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Want to fight that traffic ticket? Avvo unveils new legal marketplace to help clients pick lawyers

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Avvo today is unveiling a new matchmaking service to make it easier for clients to choose attorneys. Dubbed the Avvo Legal Marketplace, the service allows individuals to research attorneys and then choose the most appropriate lawyer for their case. The launch of the service is a natural extension for Avvo,...
Want to fight that traffic ticket? Avvo unveils new legal marketplace to help clients pick lawyers

Online real estate upstart Estately expands in Philly and eyes profits as market heats up

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Home prices are on the rise again in some major U.S. cities, sparking enthusiasm that the worst of the real estate bust is in the rear view mirror. And that news is helping Seattle’s crop of online real estate upstarts, including Estately which just announced plans today to expand services...
Online real estate upstart Estately expands in Philly and eyes profits as market heats up
Podcast: Surface, iPad mini and Rover.com, with our cutest in-studio guest ever

Want More Networking Lunches? LetsLunch Launches In The UK, Adds Sponsored Lunchers

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LetsLunch continues to spread its vision of professional networking through lunches — it just launch in the United Kingdom. Tied to its UK launch, the startup says it’s also releasing version 3.0 of the service. Now, I usually spend my lunches frantically cramming down food while writing posts or doing briefings, but...
Want More Networking Lunches? LetsLunch Launches In The UK, Adds Sponsored Lunchers
OkStupid: There's a New Site Dating Site for All Your Trolling Needs

ParkatmyHouse: Ready to rent out your driveway?

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A new online service that allows home owners near airports, sports stadiums and movie theaters to rent out parking spots in their driveways is coming to Seattle. ParkAtMyHouse, a matchmaking service for drivers and property owners that’s popular in Europe and recently expanded to New York, Boston and D.C., plans...
ParkatmyHouse: Ready to rent out your driveway?

Airbnb for dogs Rover.com raises $7m led by The Foundry Group, rolls out Animoto-powered video service

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Digital dog-boarding service Rover.com has raised $7 million in series B led by the Foundry Group along with existing investors. The company says that it intends to use the service to launch “new initiatives and innovations”. Also included in today’s announcement, it is rolling out an Animoto-powered video service for...
Airbnb for dogs Rover.com raises $7m led by The Foundry Group, rolls out Animoto-powered video service

The Pitch Season 2: Meet the Startups and Vote For Your Favorites

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The topography of New York’s tech scene has changed since 2011, when we first peeked behind closed doors to document the fundraising process for season one of The Pitch. According to the latest reports, venture capitalists are investing more money in more local tech startups, luring expats from fashion...
The Pitch Season 2: Meet the Startups and Vote For Your Favorites

FounderDating Partners with Teach For America to Help EdTech Entrepreneurs Co-Founder Up

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FounderDating, the pre-eminent co-founder matchmaking service and entrepreneur networking platform, is moving beyond the generalities of a “technology” focus to announce its first sector specific vertical. The company has partnered with Teach For America’s Social Entrepreneurship Initiative in Launching FounderDating Education. The interest driven network will foster business relationships...
FounderDating Partners with Teach For America to Help EdTech Entrepreneurs Co-Founder Up

Funding daily: Halting the hackers and online dating meets job searching

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At VentureBeat, we come across a lot of funding news every day. In order to bring you the most information possible, we’re rounding up the quick-and-dirty details about the funding deals of the day and serving them up here in our “Funding daily” column. Shape Security $5.6M of $5.58M round...
Funding daily: Halting the hackers and online dating meets job searching
AngelList's top investors revealed
HowAboutWe to Sell ‘Experience’ Deals to Couples

The Future Of Dating Is Going To Look Like Pandora And Grindr

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The future of dating is depressing.  We are entering an age of data-driven dating, where our phone will be our wingman when we are roaming about. While Internet dating used to conjure up images of geeks sitting at home scrolling through hundreds of profiles, the latest slew of mobile...
The Future Of Dating Is Going To Look Like Pandora And Grindr
Ooga Labs Takes A Ground-Up Approach To Generate Growth And Network Effects For Startups
Preempting Big Brother, Baihe Demands Real Names and Sees Numbers Climb

SteelHouse Takes in $8.25 Million to Expand Best-in-Class Behavioral Analytics and Real Time Ad Targeting Platform

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Under the radar behavioral commerce company SteelHouse has raised $8.25 million in new funding from Qualcomm Ventures and Daher Capital. The new investors join Greycroft Partners, Baroda Ventures, Rincon Venture Partners, and SV Angel in backing the best-in-class analytics and ad-targeting company. SteelHouse operates like a matchmaking service between online...
SteelHouse Takes in $8.25 Million to Expand Best-in-Class Behavioral Analytics and Real Time Ad Targeting Platform

Automating the acquihire: ExitRound plays matchmaker for startups with nowhere else to turn

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Jacob Mullins It’s the hard truth of startups. Most new companies never make it. Jacob Mullins has seen this reality play out hundreds of times as a former venture capitalist who previously led marketing efforts for Microsoft’s BizSpark program and served as director of business development at VentureBeat. In those...
Automating the acquihire: ExitRound plays matchmaker for startups with nowhere else to turn

PitchBig launches gamified matchmaking service for startups and investors

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PitchBig  hopes to be a startups’ new best friend and the next greatest networking site for finding venture capital. The service, which launched today, lets startups create a company profile free of cost to attract investors. Likewise, investors can use the site to quickly locate and vote on innovative ideas...
PitchBig launches gamified matchmaking service for startups and investors
Ridejoy for iOS: Behind the Making of A Ride-Sharing Mobile App

You Have Until Midnight Tonight to Vote for Your Favorite Startup for The Pitch

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Twenty New York startups are competing to be featured in the second season of our web series The Pitch. But only 10 will move on for a chance to pitch investors–Steve Schlafman of Lerer Ventures and Nikhil Kalghatgi of SoftBank Capital–and win funding for their idea. And you get...
You Have Until Midnight Tonight to Vote for Your Favorite Startup for The Pitch

Meeteor shuts down -- can people discovery apps keep fighting?

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Around this time last year we were firing up the hype machine for a class of startups focused on “people discovery” and “ambient social networking.” Led by Highlight and including Glancee, Sonar, Banjo and INTRO, there were at least 15 competitors going into SXSW. Since then, many have withered...
Meeteor shuts down -- can people discovery apps keep fighting?

Rover.com rival DogVacay gobbles up $6M from Benchmark, others

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Who is going to be the alpha dog in this rivalry? Rover.com or DogVacay? Well, both startup companies, which earlier this year launched a matchmaking service for pet sitters and dog owners, are working hard to And today DogVacay got tossed a big bone. The LA-based company has announced $6...
Rover.com rival DogVacay gobbles up $6M from Benchmark, others

Indie Mobile Devs Get A Leg Up With New Cross-Promotion Service From Chartboost, Execution Labs

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Execution Labs, a Montreal-based gaming incubator, is teaming up with mobile game advertising and monetization startup Chartboost to create a new matchmaking program that will help indie game developers promote each others’ work. It would allow smaller developers to tap into cross-promotion, a strategy that has helped bigger game developers...
Indie Mobile Devs Get A Leg Up With New Cross-Promotion Service From Chartboost, Execution Labs
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