• Foursquare, Scribd, And Spotify To Be Dubbed 2011 Technology Pioneers At Davos

    The World Economic Forum has announced its list of 31 Technology Pioneers for 2011. The Technology Pioneers are its list of up-and-coming startups. Last year’s list included Twitter, Playfish, and Boston Power. The year before, Mint, Etsy, and Brightcove were named. Joining the pantheon this year are foursquare, Knewton, Layar, Scribd, and Spotify. However, greentech is equally strong… Read More

  • Online Privacy Startup ReputationDefender Raises $15 Million

    ReputationDefender, an online security startup, has announced a $15 million Series C round led by JAFCO Ventures with existing investors, Bessemer Venture Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers participating in the round. This brings the company’s total funding to $24 million. The startup, which just raised $8.65 million last year, helps you monitor your reputation on the Web… Read More

  • ReputationDefender Buys Ziggs, A Social Network That Lets You Market Yourself

    Online reputation and privacy management company ReputationDefender has acquired, a social networking site for business professionals and people who would like to ‘market themselves on the Web’. According to the release, ReputationDefender will introduce Ziggs users to its range of reputation and privacy management services, enabling them to better manage and maintain… Read More

  • Kleiner And Bessemer Put $8.65 Million Into ReputationDefender

    The line between online security and reputation is blurring. ReputationDefender is a new kind of online security startup that helps you monitor your reputation on the Web and take actions to make sure that when someone Googles you they see you in the best possible light. Last year, ReputationDefender raised $8.65 million from Bessemer Venture Partners and Kleiner Perkins, which it is… Read More