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Birchbox is Winning by Doing Something Every Startup Should Be Doing (But Isn"t)

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Category: topSource: incMar 20th, 2017

Startup Raises $165 Million To Take Microsoft, HPE Customers In $34 Billion Market

When a startup turns all its attention to a business that a big company deems as marginal, the startup has good odds of winning. Will Tricentis take significant revenues from Microsoft and HPE in the $34 billion testi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJan 30th, 2017

Here’s Birchbox Co-Founder’s Advice to Other Female Startup Founders

"Start with how the world is going to be different five years from now because your business exists" According to Hayley Barna, who co-founded the beauty box subscription service Birchbox and is now a venture capitalist, female founders would benefit .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 30th, 2016

L"Oréal to Fight California Firm"s "Knockoff" Lawsuit

A California startup said it has sued L’Oréal, alleging that the U.S. unit of the French company, home to brands such as Lancôme and Kiehl’s, copied an award-winning hair product and related marketing strategy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 23rd, 2016

Neiman Marcus Taps Rent the Runway in Search of Younger Shoppers - Fortune

FortuneNeiman Marcus Taps Rent the Runway in Search of Younger ShoppersFortuneNeiman Marcus is teaming up with e-commerce startup Rent the Runway in a bid to hit luxury retail's holy grail: winning over younger shoppers. The luxury department store, w.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 16th, 2016

Neiman Marcus Taps Rent the Runway in Search of Younger Shoppers

The average Neiman shopper is 51. Neiman Marcus is teaming up with e-commerce startup Rent the Runway in a bid to hit luxury retail’s holy grail: winning over younger shoppers. The luxury department store, which has suffered through four straigh.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 16th, 2016

Fashion Entrepreneurs Share Their "AHA" Moments Of Starting Their Business

Monday morning Lifetime television partnered with the Step Up Network and Marie Claire magazine to host a Power Salon Breakfast with the stars of "Project Runway: Fashion Startup": Katia Beauchamp co-founder and CEO of Birchbox, Christine Hunsicker Founde.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 10th, 2016

An App Saw Trump Winning Swing States When Polls Didn"t

The startup Brigade built an app that asks a simple question: Which candidate are you going to vote for? The company's data pointed to a big crossover effect: Democrats voting for Trump in droves. The startup Brigade built an app that asks a simple .....»»

Category: topSource: nprNov 10th, 2016

Dave McClure on Trump Winning Election: "We Were Robbed and Raped Last Night"

During a panel at the Web Summit, Dave McClure, founder of startup accelerator 500 Startups, said everyone who voted in the U.S. presidential election should be pissed about Donald Trump becoming president elect......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 9th, 2016

The Founders of Casper, Venmo, and Birchbox Are Backing This Design Startup

It’s called Perch and it wants to make your workspace prettier. Online retailers promoting high-end interior design at affordable prices abound. But Perch, which launched on Thursday, claims to offer something different. Created by former Google emp.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 3rd, 2016

Kate Hudson: It’s Important Fabletics Is “All Inclusive”

The star's activewear startup recently celebrated its three-year anniversary. Golden Globe-winning actress Kate Hudson recently celebrated an anniversary. Fabletics, the e-commerce activewear brand she co-founded, turned three years old this month. &.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 19th, 2016

Move Over, Barbie: Dubai"s Doll Startup Is Winning Hearts One Rag Doll At A Time

Wahbeh started her doll-making business Dumyé with just $8,000 but now reports a growth of 200% year-on-year. Not bad for what started out as one mother's alternative to the hyper-sexualized playthings usually marketed to young children. Wahbeh sta.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 11th, 2016

Alibaba subsidiary buys KC startup, reportedly for $70M

The payments affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has acquired Kansas City-based EyeVerify Inc. Although the companies didn't disclose the sales price, Bloomberg reports that Ant Financial paid $70 million for the company. EyeVerify, an award-winning.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2016

Alibaba subsidiary buys Kansas City startup, reportedly for $70 million

The payments affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has acquired Kansas City-based EyeVerify Inc. Although the companies didn't disclose the sales price, Bloomberg reports that Ant Financial paid $70 million for the company. EyeVerify, an award-winning.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2016

Tech startup Yext prices its IPO at $8 to $10 a share

YextYext, a tech startup that helps firms manage their listings on directory sites like Yelp, Apple's Siri, Facebook, Googl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider36 min. ago

Struggling electric-car startup Faraday Future just abandoned a project that was key to its growth

AP Photo/Eric RisbergElectric-car startup Faraday Future hit another speed bump in its nearly yearlong struggl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider36 min. ago

Supersonic jet from New York to London in 3 hours could be coming

Jet startup Boom just raised enough money to build a demo version of its supersonic jet which can fly from New York to London in three hours. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.    &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday1 hr. 50 min. ago

Why This Belt Startup Just Donated $1.5 Million of Loans to Small Businesses

For every belt sold, the company puts $1 in a fund lent out to borrowers in developing countries......»»

Category: topSource: inc2 hr. 5 min. ago

Bitcoin is taking off

Bitcoin is up 2.1% at $1,062 a coin, as of 8:02 a.m. ET, extending its winning streak to a second day. The two-day advance has tacked o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider2 hr. 50 min. ago

Tech startup Yext prices its IPO at $8 to $10 a share — seeking a valuation of up to $870 million

YextYext, a tech startup that helps firms manage their listings on directory sites like Yelp, Apple's Siri, Facebook, Google Maps, and Foursquare, is pricing its fort.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider2 hr. 50 min. ago

Loveless: Even Winning Funds Are Bleeding Assets

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Category: topSource: morningstar3 hr. 50 min. ago