Pradeep Chauhan OnContracting founder Pradeep Chauhan wants to change the way people find contract jobs. The former Microsoft manager and  graduate of the Founder Institute incubation program is starting that quest in Seattle, and already boasts more than 1,000 recruiters and contractors in his marketplace. Soon, he plans to take the...
Startup Spotlight: OnContracting looks to be the Zillow of temp staffing

7 Startups Launch Out Of NewMe Accelerator’s Spring 2012 Demo Day [TCTV]

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The NewMe Accelerator, a startup incubation program founded last year aimed at under-represented minorities in the tech world (namely African Americans, Latinos, and women), held its second-ever Demo Day today for its latest class of entrepreneurs. A total of seven startups presented their wares to a packed room full...
7 Startups Launch Out Of NewMe Accelerator’s Spring 2012 Demo Day [TCTV]

Crittercism raises $12m for its crash report service for mobile apps, tightens its links to Google

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Crittercism, the crash report service for mobile apps, has a pulled in a $12 million Series B funding round led by Google Ventures, with participation from Shasta Ventures and Opus Capital. All three are existing investors in the company, and the round furthers its association with Google. The company was...
Crittercism raises $12m for its crash report service for mobile apps, tightens its links to Google

Applying to Incubators? A Little Research Goes A Long Way

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It's graduation season on college campuses and that means lots of young minds are eagerly awaiting the freedom of summer vacation. But for the young entrepreneurs participating in this season's various startup incubators, the tough work is still ahead. Capital Factory, an Austin-based early-stage startup incubation program, has announced the...
Applying to Incubators? A Little Research Goes A Long Way
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Equity Crowd-funding Site, SeedAsia Launches

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SeedAsia, an equity crowd-funding site based in China, has just launched. The company is offering stakes in selected early-stage startups to the public. “It’s kind of a hybrid between Kickstarter and private investment,” said co-founder Tom Russell. The startups to be listed would have ideally gone through some some sort...
Equity Crowd-funding Site, SeedAsia Launches
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NTT DoCoMo Announced $109M Venture Fund, As Well As An Investment In 500 Startups

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NTT DoCoMo, Japan’s leading mobile operator, has announced that it will invest in 500 Startups as it prepares to launch a 10 billion JPY ($109 million USD) venture fund in late February. The accelerator program will focus on the development of new businesses for smartphones and tablets. DoCoMo’s investment in...
NTT DoCoMo Announced $109M Venture Fund, As Well As An Investment In 500 Startups

8 companies that hope to democratize finance in Latin America

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Finance is one of the five key sectors that technology can help disrupt in Latin America. This is what Envisioning Technology founder Michell Zappa explained during his keynote at TNW Conference Latin America last August. This isn’t only a prediction; as a futurist, Zappa bases his insight on existing facts which are likely...
8 companies that hope to democratize finance in Latin America

Entrepreneurial Stereotypes on Display at SXSW

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Quick, picture a tech startup founder: Are they male, maybe around 27 years old, a resident of Silicon Valley? Apparently that’s what it takes to build a tech startup for a seed incubation program, at least according to the explicit and implicit wisdom shared at Seed Combinators panel today at...
Entrepreneurial Stereotypes on Display at SXSW

Seattle VCs invest in TechStars, supporting 3 more years of startup incubation

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TechStars Seattle in the South Lake Union neighborhood TechStars will be looking to hatch companies in Seattle for the next three years, thanks in part to cash from some of the region’s leading venture capital firms. TechStars Seattle, the branch of the popular startup incubation program, has raised $1.5 million...
Seattle VCs invest in TechStars, supporting 3 more years of startup incubation

Kevin Rose: I'm Getting Google To Do Deals Faster (GOOG)

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Entrepreneur turned venture capitalist Kevin Rose addressed the controversy that erupted last week over how his new employer, Google Ventures, invested in early-stage startups. Paul Graham, a partner of Y Combinator, a prominent incubation program for startups, told the founders he advises to watch out for "lowball offers" from the...
Kevin Rose: I'm Getting Google To Do Deals Faster (GOOG)

MICEMonkey Plans to Wake Up China’s Sleepy Conference Scene

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While we’re on the subject of B2B conference service Cvent going on an acquisition spree, it’s seems a good time to talk about an emerging analogue in China: MICEMonkey (“MICE” stands for meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions). Born from Hong Kong’s Cyberport Incubation Program, the five-person company hopes to help build...
MICEMonkey Plans to Wake Up China’s Sleepy Conference Scene
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