Twitter shares have plunged to below its IPO price this year. Now the company is rumored to be talking to two of the biggest names in Bay Area businesses about becoming its new CEO. Read more »
I’m a voracious reader. I read at least 150 new books each year, spanning almost every genre of nonfiction and several fiction categories. I’m never far away from my Kindle, and I rarely make it through a week without a new Amazon Prime hardcover purchase arriving at my door.
Every good book contains at least one piece of advice that makes me a better entrepreneur. Although traditional ...1 hour ago
Doctors can now buy a Bay Area startup's next generation stethoscope to wirelessly stream heart sounds to their smartphones and directly into their patients' electronic records.
Device maker Eko emerged last year from a startup program at UC Berkeley, the Stanford-affiliated StartX accelerator and Founder.org, a program created by Splunk founder Michael Baum. I wrote about them last fall in The ...2 hours ago
Cloud security startup Netskope raised $75 million this week in a funding round led by Iconiq Capital, the private investment firm for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley billionaires.
The round was also joined by previous investors Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Social + Capital Partnership.
Los Altos-based Netskope's funding is the latest in a series of ...2 hours ago
Here's another example of Quirky's public struggle.
A contractor is taking legal action against the Manhattan startup, seeking more than $27,000 for unpaid cleaning services.
Busy Bee Cleaning Service, a New York City cleaning company, filed the claim with the State Supreme Court in New York County on Monday. The complaint asked a judge to compel Quirky to pay the amount owed, plus interest and ...2 hours ago
Censio, a Boston startup that has landed investor funding from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, officially launched Wednesday and announced a partnership with Ohio-based Progressive Insurance.
Led by a team of former executives of Zipcar and LogMeIn, Censio offers a mobile app that acts as a "Fitbit for drivers" and tracks driving habits in order to help drivers stay safe on the road and save money ...3 hours ago
Even as it closes its first-ever seed fund for startups, 1776 is already thinking about a possible next move: funds for later-stage companies
It's all part of the D.C. tech accelerator’s expansion plans to offer something for everyone and to take advantage of a growing demand for startup guidance.
“For us, this isn’t the fund, this is the first fund,” 1776 co-founder Donna Harris told me ...4 hours ago
A year ago, St. Augustine startup Menuat had just begun looking beyond the boundaries of the Sunshine State for more businesses to sign on to its digital menu board service.
Now, Menuat, an alumnus of Jacksonville’s One Spark and the former Kyn business accelerator program, is scaling new heights, geographically and otherwise. The company, which produces electronic menu and signage systems for ...20 hours ago
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