You could call it "Cool Runnings" 2.0. A Jamaican bobsled team has qualified for the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month, and the team is riding the crowdfunding wave to help pay for the trip and related expenses. Read More →
Beneath the turmoil and unrest that has seized much of the Middle East, there is a burgeoning tech scene offering a nugget of hope in a place where creativity can be a luxury and basic survival is often a challenge.
That’s Read More →
Say this for Jason Calacanis: "Understated" isn't really in his vocabulary.
The guy who brought us the influential Silicon Alley Reporter during the dot-com bubble, then sold Weblogs to AOL for a reported $30 million, then co-founded Read More →
Couchsurfing, the website that pioneered the crowdsourced hospitality industry, is undergoing some major changes.
And they may not be good ones.
Last week, Couchsurfing CEO Tony Espinoza resigned. Couchsurfing director Jen Billock will become the interim CEO as the company searches for Read More →
It's a busy day for funding news in Silicon Valley, so let's hop right to it, shall we?
• Practice Fusion, a San Francisco company that gives doctors and patients more control over medical records, Read More →