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FiftyThree is out to turn the iPad into a digital art studio and publishing house

Pencils may be one of the oldest products on the market, but a tech company based in Tribeca is turning pencils and paper into state-of-the-art apps. FiftyThree, a startup launched in 2011 by four former Microsoft staffers, builds stylish apps and electronics tools for writing, sketching and creating. Read more >

By |July 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FieldLens closes $8m funding round

FieldLens, the New York City, US-based developer of a mobile field management tool for the construction industry, today announced that it had raised $8 million in capital in a Series A round led by Boston-based OpenView Venture Partners. The financing will help FieldLens accelerate product adoption while continuing to develop new features for its users. […]

By |May 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

David Eisenberg of Floored: Who WOULDN’T prefer to have an ‘extremely photo realistic immersive 3-D experience’?

The two-dimensional, black-and-white floorplan’s time has come and gone, and is being replaced by “extremely photo realistic immersive three-dimensional experience” that can drive consumer engagement that leads to faster leases and sales, says Floored founder and CEO David Eisenberg. Read + Watch More >

By |May 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dashlane Raises $22 Million to Manage Passwords in Post-Heartbleed World

Big money is flowing into the password security space. Dashlane, a five-year-old password management service, announced Monday that it has raised a $22 million Series B round of funding, bringing the startup’s total funding to date to $30 million. Read More >

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Dashlane Raises $22 Million to Manage Passwords in Post-Heartbleed World

Dashlane, a five-year-old password management service, announced Monday that it has raised a $22 million Series B round of funding, bringing the startup’s total funding to date to $30 million. Read More >

By |May 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Harry’s takes on Gillette

That Harry’s is looking to take on consumer products giants like Gillette and Schick—two companies that have long dominated the men’s $2.4 billion shaving market—is audacious enough. But now consider that in January the fledgling firm plunked down $100 million to buy Feintechnik, a nearly 100-year-old German company and factory that makes the shaving products Harry’s sells. Watch […]

By |May 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jonathan Cedar + BioLite: The Wood Stove That Generates Electricity

Jonathan Cedar, co-founder and CEO of BioLite, explains how the company’s wood-burning stove generates electricitiy. He speaks with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television’s “Taking Stock.” Watch >

By |May 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Research from Movable Ink Shows Surging Tablet Use by US Consumers

More and more Americans are turning to tablets when it comes to interacting with consumer brands, according to a new research report from Agile Email Marketing technology provider, Movable Ink. The data reveals that 18.5% of marketing emails were opened on a tablet in the first quarter, up from 16.5% from the previous quarter, and from 13.8% when […]

By |May 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why This Startup Ditched Silicon Valley For New York Despite Higher West Coast Valuations

Ex-McKinsey consultant turned entrepreneur, Kathryn Minshew is CEO of New York-based job search website The Muse. It’s a company she founded to try to make job hunting less painful – using videos and interviews alongside openings to give people looking for work to get an inside peek on what it’s really like to work at places […]

By |May 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FieldLens Raises $8 Million in Series A Round Led By OpenView Venture Partners

FieldLens, a mobile field management tool for the construction industry, today announced that it has raised $8 million in capital in a Series A round led by OpenView Venture Partners. The financing will help FieldLens accelerate product adoption while continuing to develop valuable new features for its users. Read more >

By |May 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments