• Bitcoin, Burning Man And The Gifting Economy

    Bitcoin, Burning Man And The Gifting Economy

    Bitcoin was a terrible investment this year, but that hasn’t stopped non-profits from asking for them anyway. Wikipedia, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Khan Academy and now even Burning Man will take those bitcoins off your hands in the form of a tax-deductible donation. While this won’t get you a golden ticket into the actual festival, gifting something without expecting anything… Read More

  • Careful With That Drone Now

    Careful With That Drone Now

    So you got a drone for Christmas (or an unmanned flying vehicle, as the FAA likes to call it, or a quadcopter, if you prefer). That’s awesome. But don’t just head into your backyard and try to fly it without any preparation (unless it’s one of those Parrot MiniDrones, of course). As we reported earlier this week, the FAA would like you to follow a couple of common sense… Read More

  • Facebook’s ‘Year In Review’ Feature Will Chronicle Your 2014, Good Or Bad

    Facebook’s ‘Year In Review’ Feature Will Chronicle Your 2014, Good Or Bad

    Facebook has again unleashed its Year In Review app, automatically compiling some of the most-liked photos from your feeds over 2014 and puts them into a neat little timeline. When you sign into Facebook, you’ll see an advertisement to check out your Year In Review, customize it, and share it with your friends. If you’re still having trouble finding it, you can simply sign into… Read More

  • The Enterprise In 2015

    The Enterprise In 2015

    At Emergence Capital, we have had the opportunity to invest in visionaries such as Marc Benioff, Aaron Levie and David Sacks who have built major enterprise cloud applications that have formed the basis of the next generation of business software around the world. As we look out to 2015, we are excited to invest in what’s next for the enterprise. Read More

  • Meet Jeremy Cowart, A Photographer Who Snaps The Homeless With A High-Tech Light Ring And Cellphone
  • OnePlus Allowed To Resume Sales In India After Court Order

    OnePlus Allowed To Resume Sales In India After Court Order

    Earlier this month, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus stopped sales in India after a New Delhi court upheld a complaint by rival Micromax. Now the ban has been lifted and OnePlus will be able to start importing and selling devices again. Read More

  • Rethinking Work-Life Balance

    Rethinking Work-Life Balance

    It’s also a worthless concept as it’s typically presented. Everything I’ve read on the subject isn’t helpful for entrepreneurs and startup employees because it starts with the assumption that you have an evil boss forcing you to work unreasonable hours. Usually, that’s not the case if you’re at a startup. You may not have a boss – and most of us love… Read More

  • The Key To Successful Commerce Businesses Is Supply Chain

    The Key To Successful Commerce Businesses Is Supply Chain

    It may surprise many of you to learn that Dell Computer was the highest appreciating tech stock of the 90s. This success was grounded not in marketing or product, but primarily behind the scenes in a revolutionary approach to supply chain. Read More

  • Nubeliu Is Bringing The Private Cloud To Latin America

    Nubeliu Is Bringing The Private Cloud To Latin America

    Private cloud enterprise solution Nubeliu has raised a seed round from Latin American powerhouse investors Kaszek Ventures in the “couple of millions,” according to a source close to the company. Storm Ventures and MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI) founder and CEO Marcos Galperin also participated in the round. Read More

  • Group Text+ Makes It Easy To Troll Your Family Over The Holidays

    Group Text+ Makes It Easy To Troll Your Family Over The Holidays

    Depending on your family dynamics, the holidays are either a magical time or the most stressful period of the year. For many, having a smartphone on hand gives a quick escape from dealing with drama, but it can also serve as a barrier to letting yourself engage with those you love. Read More

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