activities

  • After Quietly Raising $20M, Zerve Opens Its Local Activity Platform To Consumers

    After Quietly Raising $20M, Zerve Opens Its Local Activity Platform To Consumers

    Zerve, a startup backed by the likes of DFJ and Yahoo founder Jerry Yang that has built a merchant platform for local businesses to list activities, and then take sign-ups and payments for them — think OpenTable for events — is today kicking off a new phase in its life. It’s opening up for business as a direct-to-consumer portal, taking what was once a back-end platform… Read More

  • Bored This Weekend? LifeCrowd Launches A Marketplace For Social Activities

    Bored This Weekend? LifeCrowd Launches A Marketplace For Social Activities

    LifeCrowd, the first startup to emerge from the newly-formed TechStars Network member MuckerLab based in L.A., is today launching its marketplace for social activities into public beta. The company, which aims to provide a curated selection of quality events, happenings, classes and outings, is available now for users in San Francisco, San Diego, and all of Orange County, Calif., as well as in… Read More

  • Find nearby activities with A Day's Outing

    Remember the CrunchGear Geek Weekend series, where we attempted to show some fun stuff to do in various cities across the U.S.? Yeah, we kind of let that peter out, didn’t we? Also, there are lots of great non-geek things to do in and around cities. This is especially important for families: the kids might be more interested in Tecumseh! than the early television museum. With the A… Read More