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  • YouTube goes after small-business ads with Directr acquisition

    YouTube goes after small-business ads with Directr acquisition
    YouTube wants more small businesses to purchase advertising on its website, and that's why this week it acquired Directr, a Boston start-up.  Directr's technology makes it simple for businesses to create videos, which can be used as YouTube...
  • Six start-ups present ideas at Turner, Warner Bros. media camp

    Six start-ups present ideas at Turner, Warner Bros. media camp
    Twelve weeks ago, six start-ups from around the world came to Warner Bros. Entertainment in Burbank with one common goal: to develop products for the entertainment industry. As participants of Media Camp, an accelerator program led by Turner...
  • Startups from Northwestern, U of C, DePaul get 1871 membership

    Startups from Northwestern, U of C, DePaul get 1871 membership
    Five businesses founded at Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and DePaul University were among nine grand prize winners in the inaugural Chicago College Startup Competition, an event presented by digital entrepreneurs’ hub 1871....
  • Buzz building over Bethlehem distillery

    The wine makers behind an award-winning Slate Belt vineyard are looking to open a craft distillery in south Bethlehem, among the first proposed for the Lehigh Valley. The owners of Franklin Hill Vineyards are seeking a limited-distillery license,...
  • Square buys Caviar, a food-delivery start-up, for reported $90 million

    Square buys Caviar, a food-delivery start-up, for reported $90 million
    Online payments company Square announced Monday that it has acquired Caviar, a San Francisco food-delivery start-up. The deal is reportedly worth $90 million, all in stock. Caviar specializes in providing delivery services for restaurants that do not...
  • Pasadena ad-tech start-up Perfect Market acquired by Taboola

    Pasadena ad-tech start-up Perfect Market acquired by Taboola
    Taboola, a New York online advertising and publishing start-up, has acquired Pasadena-based rival Perfect Market. The terms of the sale were not disclosed but the acquisition brings together two start-ups that provide services for increasing traffic and...
  • How I Made It: Billy O'Grady, City National Bank tech start-up advisor

     How I Made It: Billy O'Grady, City National Bank tech start-up advisor
    The gig: Billy O'Grady, 31, heads the Southern California technology and venture capital banking group at City National Bank. Based in Santa Monica, O'Grady advises technology start-ups and their employees on banking and wealth management decisions. He...
  • Chicago adman Kevin Lynch may be in China, but his stunts haven't stopped

    Chicago adman Kevin Lynch may be in China, but his stunts haven't stopped
    For about 54 weeks, Chicago adman Kevin Lynch has used Airbnb to find a place to sleep in Hong Kong. By Lynch's tally, he has stayed in 53 neighborhoods, spending 150 nights in locales ranging from a cow shed to a tepee to a storefront art gallery while...
  • NBA Star Carmelo Anthony Forms Media and Tech VC Firm with Stuart Goldfarb

    Carmelo Anthony, the NBA All Star who recently re-signed with the New York Knicks, has formed a venture-capital firm, M7 Tech Partners, together with Stuart Goldfarb, former CEO of Bertelsmann Direct North America and ex-NBC exec. M7 Tech Partners, based...
  • Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland

    Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland
    Maryland companies raised $64 million in venture capital funding this spring, with some of the biggest payouts flowing to Baltimore cybersecurity startups. That's according to the latest MoneyTree report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National...
  • Caviar launches food delivery service in L.A. amid food start-ups boom

    Caviar launches food delivery service in L.A. amid food start-ups boom
    A food delivery service named Caviar launched in Los Angeles on Wednesday, part of a crop of start-ups that are innovating the dining experience. The San Francisco company has ventured into eight metropolitan areas with the L.A. entry, offering a...