Startup Weekend Acquires Local Events Newsletter Provider StartupDigest; Product Gets Spun Off As GroupTie

<a target="_blank" href="">Startup Weekend</a>, the organization behind the weekend-long hackathons encouraging entrepreneurship, has acquired local events resource and email

SoRewarding Rebrands, Gets Half-Bought, Launches Deals & Events Platform That Lets You Give Back

The daily deal model has seen better days, with the market shrinking and consolidating, and the market leader's <a target="_blank" href="">sha

Now In 20 Cities, Startup Grind Aims To Inspire The Next Generation Of Global Entrepreneurs

<em>"Silicon Valley doesn't have a monopoly on brilliant entrepreneurs and founders,"</em> Derek Andersen tells me over coffee, <em>"so we want to find them wherever they live, give them a stage and a

Eventster Adds Social Signals To Help You Find Events You’ll Like, Know Which To Avoid

<a target="_blank" href="">Eventster</a>, the iOS app which aggregates events across North America and Europe, is rolling out a big update today which it hopes will further dif

Facebook Releases “Weddings and Celebrations” Feature, Maturing With Executives

Facebook released a new “Weddings and Celebrations” feature that will display special events, starting with engagements and weddings, along with friends’ birthdays on the social network. The

After Seed Labs, Cvent Snags CrowdCompass For $10M To Double Down On Mobile Event Apps

It's been an active seven days for <a target="_blank" href="">Cvent</a>, one of the largest event management companies in the world you've never heard of. The company, which offer

Woofound’s Social Events App Matches People To Places Based On Personality

<a target="_blank" href="">Woofound</a>, a Maryland-based startup aiming to match your personality to things you want to do, is today launching its iOS application nationwide.

Introducing Our 2012 Disrupt NYC Hackathon Winners: Thingscription, PoachBase, And Practikhan!

After nearly 24 hours of fighting fatigue and crafting code, our Disrupt NY 2012 Hackathon is finally drawing to a close. Not a moment too soon -- I think some of our hackers are about ready to keel o

Morning, Hackers! The 24-Hour Disrupt NYC Hackathon: Coding Ends, Judging Starts Soon

It's been a long, caffeine-fueled ride for the hundreds of hackers who have set up at our big Disrupt NY 2012 Hackathon, but the furious process of taking a wild idea and turning it into something rea

Third Pivot’s The Charm? Events Site Ravn Becomes Flash Sales Site Touch Of Modern

No one ever <a href="!/NEAVC/status/195383129224130560">called a limit</a> on the number pivots a company can do, right? So here's the latest at a company we've been watching for

Triptrotting Revamps Its Website, Adds Social Activities & Curated Events For Travelers

Fresh on the heels of its <a href="">$1 million Series A</a>, <a href="">Triptrotting</a>, a startup that aims

TicketLeap Introduces Seating Chart Design Tools For Ambitious Event Planners

Sure there are services to sell tickets to arenas and event spaces (not to mention parties and the like) but thus far there hasn't been a good way to allow customers to pick their seats. <a HREF="http

Reminder: The TC DC Mini-Meetup Is Tonight

Just a reminder: today is the most important day of the year. It's TC DC Mini Meet-up Night! We're here in DC and we're looking forward to meeting with you all at <a href="

Have Fear Of Missing Out? timeRAZOR Connects You With Nearby Events

<a href="">timeRAZOR</a>, the D.C.-area startup <a href="

GeeknRolla rocks into the London Web Summit, March 19

<img src="" class="shot2" />Way back in 2009 there was no large event dedicated to technology startups in the UK.

The Uphill Battle Of Social Event Sharing: A Post-Mortem for Plancast

Nearly three years ago, <a href="//">I left my position at TechCrunch</a> to start my own Internet business, with the idea of creating a

Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

The nominations have been tabulated and the votes are in. Over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners <a href="" target="_blank">GigaOm</a>

Facebook Launches Suggested Events Feature Based On Checkins

We're creatures of habit. We go where we've already gone. That's why Facebook's new <a href="">Suggested Events</a> feature I just discovered is so powerful

Mark Your Calendars—In 2012, TechCrunch Will Bring The Crunchies, Disrupt, And More Events

We are gearing up for 2012 and getting ready to bring you some major events you will want to put on your calendars. Our dates are already locked in for the Crunchies, Disrupt NYC and SF, and our annua

Save the date: TechCrunch Baltics event, Feb 9th in Riga

We'll we've run a lot of TechCrunch meetups all over Europe since 2007, getting to most of the major European cities. But there's one place we haven't got a chance to hit and that's the tiger economie
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