MentorMob turns textbooks to playlists

March 6, 2012

Kris Chinosorn is addicted to online learning. But the frustration of having too many windows open while trying to source good information took its toll. His answer was to create MentorMob, a site that allows users to curate online content into step-by-step lessons on any topic.

Startup BitGym aims to inspire geeks to work out with iPads, iPhones

November 15, 2011

– Alastair Goldfisher is a contributor for PE Hub and acting Editor-in-Charge at Venture Capital Journal, both Thomson Reuters publications. This article originally appeared here. Any views expressed are his own. –

Seattle startup raises $1.3 million to encrypt the cloud

October 7, 2011

Kory Gill’s “a-ha” moment came in the form of a lightning bolt that struck his Seattle home and fried his computers. In the aftermath, his wife’s main concern was whether their digitally stored family photos had survived the blast.

Some lessons learned as an entrepreneur and VC

September 30, 2011

— Chris Dixon is the co-founder of Hunch and of seed fund Founder Collective. This blog originally appeared here. The views expressed are his own. —

Two Degrees co-founders draw on 35-year age gap

September 15, 2011

With nearly 30 million small businesses in the United States, it can be tricky to find a business model to set you apart from competitors.

Startup adds Hollywood flare to small business videos

September 7, 2011

Small businesses have been fast to tap social media platforms like Facebook, but their efforts to provide compelling video about their products and services have fallen short.

Sittercity founder to launch “social recommendation engine”

August 30, 2011

— Connie Loizos is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. —

How much money do I need for my startup?

August 12, 2011

– Tim Berry is the president and founder of Palo Alto Software. This post originally appeared on his blog, “Planning, Startups, Stories”. The views expressed are his own. –

Boomer sees business in discarded mannequins

July 22, 2011

Kara Ohngren is a writer and editor at SecondAct. This article originally appeared here. The views expressed are her own. —