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Big Picture PayPal, the most widely used peer-to-peer (P2P) payment network, not only split from eBay recently, but also announced it Read more
The Big Picture– On-demand parking apps continue gaining popularity, especially considering the crazy Read more
The Big Picture– With last week’s SpaceX crash (and no clear explanation yet), private space exploration was…wait for it…thrust back into the... Read more
What You Missed – In the Instant Gratification economy, we don’t just want it. We want it right now. Luckily, instant delivery service startups have stepped up with the goods. Read more
What you missed - Chat about cloud storage, and you gotta drop Dropbox into the conversation. It’s valued at $10 billion. It’s got 400 million users in 200 countries. And it recently earned a Read more
What you missed – With tech startup biz growing around the world, the media loves whipping out ‘Is _______ the next Silicon Valley???’ stories. Nicknames abound, sometimes tripping you back to 6th grade geography. Read more
Everyone wants to be able to hop out of bed each morning and look forward to going to work. Wouldn’t it be great if your job didn’t feel like a job? Work is where we spend the majority of our waking hours, and a stiff, dull environment is not most people’s idea of a good time. Most... Read more
What You Missed There’s a field day style, tug-of-war narrative that seems to pull between ‘Why Ed Tech Startups Are Hot’ and ‘Why Ed Tech Startups Are Not.’ On one hand, venture and equity funding for ed tech companies rose to Read more
There is a difference between people who call themselves entrepreneurs, and people who are entrepreneurs. The people who say they are have an idea, but don’t know how to execute that idea for success. They may have an idea that could become the next Read more
Knock, Knock, Drinks a.k.a. The Latest on On-Demand Alcohol & Takeout Delivery Apps What you missed – Considering we spend about $70 billion per year on food takeout, and about $9 billion of that comes from ordering online... Read more
What you missed – Uber is synonymous with ride-sharing. It has earned the most press (good and bad). It operates in 250 cities around the world, is swiftly approaching a $50 Billion market... Read more
The Latest on Startup Fashion What you missed – Everybody has become an expert on fashion. Celebs are launching their own style publications/e-commerce sites. Gwyneth’s got Read more