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Social Marketing Startup Tiger Pistol Raises $3.1M As It Plans For US Growth

Tiger Pistol, a startup offering social marketing tools for small businesses, is announcing that it has raised $3.1 million in Series A funding.<p>The company started in Melbourne, Australia, and I first covered it in 2012, when it left beta testing. Since then, Tiger Pistol (named after the tiger …

Feastly, A Marketplace For Dining Experiences, Raises $1.25M

Feastly, a startup that connects diners with chefs offering unique food experiences outside of restaurants, is announcing that it has raised $1.25 million in seed funding.<p>We first wrote about the company in April, describing it as an “Airbnb for dinner.” Basically, it’s a site where chefs (who need …

5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics

Professional infographic designers rely primarily on a core vector graphics software program to create their infographics designs. The main advantage …

Foodzie Co-Founders Launches Food Delivery Service Forage

Foodzie co-founders Rob LaFave and Emily LaFave launched Forage, an ingredients and recipe delivery service that allows customers to recreate their …

Entrepreneurship

7 Entrepreneurs You Should Start Following Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want some inspiration? Start following inspiring people. And when I say “follow,” I am not referring only to Twitter, although that is an excellent starting point. I mean follow as in study, investigate, hear, heed, sit at their feet and …

Entrepreneurship

Five mobile predictions for 2014

<b>The time consumers spend on mobile devices is increasing every day, making mobile a central channel for business activity.</b><p>As a result, an mobile …

The "Perfectly Optimized" Page

The “Perfectly Optimized” Page infographic states that there is no such thing as a “Perfect Page”. But don’t be discouraged! Moz.com presents 3 key …

Sean Smith - Marketing Consultant & Entrepreneur

I'm a marketer at heart, writer by nature, gamer at the core, and athlete in the soul. I co-own a digital marketing agency with my brother Jeremiah …

Military Strategy Applied to Startups

OODA was a technique coined by John Boyd, one of the leading military thinkers of the last 100 years, based on the German’s Blitzkrieg-style warfare …

Team Building

By this time next year, you could be 3D printing custom comfortable inserts for your shoes

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Sols<p>For nearly a year and a half, Kegan Schouwenburg ran the enormous Shapeways factory in Queens, New York. Her …

BrightFarms Reaps $4.9M Series B To Expand Its Urban Greenhouse Network

BrightFarms, which builds greenhouses in urban areas, announced that it has raised $4.9 million in Series B funding from NGEN Partners, Emil Capital Partners, BrightFarms founder Ted Caplow, and others.<p>Its latest round brings the total BrightFarms has raised to $9.2 million. The startup is …

Why marketing isn’t marketing anymore

<i>Bruno Aziza is a big data entrepreneur and author.</i><p>When it comes time to hire a head of marketing, many of the tech entrepreneurs I’ve worked with and advised imagine bringing on someone who’s a master of SEO and A/B testing, who will drive millions of new visitors to their website. They may see a …

Why Everything I Thought I Knew About Churn Is Wrong

Churn is one of the most important metrics for businesses. Churn dictates customer lifetime, lifetime value (CLV), customer acquisition spend and …

These Scientists Studied Why Internet Stories Go Viral. You Won’t Believe What They Found

Science confirms what Buzzfeed and Upworthy already know: In the hierarchy of digital contagion, content that evokes powerful emotions floats mercilessly to the top.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>A few …

Behavioral Sciences

How to Grow Huge: Proprietary Distribution Channels

Sam Altman argues in How to Grow Huge that the only way for a startup to grow really large is to create products that people love and promote. As the …

Leaked Uber Numbers, Which We’ve Confirmed, Point To Over $1B Gross, $213M Revenue

Today, Valleywag got its hands on leaked screenshots of Uber’s dashboard, along with a series of numbers from two weeks ago that show raw revenue, signups, active clients and ride request/completion ratios. TechCrunch has verified with a source that this is Uber’s official dashboard.<p>TechCrunch also …

Are retail apps losing relevancy as the mobile Web gains? | Retail Dive

While many retailers have a mobile application at this point, few provide enough value to keep shoppers coming back. Some retailers are integrating …

What Do Your App’s User Retention Numbers Really Mean?

Mixpanel wanted to look at retention rates in different app categories like messaging, social, e-commerce, and education, so they pooled data from …

Apps

A New Way to Look at Your Competitors | Inc.com

Every start-up I see invariably puts up a competitive analysis slide that plots performance on a X/Y graph with their company in the top right.<p>The slide is a holdover from when existing companies launched products into crowded markets. Most of the time this graph is inappropriate for start-ups or …

Product Management

Seven Simple Steps To Finding A Job Abroad

When I decided to move to Lebanon, I took the millennial approach and Googled every possible piece of advice on the internet about how to find a job abroad. Most of the articles I found gave blanket advice that could be applied to any situation like “Use Social Media to Connect with New People You …

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative. How creative are you?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>I frequently find myself …

Creativity

ESPN FC United Blog Blog - ESPN FC

2 days ago<p><i>ESPN FC's global editorial desks nominate their top weekend performers. Jay Rodriguez's brace to knock Liverpool out of the FA Cup tops our</i> …

Time to get started

“IT BEGINS from now,” tweeted Takafumi Horie, the former boss of Livedoor, an internet firm, two months after emerging from prison this spring. Mr …

Entrepreneurship