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Here Are Our Favorite Companies From The Fourth 500 Startups Demo Day

Original post by RYAN LAWLER via TC Today in Mountain View, Calif., Dave McClure’s 500 Startups unveiled the latest class of companies to participate in its Accelerator program. This batch had startups addressing an incredibly wide variety of spaces — from kid’s computer games to necktie shopping, and beyond. Founding partner Dave McClure said during today’s program that with […]

4 Secrets for Marketing on Pinterest

Original post by Minda Zetlin via Inc Can’t spend as much as you’d like to on marketing? Here’s how one clothing company uses Pinterest to close the gap. It’s a common problem for a small start-up: You have a great product, but it’s tough getting the word out in a crowded marketplace. Especially when your marketing budget […]

Startups: Showcase your company, product in the Awards’ Startup Alley

Startups: Showcase your company, product in the Awards’ Startup Alley

Original post by GEOFF WOOD via Silicon Prairie News At our inaugural Silicon Prairie Awards on August 30, we’re offering a select group of startups the exclusive opportunity show off their product and company. The opportunity, Startup Alley, gives participants a table top space during the opening and closing reception in the Storz Fountain Court. Here, startups can display a laptop and/or mobile […]

London’s Summer Olympics will be big business

Original post by John Boudreau via Siliconvalley The London Summer Olympics have yet to start, but the windfall from the global economic sports behemoth has already been felt more than 5,000 miles away at La Pastaia restaurant in downtown San Jose, where tables filled up with hungry customers attending the recent U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials at […]