| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:11 PM
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,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:39 PM
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....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:14 PM
The day started with a possible answer to one of the digital era's greatest mysteries: Who created the bitcoin virtual currency that has become a multibillion-dollar global phenomenon?
From there, with the unlikely revelation by Newsweek magazine that...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:25 PM
From a comfortable high heel and an odor-free toilet, South Florida entrepreneurs gave their pitches this week to potential investors at the Startup Expo in Boca Raton.
About 300 people — 20-somethings to 70-somethings — attended the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Last year, Snapchat decided Facebook's $3-billion offer wasn't cool. You know what's cool? $10 billion.
The Venice Beach start-up, whose app enables users to send photos and videos that disappear seconds after they're viewed, is reportedly in talks with...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Net neutrality -- the idea that broadband operators should be barred from discriminating against content carried over their pipes -- is a cause célèbre among the Internet masses.
The Federal Communications Commission received more than 677,000 comments...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has approved $600,000 in loans and grants for 10 companies and manufacturers, the organization announced Monday.
Seven recipients awarded loans are based in the Lehigh Valley:
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...