TechStars

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Name: TechStars
First reported 26 mins ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 1 reports

Eight NYC startups part of Kaplan's ed-tech accelerator class

Digital gaming and online learning plays dominate the new class of startups selected to join the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, which begins its second 12-week program in Midtown Thursday.500 companies applied for one of the 12 spots in this year's class, ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 26 mins ago]
Entities: Startup, TechStars, Gaming
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, Powered by Techstars, Announces 2014 Class of Education Technology Startups

Immersive three-month mentoring and business development program is hosted by Kaplan, Inc. and Techstars in New York City NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kaplan, Inc., the global education company and largest subsidiary of the Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - 2 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Dash Crowdfunds on AngelList: Techstars-Funded App Tracks Car’s Fitness

Fitbit for Cars App Makes for a Smarter CarIt’s no wonder that Techstars NYC’13 alum Dash was voted one of  Entrepreneur’s “10 Startups to Watch in 2014. ” The startup’s app turns any car built after 1996 into a smart car.  As a self-avowed “hardware ... [Published Crowdfund Insider - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Turning Quran memorization into a social experience

Following a two-hour Skype call, it seemed clear to me that entrepreneurship runs in the blood of Bilal Memon, a young Pakistani who was born in New Jersey and grew up in New York. He comes from a family of serial entrepreneurs. His father founded a distribution ... [Published Wamda - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Techstars Alum Litographs Launches Kickstarter to Break World Record for Largest Literary Tattoo Chain

A classical novel printed on physical pages is great, but the same story printed in ink on your bod is even better, right?That’s in part the mindset fueling Somerville startup Litographs’ new Kickstarter for “temporary literary... ... [Published Bostinno - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: TechStars, Kickstarter, Alum
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

5 Things Socrates Can Teach You About Being a Better Mentor

The key to being a great mentor is asking great questions. Ancient philosophy can help, according to VC and Techstars co-founder Brad Feld. ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Brad Feld, TechStars
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

All is not so rosy at Silicon Roundabout

Poor Ed Vaizey. He’s only been in the newly created post of Minister for Culture and Digital Industries for a week, and already he’s having to deal with a fire in the server room.Pitch 10 — a Government-backed competition inviting young tech companies ... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

How I Got My Startup Into TechStars

By: Brandt 'Bubba' Page , Founder and CEO of Quotadeck.comLast February, I attended a Startup Weekend in Provo, Utah not really knowing what to expect. I adapted quickly to the collaborative environment though, and despite the fact that I was there to ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

This app will clean you out — but that’s a good thing

If you’re like — well, anyone — you’ve got a lot of stuff lying around the house you’re not using. The thought of getting rid of it has crossed your mind, but the exercise of listing on Craigslist (and the subsequent lowball offers) is exhausting. A new ... [Published SlashGear - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Grow Md. economy through innovation [Letter]

The Sun's editorial, "Maryland's stagnant economy" (June 12), noted that a better way to improve economic growth is to "foster private investment and entrepreneurship, start-ups and business incubators," in addition to action being taken by the state ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

ABQ firm Rival Theory makes way through Techstars New York

Joining an accelerator is not easy. Just ask Bill Klein.Klein is the co-founder of Rival Theory, a local company that has been working on artificial intelligence software for three-and-a-half years. Rival Theory is also the only Albuquerque company to ... [Published New Mexico Business Weekly - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The world's best start-up hubs: Seattle, America

- Virgin.comSorry, we don't look so hot in this browser. If you want to see us at our very best then how about upgrading? We're worth it…Here are the instructions how to upgrade your web browser .If you're using Internet Explorer, 'compatibility mode' ... [Published Virgin Group - Jul 18 2014]

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After Goldman Sachs Memon went onto JP Morgan. "I dealt with a lot of institutions, and working in an important bank like JP was like a blessing to me,” he says, “But during my time there, my desire to become an entrepreneur increased."
...accomplishments in its five year history including the recent milestone of sending 250 billion emails since the company's inception," Adelman said. "I look forward to contributing to the future growth of the company."
...of Techstars graduate companies' jumps dramatically from $300,000 on Day 1 of the program to a $3 million average at the end of their 90-day "business boot camp, a tenfold increase."
"In the last few years we have been seeing entrepreneurs with almost 10 years of experience because there is money to be made or a smart engineer who just graduated would opt for a business instead of working in a firm or a person who has worked in a company like Amazon for 10 years would want to start a similar company" he said

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Eight NYC startups part of Kaplan's ed-tech acc... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 26 mins ago]
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, Powered by Techstars... [Published Investor's Business Daily - 2 hours ago]
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Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, Powered by Techstars... [Published Business Wire Education News - 3 hours ago]
How Civic Engagement Platforms Can Bring Back t... [Published Planetizen - 3 hours ago]
Dash Crowdfunds on AngelList: Techstars-Funded ... [Published Crowdfund Insider - 13 hours ago]
Turning Quran memorization into a social experi... [Published Wamda - Jul 23 2014]
Timehop gets $10M to be the anti-Snapchat [Published Venturebeat - Jul 22 2014]
Timehop gets $10M to be the anti-Snapchat [Published Venturebeat - Jul 22 2014]
Techstars Alum Litographs Launches Kickstarter ... [Published Bostinno - Jul 22 2014]
5 Things Socrates Can Teach You About Being a B... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 22 2014]
All is not so rosy at Silicon Roundabout [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 22 2014]
How I Got My Startup Into TechStars [Published Huffington Post - Jul 21 2014]
This app will clean you out — but that’s a good... [Published SlashGear - Jul 21 2014]
Best Tech Events This Week: Startup Weekend Soc... [Published Beta Beat - Jul 21 2014]
SendGrid Adds Two New Members To Board Of Direc... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Grow Md. economy through innovation [Letter] [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 21 2014]
Rewriting the Innovation Code for Latinas in Te... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 21 2014]
Venture capitalists eye Mideast tech startups [Published BusinessPulse - Jul 20 2014]
Colorado Startups Raise $151M in Q1 as National... [Published Xconomy - Jul 18 2014]
ABQ firm Rival Theory makes way through Techsta... [Published New Mexico Business Weekly - Jul 18 2014]
The world's best start-up hubs: Seattle, America [Published Virgin Group - Jul 18 2014]
Blueprint’s 6th class is focused on patient-doc... [Published Mobihealthnews - Jul 17 2014]
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Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, Powered by Techstars... [Published Business Wire Technology News - 3 hours ago]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kaplan, Inc., the global education company and largest subsidiary of the Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC), and Techstars, the global startup accelerator, announced today the 12 education-technology startups selected to participate ...
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, Powered by Techstars... [Published Business Wire Education News - 3 hours ago]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kaplan, Inc., the global education company and largest subsidiary of the Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC), and Techstars, the global startup accelerator, announced today the 12 education-technology startups selected to participate ...
Timehop gets $10M to be the anti-Snapchat [Published Venturebeat - Jul 22 2014]
Image Credit: Screen shot Amidst the current ephemeral messaging craze, one company is actually all about document people’s social media history for ever and ever. Timehop , an app that lets people see what they were up to on their social media accounts ...
Is Disney Ready to Entertain Your Portfolio? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 12 2014]
With shares of Disney ( NYSE:DIS ) trading around $86, is DIS an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework : T = Trends for a Stock’s Movement Disney is a diversified ...
Parents Looking for Ways to Get Their “Screenag... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 11 2014]
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