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Betabrand maximizing Google Trends

Betabrand is making news again. Great Forbes article here.

Anki Drive leads the pack for robotic startups

Anki Drive is making headlines and about to debut.  Read about their progress here.

 

How Biolite is helping prepare for #zombieapocalypse

Nice profile by BusinessonMain http://on-msn.com/12iZP4k

Why your startup needs more women

They improve ROI:  http://www.slideshare.net/NCWIT/ncwit-tech-talk125

 

 

 

CNBC Mad Money’s Jim Cramer gets Crazy over BioLite

This is a first for us – see Mad Money’s Jim Cramer rave about BioLite’s camp stove and home stove technology during an outdoor demo with CEO Jonathan Cedar.

 

 

Cult Clothing Retailer Betabrand Raises $6.5 Million From Foundry Group

First, online clothing retailer Betabrand announced plans to protect your privates withTSA-thwarting scanner-proof underwear. Then it offered up a solution to Mark Zuckerberg hoodie haters on Wall Street with the launch of its executive pinstripe hoodie. Now it’s looking to bring more sasquatch sweaters and disco pants to its customers by raising a new $6.5 million funding round, led by Foundry Group…

techcrunch

 

Prism SkyLabs raises 7.5M from Triangle Peak, Andreesen Horowitz, Others

Congrats to Prism Skylabs who successfully raised $7.5 million in Series A funding last week. This is an incredibly compelling concept: think about what you could do if you made it possible to build intelligence into passive video feeds from security cameras. Its like a mashup of Google Analytics and Streetview for indoors. Retailers can get all kinds of great intel on store traffic patterns, effectiveness of merchandising, etc.

DodoCase dresses up the iPhone 5

DODOcase wants to class up your new iPhone 5.  Check out reviews for their new iPhone wallet.

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Women in Tech

Why you should be investing in, working for, and hiring more of them.

http://www.mbaonline.com/women-in-tech/

 

UberConference-maker Firespotter Labs scores $15M from Andreessen Horowitz, others

Firespotter Labs, hot on the tails of launching product #4 Uberconference, raises a sizeable round 2. Article here.

Cleverly marketed, as always.