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Topic: tech startups

The Sin City Startup Scene: Get to Know Las Vegas' Emerging Tech Icons

Zappos' success has spawned a Silicon Valley outpost in the desert

You've heard plenty about the burgeoning tech scene developing in Tinseltown, but what about Sin City? Take a road trip a few hours east of Los Angeles and you'll find…

Fraternity Brothers Fight Over Ownership of Fast-Growing Mobile App

Lawsuit says Yik Yak founders owe their friend a share

A story of "betrayal" and "greed"—it's a story as old as apps themselves. And now a fraternity brother is claiming he was robbed of his stake in Yik Yak, a…

Sum of Yahoo's Acqui-hires Could Be a New Mobile Homepage

Mobile news app Summly is latest in acquisition spree

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has made of point of prioritizing mobile as central to the portal’s future. That has led to string of acquisitions—the most recent being Monday’s pick-up of…

ShareThis Lands Acquisition, $23 Million Funding Round to Boost Mobile Business

Picks up in-app sharing platform Socialize

As just about every company at the intersection of advertising and technology races to establish or advance its mobile business, social sharing platform ShareThis has quickened its pace with overlapping…

Google Ventures Leads $1.875 Million Funding Round in Native Mobile Ad Startup

Namo Media to focus on in-feed in-app ads

A lot of investor money has flowed to mobile ad startups, but much has been siphoned toward companies working on how to better target mobile ads or build ties between…

Pinterest Pins $2.5 Billion Valuation With $200 Million Funding Round

Stunning cash influx will go towards product development, international expansion, acquisitions

Pinterest isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Last year the social scrapbooking platform rode its skyrocketing profile to a $100 million funding round, which gave it a $1.5 billion valuation. Now…

Fast Chat: PepsiCo's Josh Karpf

Digital lead riffs on tech startups in Brazil

Earlier this fall, PepsiCo unveiled a 12-week tech startups incubator program in red-hot Brazil, building on similar efforts by the beverage/snacks giant in Europe last year and the U.S. in…

Pinterest's Commerce-Minded Rival Fancy Registers $26 Million Funding Round

Startup posts 2 million users, $200k in weekly sales

Yesterday New York-based startup Fancy, which takes Pinterest’s social scrapbooking use case and connects it with commerce, posted a regulatory filing showing it nabbed a $26 million funding round. Fancy’s latest…

Brands Pulling Mobile In-house

As the handheld economy matures, marketers are questioning the need for outside app developers

Mobile app money has turned many tech startups into multimillion-dollar firms in recent years while padding the coffers of ad agencies acting as middlemen. But the link connecting brands to…

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