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Esther Dyson is still excited about the possibilities with collecting data, and health devices that can give real-time feedback.

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Esther Dyson is still excited about the possibilities with collecting data, and health devices that can give real-time feedback.

Angel Investor Esther Dyson Increases Dosage in Health Startups

Angel investor Esther Dyson continues to spread her wings. The former technology analyst found success as an early backer of photo-sharing service Flickr and bookmarking site Delicious, both of which sold to Yahoo. She’s on the boards of high-profile sites...

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Latin America is expected to be a major growth area for investments, according to a new study.

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Latin America is expected to be a major growth area for investments, according to a new study.

Venture Capitalists Expect to Bring Their ‘Dinero’ to Latin America

Startups and investors are going global in a big way next year, according to a study released today. About two-thirds of chief executives from venture-backed U.S. companies expect to expand activity abroad in 2013, according to a survey by the National...

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CloudFlare, which has attracted nearly a million websites to use its services, doesn't like to boast about fundraising.

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CloudFlare, which has attracted nearly a million websites to use its services, doesn't like to boast about fundraising.

Why a Fast-Growing Startup Tries to Keep Its Venture Funding Secret

Announcing how much money you’ve raised is typically considered good startup hygiene. Chest-beating about big numbers brings attention, especially from prospective hires looking for a cash-rich company to work for. Not so, said Matthew Prince, the chief executive officer of...

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Google is trying to sniff out reporters to participate in its journalism fellowship program.

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Google is trying to sniff out reporters to participate in its journalism fellowship program.

Google to Fund — Wait for It — Journalism Fellowships

In discussions of the newspaper industry’s seemingly inevitable collapse, Google is probably most often cited as the reason why many people stopped paying for news. As the argument goes, why pay when you can find the information you need through...

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Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers is joining John Mack and Mary Meeker on LendingClub's board.

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Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers is joining John Mack and Mary Meeker on LendingClub's board.

LendingClub Adds Larry Summers to Its Board of Big Names

  LendingClub’s high-profile board of directors just got even more star power. The provider of online consumer loans announced today that former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers joined the board, which includes ex-Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer John Mack and Internet...

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Koozoo, a San Francisco-based startups, is aiming to offer free live video feeds from people's windows all over the world.

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Koozoo, a San Francisco-based startups, is aiming to offer free live video feeds from people's windows all over the world.

Have a Spare Smartphone? Koozoo’s New Angle on Public Webcams

As the Internet began to take off in the mid-1990s, several dot-coms tried to strike gold with the same idea: Show what’s happening at locations around the world by connecting to live video feeds from webcams. The market never really...

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As part of Wikipedia's revised fundraising efforts, gone are the awkwardly placed photos of co-founder Jimmy Wales.

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As part of Wikipedia's revised fundraising efforts, gone are the awkwardly placed photos of co-founder Jimmy Wales.

Wikipedia Edits Fundraising Strategy

Wikipedia’s leaders have a new tactic for finding donors: Appeal to those who rely on the site most. For Wikipedia’s current campaign, not every visitor to the world’s largest crowdsourced encyclopedia is being greeted with a plea for donations. The...

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A startup called Hover can create detailed 3-D maps of city streets using aerial imagery and crowd-sourced photos.

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A startup called Hover can create detailed 3-D maps of city streets using aerial imagery and crowd-sourced photos.

Seen Flyover in Apple Maps? Startup Raises $3.1M for ‘Flythrough’ Tool

Of all the things Apple unveiled at its annual developers conference this summer, the Flyover feature of its Maps application, where users zip around a three-dimensional city skyline, elicited maybe the most applause. But what if you could actually fly...

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Sococo's Team Space software helps office workers collaborate virtually.

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Sococo's Team Space software helps office workers collaborate virtually.

After a Disaster, Japan Looks for Alternatives to the Office

Think your boss is stubborn about letting you work from home? Try going to Japan. Telecommuting is simply not built into the business culture there. Just 12 percent of Internet-connected Japanese office workers would conduct business from home if their...

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