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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 online.” According to the site, Bing Fund intends to focus on a few startups at a time, and as it …

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If You’re Trying to Meet Real Goals, New Tool Goalee Could Help

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 existing social networks and utilizing it in a way that helps individuals meet real goals. The tool is called Goalee …

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Soon, Bing Is Going To Have Something Fun

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 July, and is being led by VoodooPC founder Rahul Sood, as an investment program for startups and entrepreneurs. BingFund has …

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What If Your Smartphone Could Detect Your Behavior – Cool or Freaky?

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 this year, we saw an especially big emergence of “social discovery” apps that essentially allow users to find friends, colleagues, …

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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 elevator speech (a concise overview of the problem and your solution), a thirty minute product/service overview, and a one hour …

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Startup Act 2.0: Is Immigration Reform Vital in Moving Innovation Forward?

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 the U.S. need to spur the economy? Is legislation geared toward startups the answer? We’d love to hear your take …

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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 sync and enhance your business listings on over 30 sites. The company says it enables small and large businesses to …

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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. The bill, which was signed into law in April, has also been called the “Crowdfunding Bill” for its promise to …

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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 who can get hired often have many jobs to choose from. Some of these workers are looking toward fortune and …

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SEOmoz Raises $18 Million in VC Funding

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

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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 being held in Amsterdam. Altogether, 18 new timeline apps were launched from 11 different countries around the world, including France, …

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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. We had a brief exchange with founder and CEO Darren Bounds, who tells us about what sets Path.to apart from …

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