• Canopy Labs Relaunches To Help Businesses Understand Their “Fuzzy” Customer Funnels

    Canopy Labs Relaunches To Help Businesses Understand Their “Fuzzy” Customer Funnels

    Y Combinator-backed Canopy Labs has relaunched with the aim of giving businesses a detailed understanding of customer journey, i.e., where a customer is in the buying process. I last wrote about the startup back in 2012, when it raised $1.5 million in venture funding. For someone who doesn’t spend a lot of time looking at customer data (like me!), the vision from back then may not sound… Read More

  • Lady Gaga’s Backplane Crashes, Burns Money, Tries To Rise Again
  • In A World Where Email No Longer Exists

    In A World Where Email No Longer Exists

    Imagine the death of email. It’s hard to picture not having an inbox inundated with messages from friends, family and co-workers, constantly demanding your attention. But let’s leave that aside and focus our attention on the workforce. More and more people are bringing collaboration technology tools with them to work. With this in mind, is it really that hard to imagine a world… Read More

  • Mobile App Search Service Quixey Confirms $60 Million In New Funding

    Mobile App Search Service Quixey Confirms $60 Million In New Funding

    Mobile app search company Quixey, which has been focused on solving the challenges with app discovery, and counts among its customer base names like Ask.com and Sprint, confirmed today it has raised $60 million in a strategic Series C1 funding round led by Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba. Other investors in the round included SoftBank, GGV, Goldman Sachs. To date, this additional… Read More

  • YC-Backed Atomwise Discovers Drugs For Diseases That Don’t Even Exist Yet

    YC-Backed Atomwise Discovers Drugs For Diseases That Don’t Even Exist Yet

    “Here I am just sitting in this house and I’m able to predict a cure to measles,” co-founder of Atomwise Alex Levy tells me over the phone from his apartment in Mountain View, Calif. Atomwise, a health tech startup in the current Y Combinator batch, has launched more than a dozen projects in the last year to find cures for both common and orphan diseases – diseases… Read More

  • Crate & Barrel President Marta Calle Joins Interior Define As Executive Chair

    Crate & Barrel President Marta Calle Joins Interior Define As Executive Chair

    Interior Define, a company that is looking to turn the furniture retail model on its head, has just hired Crate & Barrel president Marta Calle as Executive Chair. This is a big hire for the Chicago-based furniture company, which sells high-quality customizable furniture created in partnership with local designers. The company has a showroom in Chicago that uses a much smaller retail space… Read More

  • HotelTonight CEO Sam Shank Will Join Us At Disrupt NY

    HotelTonight CEO Sam Shank Will Join Us At Disrupt NY

    For those of you who haven’t used it yet, HotelTonight allows users to book same-day hotel rooms from their smartphones, at discounted rates. Or, if you’re not quite as comfortable with waiting until the last minute, the company launched a seven-day reservation system last fall. Read More

  • Tutoring Marketplace Studypool Snags $1.2 Million

    Tutoring Marketplace Studypool Snags $1.2 Million

    Studypool, a 500 Startups-backed startup offering an online marketplace that connects students with tutors on a per question basis, has just closed on $1.2 million in seed funding, after growing its site to include some 22,000 tutors and nearly double that in terms of student users. The new round, which makes co-founder Richard Werbe the youngest founder ever to raise over a million at… Read More

  • Apple To Join The Dow Jones Industrial Average March 18, Replacing AT&T

    Apple To Join The Dow Jones Industrial Average March 18, Replacing AT&T

    Apple’s stock will be listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) beginning this month, bumping U.S. carrier AT&T from the list, reports the WSJ. The move has been discussed and anticipated for a while now, and results from a trend begun with the addition of other tech giants including Microsoft and Intel back at the turn of the millennium. Apple will join the DJIA, also known… Read More

  • A Closer Look At Canonical’s Ubuntu Phones

    A Closer Look At Canonical’s Ubuntu Phones

    Canonical has finally got skin in the mobile game, putting its first Ubuntu phone on sale in Europe last month. It’s been showing off that mid-tier device, made by BQ, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, along with a more premium smartphone made by Meizu, which will be released later this year — targeting the Chinese market. Read More

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