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Keaton Row, An E-Commerce Site That Pairs Busy Ladies With Personal Shoppers, Raises $1.6 Million In Seed Funding

The personal shopping site Keaton Row has raised $1.6 million in a second round of seed funding led by Menlo Ventures, an early investor in Fab and Warby Parker, with participation from Rho Ventures and Grape Arbor Ventures. The site, which launched in 2012, previously raised a seed round of $1 …

The Pitch Deck That Helped A Startup Land $6 Million From The Founders Of Dropbox, Yelp, Box, Yammer, And Gmail

His investors list reads as a who's who of Silicon Valley:<p>Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, Yammer CEO David Sacks, Box CEO Aaron Levie, YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim, SurgarCRM CEO Larry Augustin, Zuora CEO and former Salesforce CMO Tien Tzou, Facebook VP of Partnerships Dan …

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Get a monthly mystery care package for nerds

Do you like presents? Of course you do -- and a new service lets you send geeky surprise gifts to yourself.<p>Nerd Block is a subscription-based nerd care package service which, for $19.99 a month (plus shipping), sends out a monthly package of geeky goodies. Partners so far for the fledgling service …

7 Quiet Career Truths That Speak Volumes

Lately, I have been writing less. With the economy picking up, our marketing and sales recruiters are busier.<p>I’ve also come to learn that in business sometimes it’s strategically (and monetarily) beneficial to remain under the radar.<p>As I sat down to write, I began looking over interviewing and …

Need Hiring Help? Here's A How-To-Hire Deck From One Of The Valley's Hottest VC Firms

The partners there bet on massively successful tech firms Facebook, LinkedIn, DropBox, and Airbnb back when they were tiny, risky startups.<p>The firm tells us one reason it's had so many startups do so well is that Greylock helps its portfolio companies hire.<p>What kind of help does it offer? What kind …

There Are So Many Reasons Why New Grads Should Join Startups

A crowd of a few hundred was there to support VFA, which has become one of the most important nonprofit organizations in America since Andrew Yang founded it two years ago.<p>Huffington told Yang on stage: "You were one year old when I met you, and my god, how you've grown. You are now a phenomenal …

Why startups should embrace intrapreneurship

Intrapreneurship (entrepreneurship within a larger company) is taking off as companies look to innovate and experiment with new products. For startups, the idea of devoting time to such projects might feel like a distraction; but if done right, these small, scrappy efforts can offer big rewards.<p>Is …

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

Athletes And Entrepreneurs Know That Failure Is Just One Step In The Process

Defeat is a part of life. Yet surely so is victory.<p>Perhaps nowhere more readily can we see the ups and downs of life than in sports, where you and your team are always measured by the last game you played.<p>Take baseball, for example, in which an all-star year at the plate typically involves failing …

Google Cares Less About SAT Scores And GPA Because They Have Better Hiring Data

Google, known for rigor in evaluating people, has devalued SAT scores and college GPA, which have long been critical tools for gauging potential.<p>Prasad Setty, Google's vice president for people analytics, told The New York Times that they've found that those numbers alone didn't lead to success at …

15 Most Stylish Movies of Modern Time

Fashion inspiration is everywhere, as long as you’re looking. Sometimes you don’t even have to look too hard, because it’s projected 30 feet high on …

The rise of the bitcoin: Virtual gold or cyber-bubble?

By Anthony Faiola and<p>Anthony Faiola<p>Correspondent covering Latin America, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, human rights, poverty, globalization and economics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>T.W. Farnam<p>LONDON — A currency surging in value at a breathtaking rate this week belongs to no nation and is issued by no central …

"As money pours into fashion-tech start-ups, at sky high valuations, BoF talks to leading investors to assess the existence of a bubble and understand what separates winning investments from those that are failing." http://www.businessoffashion.com/2013/03/is-there-a-fashion-tech-bubble.html

ANALYST: All Of My Clients Think There's A Bitcoin Bubble, But A 'Perfect Storm' Is Causing Prices To Surge

Today, the value of one Bitcoin hit $100. In early March, they were trading below $35. In January, they were trading below $15.<p>We've noticed a lot of interest from readers and investors in recent weeks as the virtual currency has gone parabolic.<p>However, as of yet, we only know of one Wall Street …