Entrepreneurial

Startup Toovio offers “Minority Report”-type ad service for retailers

July 15, 2011

Big Brother has the capability to watch – and respond to – your every spending move. That’s the premise behind Toovio, a startup that has created technology to help retailers and other consumer-facing companies market personalized offers to their customers in real time.

Is Airbnb growing too fast?

By Guest Contributor
July 1, 2011

– Connie Loizos is a contributor to PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This story originally appeared here. The views expressed are her own. –

Banjo mobile app keeps travelers in touch

June 24, 2011

A missed opportunity to connect with friends at an airport was the impetus behind a new social discovery service targeted at smartphone users.

Shaquille O’Neal’s retirement assists startup

By Guest Contributor
June 3, 2011

– Connie Loizos is a contributor to PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This story originally appeared here. –

Entrepreneur’s tweet sparks fight with angels

By Guest Contributor
May 13, 2011

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

Startup sees boost after Japan quake

April 27, 2011
A heat map displaying downloads of MiserWare software in Japan since the earthquake hit on March 11, 2011. Graphic shows downloads as of April 7, 2011. REUTERS/HO/MiserWare

A heat map displaying downloads of MiserWare software in Japan since the earthquake hit on March 11, 2011. Graphic shows downloads as of April 7, 2011. REUTERS/HO/MiserWare

The cloud is not just about storage

By Guest Contributor
April 20, 2011

cindy bates– Cindy Bates is vice president of Microsoft’s U.S. SMB organization where she is responsible for the company’s end-to-end SMB sales and marketing efforts. The views expressed are her own. –

An entrepreneur’s view of the Japan quake

By Guest Contributor
March 24, 2011

– Matthew Romaine is Co-Founder and CTO of myGengo, a crowd-sourced translation platform launched from Tokyo, Japan. Born in Boston to an American father and Japanese mother, Matt has lived in Tokyo for a total of 17 years. The views expressed are his own. –

Energy grid startup says not enough electric cars

March 16, 2011

Carbon Day Automotive, a distributor of electric vehicle charging stations in the Midwest, said interest in its products has been rising along with the high price of gas at the pump. The problem is automakers aren’t keeping pace by delivering enough cars.

Realtime search engine Topsy raises $15 million

By Guest Contributor
March 10, 2011

– Alastair Goldfisher is the Editor-in-Chief of the Venture Capital Journal and contributor for PE Hub, both Thomson Reuters publications. This article originally appeared on PE Hub. –