business

  • Warsaw’s ReaktorX aims to help busy people start businesses

    Warsaw’s ReaktorX aims to help busy people start businesses

    While some entrepreneurs are independently wealthy and have no need for a day job, most of them aren’t. That’s why Marta Diana Koziarska and Borys Musielak created ReaktorX, an accelerator for folks who are working or have no time or acumen for creating a business from scratch and want to connect with like-minded professionals. Koziarska and Musielak also run Reaktor Warsaw, a… Read More

  • Uber will now tell you if your driver is a military veteran

    Uber will now tell you if your driver is a military veteran

    Uber has long been a supporter of the United States Military, dating back to when they launched UberMILITARY two years ago with the goal of signing up 50,000 military veterans to be drivers. Today, on Veteran’s Day, the company is launching a new feature aimed at honoring service members. When a rider is matched up with a driver who has signed up with UberMILITARY, they will get… Read More

  • Startups, join TechCrunch at CES in Hardware Battlefield

    Startups, join TechCrunch at CES in Hardware Battlefield

    CES is loud, obnoxious and just too big. It will shave years off your life. I love it. And if you’re a hardware startup, you probably love it too. We’re looking for startups to compete in Hardware Battlefield, where 24 companies will battle for a $50,000 check, a robot trophy and the chance to rise above the noise as the champion of Hardware Battlefield. Apply here. Hardware… Read More

  • Contrary to reports, Grubhub CEO never called for Trump voters to resign

    Contrary to reports, Grubhub CEO never called for Trump voters to resign

    Emotions remain high as the country closes out its second day with a President-elect Donald Trump. Startup founders are struggling to instill confidence among employees that the culture of openness at their companies will not be affected by a President Trump. Unfortunately, some media outlets aren’t helping. Earlier this evening, Fox news published that Grubhub CEO Matt Maloney had… Read More

  • Zuckerberg denies Facebook News Feed bubble impacted the election

    Zuckerberg denies Facebook News Feed bubble impacted the election

    In the aftermath of the U.S. Presidential election, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at Techonomy16 to address concerns that the company didn’t do enough to stop the proliferation of fake news on News Feed. Zuckerberg insisted that more can always be done to improve the quality of the News Feed experience, but that Facebook could not have influenced the outcome of… Read More

  • Here are some more details of how Snap’s Spectacles work

    Here are some more details of how Snap’s Spectacles work

    Snap’s spectacles are starting to hit the streets, and eBay. I’ve been able to glean some details about the way they work from early users. The images above and below come from the auction listing, which has already hit $553 as I write this. Read More

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    Walgreens is suing Theranos for $140 million in Delaware

    Walgreens is suing Theranos for $140 million in Delaware

    Walgreens has filed a lawsuit against blood analysis company Theranos. Walgreens was once Theranos’ biggest partner and the startup used several of the drugstore chain’s Arizona store locations as testing sites. However, Walgreens formally severed ties with the startup in June, citing the myriad bad test results and a federal investigation as the reason for ending the… Read More

  • Digital wedding planner Joy says ‘I do’ to $4.5 million in seed funding

    Digital wedding planner Joy says ‘I do’ to $4.5 million in seed funding

    Joy, a startup aiming to help brides-to-be plan their weddings in the digital age, has pulled in $4.5 million in seed capital. Joy launched out of Y Combinator this summer with aims to take on what some might think of as a crowded industry. There are plenty of wedding websites in existence but many more popular sites like MyWedding.com, WeddingWire and TheKnot.com popped up years ago… Read More

  • With a fresh $2 million Simple Contacts looks to cut refill costs for lenses

    With a fresh $2 million Simple Contacts looks to cut refill costs for lenses

    Simple Contacts, a new startup launched by a former Techstars entrepreneur-in-residence and the co-founder of the 3D printing startup Sols, is looking to make the process of refilling contacts cheaper and more affordable. The company started from a pain that founder Joel Wish felt all too acutely. A lifetime wearer of contact lenses, Wish was pretty appalled by the cost of getting refills of… Read More

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