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What Do An Octopus, A Revolution, And Predictive Technology Have In Common? $650,000 In Funding And PAUL App
Mar20

What Do An Octopus, A Revolution, And Predictive Technology Have In Common? $650,000 In Funding And PAUL App

What if you had a little widget that predicted all your favorite online things, and preloaded your preferences automatically whenever you connected to WiFi? Meet PAUL, the free Android app from the team over at inmobly, that does just that. We caught up with founder Hesham El Gamal who has recently…

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YEC Member Spotlight: Carlo Cisco, Startup Founder And CEO Of FoodFan
Mar04

YEC Member Spotlight: Carlo Cisco, Startup Founder And CEO Of FoodFan

Startup founder and CEO, Carlo Cisco is an experienced entrepreneur (he launched his first successful business in college). He has consulted and advised early-stage and growth-stage startups with clients ranging from pre-development stage companies to Groupon. Carlo has also helped local businesses acquire and…

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Fee-based Startup Communities… Where?
Jul17

Fee-based Startup Communities… Where?

Strawberry daiquiris, sandy beaches, sunset from a cruise ship balcony. For a change, I’m not daydreaming about either a past or an imminent vacation. Instead, I’m trying to picture the setting for some of the newer alternative startup accelerators. Accelerators that participants pay to attend. These hybrids of business incubator and mainland escape are starting to ring more phones–those of both venture capitalists and travel...

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James Proud – Thiel Fellowship Member, Under 20, And Proud
Jul02

James Proud – Thiel Fellowship Member, Under 20, And Proud

GigLocator has been sold and its founder, 20 year old James Proud, probably never imagined that in the same year he would both sell a company he founded and be selected by billionare and PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel to skip college and pursue a startup (the terms for receiving a fellowship from The Thiel Foundation).   The Future Sound Proud, from south London, displayed particular coding talent from a young age. A trip to the...

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