The government shutdown is nearing two weeks now. With this, numerous government institutions have been closed for business, causing ire among both sides of the political divide.
The App Store may have been around since 2008, but we seem to just now be entering the dawn of the sex app era.
Americans spend billions of dollars on workout videos, sportswear, and gym memberships each year. Losing weight is hard.
Size matters, in business as much as in the bedroom. With this in mind, consolidation in the online video ecosystem is something that industry insiders have been predicting for years.
When New York startup ElectNext launched, the company’s goal was simple — become a Crunchbase for politicians.
Acquiring a list of email addresses is no longer enough to ensure your company can communicated directly with current and prospective customers.
My inbox runneth over with email pitches from publicists, marketers and company reps promoting some new app, an ad network this, a crowdsourced that.
Sick of relying on slow trucks and traditional delivery systems to get his company Zookal’s textbooks to people, Ahmed Haider decided on a fresh approach.
Bootstrapping our company has extended our runway. I realize that might sound counterintuitive, but it has given us more time (albeit with fewer resources) to find product/market fit. If we had raised money last year, when all we had were wireframes and aspirations, it would have likely ended poorly.
You hear it everywhere. Startups are hard. Really damn hard. I concur. We’re 12 months into Oh Hey World — heck, 20 months if you include the time I researched the travel market from February until August of 2012.
A study by market research organization Ambient Insight says that edtech games are by and large not making their way into K-12 schools.
New York startup Artsy has been fairly quiet about its growth since launching a year ago. The company always had a few question marks around its premise.
High school homework is one of those shitty things most people are glad they no longer have to endure.
Michael Dunworth, Yanni Giannaros, and Chris Baker came up with the idea for a superhero laundry delivery service when they read about a recent YC grad called Prim.
From where he sits in the Haxlr8r office in Shenzhen, China, Yaroslav Azhnyuk can see a 10-storey building that houses only LEDs.
Here’s the thing about the LA-based subscription commerce company BeachMint: The main reason people frequently characterize it as a “struggling company” is the massive expectations they created when they raised a huge $74 million in equity (plus another $12 million of debt).
Google is trying to use your face, name, and activities to sell things to your friends. The company today announced that it has updated its privacy policies so it can use the comments you’ve made on YouTube, the businesses you’ve reviewed on Google+, and the digital goods you’ve endorsed on Google Play alongside ads throughout its many services.
BlackBerry co-founders Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin are considering a bid for the company, according to documents filed with the SEC.
Oh, Sunday newspaper circulars. You know those waxy paper pamphlets announcing weekly sales that are filling up our landfills.
IPO mania is back! So far in 2013: 161 newly minted publicly traded companies. The one that everyone is focused on, Twitter, will turn 31-year-old co-founder Evan Williams into a billionaire the day his company goes public, thanks to his 15 percent stake.