[Updated 7/8/2014, 1:15pm. See below.] Handybook is putting its new venture investment to work.
The New York-based startup, which helps consumers arrange for cleaners and other home services, is expanding its offerings to London.
Handybook was founded in Boston in... Read more »
On April 9, 2013, a severe hailstorm swept through western Nebraska, pounding the Omaha area with stones so large they shattered car windows, punctured skylights, and destroyed roofs. Suddenly, thousands of Omaha homeowners needed emergency repairs. But first, they needed the... Read more »
A search-marketing startup is making fundraising news, but there are larger forces at work in the tech ecosystem.
Boston-based WordStream has raised $12 million in new funding—$9 million in a Series C venture round led by Baird Capital (Sigma Partners also... Read more »
Ravi Parikh was a health IT student at the University of Texas at Austin, which has one of the top computer science departments in the country.
“They were teaching us about how IT worked, and how to sell and implement it,... Read more »
CommNexus, the longtime industry group for San Diego technology companies, is expanding its “no strings attached” EvoNexus business incubator program into Orange County.
CommNexus began the nonprofit incubator in mid-2009, as waves of layoffs decimated the economy and venture capital... Read more »
Venture firms and startups have been closing fundraising deals left and right in the past week:
—Charles River Ventures has raised $393 million for its 16th venture fund, according to an SEC filing. The firm, with offices in Cambridge,... Read more »
Chris Olsen thinks the Midwest is a better place to build a startup than either coast, and he intends to prove it.
The Cincinnati native was a partner for six years at the well-known Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia Capital,... Read more »
Happy Fourth of July, everyone. Here’s a review of some notable Xconomy Seattle stories from the second quarter. Enjoy the holiday weekend!
Ahead of Amazon’s smartphone announcement, Curt Woodward looked at why the company wanted to build one in the first... Read more »
David Baird was working in London as a musician and producer—he’s had his songs featured on the Showtime series “House of Lies” as well as the Wayans Brothers movie “White Chicks”—when he hit upon on the idea of a photo-sharing... Read more »