The direct to consumer department store Neighborhood Goods has raised $11 million

Neighborhood Goods, the direct to consumer department store hawking brands like Rothy’s, Dollar Shave Club, Buck Mason, Draper James and Stadium Goods, has new cash to expand its storefront for e-commerce juggernauts. The company has raised $11 million in a new round of financing led by Global Founders Capital, with participation from previous investors Forerunner […]

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Through crowdsourcing, Cerberus Interactive wants to take location based gaming to the masses

Sami Khan began his work in the startup world by marketing mobile-based investment services like Acorns. Now the marketer who helped grow that business to a nearly $1 billion valuation is turning his attention to location based gaming in the hopes that he can take on leading contender, Niantic, with a faster, more flexible, and […]

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Through crowdsourcing, Cerberus Interactive wants to take location based gaming to the masses

Sami Khan began his work in the startup world by marketing mobile-based investment services like Acorns. Now the marketer who helped grow that business to a nearly $1 billion valuation is turning his attention to location based gaming in the hopes that he can take on leading contender, Niantic, with a faster, more flexible, and […]

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Earbuds lets audiences stream the playlists of athletes, entertainers and each other

Earbuds, a new startup from Austin founded by former Detroit Lions lineman Jason Fox, wants to bring the power of social media to your eardrums. The company is one of a growing number of startups trying to rejuvenate the music streaming market by combining it with social networking so that audiences can listen to the […]

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How to go to market in middle America

There comes a time for many startup companies where they either realize they need to do a nationwide roll-out, or they need to actively target buyers in the middle of the country…

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Doctours offers packaged medical tourism for U.S. customers

Doctours, a Los Angeles-based online platform for booking trips and treatments for medical and dental care around the world, is expanding its services to 35 countries. Founded by serial travel entrepreneur Katelyn O’Shaughnessy, whose last company TripScope was acquired by Travefy, Doctours aims to connect patients with doctors to receive access to quality, affordable healthcare […]

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AI consulting startup Hypergiant brings on Bill Nye as an advisor

Hypergiant, a startup launched last year to address the execution gap in bringing applied AI and machine learning technologies to bear for large companies, has signed on a high-profile new advisor to help out with the new ‘Galactic Systems’ division of its services lineup. Hypergiant founder CEO Ben Lamm also serves as an Advisory Council […]

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Elastic Austin Meetup – May 2019

Join the Elastic Austin User group: https://www.meetup.com/Austin-Elastic-Fantastics/ 🔉Elastic Bots: Analyzing Conversational AI for Artificial Capability Equivalence Cognitive assistants, virtual agents, and chatbots have taken the world by storm and are now making their way into the large enterprise space. AI and machine learning initiatives are hot on every CxO ticket for 2019, but most organizations […]

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Part fund, part accelerator, Contrary Capital invests in student entrepreneurs

Contrary Capital is raising $35 million to invest between $50,000 and $200,000 in students and recent college dropouts.

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Part fund, part accelerator, Contrary Capital invests in student entrepreneurs

Contrary Capital is raising $35 million to invest between $50,000 and $200,000 in students and recent college dropouts.

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