RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Startups

A collection of news and information related to Startups published by this site and its partners.

Top Startups Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Bitcoin exchange's collapse is probed by U.S. and Japanese regulators

    U.S. and Japanese regulators are investigating the collapse of the world's largest exchange for trading bitcoins, the virtual currency that has grown in popularity among technophiles for buying products and services online. The separate investigations...
  • Chamber study focuses on downtown Arlington Heights

    Chamber study focuses on downtown Arlington Heights
    The first six months of the small business development initiative has largely been a fact-finding period in Arlington Heights, officials said. This month, Jim Platt, the business development director with the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce,...
  • Connecting startup firms, bright graduates

    Connecting startup firms, bright graduates
    Peter DiPrinzio interviewed for jobs with big finance and consulting firms in his senior year of college in Vermont. Then he heard about a fledgling effort to send talented new graduates in a different direction — to jobs at startup companies in...
  • Starter Studio beats $10,000 crowdfunding goal

    Starter Studio beats $10,000 crowdfunding goal
    Orlando's Starter Studio program for new entrepreneurs cleared its fundraising hurdle Thursday morning, beating its goal of $10,000 in contributions through Kickstarter.com. The Silicon-Valley-styled "accelerator" for tech startups weighed in with $10,...
  • NBCUniversal Opens $17 Mil Technology Center in New Jersey, Seeking Industry Collaboration

    NBCUniversal is trying to transplant some Silicon Valley culture to the East Coast. The media company Monday announced the launch of the 63,000-sq.-ft. NBCU Technology Center in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., which will house about 340 staffers by the end of...
  • Secrets to landing a job at a hot startup

    Brazen Careerist Let's be honest: the startup life isn't for everyone. People romanticize the sleep-in-the-office, order-pizza-daily, build-the-next-Google kind of life these days. Beware. The fact is, most people shouldn't work for startups. (Click...
  • Stella & Dot founder saw a way to dress up direct sales

    Stella & Dot founder saw a way to dress up direct sales
    The gig: Jessica Herrin is founder and chief executive of Stella & Dot, a fast-growing company that sells fashion jewelry, handbags and other accessories online and via direct sales. Stella & Dot salespeople, called stylists, pay a minimum of $199 for a...
  • Startup Expo planned for Boca Raton

    A Boca Raton venture group that has been presenting startup companies to investors for some 30 years will hold its first startup Expo on Feb. 26, the group announced Wednesday. The Expo, which will feature startup companies from around the state, is...
  • Walt Disney Co. creates accelerator program

    Walt Disney Co. is giving 10 startup companies the chance at $120,000 to develop their ideas and receive mentoring from top company executives. The three-month mentorship and seed-stage investment program, called Disney Accelerator, begins June 30,...
  • Disney Launches Accelerator Program to Fund Tech Startups

    The Walt Disney Co. chief Bob Iger has long been an early adopter and supporter of new technology and digital platforms. Now the Mouse House has launched a program to invest in startups through Disney Accelerator, a three-month mentorship and seed-stage...
  • Turner Broadcasting Invests in 5 Digital Startups

    Turner Broadcasting System has taken small equity stakes in five digital media and advertising startups in its third annual Media Camp accelerator program in partnership with Warner Bros. Under the program, Turner is investing $20,000 in each company...