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The Great Erection: Standing Desks Are On the Rise

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Ernest Hemingway, the author, Donald Rumsfeld. When I decided to write about using a standing desk, I expected to join the ranks of exhilarated converts. I’m not tall, don’t weigh much, and have never had back trouble, so I figured I was a prime candidate. But it’s the fourth day...
The Great Erection: Standing Desks Are On the Rise

Onetwotrip takes off into Russian startup space

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Russian travel site Onetwotrip is stowing away another $16 million in investment. OneTwoTrip is an online airline ticket booking site where users can search for flights, see offers, look at ratings, and select the flight that is right for them. It is like a Russian version of sites like Kayak,...
Onetwotrip takes off into Russian startup space

Why Eyeballs No Longer Matter For Startups

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Need funding for your startup? Don't load up your PowerPoint with nifty charts showing all the users your online service has grabbed. Venture capitalists are no longer impressed. These days, investors want to hear about the revenue you're generating, not the traffic. "There have been a lot of companies that...
Why Eyeballs No Longer Matter For Startups

If Facebook's IPO kicks off a new tech bubble, where will you put your money?

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Since you can't get Facebook stock at the IPO insider price, I have a deal for anyone who feels left out: shares in eTattlerOn New Year's Day 1999, as the first internet bubble was inflating at an accelerating rate, I published in my newspaper column a supposedly leaked memo from...
If Facebook's IPO kicks off a new tech bubble, where will you put your money?
Samwer Brothers Team Up With Delivery Hero Founder In New, $194M Venture Fund
Could the next Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram ever debut at CES?
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QuestionPro gobbles up PollBob to bolster mobile offerings
Iterations: How ESPN Thinks About The Future Of Its Product And Technologies
The Samwer brothers lift the veil off their latest investment in Kreditech

Indian fashion e-tailer Myntra tipped to raise $25m to scale up its operations

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Indian fashion e-tailer service Myntra is reportedly set to gain an additional $25 million in investment to help it scale up and increase its reach among young Internet savvy consumers among the country’s 1.2 billion population. According to a Times of India report, existing Myntra investors Accel (which owns a...
Indian fashion e-tailer Myntra tipped to raise $25m to scale up its operations

Meet The Startup That Just Started Advertising On Rush Limbaugh

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Ever since Rush Limbaugh called Georgetown student Sandra Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute,' advertisers have been abandoning Rush Limbaugh faster than we can count them.  But there is one internet startup, Twitchy.com, that just signed on.  Twitchy is a news startup from Michelle Malkin, the conservative commentator and...
Meet The Startup That Just Started Advertising On Rush Limbaugh

Meet Y Combinator’s newest partner, Geoff Ralston

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The newest member of Y Combinator’s team is angel investor and successful entrepreneur Geoff Ralston. Y Combinator founder Paul Graham announced the addition of Ralston in a blog post yesterday, writing that Ralston is “a perfect match for YC because he’s smart and energetic, and yet informal and a super...
Meet Y Combinator’s newest partner, Geoff Ralston
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Dashlane Speeds Up The Web With Instant Logins, Automatic Checkout And More

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The stealthy consumer Internet startup Dashlane, which had raised a $5 million Series A back in September, is today coming out of hiding with the launch of its public release. The company is offering a personal data assistant that aims to speed up access to websites through password-saving and online...
Dashlane Speeds Up The Web With Instant Logins, Automatic Checkout And More

Ron Conway is a Silicon Valley startup's best friend

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The prolific angel investor has rarely met an Internet startup he didn't like. When it comes to picking the next big thing, there's a right way and a wrong way. And then there's the Conway. Ron Conway, with Coco, his rescue dog, photographed at their San Francisco home FORTUNE --...
Ron Conway is a Silicon Valley startup's best friend
Watch out for Bigfoot! 'Series A crunch' sighting reported in Silicon Valley

Inside Foursquare: Checking In Before the Party Started (Part II)

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In Part I of our insider look at the earliest days of Foursquare, we saw everything go downhill in a flurry of technical catastrophes. But we also caught a glimpse of light at the end of the tunnel. In this second and concluding installment we join the founders at...
Inside Foursquare: Checking In Before the Party Started (Part II)
CNET Now Forbidden To Write About Aereo, The TV Service In Active Litigation With CBS
Gigabit Squared raises $200M to bring super fast internet to 6 communities

Russia’s VTB leads $18m round for Internet startup incubator Fast Lane Ventures

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VTB Capital Venture Business (VTB), a leading institutional investment firm in the Russian and CIS markets, has partnered with and invested in Fast Lane Ventures, the prolific Internet Russian startup incubator and accelerator. In an email, VTB confirmed that it has led a $18 million Series C round for Fast...
Russia’s VTB leads $18m round for Internet startup incubator Fast Lane Ventures

Meet the Tech Nerds Trying to Get Mitt Romney (and Others) Elected

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Canvassing means no AC. (Photo: flickr.com/labor2008 Now, what does this sound like to you? One recent morning, 14 job candidates filed into his fourth-floor office in Alexandria, Virginia, where a wiffle ball net is stowed in the lobby and a pirate flag hangs in the conference room. How many might...
Meet the Tech Nerds Trying to Get Mitt Romney (and Others) Elected

Credit Scorer Kreditech Raises 'Around $3.5M' From Samwers And Others

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Last month Oliver and Marc Samwer — founders of the Rocket Internet startup incubator — launched Global Founders Capital, a new €150 million ($194 million) fund aimed at any and all startups worldwide. This month one of the first startups to benefit from that will be credit scoring startup Kreditech...
Credit Scorer Kreditech Raises 'Around $3.5M' From Samwers And Others

Forbes.com – How Chat And Youth Are Killing The Meeting

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A friend who is a chief technology officer at a successful Internet startup reported a fascinating change. When he worked for a 50-something chief executive, his schedule was crammed with meetings, taking up as many as 30 hours a week. When a new 20-something CEO arrived, meeting time shrank...
Forbes.com – How Chat And Youth Are Killing The Meeting

Winning But Losing: Lessons From An Internet StartUp

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"Justice prevails" is often declared when a court case ends, honoring a system that produces the right result. Right, however, is not always just. The judicial system needs to address the exorbitant costs that accompany litigation, or a situation can happen when a company is sued by a deeper pocket...
Winning But Losing: Lessons From An Internet StartUp

FreedomPop Will Take On Carriers This Summer By Offering Smartphones And A New, Freemium Phone Plan

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Freemium wireless internet startup FreedomPop has been out to undercut traditional wireless carriers on data plan costs for over a year now, but now the company wants to up ante once more. In exchange for a recurring monthly fee of $0, users of the company’s forthcoming phone service will be...
FreedomPop Will Take On Carriers This Summer By Offering Smartphones And A New, Freemium Phone Plan

Seattle makes mark on Inc. 500 with camera slings, databases and roofing technology

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Photographer and BlackRapid founder Ron Henry with one of his company’s signature camera slings. Consumer Internet companies dominate the Seattle region’s startup scene, as documented on GeekWire’s own Startup List, but the technology companies experiencing the fastest growth in the region are focusing on different areas — such as database...
Seattle makes mark on Inc. 500 with camera slings, databases and roofing technology

Never Mind the Valley: Here's New York City

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Known by many as The Big Apple, and by some in the tech scene as Silicon Alley, New York City has been an international hub for media, art and business for decades. More recently New York has ebbed and flowed with the success and failures of the Internet startup culture,...
Never Mind the Valley: Here's New York City

Springstar and Fast Lane partner to launch social jewelry shopping service Juvalia&You in Russia

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Fast Lane Ventures, the Moscow-based serial Internet startup developer, has teamed up with Springstar, the German incubator backed by Oliver Jung and Klaus Hommel, to localize Juvalia&You on the Russian market. Juvalia&You targets women Internet users who are willing to launch their own small businesses, regardless of their professional background...
Springstar and Fast Lane partner to launch social jewelry shopping service Juvalia&You in Russia
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