| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:36 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Aaron Levie, the 29-year-old chief executive of Box Inc., walked the red carpet at the Oscars this year in a dark suit and tie, pressed white shirt and his trademark neon blue sneakers.
"I asked about the sneaker dress code,"...
| Mar 11, 2014
1871, the city's leading tech startup center, will announce Tuesday a dedicated incubator for female entrepreneurs, funded by Google, Motorola Mobility and the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, which is run by Liz Lefkofsky, the wife of Groupon's chief...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Tylt Lab, a new Santa Monica venture capital firm, has raised $20 million for early-stage start-ups in Silicon Beach.
The fund will support local entrepreneurs through seed to series A investments, Tylt said, estimating that this year it will be...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Do you have a box full of saved letters under your bed, like I do? Did you find decades-old love letters in your relative's bedroom closet, as we did when my grandma died?
Drew Bartkiewicz, 47, of Canton started thinking six years ago...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Layer3 TV, a secretive Internet TV startup founded by a group of cable-industry veterans, has landed $21 million in initial financing, led by North Bridge Venture Partners and Evolution Media Growth Partners, a joint venture between private-equity firm...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Chinese automaker Build Your Dreams is close to losing a $12-million contract to deliver a fleet of electric buses to Long Beach Transit, a deal the company hoped would jump-start its U.S. operations.
Federal transit officials said that BYD violated...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:38 AM
After the coffee. Before hearing about the Aereo case at the Supreme Court.
The Skinny: The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning will hear arguments in the ABC vs. Aereo case. Aereo is an Internet startup that broadcasters charge steal their signals. Alas,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Boosted by a new mobile app, organizers of the Florida Music Festival said they have jazzed up interest in this week's annual event, set for Thursday through Saturday in downtown Orlando.
Advance ticket sales have increased as much as 30 percent from...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It's long been the stuff of science fiction, the ability to wear a headset and feel as if you're in another world.
Creating an affordable virtual reality device for the mass market has been the holy grail of sorts for game developers and futurists....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
NBCUniversal has named Alison Moore -- previously GM of DailyCandy, the female-focused website the Peacock shuttered last week -- general manager and EVP of TV Everywhere in the company's content distribution group.
In the newly created role, Moore...
| Apr 13, 2014
Chicago will host its first Venture Capital Summit on Oct. 15-16 during Chicago Ideas Week, a source close to ChicagoNext, World Business Chicago's tech council, told the Tribune.
Entrepreneur Matt Moog, CEO of Viewpoints.com, will lead the two-day...