Thanks to the growth of the web in recent years and the advent of a number of startups making art- and design-focused marketplaces, the cliche of the “starving artist” may not stick around for much longer.
The latest entry into this realm is Derbywire, a startup that launched this month out of the NewMe Accelerator’s Fall 2012 class. Derbywire is creating a mobile-focused marketplace that lets… → Read More
As a real estate pro, often you essentially work for yourself, and have complete control over your own schedule — it’s a set up which has real perks, but it also means that you need superhuman organizational skills to stay on top of your job enough to really make big bucks. So it’s not surprising that nowadays, real estate pros often use a handful of different software services to help keep… → Read More
When done right, brands can go way beyond a static marketing symbol — they take on a life of their own, and immerse themselves into customers’ psyches. Take the number of people who have had a Nike swoosh (or a BMW logo, or even a Twitter bird) tattooed onto their bodies. People see their favorite brands as extensions of their own personalities. → Read More
If you’re like me, when it comes time to actually pay for a hotel reservation online, you double- and triple-check the dates (and the schedules of your travel companions) before you click that payment button. Hotel reservations typically set you back at least a few hundred dollars, and depending on the place, they’re not always easily refundable — especially as you get closer to the time you’re… → Read More
The gifting space has been very hot lately in the web world — Facebook is even seeing gift-giving as having major potential for boosting its revenue — and now another brand new startup is throwing its hat into the ring. Given.to made its official debut last week at NewMe Accelerator’s Fall 2012 Demo Day with the aim of making pitching in money with a group of people to buy a gift for someone… → Read More
Spriggle made its debut last week out of the NewMe Accelerator with the aim of building a new, super social way for parents to test out and shop for kids’ toys — by bringing the experience into in-home playdates that are already a way of life for so many families with young children. → Read More