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Winklevoss Twins Pump $1 Million into Divya Narendra’s SumZero Winklevoss Twins Pump $1 Million into Divya Narendra’s SumZero

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have put their hands into another social network, but this one doesn’t involve likes, pokes, or any photos of obscure friends’ babies. The Winklevii, best known for the part they played in the creation of Facebook …

Bing Reveals First Bing Fund Startups Bing Reveals First Bing Fund Startups
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Bing unveiled the Bing Fund last month, describing it as an angel investor with an incubator, “working with hot startups to innovate online.” Bing announced today the first two startups it has been working with: Buddy and Pinion. The former, …

Bing Fund Gets A Proper Unveiling: Here’s What It Has To Offer Bing Fund Gets A Proper Unveiling: Here’s What It Has To Offer

Earlier this week, we reported on The Bing Fund, which was basically in the “coming soon” stage. Now, it’s here. On the BingFund homepage, it says, “Hi, we’re an angel investor with an incubator, working with hot startups to innovate …

If You’re Trying to Meet Real Goals, New Tool Goalee Could Help If You’re Trying to Meet Real Goals, New Tool Goalee Could Help
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With so many new social services rising up, it’s hard to keep them all straight, let alone, take the time to try each of them out. However, one new social service takes a little different approach by aggregating data from …

Soon, Bing Is Going To Have Something Fun Soon, Bing Is Going To Have Something Fun
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Bing is working on something called Bing Fund, but not any details are available yet. Apparently it will be fun though. If you visit BingFund.com, all you’ll get is the image/message above. ITProPortal reports that Bing Fund will launch in …

What If Your Smartphone Could Detect Your Behavior – Cool or Freaky? What If Your Smartphone Could Detect Your Behavior – Cool or Freaky?
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As technology has advanced and smartphones have become ubiquitous, we’ve seen the rise of some very interesting applications. Many of these apps make our lives easier, help us make decisions, and even offer up some fun and games. At SXSW …

YouTube Gives Us Pitch Advice for Entrepreneurs and Startups YouTube Gives Us Pitch Advice for Entrepreneurs and Startups

YouTube and Don Dodge, a developer and startup advocate at Google, bring us this next video which features some great advice and strategies for getting funding and support for new projects and startups. Critical aspects he covers include developing an …

Startup Act 2.0: Is Immigration Reform Vital in Moving Innovation Forward? Startup Act 2.0: Is Immigration Reform Vital in Moving Innovation Forward?
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With the economy weighing heavy on everyone’s mind this election season, legislators are hoping it will help them pass a new initiative. The bill is called Startup Act 2.0 and is designed to spark new businesses and jobs. What does …

Local Search Platform Yext Secures $27 Million In Funding Local Search Platform Yext Secures $27 Million In Funding

Yext has secured a new $27 million Series E round of funding. The company says it will use the capital to expand its platform. Yext is in the business of “Amazing Local Search Results,” with its PowerListings product promising to …

Fundable: Helping Startups Become Reality with Crowdfunding Fundable: Helping Startups Become Reality with Crowdfunding

There’s a new startup on the scene that hopes to help other startups take off. The company is called Fundable, and although it looks similar to Kickstarter, it operates on very different approach that takes advantage of the JOBS Act. …

LinkedIn: Where Engineers Want to Work [Infographic] LinkedIn: Where Engineers Want to Work [Infographic]

LinkedIn’s CEO, Jeff Weiner, recently gave a speech in which he declared that the U.S. doesn’t have enough skilled workers to fill the 3.5 million U.S. jobs currently open. The other side of that coin is that the highly-skilled workers …

SEOmoz Raises $18 Million in VC Funding SEOmoz Raises $18 Million in VC Funding
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SEOmoz, a startup that develops Search Engine Optimization (SEO) software, today announced that the company has raised $18 million in venture capital funding. The announcement came on the company’s Daily SEO blog in a

18 New Facebook Timeline Apps Launched at The Next Web Conference 18 New Facebook Timeline Apps Launched at The Next Web Conference

Christian Hernandez, Facebook’s director of platform partnerships for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, today highlighted some of the startups that have just launched apps for Facebook Timeline. The start-ups launched their products today at The Next Web conference currently …

Path.To Aims To Be The “eHarmony For Jobs” Path.To Aims To Be The “eHarmony For Jobs”

Path.to announced the launch of a new online job service for those in development and IT, which the company deems the “eHarmony of Jobs.” It takes into account users’ social graphs, personalities and skills/experience, when matching them with potential employers. …

Startup Hubs Across the United States [Infographic] Startup Hubs Across the United States [Infographic]
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Last week I reported on an infographic from Startuphire.Com and the location of startup jobs around the country. Like you could have guessed, California is the place to be if you are looking to get hired on, but New York, …

Why Ashton Kutcher Is Investing In Dwolla Why Ashton Kutcher Is Investing In Dwolla

A couple weeks ago, we wrote about Dwolla, an Iowa-based startup in the payments space. It drew more attention than the typical payments startup may, because it attracted the investment of celebrity Ashton Kutcher (though hardly his first investment in …

What Will the JOBS Act Do for Startups & the Tech Industry? What Will the JOBS Act Do for Startups & the Tech Industry?

Last week, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, more commonly known as the JOBS Act. The White House administration is hoping that small businesses and startups will drive recovery and create new jobs.

Highlight CEO: We Have the Potential to Be the Next Twitter, Foursquare Highlight CEO: We Have the Potential to Be the Next Twitter, Foursquare
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Ambient social networking is taking the world by storm as startups such as Highlight are beginning to resonate with people. In case “ambient social networking” is new to you, it is a location phenomenon that runs silently in the background …

Google Opens Campus London To Encourage Startups Google Opens Campus London To Encourage Startups

Google is dead set on creating startups around the world to encourage the adoption of new technologies and growth of Internet businesses. Their latest facility is called Campus London and it’s smack dab in the middle of an east London …

Flattr: The World’s Next Social Sharing Button? Flattr: The World’s Next Social Sharing Button?
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Today, social sharing buttons are, essentially, a core part of most web pages. Users “like” content for Facebook, retweet it for Twitter, +1 it for Google+, and even pin it for Pinterest.

Turntable.fm Gets Deals With All Four Major Labels Turntable.fm Gets Deals With All Four Major Labels

Turntable.fm has secured licensing deals with all four of the major record labels (Universal, Sony, Warner and EMI), which will obviously go a long way in making the service more useful to the mainstream. Chairman Seth Goldstein announced the news …