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Beamit changes name to Remitly
Attention lady hackers: Code Fellows debuts women-only bootcamp, guarantees $60K salary

Hint To Startups – Use Your Domain In Your Email Address

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On a daily basis, I get an email from someone at a seed-stage startup where their email address does not include their website URL.  For example, I just got an email from joesmith@gmail.com for his company CoolThing.  I wouldn’t have thought of this except for I’m deep in the proofreading...
Hint To Startups – Use Your Domain In Your Email Address

TechStars Spotlight: Apptentive lets app lovers talk to app developers inside apps

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[Editor's note: GeekWire is running a series of profiles on the startups participating in this year's class in the TechStars Seattle incubator program. Check back each day at 1:30 p.m. for a new profile, leading up to Demo Day on Nov. 1] Mobile app developers usually publish their apps, and...
TechStars Spotlight: Apptentive lets app lovers talk to app developers inside apps
Poptip polls take instant pulse of the tweeting masses
Meet 11 Startups That Beat Out 1,700 Others For Spots In New York's Hottest Accelerator Program, TechStars

Ex-Googler Patrick Keane Is Playing A Big Role In New York Startups

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Early Googler and Associated Content CEO Patrick Keane has had quite the career. After his four year stint at Google, Keane became CMO of CBS Interactive. He was CEO of Associated Content when it was acquired by Yahoo! for $100 million. Now he's giving back to the New York...
Ex-Googler Patrick Keane Is Playing A Big Role In New York Startups

WOAH -- Cool New Startup Romotive Brings Ordinary Objects To Life

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In a startup scene filled with boring me-too photo apps, Pinterest clones, and marketing gimmicks, it's thrilling to discover a company that's trying something truly ambitious. After speaking with Keller Rinaudo, CEO and co-founder of Romotive, we think we've found just that. Romotive makes a little robot that lets...
WOAH -- Cool New Startup Romotive Brings Ordinary Objects To Life

David Tisch Just Stepped Down as Managing Director of TechStars NYC

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David Tisch has just announced that he is stepping down from his position as Managing Director of TechStars NYC. Word came via his blog: So with a deep level of appreciation for the experience and sense of pride, I have chosen to take this less-active role to focus on starting and...
David Tisch Just Stepped Down as Managing Director of TechStars NYC
PivotDesk's New Office-Sharing Marketplace Helps Startups Find Affordable Office Space
Leanplum Raises $825K Angel Round For Its Mobile A/B Testing And Optimization Tool

Fast Talk: Acceleration Nation

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The number of accelerators and incubators dotting the globe has grown absurdly fast. In Fast Company's September Fast Talk series, we asked insiders from Y Combinator, TechStars, SeedCamp, and more for their advice on New Age accelerators....
Fast Talk: Acceleration Nation

All Those E-mails From Pinterest Are Very Good For This Guy

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SendGrid has sent 30 billion e-mails in the three years it's been in business -- and none of them are spam. SendGrid is an e-mail cloud service hired by Pinterest, Foursquare, Hootsuite, Spotify, job sites, daily deal sites and many other companies. About 40,000 Web applications use SendGrid, says...
All Those E-mails From Pinterest Are Very Good For This Guy

TechStars network’s Argentine accelerator NXTP Labs unveils its latest startup batch

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Did you know that the only Latin American member TechStars’ global network was based in Argentina? We are talking about NXTP Labs, a startup accelerator based in Buenos Aires we have been following from the beginning. Launched a few months ago, it presented its first class to investors on a Demo Day...
TechStars network’s Argentine accelerator NXTP Labs unveils its latest startup batch

Box will fight Google Drive with ecosystem push

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With Google Drive hitting the cloud storage market like a gale force wind, Box continues to position itself as the preferred cloud storage supplier for business users. Toward that end, it’s polishing up its API;  adding new partners to its OneCloud network and building alliances with two New York startup groups to boost its...
Box will fight Google Drive with ecosystem push

MobileIgniter: Your Web developer can now build a fully-custom mobile app, additional revenue included

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Let’s talk mobile apps. Chances are good that you need one, and chances are better that the technology, price or requirements to build them have driven you away. Sure, you could use any of the copy/paste, drag and drop mobile “app” creators out there, but what you’re doing is building...
MobileIgniter: Your Web developer can now build a fully-custom mobile app, additional revenue included
Backend-As-A-Service Provider Kinvey Adds Facebook Open Graph Integration For Mobile Apps

TechStars Chicago's first class of startups: patient-monitoring, matchmaking and marketing

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A new class of entrepreneurs is getting ready to take on the Windy City. On Thursday, TechStars Chicago, which was formed earlier this year when the Boulder-based TechStars program joined forces with the local Excelerate Labs, announced its first cohort of startups. Troy Henikoff, the program’s managing director, said the...
TechStars Chicago's first class of startups: patient-monitoring, matchmaking and marketing

AngelList's 'Invest' service helped Distil Networks add $200k to its $1.8m round in less than a week

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Distil Networks closed a $1.8 million seed round of funding in January. It was raised over time, with participation from TechStars, and ff Venture Capital. Then the company raised another $200,000, this time not from names that you can recognize, but instead form a group of individual – don’t call...
AngelList's 'Invest' service helped Distil Networks add $200k to its $1.8m round in less than a week
TechStars expands into Austin with new incubator branch
Turning air into water or making babies, new TechStars think big

TechStars Cloud standout: Cloudability could save your company thousands of dollars

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Throughout the day I’ve watched some extremely interesting demos of products that have either been conceived or sharpened during the inaugural TechStars Cloud class in San Antonio. A few of those companies stood out, but none shined quite as brightly as Cloudability, a service to manage all of your cloud...
TechStars Cloud standout: Cloudability could save your company thousands of dollars

TechStars NY fires managing director Eugene Chung

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TechStars New York has fired managing director Eugene Chung — just two weeks before its upcoming DemoDay.  has the scoop, which comes in the form of an email from TechStars interim managing director Nicole Glaros. Glaros, who joined TechStars NYC in November, says that Chung was “not a good fit for...
TechStars NY fires managing director Eugene Chung

Tinybeans is a digital journal dedicated to photos of your child

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Unbaby.me, unfriend me, the discussion around the pros and cons of posting baby photos online has got a kick in recent weeks thanks to the aforementioned Chrome app that replaces baby pics with “awesome stuff.” While it is a pained and clichéd discussion (yeah, I’m not at all interested) the...
Tinybeans is a digital journal dedicated to photos of your child

Graphicly Opens Publishing Platform To Everyone, Looks Beyond Comics

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After a monthlong trial period, startup Graphicly is throwing the doors open to its digital publishing platform. Since incubating at TechStars in 2009, Graphicly has shifted strategy. Co-founder and CEO Micah Baldwin says the company was first conceived as an “iTunes for comics” — the place where existing comics publishers...
Graphicly Opens Publishing Platform To Everyone, Looks Beyond Comics

How to Choose a Startup Incubator

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Incubators are hot. There are more than a thousand in the U.S., and the proliferation is causing some tech-industry watchers to fret. The flock of incubators is spawning a glut of wanna-be entrepreneurs ready to quit their jobs, commit their lives to a 10-week incubator program and end up with...
How to Choose a Startup Incubator

GiftCards.com gives digital gifting startup Giftly an exit

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Popular gift card website GiftCards.com has acquired Giftly, a two-year old startup that enables consumers to buy and deliver digital gifts via its website and free app. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. San Francisco-based Giftly offers a platform that enables people to send gift credits to recipients...
GiftCards.com gives digital gifting startup Giftly an exit
Entrepreneurs Roundtable Acclerator kicks off its next class of 10 startups

Sonar: This new service automatically tracks when app stores change their algorithms

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Mobile app developers live and die by how easily their apps are discovered in the various app stores from Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon. And any small tweak in the app stores can have a dramatic impact. But now a new service from Seattle startup MobileDevHQ is trying to help...
Sonar: This new service automatically tracks when app stores change their algorithms
DocTrackr lets you control your documents — wherever they are
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