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SnapPower Charger Adds a USB charger to Every Power Socket

SnapPower, the company that made the simple-to-install nightlight that clips onto power outlets, has launched a new crowdfunding campaign in a bid to bring easily retro-fittable USB-equipped power socket cover plates to market.<p>Looking to raise $35,000, the project has already secured more than …

500 Startups and Stanford team up to teach startup investment

Navigating the startup seas as a new investor or entrepreneur can be tricky business; it’s all about how you approach unruly waves and, depending on …

Startups

'Internet of Things' Accelerator Takes Root In Michigan, With Help From Some Big Names

Grand Rapids, Mich., midway between Chicago and Detroit, is often under-appreciated as a hub of technical expertise and innovation. Dubbed “Furniture City” back in 1876, it’s now a legitimate center for life sciences research, advanced manufacturing and integrated electronics.<p>Now, six of west …

A Super Angel’s View On Venture Capital In 2015

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Fabrice Grinda is an Internet entrepreneur, angel investor, and co-founder of OLX, one of the largest free classifieds sites in the world. This piece is excerpted from a larger report due to be posted on Grinda’s site, Musings of an Entrepreneur.</i><p>As the first quarter of 2015 draws to a …

Venture Capital

Keurig accidentally created the perfect business model for hardware startups

It’s no secret that investors don’t like hardware businesses. Despite the eternal frustration of startup founders, investor distaste in physical …

This Is How You Race a Drone in the Snow (FPV)