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Buy Last-Minute Broadway Tickets With TodayTix

TodayTix Feature Mobile accounted for more than 50% of ecommerce last year, yet was just 0.08% of Broadway sales. TodayTix is changing that with its last-minute theater ticket app, and it’s making good money along the way. Six months after launch, the startup has 120,000 users, 15 employees, is making a hefty 12% margin on purchases, and is set to sell 1% to 2% of all Broadway tickets in 2014. The… Read More

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FLIR ONE Starts Pre-Orders For Its iPhone Thermal Imaging Camera

FLIRONE_plumbing_bathroom_lifestyle If you ever wanted to experience how the Predator sees the world, now’s your chance, and all you’ll need is an iPhone and the FLIR ONE case. The FLIR ONE case packs a full thermal imaging camera that sees variances in temperature on the infrared spectrum, and works with either the iPhone 5 or iPhone 5s, along with the FLIR ONE companion app. It can show you a live view of the… Read More

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Quandoo Closes $25M Growth Financing Round To Take On OpenTable

Restaurant OpenTable is the main real-time reservation platform for restaurants, but it’s an old incumbent and there is plenty of opportunity out there. New startup Quandoo wants to address this area and today it’s close its Series $25m growth financing round lead by Piton Capital and affiliates.
It will use this cash to extend its market Germany, Austria and Italy across Europe as well as… Read More

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22Jul/14Off

Restaurant Tablet Provider E La Carte Opens Up To Outside Developers

Screen Shot 2014-07-22 at 10.55.54 AM Already providing an interactive tablet for every table to give Applebee’s diners an alternative way to order, pay for food, and amuse themselves with social games, the electronic restaurant management and gaming hardware and software developer, E la Carte, is now opening up its platform to outside developers. The company wants to enable any app developer or company to be able to… Read More

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Liberio Launches New eBook Publishing Platform Based On Google Drive

Screen Shot 2014-07-22 at 15.44.10 Liberio is a new platform (launching today out of private beta) for simple eBook creation and publishing straight from Google Drive. Liberio could be used to create anything form a eBook, magazine, school project, you name it, and from publishing to distributing the finished product. It’s competitors are Leanpub and Inkling, already established but Liberio is hoping that it’s… Read More

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Quantifind Raises $12M To Translate Social Media Data Into Sales

quantifind Quantifind, a marketing analytics startup led by former physicists, is announcing that it has raised $12 million.
The company describes this as a strategic funding round, led by Comcast Ventures and Iris Capital. Existing investors AME Cloud Ventures, Redpoint Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners also participated in the new funding. Read More

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Amazon Quietly Launches Its Consumer-Facing Mobile Wallet App, Amazon Wallet

amazon-card Amazon’s first attempt at its own mobile wallet application, designed for use at the point-of-sale, has made a quiet debut on the Amazon Appstore and on Google Play. However, the current implementation of the new “Amazon Wallet” application is fairly barebones – it doesn’t yet support mobile payments or the ability to store credit cards or debit cards. Instead,… Read More

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Sunrise Raises $6 Million From Balderton And Others To Build The Perfect Calendar

Sunrise A year and a half after launching its first calendar app, Sunrise is raising a $6 million Series A round from Balderton Capital and existing investors — Bernard Liautaud is joining the board. The company had previously raised $2.2 million. Sunrise is also launching a platform preview for third-party developers, so that other companies can build apps for the calendar… Read More

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Samsung Pre-Trolls The iPhone 6 With New Ad

Screen Shot 2014-07-22 at 9.16.26 AM Samsung can’t resist throwing shade at Apple – even with devices that don’t actually exist yet. The Korean smartphone maker has a new video on its official YouTube account that digs into the Mac maker about rumors that it’ll ship an iPhone 6 with a bigger display this fall. Samsung’s conceit: We’ve had that all along! And so you have Samsung, and therein… Read More

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Security Software Service Firm Edgewave Raises $11M

Screen Shot 2014-07-22 at 9.22.07 AM EdgeWave, which sells infsecurity software and services, has raised $11 million in equity and debt financing to boost sales and marketing efforts for its technology. The company, originally financed through a special purpose acquisition company called Sandhill IT, initially focused on content monitoring and management. With the 2010 acquisition of a company called Red Condor, EdgeWave began… Read More

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