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This Small Startup Says Facebook Imitated Its Photo App Idea Look forces users to share, too

Facebook’s new app isn’t a Snapchat clone; it’s more of a Look-alike. The core feature of Facebook’s Slingshot—the requirement to reply to unlock a photo—already appears on an iPhone app…

June 18, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

Too Legit to Quit: Uber Raises $1.2 Billion Ride-sharing service picks up big money

Despite nagging questions about its legitimacy and its future, the hot car service/tech startup Uber just raised $1.2 billion. Uber operates in cities that have attempted to regulate it out of…

June 6, 2014, 4:44 PM EDT

This Startup Helps Folks Manage 'Modern Rituals' Unlike many tech newbies, Vitruvi focuses on real life

Tech startups are all over South by Southwest Interactive this weekend. But Vitruvi's service is all about real life, helping companies work with employees so they can better manage their…

March 9, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

5 Startups Giving It Their Best at SXSW New twist on the elevator pitch

The road to SXSW glory is paved with good ideas, and this year is no different even if some of past festival standouts are not along for the ride. For…

March 7, 2014, 8:10 PM EST

Retail Startup: Nordstrom and Macy's Get $9 for Every $1 Spent on Ads Brides-centric site gets more social for Valentine's Day

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Lover.ly, a startup focused on brides to be, is launching a social channel where couples can digitally organize their wedding keepsakes—chiefly photos—while inspiring the…

February 14, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

The Silicon Kingdom: Disney Invests in Tech Startup Program Launches accelerator with Techstars

Disneyland could be the next Silicon Valley with its new program to jumpstart tech companies. Disney is getting into the accelerator business, sprinkling investments like pixie dust on a select…

February 12, 2014, 1:49 PM EST

Dell Highlights the Dingy, Humble Beginnings of Today's Popular Brands Computing icon begins new chapter by celebrating startups

Dell seeks to recapture its entrepreneurial spirit in new work from Y&R and VML, including this "Beginnings" spot that shows small apartments, basements and other venues where modern brands were…

January 2, 2014, 9:34 AM EST

Student Announces New App by Sending Out a Fake Campus Shooting Alert UNC is not amused

File this one under "unwise ways to announce your startup." UNC student Taylor Robinette recently launched his new social networking app, Bevii, via email blast to his fellow students. Which might…

October 18, 2013, 10:41 AM EDT

'Girls Don't Poop' Gets 13M YouTube Views, Takes Toilet Humor to New Level Spritzer passes smell test

Poo-Pourri's month-old video has already garnered 13 million YouTube videos, seemingly due to the fact that it doesn't shy away from the crappy nature of its product line. In "Girls Don't…

October 7, 2013, 8:13 PM EDT

Brands Are Discovering Crowdfunding as a Marketing Tool Aligning themselves with popular causes

Since launching in 2008, crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has become known as the provenance of creative types, scrappy startups and charitable campaigns. But now, big brands are seizing on it as…

September 23, 2013, 10:17 PM EDT

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