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Thanks largely due to the fact that more information is at our fingertips now than at any point in human history, weve entered into an age where both of the following statements are true: People are consuming more content online than ever before;Fewer and fewer people are actually willing to spend time reading that content. According to a study reported on by Slate, roughly 38% of people who click on an article or blog post online dont actually make it past the headline.
Once in a while I come across a company that seems like a complete no-brainer. An idea that induces a why hasnt this beendone already moment.
Take a tour: BMW in January launched an augmented reality app, developed by Accenture, that will enable anyone with a Google Tango-enabled handset to take a virtual tour of a BMW i8 or i3 designed to their specifications. AFP Relaxnews The overwhelming majority of consumers are now happy to look to the Internet when researching a car to buy.
Hair color startup Madison Reed is on a tear. Over the past year, the San Francisco-based company quietly raised $13 million in new venture funding, landed its products on the television shopping network QVC, launched a chatbot, and opened a New York City storefront called the Madison Reed Color Bar.
The American Civil Liberties Union will learn how to turn the $24 million it raised over the weekend into growth and progress with help from top Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator. The ACLU will be part of the winter batch of companies in YC, where it will receive mentorship, a network of powerful connections in tech and a chance to present itself to investors on Demo Day.
Pinterest is adding another piece to its arsenal of advertising services, opening up search advertising to its partners and with companies advertising through the Kenshoo marketing suite. With Pinterest looking to continue to grow into a must-have tool for advertisers, its begun building more and more products to capture all parts of a persons buying behavior.
Anyone whos tried to watch a popular show like Game of Thrones online has probably had moments where everything pauses and youre stuck watching a spinning wheel or blinking dots as the streaming service strugglesto handle viewer demand. Peer5, one of the startups in the current class at incubator Y Combinator, is working to solve this problem in fact, its already signed up customers like Premier League football (a.k.a.
Education tech startup Teachable (formerly known as Fedora) has raised $4 million in a Series A round of funding according to CEO and founder Ankur Nagpal. The company provides a platform thats like a Shopify or a SquareSpace for tutors or teachers.
Being able to book a restaurant table online or on your phone is pretty nice, but what about your next doctor appointment? While it doesnt sound as sexy, Id rather call a restaurant than a doctors office.
We are in this for decades; its just the beginning of home services coming online, Helpling co-founder Benedikt Franke told me during an interview all the way back in March 2015. At the time, the Rocket Internet-founded company operated in a single vertical with an app that let you book a vetted cleaner to come to your home.