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Storefront Launches RetailGrade, A Scoring Tool For Pop-Up Shops

Despite a growing number of direct-to-consumer brands, brick-and-mortar shopping still accounts for 94 percent of retail sales in the U.S. That’s why Storefront, a startup that provides brands

Hyper Brings You The Best Of Internet Video, Every Day

Hyper, a curated video discovery platform, is launching today to provide you with a daily dose of the best short-form video content that the Internet has to offer. Powered by $1.1 million in seed fun

It’s Opening Day In Los Angeles For The Dodgers Accelerator Program

The LA Dodgers Accelerator, an accelerator program in partnership with R/GA, is kicking off its first class today in the City of Angels with 10 sports-related tech startups. In April, the Dodgers p

Everything But The House Raises $30M To Move Estate Sales Online

Everything But The House (EBTH), an online estate sale marketplace, has pulled in $30 million in new funding to help people who are downsizing sell their stuff to bargain hunters and collectors aro

HBO Now Rolls Out For Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick

HBO is expanding HBO Now, its subscription streaming service, to the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. As of today, you can watch all HBO series, movies and documentaries for $15 per month with either

With $100M In Funding, Carbon3D Will Make 3D Manufacturing A Reality

Carbon3D, a startup building 3D printers for manufacturers, has pulled in $100 million in new funding to move 3D printing out of the prototyping phase and into production. Google Ventures led the Seri

Uqora Is An After-Sex Drink To Prevent UTIs In Women

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are the second-leading cause of doctor visits in the U.S., responsible for 10 million visits per year. They’re incredibly uncomfortable, require antibiotics and, i

Guardant Health And Flatiron Health Team Up To Cure Cancer With Big Data

Every year, 8 million people around the world die from cancer, and 14 million people find out they have the disease. Guardant Health and Flatiron Health are joining forces in an aim to cut those numb

More Than Just A Period Tracker, Kindara Raises $5.3M To Understand Women’s Health

Kindara, a startup that helps women track ovulation cycles and fertility, has raised $5.3 million in seed funding to bring big data to women’s health. Boston Seed Capital led the seed round, with pa

With A New SMS Service, Gone Turns Your Unwanted Stuff Into Cash

Gone, an app that helps you sell off unwanted stuff, has just launched an SMS service to make unloading your crap even easier. Gone launched its concierge service in San Francisco and Austin last July

Tracksmith Raises $4M To Outfit The Classic Runner

Tracksmith, a running apparel brand based in Boston, has pulled in $4.1 million in new funding to outfit a growing pack of runners in the traditional style of the world’s oldest sport. Pentland Grou

College Job Finder Campus Job Rebrands As WayUp

Campus Job, a startup that connects college students with local job opportunities, has changed its name to WayUp. Launched in September of 2014 by recent grads Liz Wessel and JJ Fliegelman, WayUp p

MissTravel Will Find A Sugar Daddy To, Uh, “Sponsor” Your Vacation

Ever wanted to travel to an exotic island for a week but didn’t have the cash? Well, thanks to MissTravel, that’s not a problem anymore — if, and it’s a big if, you’re a young, attra

Stride Health Expands Nationwide, Introduces Prescription Discounts For Freelancers

Stride Health, a startup that aims to be the HR team for all independent working Americans, is introducing two new features today to help freelancers better manage their health insurance. Launched i

RXACTIVE Fitness Wear Helps You Work Out Harder In Less Time

Many of you probably know the feeling you get when you only have 30 minutes to squeeze in a run between work and a dinner meeting, but you’ve drank enough coffee to keep going for miles. RXACTIVE ha

Meet Genee, Your Artificially Intelligent Personal Assistant

Genee, an artificially intelligent scheduling app, is launching today into public beta so that anyone can have a personal assistant. On the heels of Zirtual’s collapse, Genee hopes to take humans

Markhor Takes The Middleman Out Of Designer Shoemaking

Markhor founder Waqas Ali spent the first half of his life without ever using the Internet. He grew up in a small village in Pakistan, and recalls using Google for the first time in 2007 after he mo

BounceX Raises $6.5M To Make Advertising Less Obnoxious

Bounce Exchange, a startup that helps websites strategically advertise by analyzing user behavior, has pulled in $6.45 million in new funding. 500Friends founder and angel investor Justin Yoshimura

MicroHealth Helps Patients Manage Chronic Illnesses

MicroHealth, a mobile health startup in Y Combinator’s current class, is launching today to help patients take control of their chronic illnesses. The company was started by Spanish brothers Dr.

Panorama Raises $12 Million To Help Schools Understand Their Students

Panorama Education, a startup that surveys students, parents and teachers to collect actionable data, has raised $12 million in new funding to help school districts make better decisions. Spark Cap
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