Lea McIntosh

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ShopLocket Partners With WordPress.com To Enable Blog-Based E-Commerce

Toronto-based startup ShopLocket wants to enable its users to sell anything, anywhere with an ultra-easy e-commerce platform that pretty much anyone can figure out. So why not let people sell things on their blogs? That’s what ShopLocket hopes to do now, by integrating with WordPress and launching …

High-End Fashion Startup Material Wrld Makes Its Official Debut

Material Wrld, the fashion startup seed funded by Warby Parker and Bonobos investor Great Oaks VC, is today making its public debut. The e-commerce site has come a long way since the beta it had running late last year, and to kick off its launch, the company is introducing a number of new features …

Klout Users Can Now Add Bing To Their Account And Include Instagram In Their Score

Klout, the service for measuring online influence, is boosting its integration with both Bing and Instagram today.<p>On the Bing side, the news follows last fall’s announcement of a strategic investment from and partnership with Microsoft. That announcement included the unveiling of a feature in Bing …

Deliv Raises $1 Million To Crowd Source Same-Day Local Delivery For Big Brick And Mortar Retailers

More and more shopping is happening online, thanks to the low cost and convenience of having products delivered directly to users. But that is happening at the expense of big national retail chains, which are having a difficult time keeping up with online competition. A new startup called Deliv …

Storify Announces A Paid VIP Plan With Liveblogging And Collaboration Features, Partners With BBC

Storify has become a useful tool for media organizations trying to capture newsworthy or entertaining social media conversations for their readers, with its ability to combine tweets, photos and more into an embeddable conversation. Today the company is announcing a VIP plan with features designed …

Fancy Hands Now Has An iPhone App, So You Can Book A Personal Assistant Anytime

Sometimes the smallest, most mundane tasks are the things you really dread — and put off for weeks. Like booking an oil change for your car, or finding a nice play for an anniversary date and buying tickets, or finding a good dentist in a new city and scheduling an appointment. It’s stuff that any …

SEC Greenlights One Style Of Equity Crowdfunding For Startups

The SEC today paved the way for a new era of venture capital investing by stating it won’t pursue enforcement action against FundersClub, whose platform lets any accredited investor fund startups in exchange for equity. Before, some thought FundersClub’s founders could face jail time for violating …

Amazon Acquires Social Reading Site Goodreads, Which Gives The Company A Social Advantage Over Apple

Today, Amazon has announced the acquisition of social reading service, Goodreads. Specific terms of the deal weren’t disclosed and it should close by the end of Q2.<p>Goodreads had raised $2.75 million in funding from the likes of True Ventures since launching in January 2007. When we talked to them …

Office-As-A-Service RocketSpace Doubles Real Estate To Accomodate Bigger Startups

Startups around the world are desperate for office space in the San Francisco Bay Area, so tomorrow RocketSpace will announce the lease of a new 50,000 sq. ft. office so it can house startups with up to 60 employees instead of capping them at 30. Along with this RocketSpace Suites project, the …

Fanbase Media Debuts Its Social Marketing Platform For Instagram (And Maybe One Day, Vine)

Fanbase Media, a new social media marketing startup which has been flying under the radar for over half a year, helps companies use Instagram for connecting with their customers. Despite the company’s low profile – its turnkey, self-serve solution won’t launch until next week, in fact – it has …

Enterprise-Class 3D Printers To Drop Under $2,000 By 2016, Says Report

3D printing is still in its infancy. But, to use an overused phrase, it is the future. From home use to enterprise use, 3D printing will continue to grow and break into new areas. With that comes price reductions. So much so that Gartner predicts enterprise-class 3D printers (read: 3D printers not …

Foursquare’s API Is A Pillar Of The Mobile App Ecosystem

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jonathan Barouch is the founder and CEO of location-based startup Roamz, developer of social media business product Local Measure. Follow him on Twitter @jbarouch.</i><p>Foursquare has become entrenched in the fabric of the local web, providing an API that delivers common good for …

27 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Walls

If your bare walls are giving you the blues, Instagram is here to help! We've sifted through the well of hashtags to bring you the best wall decor …

5 Ways a Designer Stretches a Budget

How Meg Braff redid a Palm Beach home.<p>Designer Meg Braff kept to her client's budget when she decorated this Palm Beach house for a snappy, 'with it' mom of three. The decorator shares her decorating advice.

Living Rooms

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

Living Rooms

Mix and Match 101

Interior Design

19 Closet Organization Ideas You'll Want to Steal Immediately

More room = more shoes!<p>A clean, organized closet is the best: Not only does it streamline your morning routine, but you also have more room to buy new clothes and shoes. Which we all <i>obviously</i> need. If you want to make the most of your space, try some of these ideas.

Sweaters

The Week Everyone Became Magazine Makers

Inside Flipboard / March 29, 2013<p>It’s been an epic week here at Flipboard HQ, in sunny Palo Alto, California. The team had been working long and hard …