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Turnkey Mobile Apps Startup AppsBuilder Raises New Cash From United Ventures

AppsBuilder, which has developed a platform to “easily” (they say) develop mobile apps has taken in a $1.5 million round of funding from United Ventures. The investment brings the company’s funding total to $3.5 million. Previous investors included Annapurna Ventures, Zernike Meta Ventures and …

AngelList Unveils Maiden Lane, A $25 Million Fund For AngelList Deals

AngelList is working on a new project called Maiden Lane. Behind this name is a new experiment in startup investment. Structured as a traditional small VC firm, Maiden Lane will only invest in AngelList syndicates or hand some money to active angels on the platform.<p>While technically not part of …

What Bad Customer Service Costs Your Business [Infographic]

“You can’t improve what you don’t measure,” goes one of the most famous quotes in business.<p>And this line <b>has also been one of the biggest problems in</b> …

Customer Experience

Google +Post Ads Available to Advertisers with 1,000 Followers

Google today expanded its test of +Post ads, a new type of monetization for its social network that lets brands turn Google+ content into display ads. At the same time, Google is piloting two new features: promoted Hangouts on Air and automatic post promotion.<p>The new advertising format is now …

The Difference Between Large Funds and Small Funds

I have always been a “small fund” oriented investor. Both models work if executed well, but they are different.<p>With small funds, you only need to …

Don’t forget about website runner Squarespace. It just raised $40M

Back in 2003, Anthony Casalena just wanted a hosted blog with photo galleries and statistics. He was a college student, not an entrepreneur. But his plans changed.<p>“Instead of putting a Frankenstein [monster] together, I started building Squarespace myself,” Casalena, Squarespace’s founder and chief …

HotelTonight Adds Projected Pricing And Availability To Its Last-Minute Booking App

HotelTonight is introducing a new feature that should make users feel a little more confident about whether they can count on getting a room through the same-day booking app.<p>With the new feature, HotelTonight users can now tap the “Look Ahead” button, which will show them estimated rates and …