Category Archives: Startup

“Mark, I’m leaving”: Randi Zuckerberg leaves Facebook, starts a new social-oriented company

Just like the Osbournes reality, here comes the Zuckerbergs latest episode. AllThingsD reports that Randi Zuckerberg, former Facebook marketing director, is leaving Facebook to start her own new company. Zuckerberg’s new company, RtoZ Media, will focus on helping companies become … Continue reading

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SCVNGR: a location-based gaming platform that’s Foursquare plus a lot of fun – and a great marketing idea too!

SCVNGR is a location-based gaming platform –- there are challenges at every venue, and businesses can also “script” their own challenges. Customers can do challenges (take a photo, eat a certain dish) to earn points, which are redeemable for real-world … Continue reading

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LinkedIn: an IPO bubble that is popping or a robust stock?

LinkedIn, the first major US social network to go public, saw its shares more than double as they debuted on the New York Stock Exchange to a bidding frenzy from investors. It makes Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn’s founder and largest shareholder, … Continue reading

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Tech bubble – again?

Current issue of The Economist has a cover story that looks like a dejavù: a tech bubble report – and a tech bubble burst warning. Same again, only different So is history indeed about to repeat itself? Those who think … Continue reading

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Startuppers, what about a lunch with some business angels, VIPs or VCs? Letslunch.com!

Sounds simple: a startup to help meet startup-wannabes with VCs, business angels, great entrepreneurs or just Valley movers&shakers! Meet Letslunch.com: get an invitation, set a profile, go to lunch and do your best (between salads and desserts) with your VIP … Continue reading

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