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Disrupt Hackathon Winner Docracy Adds Collaborative Editing And Signing Capabilities To Github For Legal Documents

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There are a number of websites that offer form legal documents to users. But it can be difficult to complete the next step of the process of establishing a will, or forming a company, when it comes to actually editing, and signing these documents online. Docracy, which won the Disrupt...
Disrupt Hackathon Winner Docracy Adds Collaborative Editing And Signing Capabilities To Github For Legal Documents

Meet Your Spring 2012 TechStars NYC Class: ‘They All Take Big Swings’

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It's that time again, boys and girls. TechStars NYC managing director David Tisch just announced the 14 companies who got the golden ticket to the accelerator and seed fund's Spring class. Unlike the previous two programs, which operated out of Pivotal Labs, this class will call 36 Cooper Square home....
Meet Your Spring 2012 TechStars NYC Class: ‘They All Take Big Swings’

PulsoStartup10: and the winners are…

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The startup competition PulsoStartup10 has just announced the winners its jury picked among the 20 Latin American semi-finalists it unveiled a couple weeks ago. As you may remember, PS10 is organized by the Latin America-focused tech news website Pulso Social. During two weeks, its readers had the opportunity to support their favorite participant, and...
PulsoStartup10: and the winners are…
Glass Explorer Edition set to ship next month as Google announces "Glass Collective" seed fund

Meet the 7 startups presenting today at the Wayra demoDay Barcelona [Videos]

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Wayra, the international startup seed fund and accelerator started within Spanish telco giant Telefónica, held its demoDay today in Barcelona – where, perhaps not so coincidentally, the Mobile World Congress is taking place this week. Telefónica staff, a good number of investors and fellow entrepreneurs showed up at the Wayra...
Meet the 7 startups presenting today at the Wayra demoDay Barcelona [Videos]
Gaming app developers beware: Here's why Turf Geography Club failed
Sequoia Capital Is Raising A New Dedicated Fund For Its Stealthy 'Scout' Seed Investing Program
500 Startups adds new partners and opens a NYC co-working space

Threadflip Raises $6.5M From Chris Sacca, Andreessen And Others, Launches Mobile App

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Clothing swap in online form Threadflip (a service which I’m a power user and fan of, fyi) has just closed its $6.5M Series-A round. The financing was set at around a $20-25 million post-money valuation according to a source. And it was led by Shasta Ventures with follow on from Lowercase...
Threadflip Raises $6.5M From Chris Sacca, Andreessen And Others, Launches Mobile App

Personalization Company Sailthru Acquires TechStars Alum Frame

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New York startup Sailthru has acquired Frame, a TechStars NY alum, for an undisclosed amount. Frame had raised a $225,000 seed round after it graduated from TechStars Seattle in 2010. Angel investors David Tisch and David Cohen (both of Techstars) Todd Warren, and Walt Winshall, as well as Seattle-based seed fund...
Personalization Company Sailthru Acquires TechStars Alum Frame
Sequoia Capital is raising funds again

RightSide Capital Announces New Seed Fund; Will Make 100-200 Investments Per Year

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RightSide Capital Management is about to change the funding landscape. Led by David Lambert, Kevin Dick and John Lee, RightSide Capital believes that seed-stage capital needs a complete overhaul. RightSide will make 100-200 investments per year, and literally manufacture companies in a way that no firm has ever done. The...
RightSide Capital Announces New Seed Fund; Will Make 100-200 Investments Per Year
Twilio and 500 Startups join forces to power European innovation

Meet the 11 startup grads from the Portland Seed Fund

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Portland is certainly growing as a startup city, and now there’s a new batch of companies ready to make their mark in the Rose City. The two-year-old Portland Seed Fund just graduated its fourth class of early-stage companies. The incubator, a unique public-private partnership supported by various government agencies and organizations, gave the startups $25,000...
Meet the 11 startup grads from the Portland Seed Fund

Debuting Its Second Batch Of 18 Companies, 500 Startups Looks To Become The Most Active Seed Fund In Mexico

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500 Startups appears to be on a mission to take over the world. With about 20 percent of its capital going to international companies, the seed fund and accelerator has expanded its scope to include India, Japan, China, Southeast Asia, Brazil and last year it snatched up LatAm startup accelerator,...
Debuting Its Second Batch Of 18 Companies, 500 Startups Looks To Become The Most Active Seed Fund In Mexico
Founder Of Dubai’s First Startup Accelerator Looks To Educate, Inspire Global Entrepreneurs

Why This VC Firm Designed Its New Office To Look Like A Living Room

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Aydin Senkut's early stage investment firm, Felicis Ventures, just moved into a bigger office last week, for more room to bring in founders of his portfolio companies. Senkut's firm was an early investor in Rovio, and it's clear the firm is proud of its investment from the number of...
Why This VC Firm Designed Its New Office To Look Like A Living Room

Philly mayor launches Startup PHL: Should Seattle follow this path?

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Can Philly reposition to become the champ of startups? Photo via Wikipedia Philadelphia isn’t routinely thought of as a startup hub. But the City of Brotherly Love is hoping to now sprinkle some of that love to entrepreneurs — in the form of cash. Mayor Michael Nutter today introduced a...
Philly mayor launches Startup PHL: Should Seattle follow this path?

IA Ventures Doubles Down On Big Data With A New $105M Fund

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Before big data was a hot investing theme, Roger Ehrenberg was one of the first seed investors to focus almost exclusively on startups using data as a competitive edge. His NYC-based fund, IA Ventures, has backed companies such as Billguard, Coursekit, DataSift, Next Big Sound, Simple, ThinkNear, and Yipit. His...
IA Ventures Doubles Down On Big Data With A New $105M Fund

Virtual Storage Performance Company Infinio Raises $10M From Highland Capital And Bessemer Venture Partners

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Infinio, a Cambridge, MA-based startup that is developing software solutions to increase storage performance in virtual environments, just announced that it has raised a $10 million Series A round from Highland Capital Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. These investors join Lightspeed Venture Partners, Cambridge’s Founder Collective, the NYC Seed Fund, and a...
Virtual Storage Performance Company Infinio Raises $10M From Highland Capital And Bessemer Venture Partners

Alliance of Angels takes flight, spins off from Technology Alliance

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The Alliance of Angels — a 15-year-old Seattle angel investment organization that boasts more than 60 members — is spinning off from its longtime non-profit parent organization, the Technology Alliance. In a press release today, Alliance of Angels Chairman Dan Rosen said that the move marked the “next logical step”...
Alliance of Angels takes flight, spins off from Technology Alliance

Help Is At Hand As Telefonica Makes Its First Wayra-Incubated Investment: Taskhub, A TaskRabbit For Volunteers (And Making Money)

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Telefonica has been operating its Wayra Academies to seed fund and mentor startups in Latin America and Europe since April 2011; and in a signal of how Telefonica hopes to tap into that talent in the future, today the carrier has made its first-ever follow on investment on one of...
Help Is At Hand As Telefonica Makes Its First Wayra-Incubated Investment: Taskhub, A TaskRabbit For Volunteers (And Making Money)

Founder Institute Quietly Expands Into The Middle East, With Focus On Supporting Female Entrepreneurs

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Talk to 500 Startups’ Dave McClure about what’s important for his seed fund and accelerator going forward and, it’s not just about finding and supporting whiz-bang entrepreneurs, it’s supporting entrepreneurial and ecosystem growth outside of the U.S. Many of the top accelerators in the U.S. have been working to expand...
Founder Institute Quietly Expands Into The Middle East, With Focus On Supporting Female Entrepreneurs

4 smokin' hot startups: The next tech boom

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Flickr: dierken The swell of early- and midstage venture capital continues to swamp the enterprise space. It's where the money is, with worldwide enterprise spending accelerating to pass $2.6 trillion in 2013, according to Gartner. The smartest VCs like Philly's First Round Capital (backers of Bazaarvoice, Gigya) are making...
4 smokin' hot startups: The next tech boom

Tigerlabs Accelerator Showcases Its First Batch Of Startups At Princeton Demo Day

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Today, seed fund and startup accelerator Tigerlabs hosted its first Demo Day in Princeton, New Jersey. Co-founded by Jason Glickman (co-founder of Tremor Video) and Bert Navarrete (long-time investor) and with James Smits (recent Princeton graduate) as program director, it provides a 3-month summer accelerator program with $20,000 in funding....
Tigerlabs Accelerator Showcases Its First Batch Of Startups At Princeton Demo Day
Facebook lead designer Ben Blumenfeld leaves for Designer Fund

With 250k users, Vizify moves out of beta and launches mini self-infographics called Vizcards

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Vizify, the simple online profile service similar to About.me, has opened up its doors to the public. After amassing more than 250,000 users during its invite-only phase, the company is moving forward. In conjunction with this unveiling, it is launching a new feature: miniature infographics about users called Vizcards. The...
With 250k users, Vizify moves out of beta and launches mini self-infographics called Vizcards

These Investors And Techies Took A Winter Trip To Alaska To Escape The Silicon Valley Bubble

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Sometimes the best way to think outside the bubble, is to escape it -- and go where Northern lights shine and where reindeer sausage is plentiful. Mbwana Alliy, who is Tanzanian by birth, loves Alaska. The independence and scrappiness of the people makes him feel at home.  He's moving back...
These Investors And Techies Took A Winter Trip To Alaska To Escape The Silicon Valley Bubble

With 350 Investors On Hand, TechStars Debuts New Cloud Accelerator’s Inaugural Batch

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In September, national startup accelerator and seed fund, TechStars, launched its first program focused on providing mentorship and capital to companies working in a particular space. With cloud computing growing like gangbusters, the company saw fit to focus on the cloud, launching TechStars Cloud, a sub-accelerator that focuses exclusively on...
With 350 Investors On Hand, TechStars Debuts New Cloud Accelerator’s Inaugural Batch
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