July 10

Sia Network Raises $3.5 Million From Bain Capital to Become Crypto Hulu

Boston-based Nebulous, makers of the Sia network for decentralized data storage, recently closed a $3.5 million pre–Series A round led by Bain Capital Ventures, along with participants like Bessemer Venture Partners and Dragonfly Capital Partners.

July 09

ImaginAb Announces Collaboration on CD8 Imaging Agent with Roche

ImaginAb Inc., a clinical stage immuno-oncology imaging company, announced today that it has entered into a non-exclusive license and collaboration agreement with Roche.

July 01

Miraca and Seventh Sense Biosystems, Inc. Announce Strategic Investment and Distribution Agreement

Seventh Sense Biosystems, Inc. (7SBio), makers of TAP™, the world's first push-button blood collection device, and Miraca Holdings Inc. or Miraca ($MRCHF), the largest commercial clinical laboratory in Japan, announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic investment and distribution agreement.

May 16

A little-known HFT firm started using its cutting-edge tech to help investors execute big trades

Potamus Trading shuttered its proprietary HFT business in January 2018, shifting its strategy and expertise to focus solely on serving asset managers as a broker-dealer.

May 16

This Entrepreneur Transformed Fnatic Into The Biggest Esports Brand In The World

Esports company Fnatic is riding high, announcing US$19 million in Series A funding this past month and placing founder Sam Mathews back at the helm as CEO

May 14

Hydrow Announces Expansion Of Series A To $27M And Launches Nationwide Shipping To Meet Customer Demand

Hydrow, the Live Outdoor Reality™ (LOR) rower, today announced the expansion of its Series A with additional investments from some of the most prominent names in the sports and tech industries, including Rx3 Ventures (co-founded by Greenbay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rogers), Wheelhouse, The Raptor Group and The Yard Ventures.

May 01

Esports organization Fnatic raises $19 million for big expansion

Fnatic, the London-based global esports team owner, has raised $19 million in new funding and restructured its leadership as it plans a major expansion, the company said on Wednesday.

April 11

NASA awards Planet $6.7 million for climate campaign

NASA awarded Planet a $6.7 million contract to provide Earth imagery for climate research.

April 11

Microbrewery proposed for site near India Point Park

The CEO of Narragansett Brewing Co. has applied for city permission to renovate a Brown University building in Fox Point for use as a microbrewery and brewpub.

April 04

Miami International Holdings and Templum Enter into Strategic Partnership to List and Trade Digital Securities on a MIAX Exch

Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH), and Templum Inc., a leading innovating financial technology company and its subsidiary, Templum Markets, provider of a regulated, end-to-end solution for raising capital and secondary trading for private digital securities, today announced a strategic partnership.

March 27

Brandwatch turns its war chest on acquiring market research startup Qriously

Brandwatch, a leading social intelligence company, has acquired London-based SaaS research platform Qriously.

March 14

Neurala Launches Brain Builder Platform to Accelerate Creation of Custom Vision AI Solutions

Brain Builder platform streamlines creation, deployment, and analysis of custom vision AI solutions, making AI more accessible for organizations of any size

March 12

Otter for Teams brings collaborative voice transcription to enterprises

Just a few short months after San Francisco startup AISense brought Otter, a voice recording app that taps AI to transcribe speech, to the education market with Otter for Education, it’s rolling out a new product that squarely targets enterprise.

March 11

U.S. Navy Partners with Sarcos Robotics for Powered Full-Body Exoskeletons and Inspection Robots to Optimize Shipyard Operati

Today, Sarcos Robotics, a global leader in robotic systems that augment rather than replace humans working in the industrial, public safety and military sectors, announced its partnership with Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF).

March 07

10 VC-backed clean beauty brands creating buzz

PitchBook’s News and Analysis team recently reported that the clean beauty market grew by 10 percent in 2017 compared to 3.8 percent for the mass beauty industry according to NPD Group. Every Man Jack offers high quality, affordable grooming products for guys.

February 25

Symbiont and Templum Forge Partnership to Deliver Smart Securities for the Private Markets Inc., a financial technology company delivering enterprise blockchain solutions, today announced a partnership with Templum Inc, a leading innovative technology company for the private markets.

February 07

L Catterton backs Hydrow

Hydrow by CREW, a live outdoor reality rower, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. L Catterton was the lead backer.

January 28

DriveWealth Expands Partnership with Stake to Bring Commission-Free Trading in U.S. Equities to South America

DriveWealth, LLC, a leader in global digital trading technology, today announced the expansion of its partnership with Stake, the first non-U.S. company to offer commission-free trading in U.S. stocks, Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) and American Depositary Receipts (ADRs).

January 27

ESPN and Caffeine Launch New X Games Interactive Online Experience

ESPN and Caffeine, a social broadcasting platform for live gaming and sports, announced today that portions of the X Games Aspen 2019 will be available on the Caffeine platform, giving fans a new way to connect online and experience the event together.

January 25

IBM Blockchain Accelerator to help Digital Securities through acceptance of Securitize and IPwe

In a recent release, the University of Columbia and IBM have announced the acceptance of 10 companies within their Blockchain Accelerator Program.

January 23

Templum Markets and IPwe Launch Patent Finance Market for Fortune Global 500 Companies and SMEs

Templum Markets and IPwe partner to offer innovators and investors a better way to unlock the value of patented intellectual property

January 13

2019 Best Tech Startups in Cambridge

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

December 19

SoftBank just invested $500 million in a Cambridge company

The announcement Wednesday that eight-year-old Cambridge Mobile Telematics had taken in a half-billion dollars in venture investment shows that there are still some cash infusions big enough to astonish.

December 07

Investor Group led by DVI Equity Partners makes Series B Investment in Luminoso Technologies

DVI Equity Partners (DVI), along with VT Companies and DF Enterprises, has made an investment in Luminoso Technologies’ Series B round of financing.

December 01

How Fnatic’s esports victories led it into hardware

Sam Mathews and Anne Mathews founded Fnatic as one of the pioneering esports organizations in 2004. Over 14 years, Fnatic’s esports teams have competed in over 25 titles, and its League of Legends team recently placed second in the world championships, making it the most successful Western esports team in that game. Here’s an edited transcript of our interview...

October 16

Kashable Secures $100 Million Credit Facility from MidCap Financial

Kashable, a leading alternative consumer lending solution, announced today that it has secured a $100 million credit facility from MidCap Financial, a premier specialty finance firm managed by Apollo Capital Management, L.P. focused on delivering flexible and creative capital solutions.

September 26

Luminoso Named in Two Gartner Reports for Digital Marketing Technology

Marketing and customer experience leaders use Luminoso to rapidly identify trending topics otherwise buried in avalanches of open-ended customer feedback

September 10

Deloitte Acquires Magnetic's Artificial Intelligence Platform Business

Deloitte announced today the acquisition of Magnetic Media Online, Inc.'s artificial intelligence platform business. Magnetic is a marketing technology company headquartered in New York City.

September 05

21st Century Fox Invests $100M in Social Broadcasting Platform Caffeine

21st Century Fox Invests $100M in Social Broadcasting Platform Caffeine; Funds Creation of Caffeine Studios Focused on eSports, Video Gaming, Sports, and Entertainment Content

August 14

BioBeats raises $3 million to combat stress with meditation and breathing exercises

The startup today announced a $3 million funding round led by Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), White Cloud, and IQ Capital, following on the heels of a $2.28 million funding round in April 2016.

August 08

The Wine Group Announces Acquisition of Beso Del Sol Sangria

America's #3 Wine Producer Adds America's #1 By-The-Glass Spanish Brand To Portfolio

August 07

Real-Estate Moguls Betting on a Hybrid of Canyon Ranch and Soho House

Health and wellness activities ‘ring the cash register,’ says a real estate investor behind a new venture hoping to capitalize on this craze

July 23

Madaket Health Closes $10 Million in Series B Funding to Accelerate Growth, Expand Platform Solutions...

Madaket Health, a cloud-based, healthcare SaaS platform solution that simplifies administrative data exchange between payers and providers, announced today that it has closed $10 million in Series B funding.

July 02

Luxury Shopping Marketplace Fancy Offers Discount for Bitcoin Purchases

Bitcoin whales and long term holders are always looking for places they can spend their cryptocurrency without having to touch fiat. Fancy allows just that, with a huge catalog of luxury shoes, high-end gadgets and much more.

June 28

Registered Broker Templum Plans Security Identifiers for Tokenized Assets

Regulated token trading platform Templum Markets is partnering with CUSIP Global Services (CGS) to bring securities identification numbers to tokenized assets, the companies announced Thursday.

June 25

Openbay Developing AI-Enabled Solutions Designed for the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Secures Series A Financing

Openbay, an award-winning online marketplace for automotive repair and services and a provider of SaaS based solutions for the automotive aftermarket industry, today announced it closed an $8M Series A round of financing.

June 07

Benefitfocus Adds BrightDime, CommonBond, GoodRx, Gradvisor & Kashable to BenefitsPlace

Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announces several specialty suppliers are joining Benefitfocus® BenefitsPlace™. BrightDime, CommonBond, GoodRx, Gradvisor and Kashable's voluntary benefits will all be available on the platform.

May 11

Templum: The Future Of The Tokenized Asset Offering (TAO)

Templum, a New York-based trading technology company has attracted $10 million of funding from Japan’s SBI Group. This is big news for those of us in the crypto space – institutional crypto trading platforms are starting to emerge.

May 03

Best Buy Becomes Exclusive U.S. Retailer for New Line of Fnatic Peripherals

Fnatic announces Best Buy as its exclusive U.S. retailer for a new line of gaming hardware.

April 23

Templum Announces Strategic Investment by SBI Holdings

Templum, Inc. (“Templum”) today announced SBI Holdings, Inc. (“SBI”), Japan’s financial services company, has made a strategic investment in the company. The investment will fund the continuing development of the company’s subsidiary Templum Markets and its alternative trading system.

April 18

RiverMeadow and Synoptek Combine Expertise to Accelerate Mass Migrations and Enable Smoother Customer Transitions to Cloud

RiverMeadow Software Inc., a leading provider of application migration automation technology, and Synoptek, an award-winning global IT managed services and cloud services provider, announces its partnership...

April 16

New York's programming ed tech startup, General Assembly, sells to Adecco for $413 million

The European human resources services company Adecco Group said that is acquiring the New York-based, programming, design, and management training startup General Assembly for $413 million.

March 27

Artsy New York’s Artsy Is Making It Even Easier to Buy Art Online

The nine-year-old company is hosting the digital equivalent of gallery openings on its marketplace.

March 23

7 years later: How Beautycon is using customer data to woo brands

Launched in 2011, Beautycon was once an underground event catering strictly to YouTube beauty influencers, but it’s grown up significantly in the last few years.

March 01

USADA Taps 7SBio for New, Friendlier Blood Collection Process for Athletes

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) today announced the launch of a pilot program for a new blood collection process designed to advance the athlete experience, enable more blood collections, and increase sample longevity.

February 13

Petition Calls for SEC to Allow for ICO Remediation

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should give past initial coin offering (ICO) organizers the chance to seek remediation in light of possible violations, according to a petition filed with the agency last month.

February 13

Fitbit, Inc. to Acquire Twine Health

Acquisition brings Fitbit’s leading brand and community of millions together with Twine Health’s clinically proven health coaching platform to drive better health outcomes and ultimately, lower healthcare costs

February 07

Token Trader Templum Just Bought a Broker-Dealer

Blockchain startup Templum has acquired Liquid Markets Group's broker-dealer and alternative trading system Liquid M Capital LLC.

January 31

Ex-Apple designers unveil Caffeine social broadcasting platform for games

Two former Apple designers are unveiling Caffeine, a new social broadcasting platform for games, entertainment, and other artistic content.

January 22

Digital Token Exchange Claims First SEC-Compliant Trade

Templum LLC, which operates a digital-assets exchange, said it executed the first trade on its platform, which complies with U.S. securities regulations.

January 10

Goodbye ICOs, Hello TAOs? How Tokens Will Change in 2018

As we enter 2018, it appears that blockchain's contribution to capital formation has only begun.

January 06

Sia Triannual Update: September-December 2017

What a year it’s been! A Sia triannual update covering the whole year...

December 17

Neurala Named CB Insights 2018 Most Promising Private Artificial Intelligence Companies in the World

Deep learning neural networks company Neurala has been selected for inclusion in CB Insights’ Artificial Intelligence 100 list, a ranking of the 100 most promising private artificial intelligence companies in the world.

December 05

APPROVED: Stadio della Roma receives green light

AS Roma’s dream of a new home in the Italian capital moved a step closer to reality on Tuesday night, after the four main governing bodies involved in the decision approved the club’s plans to build Stadio della Roma.

December 04

Madaket Health Reports Multi-Million Dollar Capital Raise, Million Dollar Contracts, and One Million Transactions

Madaket Health, an innovative multi-application SaaS platform for automating healthcare provider data management processes, has experienced significant market validation and growth in 2017 highlighted by several important developments that signal major disruption for the healthcare industry.

November 29

GM and Zoox Robot Cars Battle It Out in San Francisco

The auto maker and startup demonstrate their cars as rival Waymo tests in suburban Phoenix

November 28

The First Look Inside Zoox’s Mysterious Robo-Taxi

Although it’s one of the top-funded automotive startups, Zoox has let few people inside. This month, Bloomberg took a test drive.

November 20

AISense Raises $10M Series A to Power Ambient Voice Intelligence™

AISense announced today it has raised a $10 million Series A round as part of its mission to make all voice conversations accessible and searchable through Ambient Voice Intelligence™. The company is powering transcription for the Zoom Video Communications platform and is working to ship a consumer product available in early 2018.

October 18

Ionis Enters into Collaboration with Seventh Sense Biosystems

Ionis Enters into Collaboration with Seventh Sense Biosystems to Support Development of Improved Blood Collection and Diagnostic Device

October 12

Richard Branson on Hyperloop One investment: 'Going faster than an airline' on land excites me

Richard Branson's Virgin Group is investing in Hyperloop One, a company developing the super-fast transport system originally dreamed up by Elon Musk.

October 10

Lightkeeper - Best North American Data Visualisation Software Provider

Lightkeeper LLC is the leading provider of portfolio intelligence tools to the hedge fund community. Its lightweight, mobile and cost effective software solution allows users to manage and manipulate large portfolio data sets. With Lightkeeper, investment professionals can analyse important information with the click of a mouse or the touch of a screen.

October 05

Doing It Right: New Exchange Templum Is Coming to the U.S. for ICOs

Blockchain firm Templum and broker-dealer Liquid M Capital are teaming up to create a new regulated exchange—eponymously titled Templum—that’s specifically tailored to be a secondary market for tokens and an outlet through which companies can offer Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs).

October 03

Not Just Overstock: Templum to Launch Regulated U.S. Exchange for ICOs

Another regulated platform for token trading is coming to the U.S. market.

September 28

Intarcia Provides Corporate Update

Intarcia Receives Complete Response Letter from the FDA for ITCA 650 Company Is Working Closely with FDA on Next Steps and Path Forward

September 27

SportAD reports strong initial results from launch of NFL, MLB and world soccer fantasy sports contests

SportAD, the B2B sports gaming provider for regulated US markets, is reporting excellent initial results from the launch of their NFL, MLB and World Soccer fantasy sports contests.

September 22

How Passion Investors Helped Revive Narragansett Beer

Once a dominant brand in New England, sales had gone flat in the 2000s. Then came a revival.

September 21

How Millennials Like Their Makeup

At Beautycon—where Sephora meets Coachella—cosmetics are sold with the self-empowering language of Instagram

September 21

Hyperloop One raised an $85 million round at a valuation that tops $700 million

Hyperloop One, the company built on Elon Musk’s vision for fast and efficient freight and passenger transportation, has closed an $85 million investment round. The company’s total funding is now $245 million.

September 14

Nestlé Targets High-End Coffee by Taking Majority Stake in Blue Bottle

The deal highlights the continued hot streak of artisanal coffee, whose rapid growth and fanatical customer base have continued to draw big business.

September 14

Intarcia and Numab Reach Key Milestone with Selection of Multi-specific Development Candidate for Autoimmune Disease

Numab to Initiate Financing Round of CHF 30 Million to Bring Proprietary Pipeline Programs to Clinical Stage

September 11

Corporate Health Partners and Twine Health Announce

Corporate Health Partners ("CHP") and Twine Health ("Twine") announced today the launch of "Omni" virtual coaching for the prevention and management of chronic disease.

August 23

Spreaker, BlogTalkRadio Merge

Spreaker and BlogTalkRadio have announced that their respective boards have approved a merger of the two companies. The combined entity will consist of more than 50,000 podcasts, millions of listeners globally, and a suite of creation and monetization technologies.

August 07

Their invention is valued at $250 million. Here’s why they’re not satisfied

Most entrepreneurs would salivate at the prospect of their invention being valued at $250 million practically overnight. But for one group of twentysomething guys writing code in a Cambridge apartment, the wild interest in their product can feel more like a nine-figure distraction.

July 19

Online art marketplace Artsy raises $50M at $275M valuation to double down on auctions

The market for buying, selling and learning about visual art online is getting a significant boost today. Artsy, the New York startup that has positioned itself as the go-to place for all things arty — a platform for people to learn about visual art online as well as explore opportunities to buy and sell work — has raised $50 million in funding.

July 18

How A Bunch of Data Geeks Charmed the Art World - and Modernized It

In a year of failures for art-related startups, Artsy CEO Carter Cleveland might be the last man standing.

July 18

Resorts Casino Hotel Becomes First In New Jersey To Offer Daily Fantasy Sports

As New Jersey awaits the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on a case concerning whether it can allow sports betting within its borders, an Atlantic City casino is launching daily fantasy sports contests for money.

July 06

Meta Caps Off Successful AWE 2017 with Best-in-Show Auggie Award

Augmented Reality Award Follows Keynote Unveiling of Meta Workspace at World’s Largest AR + VR Event

June 14

Blockchain Tech Company Sia (Siacoin) Could Disrupt Dropbox and Amazon

Ethereum and Bitcoin are making the most headlines, but look out for Sia, too.

June 06

Twine Health Tapped by Wellness Coaches for Employee Health Activation

Wellness Coaches has selected Twine Health as a core technology partner to help improve the health, safety and well-being of employees. Wellness Coaches currently delivers its health and safety services to more than 500 employee worksites in 35 states, and has had more than 5 million coaching sessions with over 250,000 employees.

June 04

Siacoin Value Reaches US$0.01 As Trading Volume Surpasses Ethereum

A lot of things are happening in the world of cryptocurrency as of late. Various currencies, assets, and tokens are all increasing in value right now. To some people, there does not appear to be a method to the madness. One coin that stands out over the past 24 hours is Siacoin. After a lengthy accumulation period, the currency finally surpassed the US$0.01 value. The bigger question is why this is happening right now.

May 04

Future of sports betting: fantasy sports

The line between traditional sports betting and fantasy sports is blurring rapidly and soon may be erased altogether.

April 11

Sia Integration With Nextcloud Gives Users Decentralized Backend

Decentralized cloud storage suite Sia has announced its first-ever inhouse integration as an app on the Nextcloud store.

April 11

RippleNami and BanQu Enter Strategic Partnership to Create Disruptive Technology

RippleNami, a cloud-based data visualization platform, announced today it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with BanQu, the first-ever blockchain technology platform and network that enables economic identities for refugees and impoverished people around the world. When these disruptive technologies unite, amazing innovation brings about dramatic change.

April 10

Euroclear Bankchain Service Processes 100,000 Gold Settlements

Euroclear, a trusted provider of post-trade services, and Paxos®, a financial technology company delivering pioneering blockchain solutions, are pleased to announce the successful completion of their second pilot for Euroclear Bankchain, the new blockchain settlement service for London bullion due to go live this year.

March 28

Secretive Robotaxi Startup Zoox Prepares for Real-World Testing

The name Zoox probably does not mean much to its neighbors, or even to electric vehicle fans seeking the birthplace of Tesla Motors, which started in this very building in 2004. But behind these glass walls and shuttered garages is one of the most buttoned-up and most valuable autonomous vehicle startups in the world.

March 08

Conversion Logic raises $9 million to help marketers understand cross-channel attribution

As new channels are added (seemingly everyday), marketing analytics and attribution — especially across those channels — is becoming an increasingly complex problem to solve.

February 14


Today Planet successfully launched 88 Dove satellites to orbit—the largest satellite constellation ever to reach orbit.

February 14

AS Roma Enters Esports in Partnership with Fnatic

Fnatic, the leading organization in esports, announced today its partnership with Italian football club, AS Roma, to introduce the club’s first professional team to FIFA’s growing esports league.

February 07

Openbay Launches Subscription-Service Suite for Auto Repair Shops

Today, Openbay, the online marketplace for auto repair, announces a suite of subscription services for automotive-service centers to address challenges of acquiring and retaining customers.

February 02

Snapchat parent Snap Inc. files for $3B IPO, could be the biggest tech debut in years

Snapchat parent Snap Inc. officially filed its initial public offering on Thursday, planning to raise up to $3 billion, ahead of what is widely expected to be one of the biggest U.S. tech IPOs since Facebook.

January 31

Lightkeeper Innovates Portfolio Intelligence With an Exciting New Product Update

Lightkeeper LLC™ ("Lightkeeper"), the leading provider of portfolio intelligence tools and customized reporting solutions for the hedge fund industry, is pleased to announce its latest major product update, Lightkeeper 3.0.

January 17

Tech Giants Have Raised $27M To Build More Ethical AI

According to the Wall Street Journal, artificial intelligence spending is geared up for a major boom, and some of Silicon Valley's wealthiest are investing big to ensure AI's road ahead is not just safe but ethically sound.

December 29

Gates Foundation in $140m anti-AIDS pact with Boston-based Intarcia

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is investing $50 million in Boston-based biotech firm Intarcia Therapeutics and plans to contribute another $90 million to the company in an effort to better prevent HIV in Africa.

December 21

Julep to be acquired in big roll-up of cosmetics brands by newly-formed Glansaol

The newly-formed company [Glansaol] — led by former Revlon CEO Alan Ennis — emerged on the scene this week in a big way when it announced its intentions to acquire Seattle cosmetics upstart Julep, as well as the acquisition of cosmetics company Laura Geller and the planned acquisition of Clark’s Botanicals.

December 16

Luminoso Technologies, Inc. Demonstrates that Natural Language Understanding Can Be Run on Embedded Devices

Today, Luminoso Technologies, Inc., a global leader in artificial intelligence-based deep analytics, announced that the company’s software incorporating word embeddings can be run on a Raspberry Pi, or the equivalent of an iPhone 5.

November 16

DraftKings and FanDuel Have Agreed to Merge [Report]

Boston-based DraftKings and New York-based FanDuel have reached an agreement to merge, Dan Primack reported Wednesday afternoon, citing three sources. Primack later tweeted that a formal announcement is expected within a week.

November 15

Snapchat files for one of the biggest tech IPOs in years: sources

Snapchat has filed for an initial public offering, sources familiar with the situation said on Tuesday, which puts the messaging app a step closer to the biggest U.S. stock market debut since 2014.

November 07

Opinion: Blockchain offers poorest a real economic identity — and a shot at the SDGs

"While blockchain technology will not solve all our problems or magically deliver the SDGs, it will give us the ability to think and act differently" — Ashish Gadnis, CEO and founder, BanQu

November 07

Openbay, Auto-Repair Marketplace, Featured on Google Play Store

Openbay is a Featured App on the Google Play Store Quick, Intuitive Solution is the Industry’s Gold Standard for Booking Vehicle Service

November 07

Startup Zoox’s Valuation Soars to $1.55 Billion

Zoox Inc., the secretive Silicon Valley startup working to build its own self-driving cars, has quietly raised another round of funding that puts its valuation at $1.55 billion, a big jump from just a few months prior and a sign of increased interest in automotive technology.

November 02

Saving the American Dream: Wefunder Becomes a Public Benefit Corporation

Wefunder, the leader to date in the Reg CF crowdfunding market, has become a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC).

October 25

Sia v1.0.3 Comes Out, Aims At Revolution in Blockchain Cloud Storage

The usually quiet – but actively running – developers behind the decentralized cloud storage, Sia, have just released their most stable version yet: Sia v1.0.3. David Vorick, the lead developer behind the project and Nebulous Labs co-founder, has been working on the project along with a small team of developers since 2014.

October 24

A startup’s constellation of tiny satellites is now photographing half of earth’s landmass every day

After two years in operation, the satellite-imaging startup Planet tells Quartz that it is now photographing more than 50 million square kilometers of the earth every single day.

October 20

Co-Founder John McDonnell, Chief Data Architect Jiri Novak join Uphold to build out global payment services

Uphold, the leading cloud-based financial platform, today announces the acquisition of Bitnet, as well as the appointment of Bitnet CEO and co-founder John McDonnell and Bitnet Chief Data Architect Jiri Novak to Uphold’s executive team.

October 20

Ground-breaking Study by BioBeats Uncovers New Ways to Beat Stress

Ground-breaking Study by BioBeats Uncovers New Ways to Beat Stress – Immediate effect of breathing interventions sees 23% reduction in users given easy-to-use solutions for improving their wellbeing

October 18

Metamarkets Secures $14.25 Million in Growth Capital Led by Wellington Financial, Doubles Run Rate in 2016

Metamarkets, the leader in interactive analytics for programmatic marketing, announced today it has closed a credit facility with Wellington Financial LP and City National Bank totaling $14.25 million. This growth capital will help Metamarkets expand its engineering team and invest even further in its award-winning real-time data processing infrastructure.

October 18

Wearables Suck: BioBeats makes significant breakthrough to improve data from wearables to offer you the most accurate stress

BioBeats, the leader in digital health and artificial intelligence, announces significant improvement to its ability to measure stress and provide you with even better insight and interventions.

October 13

Hyperloop One Raises $50 Million in Fresh Funding, Hires Senior Finance Executive

Hyperloop One Inc. has hired a senior financial executive and raised $50 million in new financing to keep its development on track after an acrimonious lawsuit with the transportation startup’s co-founder.

October 13

Uber’s former financial wizard is joining Hyperloop One

Brent Callinicos has a reputation as one of the smartest financial minds in Silicon Valley. He helped spearhead Uber’s fastest years of growth as the ride-hailing startup’s chief financial officer, and served similar roles at Google and Microsoft. Now he’s heading to Hyperloop One, a futuristic transportation startup that has both a lot of potential and a lot of baggage.

October 13

PlaceIQ Announces Strategic Investment from Alibaba Group

PlaceIQ, the company building a new model of consumer behavior by connecting physical and digital activities across time, space, and mobile devices, today announced it has secured a strategic investment from Alibaba Group, the world’s largest online and mobile commerce company.

October 12

BNP Paribas and BioBeats Complete Landmark Workplace Stress and Wellness Study with over 550 Employees

Building on the success of previous trials with AXA PPP Healthcare, BioBeats, the leader in digital health and artificial intelligence, has completed one of the largest studies on corporate stress and wellness with leading financial services company, BNP Paribas, an AXA PPP Healthcare client.

October 05

Blue Bottle's Pour-Over Coffee Expands to Three Cities

The venture-capital backed, slow-drip, "anti-Starbucks" coffee chain that hipsters in California and New York line up to guzzle like water is expanding to three new cities this fall.

September 28

Paxos & Euroclear Collaborating on Launch of Euroclear Bankchain for Gold Settlement in London Bullion Market

Paxos, a financial technology company delivering revolutionary blockchain solutions for the financial services industry, and Euroclear, one of the world's largest settlement houses, announced today that they are working on the development of a blockchain settlement service for the gold market, called Euroclear Bankchain.

September 28

Publicis.Sapient and Luminoso Technologies, Inc. Team to Accelerate the Development and Application of Artificial Intelligenc

Companies Introduce Groundbreaking Future-of-Retail Virtual Assistant to Demonstrate the Power of AI in Delivering A Hyper-Personalized and Insight-driven Commerce Experience

September 26

How Jaden Smith & Just Are Changing The Water Game

It's not every bottled water company that tells us we should be drinking tap water. But Just isn't like any other bottled water company we've heard of.

September 20

Michael DePalma Named CEO of PhaseCapital

Today, PhaseCapital announced that it has appointed Michael DePalma as Chief Executive Officer. In his new role for the Boston-based asset manager, DePalma will lead efforts to commercialize its current product offering, and leverage the firm’s formidable data, trading and technology platform to diversify its product set.

September 15

Intarcia Completes First Close of a Major Equity Financing; Poised for ITCA 650 NDA Filing for Type 2 Diabetes, Commercial Re

Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the first closing of a major equity financing that puts the company in a strong strategic and financial position over the next 2-3 years as it prepares for the potential approval and launch of ITCA 650 late next year, and the parallel progression of several novel pipeline programs in major chronic diseases like diabetes, obesity and auto-immune/inflammation.

September 13

Revolutionary Blockchain Technology Firm, Paxos, Unveiled Today

Paxos, a financial technology company delivering revolutionary blockchain solutions for global financial institutions, today unveiled its new brand.

August 30

Sapient Government Services and Luminoso Technologies, Inc. team to provide artificial intelligence-powered digital transform

Today, Sapient Government Services, part of Publicis.Sapient, and Luminoso Technologies, a leading global player in deep analytics, announced a marketing partnership.

August 23

Magnetic Appoints Data and Machine Learning Veteran Paul Phillips as Chief Data Officer

Marketing technology company Magnetic (, today announced that data strategy, analytics, and machine learning veteran Paul Phillips has been appointed as Chief Data Officer.

August 12

Anthemis Group Announces First Close of Anthemis Venture Fund I, Led by European Investment Fund and UniCredit

Anthemis Group (“Anthemis”), a digital financial services venture capital and strategic advisory firm, has announced the first close of the Anthemis Venture Fund I (“the fund”).

January 20

Leading Marketing Cloud Companies Qualia and BlueCava Announce Merger

Combination Aligns BlueCava's Leading SaaS-Based Cross-Screen Marketing Solution With Qualia's Powerful Consumer Intent Decision Engine to Target 'In-Market Consumers' Across All Devices; Current Qualia CEO and Well-Known Industry Veteran Kathy Leake to Lead New Organization

December 07

Twine Health Closes Series A Financing, Aims to End Fee-for-Service Primary Care

Twine Health today closed its series A financing totaling $6.75M, propelling the company’s mission to make its health coaching platform the linchpin of value-based care.

November 05

TicketManager Secures $20MM Series B to Simplify the Business of Client Entertainment

SaaS provider of customer entertainment and sports ticket management announces expansion plans and new sponsorships on news of record growth and a new investment round

November 03

How Blockchain Is Changing Finance As We Know It

Many people have become familiar with bitcoin as a currency and the technological processes behind it. Bitcoin transactions are verified using the same open-source blockchain technology behind torrents and Tor.

October 27

Africa is the New Frontier of Impact Investing

In the endless search for global development opportunities, the supply is limited for the first time in history. Africa is truly the last frontier.

October 27

Why Entrepreneurs Should Pay Attention to the RAISE Act

As technology has evolved, the landscape dictating how companies can gain capital has changed drastically. There has never been as much access as there is now — especially with crowdfunding strategies available — but we still operate on a system that was created pre-Internet.

September 08

Sotheby’s and Artsy to collaborate on online-only contemporary art auction

Sotheby’s and Artsy are delighted to announce their collaboration on an online-only auction.

September 03

Demands for Impact Investing Are on the Rise — How to get Your Investment Portfolio Ready

Three ways financial advisers can incorporate impact investing into their traditional investment portfolios.

September 01

Will Tweet for Money: A New Crowdfunding Avenue

When money changes hands, it almost never literally touches human hands. Ask most people under the age of 30 when they last talked to a bank teller, and you might be surprised by how many can’t remember. Many people cut out the middleman in money transfers by using banking apps and depositing checks via mobile snapshots.

August 28

LinkedIn Acquires Predictive Marketing Firm Fliptop To Boost Its Sales Solutions Offering

LinkedIn has acquired the predictive sales and marketing firm Fliptop in an effort to boost development of its own Sales Solutions offering. The professional social networking company says that the integration of the teams and technology will take several months. Financial terms have not been disclosed.

August 19

The Buzz About Impact Investing: Doing Well by Doing Good

Impact investing allows one to help forward causes they care about, while reaping the benefits of good businesses. Even though this concept has been around for awhile, it is becoming even more prevalent with more resources and accessibility.

July 22

At BeautyCon, Fans Meet Their YouTube Fashion and Beauty Idols

Small screen stars like Bethanny Mota have millions of views from detailing their morning routines and new products.

July 10

How BeautyCon Nailed The Formula For Connecting Brands With The YouTube Generation

BeautyCon CEO Moj Mahdara reveals how she built a powerful, authentic media brand that a young, diverse demographic goes crazy for.

June 30

BeautyCon Partners with Cosmopolitan, Cosmopolitan for Latina and Seventeen for the Ultimate Los Angeles BeautyCon Festival

Top beauty tastemakers will be center stage uniting fans, brands and creators. Event will feature keynote by Bethany Mota and performances by Becky G, Jack & Jack and Sabrina Carpenter.

June 29

Fliptop Posts Transparent Pricing, Chides Other Predictive Firms For Not Doing So

Predictive lead scoring firms are in the business of clarifying which prospects are most likely to become customers.

June 24

Openbay to Power New AutoZone Online Auto Repair Service

Openbay, the only nationwide online marketplace for auto repair, has partnered with AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO) to enable Boston-area consumers to comparison shop for and book automotive repair and maintenance services with a network of local professionals directly from

May 26

Conversion Logic Chief Data Scientist ranked Top 10 in the World

Conversion Logic's Chief Data Scientist, Jeong-Yoon Lee, was ranked by Kaggle as a Top 10 Data Scientist in the World.

May 07

BitBeat: ItBit Open Shop In U.S. As a Trust Company, Raises $25 Million

ItBit, a New York-based digital-currency exchange, opened its doors on Thursday to U.S. customers as a trust company. The 18-month old startup announced that it has received a trust company charter from the New York State Department of Financial Services that will allow it to operate in all 50 states as a fully regulated financial-services entity. ItBit also closed on a $25 million funding round, bringing its total capital raising to $32 million, and named several notable people to its board of directors, including former FDIC chairman Sheila Bair and former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley.

May 06

Baby Registry Site Cricket’s Circle Selects $2.25 Million Seed Round

Cricket’s Circle, which offers a baby registry and helps pregnant women decide which items they need to purchase, received backing from East Coast and West Coast investors in a $2.25 million seed round.

April 28

General Assembly arrives in Singapore

According to an official statement, General Assembly has begun its pre-launch "sneak peek" programming at GA Singapore at 113 Somerset Road. The official launch will be on May 15.

April 27

Willie Nelson-Backed Music Show Gets Financing; Distribution Deal Eyed

"Inside Arlyn," an in-production live music television series created in part by Austin country music legend Willie Nelson, has signed a partnership with the Raptor Group investment firm to finance the series and help it secure a distribution deal.

April 23

Exclusive: Bitcoin Exchange itBit Seeks New York Banking License

In a little noticed move, bitcoin exchange itBit has filed for a banking license in New York, according to the state banking authority.

April 20

Famed S.F. Bakery Acquired By Local Coffee Powerhouse

A couple of the Bay Area’s top artisan food companies are joining forces. Tartine, the popular San Francisco bakery that often sees long lines for its bread and pastries, is being acquired by Oakland-based Blue Bottle Coffee, and it has big plans for expansion.

March 26

Artsy announces $25MM Series C funding led by Catterton

Artsy (, the online platform for learning about and collecting art, has raised $25MM in Series C funding led by Catterton, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm. Michael Farello, a partner at the firm, will join Artsy’s board of directors.

February 10

Social Commerce Site Fancy Raises Around $20M In Series D Led By Carlos Slim Jr And Japan’s CCC

Some hot news for Fancy, the social shopping platform based out of New York. The company has raised a Series D round of around $20 million, a strategic investment led by Mexico’s Carlos Slim Domit and CCC, a holding company out of Japan whose main business is the Tsutaya chain of book and media retailers.

January 08

Why Spartan Race Teaches Us That Success In Business Is All About Perseverance

This can’t be happening… again. These words rang like a bell inside the mind of Joe De Sena in early 2011, as he began to come to terms with what seemed like the inevitable – the failure of yet another one of his ambitious business ideas.

December 22


Following the official approval of Rome City Council, also the Assemblea Capitolina provided a positive feedback to the project.

September 16

With $7.9 Million In Funding, Workpop Launches As A Job Marketplace For Hourly Workers

In the service industry, where quality workers can be hard to come by and turnover is significant, new jobs marketplace Workpop hopes to simplify the process of finding and hiring talent.

July 21

Jenna Wolfe Takes On The Spartan Extreme Athletic Race

The competition, not for the faint of heart, has timed obstacles requiring real athletic ability. People from all walks of life are finding their inner Spartan through the race. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.

June 10

Meet the Most Punishing Man in Fitness

On a sprawling farm in Vermont, Spartan Race founder Joe De Sena runs a business and a fitness crusade. He'll train anyone who shows up, with one major caveat: You must submit to his every cruel and unusual whim.

June 10

Yasso® Frozen Greek Yogurt Founders Named Finalists for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ New England Region Awards

Drew Harrington and Amanda Klane, founders of Yasso® Frozen Greek Yogurt, the fast-growing, first-to-market frozen Greek yogurt bar that's made its way into 14,000 stores across the nation in three short years, have been named finalists for one of the country's most prestigious business awards: the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award.

April 22

Spartan Race Runner Builds An Empire

This particular gash is taking forever to heal, David Magida explains as he points to a triangular scab on his shin.

February 04

Yasso® Frozen Greek Yogurt Introduces Five New Indulgent Flavors

Creator of First Frozen Greek Yogurt Bars Adds Fan Favorites to Its Award-Winning Lineup

November 01

Are you Spartan Race material? Prove it in a Death Race and You're Hired

A s an extreme athlete and entrepreneur in the early 2000s, Joe DeSena didn't understand why he couldn't find employees as driven and hard working as he was.

October 02

Spartan Race Makes Push For Olympics

Spartan Race founder Joe Desena is on a mission: He wants to make obstacle course racing an Olympic sport.

September 03

Spartan Race Growing Through Participation Surge And Reebok / NBC Partnerships

In 2010, Spartan Race ran its first event and miraculously inspired 1,500 people to show up and complete an obstacle course built to challenge even the most fit competitors.

August 21

Spartan Race Goes Prime Time

Spartan Race has teamed up with NBC Sports and Reebook for a world championship event. Joe DeSena, Spartan Race CEO, provides a preview of the race.

August 08

Spartan Race Partners With NBC Sports Group To Bring Obstacle Racing To Television

$250,000 Spartan Race World Championship in Central Vermont is Focus of Sept. 21-22 Taping

June 13

Startup focus: Spartan Race Sprinting Toward Global Appeal

Every June, some of the world's top endurance athletes — long distance cyclists, ultra-marathoners and Ironman triathlon competitors — gather in Pittsfield, Vt., to take part in what is arguably the greatest competition of will, strength and stamina the world has ever known.

May 28

Unreal featured in Business Insider’s “14 Startups That Will Change The Way You Eat”

There's a growing number of startups focusing on the food market.

April 28

Venture Capitalists Are Making Bigger Bets On Food Start-Ups

What if the next big thing in tech does not arrive on your smartphone or in the cloud? What if it lands on your plate?

April 12

Sonic Notify Uses Sound Waves To Push Content To Your Phone, Nabs A Patent

What if your smartphone was actually smart enough to know the exact product you’re standing in front of in a store, without any help from your part? Or what if it could automatically receive offers related to what you’re watching on TV?

April 12

Spartan Racers to Climb Walls at Citi Field While Mets Are Away

Joe De Sena’s ultimate goal is to have a Spartan Race included in the Olympics. For now, the Queens native who founded the obstacle racing series is happy to have the sport at New York’s Citi Field.

April 03

Nic + Zoe Featured On The Today Show

Nic + Zoe Featured On The Today Show

March 22

Tom Brady and the Easter Bunny Join the Food Movement

It’s not every day you see Tom Brady peg the Easter Bunny in the head with a football, but that’s what happened this week when the Easter Bunny launched his “Apology Tour.”

March 21

MediaSpike Expands Effort to Place Product Ads Inside Social and Mobile Games

MediaSpike brings product placement — like the branded soda cans you see in movies — into social and mobile games. And the company is making considerable headway on its mission.

March 21

Forbes: Sports Names You Need To Know In 2013

Spartan Race is featured in Forbes: Sport Names You Need To Know In 2013.

March 19

Watch Tom Brady hit the Easter Bunny in the head with a football - VIDEO

It's not every day you see one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL tossing the pigskin to a holiday mascot, but that day is today. Tom Brady pegged the Easter bunny with a football as part of an ad for UNREAL, a Boston candy company, resulting in what may be the best holiday advertisement of our time. Brady also took time to teach the bunny how to successfully celebrate a touchdown throw, which Peter Cottontail struggles with.

March 19

UNREAL® Sponsors The 2013 Easter Bunny Apology Tour

Easter Bunny Apologizes for the Candy He's Been Putting in Baskets and Admits He Never Read the Labels; Invites Everyone to Join Movement to Unjunk Candy

March 04

Navy Seal Training Intersects With American Gladiator

Run for miles. Jump over fire. Crawl under barbed wire. Get pummeled in what's called a Gladiator Arena. And you pay more than $100 to do it. Welcome to the Spartan Race and the world of obstacle racing, one of the fastest growing sports — and businesses — in the United States.

February 01

Nic + Zoe Shows Off a New Attitude for Spring

In the eight years since launching Nic + Zoe, a knitwear label named after her children, creative director Dorian Lightbown has set up a network of 950 specialty doors without much fanfare — until now.

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January 18

The Reebok Spartan Race Times Square Challenge - VIDEO

Times Square's first ever extreme obstacle race saw hundreds of contestants take part including actress/model Brooklyn Decker; former NY Giants All-Pro Tiki Barber; Spartan Race Champion Hobie Call; and Spencer Hendel, winner of the Obstacle Course event at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games.

January 17

Reebok and Spartan Race Announce Partnership

Brands Launch New Collaboration with "Reebok Spartan Race Times Square Challenge" in New York City; a Celebration of America's Newest Sport: Obstacle Racing

January 17

Spartan Race - Citi Field Spartan Sprint Announcement

LUSHING, N.Y. (January 17, 2013) – Spartan Race, the world’s leading obstacle racing series and Outside Magazine’s Best Obstacle Race in 2012, is bringing the Reebok Spartan Race Sprint to Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, in Flushing on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 8 a.m.

January 16

Is That the AAF in My Security Checkpoint Tray?

The American Advertising Federation is launching the largest-ever advertising campaign in the industry trade group's history, a consumer push consisting of a series of out-of-home ads placed in airports nationwide.

December 08

Socialising Your Business Data With Fliptop

About a year ago I read a blog post (sorry cannot remember where) on the best social media tools. One of the tools mentioned was Fliptop. This is a tool that can take your email data, or your social follower data and append it with much more information on the individuals – e.g. if you have an email address then Fliptop can find all of the social profiles associated with that email address and append them to the email address. It can also run the same process starting with a Twitter handle.

December 07

Put Your Advertisement In Front Of Travelers at Airports

It's exciting and refreshing to be able to visit different countries and places across the globe. Some people travel because they have business functions to attend to, while most want to experience other culture, to relax and meet new people.

November 19

Spartan Race at Fenway Park - VIDEO

There was a monster of a race at Fenway Park this weekend and it had nothing to do with the Boston Red Sox.

November 18

Obstacles Test Athletes’ Grit

BOSTON — Kelly Syms’s face scrunched up as she inched a 55-pound concrete weight up a rope pulley higher and higher into the air.

November 15

Local Company on Mission to Unjunk World, America's Favorite Candy

(FOX 25 / VIDEO – Without the corn syrup, the artificial ingredients and the partially hydrogenated oils, would candy taste good?

October 30

Healthy Halloween Candy: The Not-As-Bad-for-You Halloween Treat

American kids will carry home about 600 million pounds of commercial Halloween candy this month. And as they sleep, parents everywhere will begin the age-old process of tossing out the bulk of the booty

October 16

Raptor Ventures Joins Capital On Stage

We’re glad to add another VC to the strong line-up of VCs on our program for the Capital On Stage New York edition: Harry DeMott. Harry is MD at Raptor Ventures.

September 28

Raptor Bites Into VC Market With $32M Toward Fund I

Raptor Ventures, an early-stage East Coast investor, has raised $32.2 million toward its inaugural fund, according to a regulatory filing.

September 27


You know something's delicious when Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen, Matt Damon, John Legend, and Jack Dorsey all say it is. UNREAL has unjunked Americas favorite candy.

September 06

Brands Take to the Sky for Higher Reach

Security Point Media, the leader in airport passenger security checkpoint advertising and the innovator of the Secure Tray System worked up a plan to provide free bins to airports in exchange for the right to sell advertisements on the bins.

August 30

“In the Studio,” GraphScience’s Raymond Rouf Turns Facebook Graph Data Into Dollars

“In the Studio” closes out the summer months by hosting a repeat entrepreneur who started his first two companies right after college, both of which grew to modest sizes before imploding, and after moving to the Valley about five years ago to work as a product manager at a small venture-backed company, had an insight about the e-commerce potential of Facebook that led to his current company.

August 30

“In the Studio,” GraphScience’s Raymond Rouf Turns Facebook Graph Data Into Dollars

“In the Studio” closes out the summer months by hosting a repeat entrepreneur who started his first two companies right after college, both of which grew to modest sizes before imploding, and after moving to the Valley about five years ago to work as a product manager at a small venture-backed company, had an insight about the e-commerce potential of Facebook that led to his current company.

August 20

Raptor Consumer Partners Announces Investment in Spartan Race

Raptor Consumer Partners (“RCP”), a leading consumer-focused growth equity firm, today announced that it has partnered with leading global obstacle racing series Spartan Race, Inc. (“Spartan Race”).

August 20

Boston Firm Buys Stake in Adventure-Racing Group

Pallotta’s firm, Raptor Capital Management, is investing in Spartan Race Inc., which runs a new breed of obstacle-race events that involve climbing walls, slogging through mud, and crawling under barbed wire.

July 31

Washington D.C. airports implement innovative checkpoint system

SecurityPoint Media, a leading alternative advertising firm, in conjunction with JCDecaux, the world’s largest out of home advertising company, is implementing its SecureTray System® at security checkpoints in Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport.

June 28

Raptor Consumer Partners Invests in Women’s Apparel Manufacturer Nic + Zoe

Raptor Consumer Partners (“RCP”), a leading consumer-focused growth equity firm, announced today that it has made a minority investment in Nic + Zoe, a leading manufacturer of women’s apparel available in Nordstrom department stores as well as more than 800 specialty retailers nationwide.

June 28

Raptor Consumer Partners sheds low profile, backs 2nd consumer biz in Boston

Raptor Consumer Partners, a Boston-based growth equity firm focused on consumer businesses, planned to announce its second investment this morning since launching quietly a year ago — and in both cases, the investments are for local companies.

June 22

A Sweet Venture

Michael Bronner's son Nick loves candy. So much that the well- known entrepreneur started a candy company with his son, but one with a twist: it would not make chocolates with common junk food ingredients such as corn syrup and unhealthy oils.

June 22

Raptor Consumer Partners Leads First-Round Investment in Unreal Brands

Raptor Consumer Partners (“RCP”), a leading consumer-focused growth equity firm, today announced that it has partnered with Boston-based food company Unreal Brands, Inc. (“Unreal” or the “Company”) to help launch a line of “unjunked” chocolate candies in over 30,000 stores nationwide, beginning this summer.

May 21

The Daily Start-Up: Ticket Evolution Nabs $3.5M For Large Events

Ticket Evolution, a software platform aimed at streamlining the distribution of tickets for large events, has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding from Raptor Ventures (the venture arm of Raptor Group) and Dace Ventures.

May 18

Raptor Group invests in ticket firm

A venture arm of Raptor Group, based in Boston, said it led a $3.5 million investment in Ticket Evolution, a New Jersey company that sells event-ticketing systems.

May 11

Social Commerce: From Hi to Buy

His battle-ax is, a Web site that launched in 2011 and aims to create a seamless integration between social media and e-commerce by enabling users to purchase products without leaving its platform.

April 05

SecurityPoint Media in line for Tampa International contract

Tampa-based SecurityPoint Media is on the verge of adding Tampa International to its growing roster of airports.

March 26

Raptor House at SXSW

From March 9th-17th, 2012 Raptor Group transformed Austin's iconic Hotel St. Cecilia into “Raptor House”.

March 19

Social Shopping Site Adds Former GSI Exec as CTO

OpenSky has snagged Michael Schnapf, former SVP of Product and Technology at GSI Commerce, as its CTO.

March 19

With help from Celtics co-owner, Krush to expand sports product 'pretail' biz

Krush CEO Gina Ashe says its 'pretail' site is set to get a big product expansion, with the addition of products from the worlds of basketball, baseball and other sports.

March 17

Raptor House at SXSW

From March 9th-17th, 2012 Raptor Group transformed Austin's iconic Hotel St. Cecilia into “Raptor House”.

March 17

Raptor House at SXSW

From March 9th-17th, 2012 Raptor Group transformed Austin's iconic Hotel St. Cecilia into “Raptor House”.

March 05

Celebrity Shopping Service OpenSky Hires Merchandising Exec

OpenSky, the e-commerce company that lets users “follow� celebrities using a Twitter-like system, has hired its first chief merchandising officer.

March 01

An ad platform aims to help retailers find Facebook friends

GraphScience employs demographic data to present Facebook ads to the right consumers.

February 28

GraphScience Debuts SocialEngine Facebook Ad Platform

GraphScience said SocialEngine is built on top of the Facebook advertising application-programming interface, and it uses proprietary algorithms to help marketers better target their promotional efforts.

February 28

GraphScience Promises To Turn Facebook Commerce Into A Moneymaker

GraphScience Promises To Turn Facebook Commerce Into A Moneymaker.

February 28

A Startup Competitor to Google AdWords

GraphScience has already signed some of the United States' largest retailers while in stealth mode. And after today's launch, the CEO hopes to soon compete with Google AdWords.

February 13

How to Get More From Your Brand's Facebook Data

As Facebook looks to scale its $1 billion profit for 2011 reported in its IPO filing, its data on about 845 million users is its chief asset. But the company has been restrained in what it offers fan-page owners.

January 06

Krush grooves on new $4.5M financing

Brand-focused social shopping startup Krush Inc. has raised $4.5 million in a new funding round from a syndicate of seven investors, according to federal documents

October 24

OpenSky Raises $30 Million for Twitter-Inspired Shopping Site

OpenSky Secures $30 million Funding From Providence Equity Partners, Highland Capital Partners, Canaan Partners and The Raine Group

October 12

James Pallotta's Raptor Ventures Makes First VC Investment

New Boston-based venture capital fund Raptor Ventures has announced its first investment, into a Florida-based company that places advertising at airport security checkpoints.

June 24

OpenSky Reboots as a Social Network for Shopping

OpenSky Reboots as a Social Network for Shopping

April 18

OpenSky Launches, Making Online Shopping Personal and Social

New Site Connects Members with Their Favorite Celebs and Experts For In-The-Know Recommendations at Insider Prices

March 22

Fliptop makes RSS feeds more accessible

Little utility packages subscriptions for publishers and users. Subscribe button gives readers lots of controls, while browse button enables easier content tracking.