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Startup spotlight: Leadovate wants to be a sherpa in the wilderness of college applications

Most students don't get enough one-on-one help with sending in applications......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2019

Startup Spotlight: This Florida-based tech platform connects you to free cash

There are 503 people in Jacksonville who can claim more than $10,000 free of charge, while almost 595,000 in Jacksonville can claim a portion of more than $75 million. The money is held by the Florida Unclaimed Property Division and is the accumu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2019

Startup Spotlight: Miles blends ridesharing with public transit

The startup aims at helping users cover that last mile home......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2019

Startup Spotlight: Nomo Fomo tackling missed business connections

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2019

This college football recruitment startup is raising money. Here’s its next play.

Ashburn-based Route Analytics Inc. quietly launched last year with a platform to improve the college football recruiting process — and it’s gaining yardage. The data science startup, which uses algorithms and machine learning to help student athl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2019

Tech startup CollegeVine raises $24M, eyes employee benefits market

CollegeVine, the Cambridge-based education technology startup, has raised $24 million as it eyes offering its services to employers as an employee benefit. The company, which has focused on offering affordable high school guidance and college admiss.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019

An online business school for women? Why a local female entrepreneur is creating one.

Luna Startup Labs, a new Tysons-based online accelerator, is now accepting applications. It's the first step toward creating Artemis University, founder Kim Cayce’s ultimate vision......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

College admissions scam helps startup raise $5M

The appalling college-admissions scam exposed how corrupt that game can be. But the scandal was helpful for MyKlovr, a Manhattan-based firm that helps connect teenagers to the right college. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 16th, 2019

Startup Spotlight: Vetd is Google Shopping for SaaS platforms

Getting pricing for software often means making appointments, but that's an unsustainable business model, said Vetd CEO Andrew Hoagland......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

5 legitimate charities that help low-income students get into college

The college admissions scandal has thrown a welcome spotlight on other charities that genuinely try to help young people......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 15th, 2019

College bribery scandal puts spotlight on admissions consulting, a booming but unregulated cottage industry

Cutthroat competition to get into the nation’.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMar 14th, 2019

Startup Spotlight: Health Genie app wants to answer busy parents" wishes

Linda Donoho combined her Wharton MBA in health administration and her own experience as a mom managing her family's health care to come up with Health Genie.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Inc. magazine puts spotlight on Birmingham startup

Fresh off a $1 million funding round, Jim Cavale's sports social media management company INFLCR is drawing more national attention. Inc. magazine recently did a feature on Cavale's funding round – specifically the decision to wait until buildin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Don"t start your startup in college. And whatever you do, don"t drop out

Be like Steve Jobs and make billions on your better idea, sure. But don't drop out of college like he did......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 20th, 2018

Don't start your startup in college. And whatever you do, don't drop out

Be like Steve Jobs and make billions on your better idea, sure.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 20th, 2018

How Two Frat Brothers Turned Their College Smoothie Startup Into a $3.6 Million Company

Kevin Gelfand and Martin Reiman built their company, Shake Smart, after struggling to find healthy and quick meals on their college campus......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 19th, 2018

Are you on the waitlist at your dream college? Here’s what you should do

As applications to selective colleges continue to climb, counselors say waitlists are getting out of control.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Alibaba Invests in Chinese Facial-Recognition Startup

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is leading a $600 million funding round in SenseTime, which makes surveillance systems using facial recognition for law enforcement and commercial applications......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 9th, 2018

For sale: Small music college, beloved by some, future uncertain

Rider University’s plan to sell Westminster Choir College to a for-profit Chinese company, puts a spotlight on the struggle of smaller, regional colleges to stay afloat......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 12th, 2018

Meet the Goldman Sachs-Backed Fintech Startup Aiming to Take Over North America

Plaid is 'powering thousands of applications,' including Robinhood and Coinbase. Consumers who have ever used an app to manage any.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 22nd, 2018

Bensalem startup lands "significant" investment as it projects hitting $500M in revenue in 2018

Simple Tire kept a low profile as its revenues swelled over the past two years, but now it's ready to step into the spotlight......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2018