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Lightning Pitch: start-teams

COMPANY: start-teams PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION: Find talent for your startup. At start-teams we believe that finding a great co-founder and building an all-star team is as important as raising the necessary funds for the success of every … [Read More...]

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Lightning Pitch: Smoolis

COMPANY: Smoolis PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION: Multilingual online store creator. Smoolis is a simple, multilingual store creator for everyone who wants to build within a few clicks a professional online store. With Smoolis you can easily build … [Read More...]


Featured Startup Pitch: Minneapolis-based BoomBoom Prints wants to be the go-to marketplace for customizable products for kids

By Brett Brohl, BoomBoom Prints co-founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH Looking for unique items to transform your baby’s first bedroom, or artist-designed baby shower gifts for nieces and nephews? Enter Twin Cities-based BoomBoom Prints—an online … [Read More...]

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Venture capital boom provides opportunities for startups

By Andy Roe, SurePayroll general manager Venture capital is experiencing a boom, with funding hitting its highest levels since 2001, according to CB Insights’ venture capital year-in-review report. There was $47.3 billion in VC funding last year … [Read More...]

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Lightning Pitch: TrustLeaf

COMPANY: TrustLeaf PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION: Turning social capital into startup capital. TrustLeaf helps early-stage startup founders get funding from the people who believe in them most—their friends and family. With funding campaigns that … [Read More...]

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Featured Startup Pitch: Fashion apps for women are big business—startup myDiModa looks to tap into the men’s fashion market with its outfit matching app

By Terrence Carroll, myDiModa founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH myDiModa has just introduced a new men’s style app, myDiModa, which uses innovative patent-pending artificial intelligence technology to detect colors and patterns to create stylish … [Read More...]

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Lightning Pitch: Mindfulogy

COMPANY: Mindfulogy PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION: Mindfulogy Zen Vibez – Self improvement you can feel. Mindfulogy, contraction of ‘mindful’ and ‘technology,’ is a young startup harnessing state-of-the-art science and tech to provide disrupting … [Read More...]

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Norman, Oklahoma-based Nabo TV is taking on content giants in its quest to change the way people consume media

A Q&A with Nabo TV founder and CEO Matt Hicks. The Norman, Oklahoma-based startup, which is building a media hub user interface for consumers, launched to the public last week with a Kickstarter campaign that enables early access to the service. … [Read More...]