curation

  • Pearltrees Radically Redesigns Its Online Curation Service To Reach A Wider Audience

    Pearltrees Radically Redesigns Its Online Curation Service To Reach A Wider Audience

    Pearltrees, the Paris-based online curation service that launched back in 2012, was always known for its rather quirky Flash-based interface that allowed you to organize web bookmarks, photos, text snippets and documents into a mindmap-like structure. For users who got that metaphor, it was a very powerful service, but its interface also presented a barrier to entry for new users. Read More

  • You’re More Than Your Last Few Tweets

    You’re More Than Your Last Few Tweets

    Our lives are not defined reverse chronologically, yet until now, that’s strictly how our social network profiles portrayed us — as a snapshot of our latest activity. Today, Twitter gave everyone the option to pin a tweet to the top of their profile “so it’s easy for your followers to see what you’re all about.” It’s the first step towards a more… Read More

  • FormaFina, A Fab For The New Rich Of South America, Raises $1.4M

    FormaFina, A Fab For The New Rich Of South America, Raises $1.4M

    For those who haven’t yet heard of FormaFina, think of it as the Fab of South America. The e-commerce startup, which sells curated, limited-run collections of decor products in Argentina and Brazil, has raised a seed round of $1.4 million to anchor itself in the Brazilian market. FormaFina’s investors include Redpoint eVentures — a Silicon Valley fund dedicated solely to… Read More

  • Anyone Can Become A Content Curator On Woisio

    Anyone Can Become A Content Curator On Woisio

    Woisio is a Turkish company being featured at Disrupt NY’s Startup Alley this year, and it’s a little like what watching television would be like if your friends took over the programming. At first glance, Woisio most closely resembles an everyday television programming lineup. There are a number of predefined channels that are organized by category, each of which streams a series… Read More

  • RebelMouse Hires Former CNNMoney And VaynerMedia Talent To Build Out Its Content And Partnerships

    RebelMouse Hires Former CNNMoney And VaynerMedia Talent To Build Out Its Content And Partnerships

    RebelMouse, a content aggregation and curation site that lets users set up a profile and pull in content from their social networking accounts, as well as other sources, has hired some key former employees from CNNMoney and VaynerMedia. Since launching to the public last June, RebelMouse has had 240K sites created and is hitting 1.5 million unique monthly visitors to its landing pages. The… Read More

  • With $1.3M From 500 Startups & Others, Chalkable Launches An App Store For Schools

    With $1.3M From 500 Startups & Others, Chalkable Launches An App Store For Schools

    Over the last two years, there’s been a significant increase in the amount of educational media available to the world’s learners, but teachers and parents are hard pressed today to navigate the education content jungle. As a result, curators, algorithms and content analyzers like Learning Registry have popped up to help educators find the best and most effective learning media… Read More

  • Curation Service Storify Partners With Pulse In First-Ever Syndication Deal

    Curation Service Storify Partners With Pulse In First-Ever Syndication Deal

    Storify, the startup that lets anyone “curate” stories from around the web by collecting posts from social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, is today announcing its first-ever syndication deal. Through a new partnership with popular news reader Pulse, Storify’s curated feeds will now appear within Pulse’s app, allowing readers to subscribe to curated… Read More

  • Curate Your Own Digital Magazine With Scoop.it For iPhone

    Curate Your Own Digital Magazine With Scoop.it For iPhone

    News curation startup Scoop.it has arrived on the iPhone today, allowing you to create your own digital magazine while on the go. The app, which works alongside the Scoop.it web service, essentially lets anyone be a publisher for any topic. Or perhaps, the more correct word is not “publisher,” it’s “aggregator.” Read More

  • Chirpstory Lets You Filter And Bundle Tweets Into Stories

    Chirpstory Lets You Filter And Bundle Tweets Into Stories

    Curation, the concept of filtering and organizing online content to separate signal from the increasing noise in social media, is currently one of the most discussed buzz words in the web industry. The number of curation tools, however, is still (relatively) low: Storify, which launched during TechCrunch Disrupt, and Curated.by are probably the most prominent examples at this point. Enter… Read More