TechStars

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Social network Ello gets $5.5M, converts to public benefit corporation

Viral sensation Ello said Thursday it raised $5.5 million from a group of investors that includes Boulder's Foundry Group. The social network also converted to a public benefit corporation, or B corp, and pledged to never bother users with advertising ... [Published Denver Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

The Startup Hall Story—How it Could Transform Seattle’s U District

The second floor of what used to be known only as Condon Hall—and the University of Washington’s ugliest building—holds seeds of a re-invented neighborhood where students, researchers, and entrepreneurs learn, work, and live; where tech startups and established ... [Published Xconomy - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Boulder VCs invest $5.5 million in Ello's ad-free social network

Don't count Foundry Group and Bullet Time Ventures among the skeptics of startup social network Ello's prospects as a business.The Boulder-based venture capital firms invested in a $5.5 million round to Ello, the companies announced Thursday. The money ... [Published Denver Business Journal - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Story To College Offers Preview Of Story2, Its New Online Platform For College Application Essays

STORY TO COLLEGE OFFERS PREVIEW OF STORY2, ITS NEW ONLINE PLATFORM FOR COLLEGE APPLICATION ESSAYSDemo Offered As Part of A Demo Day Conducted At The Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, And Powered by TechstarsNew York—October 22, 2014—Story To College, the company ... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 7 reports

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Class of 11 Startups at Demo Day

NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News“Over the past three months, the startups have really matured and translated their amazing ideas into viable business models, guided by our Kaplan mentors. It’s been a great learning experience about company culture, ... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Cognotion: Disrupting the $300 Billion Corporate Training Market with Immersive Mobile Training Solutions for the Global, Entry-Level Millennial Workforce

Cognotion completes Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars, the 3-month immersive mentorship-driven accelerator program Cognotion has developed a user-configurable, industry-specific, and game-based platform to train entry-level workers around ... [Published PRWeb - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Qualcomm backs robotics accelerator

At Qualcomm’s Uplinq conference last month, the company showed off a three-wheeled robot with a dragon head that — after receiving instructions from a tablet — could pick up different toys and sort them into the correct baskets by itself.The demonstration ... [Published U-T San Diego - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Romance Of Robots

21st October 2014Robots have always been one of those elusive dreams. 40 years ago newspapers were publishing articles about how the microprocessor would deliver robot domestic servants.The nations’ housewives prepared for liberation but it didn’t quite ... [Published Electronic Weekly - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Are Incubators the Way to Accelerate Small Business Success?

21/10/2014By Rich Preece, Intuit QuickBooksThere are plenty of clichés to describe how it feels to run an SME. ‘Backs against the wall’, ‘keeping your head above water’, ‘a rollercoaster ride’. For many, while starting off a business is the best thing ... [Published Fresh Business Thinking - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 10 reports

R/GA Accelerator Sees Fewer Wearables, More Established Startups

Stephen Plumlee, chief operating officer at R/GA and head of R/GA VenturesR/GA As 10 startups streamed through the doors at the R/GA Accelerator in New York on Monday to start the program focused on connected devices, two aspects stood out about them–many ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: R/GA, Startup, TechStars
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Are Startup Incubators and Accelerators Still Worth It?

For startups, there's no shortage of business incubators or accelerators from which to choose these days--there are already more than 2,100 of them across the globe, with new ones popping up each year. "As an entrepreneur, I would look at it from: What ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 3 reports

Qualcomm Announces $1 Million Robotics Accelerator

Qualcomm continues to push on the robotics front after announcing their microrover project powered by Snapdragon. Their new initiative is to pump $1.2 million into a robotics acclerator, which will host 10 companies and be located at the company’s headquarters ... [Published Bright Side Of News - Oct 18 2014]

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"We're pretty stoked about moving forward. And we're still having fun. Hopefully, the (B corp) thing enables us to put our money where our mouth is and to assuage the dissenters" Berger said
"LinkedIn is for suits, and there's nothing for creatives," Fameus co-founder Kent Speakman said. "Updating their IMDb pages is way more important than anything on LinkedIn."
...world, and so many of the students are extraordinarily entrepreneurial," said Katja Wald, Executive Director, MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge. "The MITEF Beantown Throwdown is not only a chance for us to showcase these students' ideas, but also to introduce them to the many experienced professionals in our community, and beyond, who generously give their time and talent to coach these young companies towards success."
"The Internet is turning into one giant billboard, and with essentially all social networks relying on advertising, data mining and selling user"

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Social network Ello gets $5.5M, converts to pub... [Published Denver Post - 3 hours ago]
R/GA global CCO Nick Law: Ideas aren’t worth mu... [Published Mumbrella - 7 hours ago]
Niche networks Ello, Let gain dollars and fans ... [Published Brisbane Times - 9 hours ago]
How the UW plans to lead Puget Sound innovation [Published Seattle Times - 9 hours ago]
Ello Raises $5.5 M for Social Network, Promises... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 11 hours ago]
The Startup Hall Story—How it Could Transform S... [Published Xconomy - 12 hours ago]
Meet The Woman Who's Using 3D Printing To Make ... [Published Forbes.com - 13 hours ago]
How Ello made it illegal for it to sell ads [Published Christian Science Monitor - 15 hours ago]
Boulder VCs invest $5.5 million in Ello's ad-fr... [Published Denver Business Journal - 15 hours ago]
Top Massachusetts Colleges and Universities to ... [Published MarketWired - 16 hours ago]
Ello Raises $5.5 Million For Ad-Free Social Net... [Published Media Post - 17 hours ago]
Story To College Offers Preview Of Story2, Its ... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - 18 hours ago]
Ello Raises $5.5 Million, Legally Files As Publ... [Published TechCrunch - 18 hours ago]
I Haven't Worked Out This Much Since I Was 18, ... [Published Business Insider - Oct 22 2014]
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Cl... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Oct 22 2014]
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Cl... [Published CW Atlanta - Oct 22 2014]
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Cl... [Published Wall Street Select - Oct 22 2014]
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Cl... [Published Business Wire Photo/Multimedia News - Oct 22 2014]
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Cl... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Oct 22 2014]
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Cl... [Published Business Wire Education News - Oct 22 2014]
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Cl... [Published Business Wire News with Multimedia - Oct 22 2014]
Kindara Hopes Smart Thermometer for Women is Bi... [Published Xconomy - Oct 22 2014]
AppSheet Launches DIY Platform for Mobile Appli... [Published Wall Street Select - Oct 22 2014]
Update: Venturing into an action-filled shark t... [Published Local Tech Wire - Oct 22 2014]
Great Tech Expedition to the US – Nineteen Brit... [Published Growth Business UK - Oct 22 2014]
Cognotion: Disrupting the $300 Billion Corporat... [Published PRWeb - Oct 22 2014]
Entrepreneurship Expo(sed) Presented by LEA w/ ... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Oct 22 2014]
Qualcomm backs robotics accelerator [Published U-T San Diego - Oct 22 2014]
Cincinnati’s Lisnr joins top-ranked national ac... [Published Cincinnati Business Journal - Oct 21 2014]
The Romance Of Robots [Published Electronic Weekly - Oct 21 2014]
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Ello Raises $5.5 M for Social Network, Promises... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 11 hours ago]
Paul Budnitz co-founded Ello to create an ad-free social network that does not collect data about its users.Ello Ello Pbc ., an ad-free social network that pledged to never sell user data, has made its philosophy binding and secured funding from investors ...
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Cl... [Published Business Wire Photo/Multimedia News - Oct 22 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the 2014 Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars, culminated with Demo Day, when 11 startups “graduated” and presented their innovative educational solutions to an invitation-only audience of angel and venture ...
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Cl... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Oct 22 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the 2014 Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars, culminated with Demo Day, when 11 startups “graduated” and presented their innovative educational solutions to an invitation-only audience of angel and venture ...
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Cl... [Published Business Wire Education News - Oct 22 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the 2014 Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars, culminated with Demo Day, when 11 startups “graduated” and presented their innovative educational solutions to an invitation-only audience of angel and venture ...
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Showcases Its 2014 Cl... [Published Business Wire News with Multimedia - Oct 22 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the 2014 Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars, culminated with Demo Day, when 11 startups “graduated” and presented their innovative educational solutions to an invitation-only audience of angel and venture ...
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R/GA & Techstars Launch Second Accelerator [Published Financial Services - Jun 24 2014]
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