BoardVitals raises $1.1M to build the Wikipedia of medicine

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Continues to grow market share across siloed medical education and accreditation landscape NEW YORK, NY – (August 3, 2015) -- BoardVitals, a rapidly growing healthcare startup based in New York City, announced today that it has raised $1.1 million in Series A funding from Rock Creek Capital, a Salt Lake City based growth equity fund. This follows initial seed funding from … [Read more...]

Incentive relocates global headquarters to Los Angeles’ new creative campus, CTRL Collective

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Enterprise social collaboration platform provider continues rapid growth following seed funding round LOS ANGELES – Incentive, a leading provider of a complete, socially powered enterprise collaboration platform for mid-market organizations and enterprise teams, today announced the relocation of its global headquarters to CTRL Collective, an entrepreneurial community in … [Read more...]

Sharing economy platform, People as a Service, makes finding and communicating with freelancers easier than ever

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People as a Service has announced its official launch, off of a $425K funding round, making the process of finding and communicating with freelancers easier than ever. People as a Service raised seed funding in April and was selected as one of Emerge America’s showcase companies. In addition to the launch of its web platform, People as a Service has also debuted iOS and … [Read more...]

FiscalNote hires technology veteran Taj Chadha as Vice President of Customer Success

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Legislative and regulatory intelligence solutions provider expands its executive team to advance customer success programs WASHINGTON D.C. – July 29, 2015 – FiscalNote, provider of the industry’s first legislative and regulatory intelligence solutions that track, analyze and forecast legal data, announced today the addition of Taj Chadha to its executive team as vice president … [Read more...]

NRGene delivers wild wheat ancestor genome in one month

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Genome map will lead to increased global food supply, better flour quality, lowered prices, and reduction in world hunger Ness Ziona, Israel – July 28, 2015 – NRGene has mapped the complete wild Emmer wheat genome in one month at a cost of less than $500,000. Wild emmer wheat possesses genes absent from cultivated wheat, which enables the plant to tolerate severe … [Read more...]

Dynamite Labs secures $1.6M in Seed funding for video app

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Public Beta of DYNAMITE! Launches in App Store NEW YORK, NY -- Dynamite Labs (http://DynamiteApp.com) today announced closure of $1.6 million in Series Seed funding. The round is being led by Observatory Capital, a venture capital firm managed by Jonathan Perl. This investment will allow Dynamite, which has been in private beta, to launch its public beta and introduce … [Read more...]

Onestopmobile redefines how you trade mobile phones

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Have you ever thought of buying a used mobile phone but worry it could be faulty or even stolen? Fret no longer, Onestopmobile ensures stolen and faulty phones will be a thing of the past. Onestopmobile is the first and only dedicated marketplace to trade mobile phones in Singapore. The portal was developed and designed to allow users to buy and sell mobile phones with greater … [Read more...]

The rapid rise of OYO Rooms from a startup to the market leader in just two years

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With a whopping 1,000 hotels under their branded network across 55+ cities, OYO Rooms' growth has been nothing short of phenomenal, and the rapid expansion has meant that the funded start-up now owns India's largest branded network of hotels. The company has raised multiples rounds of funding, the last one being an impressive $25 Million funding from Lightspeed Ventures, … [Read more...]

Five reasons why your yoga mat has more bacteria than a toilet seat, cell phone, and an airline seat combined; and the twin yogis’ startup with the solution

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Yoga is deemed as one of the fastest growing sports with over 24 million people practicing, and 44.4% of Americans interested in trying yoga. Yoga is a great way to rid your body of toxins, improve flexibility, increase mental focus, and reduce the physical effects of stress on the body. The $27 billion industry, still has not been able to solve their biggest, most … [Read more...]

Proof of concept showcases new technology inventions at the 2015 Innovation Fair in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 1

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Annual technology demonstration event pairs Silicon Beach innovators and brands with tech fans and public LOS ANGELES - Proof of Concept’s 2015 Innovation Fair - the preeminent gathering for top entrepreneurs and business leaders, and the public - will make its debut in Los Angeles next month. The 2015 Innovation Fair will be held in partnership with Minds and Machines, at … [Read more...]