Taiwan-based lifestyle app FunNow merges with Eatigo to broaden its Southeast Asia reach

FunNow, the Taiwan-based app that lets users book activities on-demand in five Asian countries, is growing its reach in Southeast Asia through a merger with restaurant booking app Eatigo. Terms of the

Robin Games debuts PLAYHOUSE, an interior design game you can both play and shop

Women-led mobile gaming startup Robin Games raised funding around the idea of carving out a new niche in the market of “lifestyle gaming.” The idea, the company explained at the time of it

LiveHive wants to be a ‘one-stop shop’ for online yoga teachers, PTs and other coaches

Yoga, personal trainers and other kinds of online coaches have a bewildering array of platforms on which they can launch their class, either in platforms specializing in verticals (PTs) or more genera

Taiwan-based FunNow, an instant booking app, raises $15M Series B

FunNow is a booking app for spontaneous people. For example, you can reserve a manicure or restaurant seat and head right over. As people start to spend more time outside their homes, FunNow is preppi

Women-led Robin Games raises $7M to combine lifestyle content with fantasy gaming

As a former Jam City executive, Jill Wilson led teams behind some of the top-grossing gaming franchises, like Cookie Jam and Panda Pop. Now she’s running her own startup, Robin Games, where a te

Women’s lifestyle startup Tara&Co brings on board advisory council

Despite a belief that women don't support each other, Tara&Co is bringing on three female leaders in the tech industry to serve on the lifestyle startup's advisory council. Hearsay Systems CEO Cl

Brit+Co Confirms $20M Raise Led By Intel, Acquires How-To App Snapguide

Big news today for Brit + Co., the lifestyle media and e-commerce business aimed at people interested in crafty projects. The startup has confirmed that it’s raised $20 million in funding, and

Need, For Men Who Dislike Shopping But Love Fashion, Raises $500,000 Seed Round

Need is an online magazine and retailer for men who hate to shop, but still want to find unique clothing and lifestyle items. The Dallas-based startup announced today that it has raised $500,000 in se

Wine App Delectable Raises $3M Series A

Delectable, an iOS app that lets you find and share wine recommendations, has announced a $3 million Series A round led by Deep Fork Capital (early investors in Trulia and Oodle), DN Capital, and Ceyu

Recipe-Finding App Gojee Quietly Gets Acquired by XO Group After Talks Stalled With Yahoo

Some consolidation afoot in the world of food and lifestyle properties. <a target="_blank" href="">Gojee</a>, a recipe aggregation site organised around big pictures, specific ingr

Gift Platform NewlyWish Looks to Disrupt $19 Billion Annual Wedding Registry Industry

NewlyWish, the newly minted winner of the Women 2.0 Pitch NYC Startup Competition, provides a custom multi-merchant online marketplace. Users can choose from and register for goods at brick-and-mortar

Thrillist’s JackThreads Hits 2 Million Members, Plans To Move Beyond Flash Sales

<a href="">JackThreads</a>, the members-only shopping club bought by men's lifestyle brand <a href="">Thrillist</a> two years

Cellphone now most irreplaceable item for most most Americans

[photopress:pewcell.jpg,full,center] More Americans would have a hard time giving up their cellphone than giving up the Internet or TV. That’s what a Pew study found, at least. Six years ago, mo