Three years ago, fashion marketplace Poshmark launched on iOS with an app that allowed women to buy and sell secondhand items, including clothing, shoes and other accessories, right from their mobile device. The company, which has since expanded …
After School is back and ready to try again. The mission is the same: Give teens a safe but anonymous place to talk to high school classmates. After several months of retooling the app just relaunched on the App Store and, even with the aggressive safety features in place, growth hasn’t slowed down. When After School hit the App Store in October 2014, it immediately sparked outrage as… Read More
Alphaworks, the equity crowd-funding platform for startups and their communities, is today re-branding to Quire.com. CEO Erin Glenn said that the company was eager to get a .com domain and that ‘quire’ (a centuries old word that which means ‘folio’ or collection of single pages) was a perfect fit for what the platform represents. “The imagery of the word is that… Read More
Havells India Limited has announced the acquisition of majority stake of 51% in Promptec Renewable Energy Solutions at an enterprise value of Rs 65 crore. Promptec Renewable Energy..
Some early stats on uptake for a U.K. government-funded initiative to teach digital business skills: more than 12,000 people have registered for a clutch of free online courses which launched last November. Read More
TradeGecko, a software-as-a-service startup that lets business owners manage inventory and orders without resorting to spreadsheets or enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, has raised a $6.5 million series A round. Read More
Protecting intellectual property in China is notoriously difficult, even though the country is trying to set up legal safeguards to aid emerging industries. Zhiguoguo wants to help businesses preserve their IP by providing free trademark registra…
This update has been in the works from a while. We wrote about the mighty Zomato piloting online delivering back in February. Zomato CEO, Deepinder Goyal mentioned..
I’m always excited when an experienced team from the consumer mobile world crosses over into a complex and formidable area like healthcare or biotech. With Color Genomics, we’re getting just that. Elad Gil and Othman Laraki, who sold Mixer Labs to Twitter six years ago and went on to oversee search, geo and growth for the company, have joined forces again to do affordable… Read More