Two N.Y.C. startups are part of Target Techstars Accelerator

Twin Cities startups Local Crate and Upsie are among 10 companies accepted into the Target+Techstars Retail Accelerator’s second class. The accelerator — a partnership between Minneapolis-based Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) and Boulder, Colo.-based Te.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2017

Target leads $3.7M round of funding for startup Inspectorio

Target Corp. has led a $3.7 million investment in Inspectorio, one of the startups that participated in its Target Techstars retail accelerator program last year. Inspectorio makes mobile applications for supply-chain inspections. Its technology .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2017

Techstars L.A. launches with SoCal focus

The inaugural class of the Techstars Los Angeles Accelerator got under way today with nine out of 10 startups hailing from Southern California. Only Liv, a mixed-reality startup from San Francisco, isn’t local. “We had a simple thesis for Te.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2017

What you need to know about the new Disney Accelerator class — and why

Eleven more startups are setting up shop at The Walt Disney Co. as part of the fourth class of the Disney Accelerator. The companies are working in a variety of areas, including hot fields such as e-sports and virtual reality, that could result in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2017

A Portland startup lands $1.75M from noted investors

After wrapping up at Seattle's Techstars, Portland startup Stackery is leaving the accelerator with a solid term sheet in hand. The Pacific Northwest investor Voyager Capital is leading a $1.75 million round that also includes Pipeline Capital Part.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2017

Tablets, potholes and podcasts are part of UpTech"s fifth class

Covington-based informatics startup accelerator UpTech graduated its fifth class of startups, which includes a new way to discover podcasts and a method for dealing with potholes. UpTech hosted Demo Day for its fifth class on Feb. 9, where nine c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2017

Former Belly Founder Says He"ll "Swing For Grand Slams" In New Role At Techstars Chicago

Former Belly Founder and CEO Logan LaHive has been named managing director at Techstars Chicago. LaHive, who stepped down from Belly last year, pledged to help startups enrolled in the Techstars accelerator to take big risk and "swing for grand slams." .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesFeb 9th, 2017

OracleVoice: Startups Opening New Doors For Oracle France

In Paris, Oracle expands its Startup Cloud Accelerator program, which is a key part of Oracle’s continuing outreach to the developer community and an o.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 1st, 2017

This week in tech: Newest construction project in Cortex; accelerator startups raise $370 million

A new hotel, residential apartment building and tech office that could be anchored by Microsoft are part of Cortex’s new $170 million phase three. Construction is expected to start next year with the project being complete in 2018. Startups that have g.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 21st, 2016

Techstars to Launch Accelerator for Music-Industry Tech Startups

Techstars, a 10-year-old Boulder, Colo., company that runs business accelerators across the country, is starting to accept applications this week for its first music-industry focused program, launching in February......»»

Category: mediaSource: wsjOct 5th, 2016

Five Takeaways From The First Target + Techstars" Demo Day

Last week, we had the opportunity to attend the first Target + Techstars’ Demo Day in Minneapolis. The startups are focused on some of the most important areas of business today: big data, experiential retail, the Internet of Things, bots, SaaS, machine.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesSep 27th, 2016

Barclays Techstars "Expands The Mandate Of Fintech" With Second NYC Class

Barclays (NYSE: BCS) Techstars, a startup accelerator in cities around the globe, will see its second class of New York companies present in a demo day next week. The program is a three-month "boot camp" for startups, which offers them support from Techst.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 8th, 2016

Charter invests in TV analytics firm 605

Charter Communications is investing in the 605 data and analytics firm as part of a partnership to help the company better target TV advertising. The size of Charter's investment in 605 was not disclosed. New York-based 605 was formed last year when .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 26th, 2017

Man vs. cockroach: Syngenta targets insects with new products

Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) has launched two new products to kill cockroaches, part of the Swiss company’s efforts to research and discover new chemistries to target the insects. The products produced by Syngenta are Advion Evolution and Optigard Cockroac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2017

Rob Kardashian"s "Revenge Porn" Instagram Posts Target Ex-Girlfriend Blac Chyna

The posts are viewed as entertaining by some, but are also part of a disturbing internet trend......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 5th, 2017

500 Startups aftershocks continue

A sexual harassment scandal at the prominent Mountain View, Calif., startup accelerator 500 Startups continued to worsen just hours after founding partner Dave McClure resigned. In one, a portfolio company founder accused co-founder McClure of se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2017

Employee email claims 500 Startups leadership delayed acknowledging McClure's harassment, as new allegations ... - TechCrunch

TechCrunchEmployee email claims 500 Startups leadership delayed acknowledging McClure's harassment, as new allegations ...TechCrunchAn email circulated to 500 Startups staffers by its Mountain View accelerator lead and partner Elizabeth.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 4th, 2017

Target will revamp clothing lines, retiring some of its best-known names

Target Corp. this summer will begin an overhaul of its apparel and housewares business, rolling out several new store brands and phasing out some long-familiar names. The Wall Street Journal reports on the new product lines, part of a broader effort.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 4th, 2017

Christine Tsai is suddenly the face of 500 Startups

Christine Tsai has long been listed as a founding partner at 500 Startups, but until now she appeared happy to let Dave McClure be ringmaster at the Mountain View-based accelerator. With McClure's resignation on Monday, after being outed for making u.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2017

500 Startups co-founder apologizes for being a ‘creep’ following reports of sexual harassment

Dave McClure, co-founder of the 500 Startups accelerator, apologized after a startup founder claimed that he had made sexual advances toward her while she was discussing joining the company......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 3rd, 2017

Another investor apologizes for mistreating women

Dave McClure, the founder of accelerator and early stage investor 500 Startups, issued a post on Saturday about his inappropriate actions towards female founders......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 2nd, 2017