Start-Ups

Nov16, 2014

Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov, and Colin Kroll Discuss Vine

Before June 2012, video’s had the ability to be endless and last forever. With unlimited time, there was an unlimited amount of unnecessary information. When Vine was created in New York by Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov, and Colin Kroll, instead of…
Aug18, 2014

Millennials Love Venmo

Known for their tech-savvy ways, Millennials have found a way to forgo hard cash in turn for mobile payments amongst themselves. Ebay’s mobile-payment app, Venmo allows users to wire money back and forth on-the-go by linking the app up to…
Aug13, 2014

Collective Health Looks to Make Health Insurance More Affordable

Even though its been over a year since Obamacare has been brought into effect, there are still plenty of people wishing the new health care system would go away. It has been the motto for Republicans in Congress, and there…
Aug11, 2014

Samwer Brothers Become Billionaires With Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet, a German start-up company, has been marked as a global platform that aims to create a business model for emerging markets. The Samwer brothers, Rocket Internet founders, have been seeking out potential investors in recent months and have…
Jul30, 2014

Project Repat Turns T-Shirts into Quilts, Estimates $2M Revenue This Year

A startup old-T-Shirt-preserving company sets a higher goal and targets $2 million revenue in 2014. Project Repat, founded in 2012, turns T-shirts into quilts. The startup found a way to make a profit and expects a revenue growth this year from…
Jul28, 2014

Lyft Service Gets Green Light in NYC

Lyft, rival car service to the ever-expansive company Uber, has officially arrived in NYC to compete against the reigning driving service. The move to the Big Apple came only after the company agreed to use commercially licensed drivers, similar to…
Jul28, 2014

FRAMED Revolutionizes Digital Wall Art

FRAMED is a new digital form of art that displays a picture through technological realms. The new development has reached Kickstarter, and according to the site, it is an Internet-connected display that hangs on the wall and allows one to…
Jul24, 2014

Sense Sleep Tracker Raises 120K on Kickstarter in Mere Hours

Sense, the sleep system that tracks one’s sleeping behavior throughout the night, raised over $120,000 on Kickstarter in just a few hours. According to Kickstarter, this device combines noted sleep patterns with environmental triggers in the bedroom, such as noise,…
Jul23, 2014

Sunrise Raises $6M to Build Perfect Calendar

Sunrise, a startup calendar app, raised $6 million from Balderton Capital and other investors to build a perfect calendar. “We want to connect all your data, simplify communication and improve core calendar features,” co-founder and CEO Pierre Valade told TechCrunch.…
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