Alternative funding landscape continues to evolve–2016 global alternative funding forum addresses newest options

Fifth Annual Event Set for November 11, Expo on November 12Los Angeles, CA... What are today's alternative funding options, given current market trends and regulations?Think beyond traditional VC and angel financing.Entrepreneurs and innovators alike will learn the answer to this question at the 2016 Global Alternative Funding Forum on November 11, 2017, from 8 AM … [Read more...]

Stikeleather Apparel has acquired online retailer White Plum

Los Angeles, CA. STIKELEATHER APPAREL HOLDINGS, INC of Los Angeles, California announced today that it has successfully has acquired White Plum, Inc., a Modesto, California, online women's retailer.Stikeleather is an innovative designer of cutting edge men's clothing and fashion accessories, often using its patented magnetic closure technology to create seamless designs. It … [Read more...]

Increasing productivity at your coworking space

Bootstrapped startup teams looking for a professional working environment often prefer coworking spaces over alternatives like working from home or renting an independent office space. One of the primary reasons is because coworking spaces provide a professional space without the high costs that go with finding your own office. Not just that, coworking spaces help in bringing … [Read more...]

Kalytera Therapeutics appoints Robert S. Langer to the Scientific Advisory Board

Manhattan Beach, CA – Kalytera Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of proprietary cannabinoid and endocannabinoid-like medicines, has announced the appointment of Dr. Robert S. Langer to Kalytera’s Scientific Advisory Board.Dr. Langer is a David H. Koch Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”). He is a prolific … [Read more...]

Innovations to Influitive’s advocacy platform help more businesses boost reach, revenue and customer engagement

TORONTO – June 21, 2016 – Influitive today released new innovations for its industry leading advocacy platform to help B2B companies quickly launch and scale their advocate communities. These communities help marketers reach more buyers, accelerate revenue, and retain and grow their customer relationships. The new offerings are based on intelligence gained through the company’s … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Properly – Working to make renting simple and secure, for both tenants and landlords

COMPANY: ProperlyELEVATOR PITCH: Properly is on a mission to make all aspects of renting simple and secure. We take on each rental process (i.e. applications, tenant screening, rent payments and more) and find a better and safer way to do it.The Problem Nearly all of the rental management software in the marketplace has been developed for property management … [Read more...]

CREATe Festival investigates copyright in a digital world

The Royal Society of Arts in London is showcasing on 24 June (this Friday) research findings by CREATe, the UK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy. There will be policy debates and expert panels that explore the future of the creative economy, the interface of digital innovation and legal regulation, and in particular the role of copyright law. … [Read more...]

Lightning Pitch: Vertoe

COMPANY: VertoeHEADQUARTERS: New York CityVertoe is on a mission to optimize the world's spaces for smarter living. Instead of creating more space in ever expanding cities, they want to ensure existing space is utilized more efficiently. They have started with solving the problem caused by lack of short term storage solutions in the market. Vertoe’s strategy involves … [Read more...]

NoBurden unveils new service for action camera video editing

HOBOKEN, New Jersey -- NoBurden, LLC launches a new solution to service the growing action camera community. NoBurden offers a convenient and affordable video editing service for extreme sports enthusiasts and weekend warriors.The services offered by NoBurden arose out of necessity. Robert Kennedy, founder and CEO, is a skydiver, BASE jumper and action camera enthusiast. … [Read more...]

Surgeo: New surgery logistics service combines unprecedented quality, convenience and choice

(Aventura, Florida) - The modern healthcare delivery system offers mediocre quality, bureaucratic complexity, price opacity and is in need of a major fix. Surgical choices are shrinking and prices continue to go up forcing patients to increasingly behave as at-risk consumers concerned about poor quality and confusing, high costs. Patients and surgeons are equally … [Read more...]