Andy Loo

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Fundera Is A Marketplace Matching Small Businesses With Non-Bank Lenders

In 2011, group text-messaging service GroupMe was acquired for $85 million by Skype. Two years later, GroupMe co-founder Jared Hecht is back with his next startup called Fundera. This goal this time: help match small business owners who need loans with the best alternative non-bank lenders.<p>Joined …

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Jack Spade Watches

They already make bags, wallets, clothing, belts, and other miscellaneous accessories, so it only makes sense that they'd expand into timepieces. And …

Haze

Just because an app sports a clean interface doesn't mean it can't offer a lot of depth. Haze ($1) is a deceptively simple, gesture-driven weather …

Currency

Frequent travelers know that having access to up-to-date exchange rates can mean the difference between getting a fair deal and getting hosed out of …

Vessel Hammock Bathtub

The hammock and the bathtub are undeniable fixtures of relaxation — so it's no surprise that the two play well together as the Vessel Hammock Bathtub …

How To Conduct Your Own Google Ventures Design Sprint

To mentor 150 startups in its portfolio, Google Ventures developed a five-day design process. Here, the method’s mastermind, Jake Knapp, details how your company can run its own sprint to solve a big problem.<p><i>Editor’s note: This post is part of a seven-part series originally published on Google</i> …

Call-filtering App WhosCall Now Available To Help iPhone Users Avoid Spam Calls

With over 600 million phone numbers in its database, WhosCall allows users around the world ID incoming calls and texts, even if those numbers aren’t already stored in their contacts list. Originally built for Android, the app is now available for the iPhone.<p>According to its developer, Taipei-based …

After Quietly Launching Down South, NoChains Wants To Help You To Find The Best Cuisine In NYC

Picture this: you’re traveling somewhere new and when it comes time to eat you want to get a feel for some local flavors. You’re not going to want to chow down at the nearby Applebee’s in that sort of situation, which is why South Carolina native Rich Winley and Philadelphian Dan Mall whipped up an …

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical.<p>In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a …

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Ressence Type 3 Watch

Benoît Mintiens—founder and designer of Ressence—released today the Type 3. Yet another reason to get excited for Baselworld, we're blown away by the visual appeal and remarkable mechanics that Mintiens and team have given to the growing community of craft watchmaking. Ressence balances Dieter Rams …