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*  Daily funding roundup - August 28, 2015 | VatorNews
Gauss Surgical, Inc., a company that develops a mobile vision platform for the Operating Room, completed series A financing to ... Thread offers a free online personal styling service for men, employing a combination of human stylists and algorithms. Today, ... BetterButter plans to use the funds to launch its app and build out its team capabilities across technology and content. It ... the co-founders of Google-owned DeepMind and a number of other angel investors from the fashion and tech worlds. ...
  http://vator.tv/news/2015-08-28-daily-funding-roundup-august-28-2015
*  Weebly - Wikipedia
The three founders were all 22-year-old students at Penn State when they founded the company. At the time, Penn State required ... Weebly was one of the featured apps in the Chrome web store's launch. Vikitech, Business Insider, and InGeek have all featured ... Storage is unlimited, but the service restricts individual file sizes. Consumers are given the option to have any url ending in ... Also in 2007, Weebly raised a US$650,000 financing round from several angel investors, including Ron Conway, Steve Anderson, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weebly
*  OTL investigates the implosion of daily fantasy sports leaders DraftKings and FanDuel
FanDuel and DraftKings had developed similar platforms and offered many of the same products. They also shared a cross section ... The three co-founders' cut was $40.. FROM THE BEGINNING, DraftKings built a reputation for being hyperaggressive, racing to ... The chase for financing was slow going at first; the initial investors were Ian Ritchie, a Scottish software millionaire, and ... AS FANDUEL GREW, the three young men who would launch its principal competitor were still working near Boston for Vistaprint, ...
  http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/17374929/otl-investigates-implosion-daily-fantasy-sports-leaders-draftkings-fanduel
*  LendingPoint - Wikipedia
"LendingPoint Personal Loans , Credit Karma". www.creditkarma.com. Retrieved 2017-05-11. "LendingPoint - Personal Loan Company ... The founders saw that the aftermath of the Great Recession was a polarizing force in consumer lending, as consumers were ... By the end of 2016, within two years of its public launch, LendingPoint had funded more than $100 million in consumer loans ... "LendingPoint Launches Consumer Platform / THE market / CUToday.info - CU Today". CUToday. Retrieved 2017-05-11. "LendingPoint ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LendingPoint
*  Сryptocurrency for plants: case of the scientific and production start-up zrcoin
... the founders of the project raised more than 7 million dollars with the use of blockchain platform in order to launch the ... I agree with the policy of processing personal data and I agree to the processing of personal data. ... Financing projects based on ICO system are promising in the innovative sphere, though they bring traditional business risks ... Though ZrCoin's tokens are assured against final products: one coin's cost is the same as of 1 kilogram of zirconium dioxide ...
  http://www.innoprom.com/en/media/letters/zavodskaya-kriptovalyuta-keys-nauchno-proizvodstvennogo-startapa-zrcoin/
*  10 Latin American Startups You Should Watch Out For
Its founders are Argentinians Javier Pajaro (CTO) and Diego May (CEO). The company was one of the firsts to be selected by the ... The service is free for diners and a fidelity programme means that they earn free meals after a certain number of bookings. ... The platform itself is available in 8 languages (Russian, German and Dutch being the latest additions). The company claims to ... It then closed a US$1.2 million Series A financing round in December 2010 and is backed by two Chilean funds (Aurus Tecnologia ...
  https://thenextweb.com/la/2011/05/16/10-latin-american-startups-you-should-watch-out-for/
*  B2B Fashion Sites on the Rise - WWD
The platform went from 17 brand partners at launch to more than 60 - Fenton/Fallon, Kara Ross, Made Her Think and Pamela Love ... ShopToko, which launched late last month, looks to service independent retailers within a B2B e-commerce platform. Billed as a ... For the latter, ShopToko is a platform to discover products retailers might never have been exposed to otherwise. ... Former editors themselves, founders Meggan Crum and Mandy Tang wanted to streamline the process so members of the press could ...
  http://wwd.com/business-news/media/b2b-fashion-sites-on-the-rise-6083188/
*  Addepar - Wikipedia
Addepar released a fully browser-based version of the platform. In 2016, Crowdfund Insider described the Addepar Platform as "a ... Legacy Venture and founders of Three Bell Capital who were reported by RIABiz as previous users of Black Diamond and Advent and ... RIABiz reported in 2014 that "Addepar offers employees three-day laundry service, the chance to play the sport of cricket and ... In 2009, Lonsdale transitioned to an adviser and stopped working full-time at Palantir to launch Addepar in 2009. The company ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Addepar
*  Flipkart - Wikipedia
Most of the products were sold for less than their cost, and Flipkart was accused of anti-competitive behavior. Major ... Flyte, a legal music download service in the vein of iTunes and Amazon.com, offered DRM-free MP3 downloads. But it was shut ... In September 2015, the two founders entered Forbes India Rich List debuting at the 86th position with a net worth of $1.3 ... "Flipkart may launch online marketplace on its website". Business Standard. Retrieved 23 July 2013. "Bloomberg Business". ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flipkart
*  Marc Andreessen - Wikipedia
He is a personal investor in such diverse companies as LinkedIn and boutique bank Raine. Andreessen serves on the board of ... Andreessen is also a co-founder of Ning, a company that provides a platform for social networking websites. He sits on the ... Simone Payment, Marc Andreessen and Jim Clark: The Founders of Netscape, The Rosen Publishing Group, 2006, p. 15. ISBN 978-1- ... In 2010, notable Silicon Valley attorney Ted Wang created the first free standardized seed round financing documents, the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Andreessen
*  Illumina (company) - Wikipedia
In June 2009, Illumina announced the launch of their own Personal Full Genome Sequencing Service at a depth of 30X for $48,000 ... The company has plans in 2017 to raise $1 billion in its second round of financing, and has received funding from Bill Gates ... MiSeqDx: The MiSeqDx System is the first FDA-cleared NGS platform for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) testing. MiSeq FGx: The MiSeq ... The company provides a line of products and services that serve the sequencing, genotyping and gene expression and proteomics ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illumina_(company)
*  Startup company - Wikipedia
Co-founders are people involved in the initial launch of startup companies. Anyone can be a co-founder, and an existing company ... service, process or a platform. A startup is usually a company designed to effectively develop and validate a scalable business ... Venture capitalists and angel investors provide financing to a range of startups (a portfolio), with the expectation that a ... such as management style and products with the market situation. In their 2013 study, Kask and Linton develop two ideal ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Startup_company
*  WISE 5: Winning Strategies for Immigrant Entrepreneurship by Cyndi Ingle - issuu
Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online ... pursues financing Phase 3: business launch • achieves financing goals • patience combined with constant rethinking and tweaking ... stop service centres where business owners can obtain all the information they need to start and run a company through personal ... “Experienceâ€? was rated as the most important factor: 96% of company founders believed prior work experience was an ...
  https://issuu.com/cyndilingle/docs/wise5-mar2012-web
*  Fulltime recruiting brochure 2014 by UC Davis Graduate School of Management - issuu
Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online ... INTERNSHIP INTERVIEWS, Personal LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PL AN. CAREER LAUNCH AND WORKSHOPS. You'll jump start your future career ... of UC Davis MBAs were finalists in the 2012 Hult Global Case Challenge, the world's largest crowd-sourcing platform to tackle ... A team recently worked on a plan to transition from direct mail to digital marketing for AT&T Wireless products. ...
  https://issuu.com/ucdavismba/docs/fulltime_recruiting_brochure_2014
*  Eliza Brooke - Writer - TechCrunch Staff
... reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. ... BRANDiD, a personal shopping site that presented today on the ... 3.5 million in Series A financing. Founder Brandon Levey said that Stitch Labs' business has outgrown what its platform can ... Privacy Policy About Our Ads Anti Harassment Policy Terms of Service Powered by WordPress.com VIP ... A new startup called BabyWatch is taking those moments digital with the launch of a hardware-software duo that allows mothers ...
  https://techcrunch.com/author/eliza-brooke/page/4/
*  State of the Digital Nation 2020: Venture Road - The Startup - Medium
Personal Development & Coaching: help establish a personal development framework for the founders, core team, and wider project ... Six months following the launch they then went to Microsoft to develop the platform. The sad thing is it just didn't need to be ... Our products, industry, and society are poorer for that. I believe it is the responsibility of all of us in industry to break ... Example III - Full Service. Startup Z is a well-known, series B stage company. It has enjoyed success, but now needs to ...
  https://medium.com/swlh/state-of-the-digital-nation-2020-venture-road-22de4377836
*  History of Tesla Inc. - Wikipedia
The founders were influenced to start the company after GM recalled all its EV1 electric cars in 2003 and then destroyed them. ... "Supply agreement for products and services based on Lotus Elise technology". OneCLE. 2005-07-11. Retrieved 2013-09-21. Bennett ... The two bootstrapped the fledgling auto company until Elon Musk led the company's US$7.5 million Series A financing round in ... Eric Loveday (2015-10-26). "Elon Musk Tweets: Model 3 To Launch In ~2 Years - China & Europe Could Get Factories To Support ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Tesla_Inc.
*  Reid Hoffman - Wikipedia
Hoffman believes that many people still do not know how to use its service and it is LinkedIn's job to help them out. In an ... On 25 April 2017 Reid Hoffman announced the launch of a new podcast "Masters of Scale" to promote a new form of leadership ... In April 2013, a pro-immigration lobbying group called FWD.us was launched, with Reid Hoffman listed as one of the founders. In ... Hoffman invested alongside Thiel in Facebook's very first financing round. Hoffman's current investments include Airbnb, One ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reid_Hoffman
*  The most comprehensive guide to the SA startup landscape ever [2013] - Ventureburn
Collectively, the founders of Aurik Business Incubator have created and sold twelve companies. As Aurik, these founders have ... While the credit products among ABSA, FNB, Standard Bank, Nedbank, Capitec and African Bank overlap, some however, are tipping ... The UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) teamed up with growth equity fund manager Knife Capital to launch the Find Make ... Ethos seems to invest in a range of markets including tech - it has an investment in Clickatell, the bulk-SMS service provider. ...
  http://ventureburn.com/2013/06/the-most-comprehensive-guide-to-the-sa-startup-landscape-ever-resource/
*  All 44 startups that launched at Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 1 | TechCrunch
... autonomous security guards and next-generation tampons were among the products presented at today's Y Combinator startup ... Yoshi - Car ownership as-a-service. When most people think of getting a fill-up, they instinctively think about their personal ... While the company still has a long way to go before hitting their target of a US and Europe launch in 2018, the founders have ... Xberts - Platform for China's wholesale manufacturers. Xberts want to take on Alibaba by building a network of Chinese hardware ...
  https://techcrunch.com/2016/08/22/y-combinator-demo-day-summer-2016/
*  Innovators 2017: Startups - PM360
... app that pairs to a database and is licensed as a turn-key solution offering to businesses as a Platform as a Service (PaaS) ... The founders believed that a hypothesis-free approach, built on advances in metagenomics, could provide more answers and help ... Sema4 also offers expanded carrier testing that can be ordered by physicians anywhere in the U.S., and plans to launch new ... So far, customers have reported being pleased with the ease of ordering products for their patients, as well as having metrics ...
  https://www.pm360online.com/innovators-2017-startups/?GTTabs=4
*  Houzz - Wikipedia
"Since Houzz announced the beta launch of its home products marketplace in fall 2014, the platform has grown to more than five ... The Marketplace allows users to buy products directly on the Houzz site. The service launched with over one million products ... Houzz co-founders Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen launched the site in February 2009 as a result of their own remodeling project. In ... In June 2017, Houzz announced that it has closed a $400 million Series E financing led by ICONIQ Capital. Other new investors ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houzz
*  Infomedix International 03 2015 by Infodent srl - Issuu
Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online ... Whether products or service, we promise to give you 100% of our best. www.bailida-medical.com // sales@bailida-medical.com ... the launch of the national project "Health" with a total financing amounting to 2.4 billion rubles was carried out with the aim ... Customers are served by offering them not only high quality products and services but comprehensive and personal support as ...
  https://issuu.com/infodent/docs/infomedix_03_2015
*  Pinterest - Wikipedia
Nine months after the launch the website had 10,000 users. The launch of an iPhone app in early March 2011, brought in a more ... platform analysis and website platform. In October 2012, Pinterest announced a new feature that would allow users to report ... Considering that Pinterest is an online bulletin board and not a file sharing service or a video streaming service, it was a ... The company's co-founders, Lucas Baker and Frost Li, joined Pinterest as engineers. In late October 2013, Pinterest secured a $ ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinterest
*  Wonga.com - Wikipedia
The service was launched in October 2007. The firm was the first to provide an instant lending application on Apple mobile ... "Wonga, the fastest personal loan you can get". Venture Beat. Retrieved 29 March 2012. O'Sullivan, Alan. "Wonga, best of a bad ... Within five minutes of launch, the first loan application was processed, and within a week the first loan default occurred. The ... In August 2012 the company launched OpenWonga, an online "digital platform that aims to 'inform the debate' around the brand". ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wonga.com