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The Hidden Losers In Softbank's $20 Billion Sprint Deal: Startups, VCs, And Yahoo Shareholders (YHOO)

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Softbank bought a controlling stake in Sprint for ~$20 billion. It's bad news for Yahoo, Yahoo shareholders, Marissa Mayer, Silicon Valley VCs, and tech startups. Here's how: Yahoo Japan is a joint venture between Yahoo and Softbank. Softbank was, until a few weeks ago, preparing to pay Yahoo ~$3 billion...
The Hidden Losers In Softbank's $20 Billion Sprint Deal: Startups, VCs, And Yahoo Shareholders (YHOO)

10 Secrets of Successful Crowdfunding - From Scott Steinberg

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With the recent passage of the JOBS Act, crowdfunding is about to get even hotter. Serial tech entrepreneur, speaker and consultant Scott Steinberg, author of The Crowdfunding Bible, explains how to make crowdfunding work for your startup. Steinberg, CEO of TechSavvy Global, answered ReadWriteWeb’s most pressing questions with these...
10 Secrets of Successful Crowdfunding - From Scott Steinberg

Startup nation: UpWest Labs introduces its third batch of Israeli teams

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Today, we take a look at the six under-the-radar startups from Israel that were brought to Silicon Valley by the UpWest Labs accelerator program. This is the third batch of startups that have made it through the selection process and made their way from sunny Israel to no less sunny...
Startup nation: UpWest Labs introduces its third batch of Israeli teams

Kayak And Palo Alto IPOs Looking Better Than Facebook's (Whew!)

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Happy IPO Friday! Two tech startups are making their public debuts today: Palo Alto Networks and Kayak Software, and so far, so good on both. Morgan Stanley, scapegoat for the troubled Facebook IPO brouhaha, is leading both, for what it’s worth. Kayak priced its IPO last night at $26 per...
Kayak And Palo Alto IPOs Looking Better Than Facebook's (Whew!)
Allen Blue's Journey From Limelight To LinkedIn
Finding innovation and collaboration in the UK

Harlem lands a $1.44 million entrepreneurship center to launch new tech companies

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Queens has received quite a bit of attention from the NY tech scene over the past few months, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the city isn’t following in the emerging borough’s growth. The Bronx is also competing for attention, and startups have essentially pushed areas of Brooklyn (like Dumbo) to...
Harlem lands a $1.44 million entrepreneurship center to launch new tech companies

Niklas Zennstrom To Speak At The London Web Summit

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As I previously announced, the startup conference I’ve run for the last three years has merged with the Dublin Web Summit to create the London Web Summit on March 19, in The Brewery Venue, in London’s East End, already the single biggest cluster of tech startups in London. I’ll be...
Niklas Zennstrom To Speak At The London Web Summit

SortBox Replaces Email As A New Way To Review Job Applicants

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With a down economy, and an overwhelming number of job applicants to any open position (well, maybe not in tech startups, but everywhere else), there’s a real need for tools that help businesses better sort through their over-crowded inboxes to find the best candidates from among thousands of emails with...
SortBox Replaces Email As A New Way To Review Job Applicants

Silicon Milkroundabout tech job fair returns with its Autumn event in London

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The Silicon Milkroundabout jobs fair is set to return with its Autumn event in November. 130 tech startups will be hiring with an expected 3,000 developers, product managers and designers present over the two-day event. Over the past three events the London-based jobs fair attracted over four thousand job seekers...
Silicon Milkroundabout tech job fair returns with its Autumn event in London

Nokia Pumps $250 Million Into Mobile Tech Startups

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Nokia finally had a profitable quarter. Now it's spending a quarter of a billion dollars investing in the future. Nokia has said it's going to invest $250 million into its own worldwide ventures effort, Nokia Growth Partners. The fund invests in mobile communications tech startups. Nokia explained the deal...
Nokia Pumps $250 Million Into Mobile Tech Startups
10 things to know about tech startups in Brazil

Oxygen Accelerator refreshes its course for startup incubation in Birmingham, UK

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Birmingham UK is set to boost tech startups all over again as Oxygen Accelerator prepares its new program for 2012. Companies that register for the hot-house can benefit from investment of up to €41,000 per team and it is taking applications right now. The Oxygen Accelerator program consists of a 13...
Oxygen Accelerator refreshes its course for startup incubation in Birmingham, UK

I was shocked – shocked! – to find out there are tech startups in Portugal

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I spent the past few days in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal, to attend the annual Switch Conference and gain some insights into the Portuguese startup ecosystem (and enjoy some amazing local seafood dishes and pastry). Honestly, the reason I accepted the invitation in the first place was to...
I was shocked – shocked! – to find out there are tech startups in Portugal

GeekWire Radio: Seattle and Silicon Valley, the inside view from the startup world

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Do Seattle’s tech startups dream big enough, and do the region’s startup investors do enough to help make those big dreams happen? Chris DeVore and Tony Wright in the KIRO-FM studios. We explore those topics and more this week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, as we compare...
GeekWire Radio: Seattle and Silicon Valley, the inside view from the startup world

“Hashtag App” Lets You Follow Twitter & Instagram Hashtags In One Interface

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This is kind of handy – and just in time for TechCrunch Disrupt. The team at Lemon Labs just launched a new app called “Hashtag App,” which lets you follow Twitter hashtags on your iPhone or iPad. But there are a bunch of apps for that, including Twitter itself, you...
“Hashtag App” Lets You Follow Twitter & Instagram Hashtags In One Interface

Teens in Tech Jobs launches to help companies find interns

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Startups, and companies of any size, are always on the lookout for awesome interns. First, it’s a great way to offload some of the tasks that full-time employees shouldn’t be focusing on, and second it’s great for company culture to bring in some younger blood. Of course, it’s also a...
Teens in Tech Jobs launches to help companies find interns

Startup-PR Matchmaker AirPR Opens To The Public, As Data Begins To Reveal How To Fix A Broken Model

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For pretty much as long as long as anyone can remember, a relationship triangle, or a “love triangle” if you will, has taken shape between companies and the PR firms that represent them and the press that covers them — existing in some sort of recursive loop. Yet, while that...
Startup-PR Matchmaker AirPR Opens To The Public, As Data Begins To Reveal How To Fix A Broken Model
Bloomberg wages 'Made in NY' campaign to boost Big Apple's startup scene

Toys Grow Up: LittleBits Picks Up $3.65M, PCH Deal To Build Out Its Open-Source Hardware Vision

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LittleBits, an “open source hardware” startup that makes electronic building blocks to design objects for work and play, has today announced the addition of two significant building blocks of its own: it has picked up $3.65 million in funding; and has signed a manufacturing deal with PCH International to scale...
Toys Grow Up: LittleBits Picks Up $3.65M, PCH Deal To Build Out Its Open-Source Hardware Vision

Ex-tech blogger's new venture hooks up startups on both sides of the Atlantic

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Looking to expand your tech startup overseas, but not sure where to start? Entrepreneur and former journalist Courtney Boyd Myers [above] has launched an agency, dubbed Audience.io, to help young businesses with their digital marketing efforts as they move across the pond. More specifically, Audience.io will provide strategy around...
Ex-tech blogger's new venture hooks up startups on both sides of the Atlantic

Health tech’s big year: by the numbers

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The big health news of the summer, maybe even the year, will undoubtedly be last week’s Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. But the industry has also been making headlines for the double-digit (and even triple-digit-sized) investments going into health tech startups. According to a recent study...
Health tech’s big year: by the numbers

A nice piece about #Techonomy at the Jerusalem post: http://bit.ly/8YuxdL - Where hi-tech startups meet the economy.

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A nice piece about #Techonomy at the Jerusalem post: http://bit.ly/8YuxdL - Where hi-tech startups meet the economy.
At Silicon Valley's elite startup school, success comes to the ascetic

US Postal Service pushes the digital envelope in battle for its future

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Paul Vogel, the USPS's new digital guru, has his work cut out for him in the battle to upend mail delivery into the tech worldPaul Vogel is, in his own words, trying to bring the US Postal Service "from the today world into the tomorrow world".Vogel is the president of...
US Postal Service pushes the digital envelope in battle for its future

James Wahba

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James Wahba is the co-founder and CEO of Projective Space, an entrepreneurial community and coworking space for over 60 tech startups, with two New York City locations. Mr. Wahba’s background includes real estate development, business investments and launching tech startups. He is currently an investor in the Brooklyn-based restaurant, ISA....
James Wahba

10 types of startup that had a breakthrough 2012

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As the year draws to a close, let’s take a look at the trends that have proven important in the world of tech startups. Don’t forget to take a look at our other lists as we tie 2012 up in a nice, neat bow. Social video startups The clamour to...
10 types of startup that had a breakthrough 2012

Softbank Capital raises $51 million to invest in New York-based tech startups

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Softbank Capital, a venture capital group in the US affiliated with Japanese telecommunications company Softbank, has raised $51.02 million in new funding to invest in technology startups based in New York. The firm said in a statement that its New York partner Jordan Levy will oversee investments, which will be focused...
Softbank Capital raises $51 million to invest in New York-based tech startups
Be Great Partners adds four new tech startups to its portfolio

AngelList attacks another startup pain point: Legal fees

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AngelList, already the go-to place for tech startups looking for investors, is now helping startups with their legal docs. And that means a lot less work for lawyers. [Read more]...
AngelList attacks another startup pain point: Legal fees
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