Twitch CEO Emmett Shear wasn’t born a leader, he became one almost by accident. And he now runs one of the most valuable video properties on the web, just purchased by Amazon.
The online retailer of affordable fashion jewelry has now raised a total of $15.6 million.
Customers can rent three expensive accessories such as handbags and jewelry at a time and swap them in whenever they’re ready.
A brutally hilarious commentary on fawning startup coverage. Vessyl, we hardly knew ya.
MTailor delivers a high-end, custom-fit shirt for around $69, using the phone’s camera to get the exact measurements.
This infographic compares life in the two cities.
The leading automated financial advisory startup has rocketed up from $700 million in assets in February to cross the billion-dollar mark less than four months later, as its young demographic has continued to invest using the algorithm-based technology.
The chain, founded by a former private equity associate at Wexford Capital, is winning fans with its “farm-to-counter” restaurants.
Twenty years ago Newcastle was run down and destitute. Now it’s home to the U.K.’s second most vibrant tech sector behind Silicon Roundabout. And those involved see no reason it can’t be one of Europe’s brightest lights too.
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The leading mobile financial advisory service is going after a younger, more tech-savvy demographic with low fees and a fiercely independent corporate mission. But is the model sustainable?
Joe Fernandez finally found a buyer for his somewhat floundering social analytics company, according to a report from Re/code.
The company spent a lot of money buying companies and issuing a dividend to Yahoo shareholders. But its advertising business is still struggling, sending its stock down 5% today on its fourth-quarter earnings report.
A totally unscientific analysis of the latest buzz-worthy startups joining the billion-dollar valuation club, ranked from least to most justified.
They can both be agony when you’re not hot enough. According to these answers on Quora.
Profiles of small businesses in the shadow of Detroit’s bankruptcy. What they’re doing and how.
The courtship of startups by venture capital firms is the greatest love story of our time.
Startups, pizza, ego, beer, filth. The collapse of a hacker house and the battle for Silicon Valley’s soul.
A history of the city’s anti-tech backlash, as told through protest flyers.
With IPO activity on the rise, the New York Stock Exchange has been hosting “boot camps” to whip private companies into shape for going public. Here is what they learn.
Not every startup turns to gold, and not every exit ends up generating millions of dollars in profit for the founders. Case-in-point, Friday’s sale of Boxee to Samsung.
At last, there’s a game built around running a startup. What’s more scary: It’s closer to reality than you might imagine.
Qpid.me is an app that lets you send your STD report by text. They think it might come in handy at SXSW Interactive!
If you can guess what Let’s Wombat does, you’re smarter than I am.
Free food is now an expected perk at all the shiny new tech companies. A former Google chef says, “They had no budget, it was foie gras and Kobe steaks every day.”
All you hear about in tech today is entrepreneurs and VCs and money changing the world. I was an entrepreneur and I met a lot of VCs and I asked for some of their money. Changing the world is not the business that you think it is.
The hilariously bizarre launch of the most anticipated startup of the year.
The thing about games is that eventually you get tired of them.
Why the new crop of crowd-funding sites can’t promise you a payday.
Another new startup promises to fix TV, apparently by using video streaming legal loopholes. Beware of companies bearing obvious promises.