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Ron Hirson at the Fortune Brainstorm TECH 2012

Photograph by Kevin Moloney/Fortune Brainstorm Tech

Ron Hirson at the Fortune Brainstorm TECH 2012

Boku Co-Founder Hirson Eyes Next Mobile Startup

Boku President Ron Hirson is leaving the mobile payments provider he co-founded about four years ago to start working on his next gig. Hirson has signed on with Khosla Ventures and Mayfield Fund as an entrepreneur in residence, where he’ll...

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Nora Abousteit founded Kollabora, which sells patterns and material for knitting and sewing projects.

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Nora Abousteit founded Kollabora, which sells patterns and material for knitting and sewing projects.

DIY Site Draws Investors as It Expands From Sewing to Soldering

Knitting, sewing and jewelry-making may not seem like the height of geekdom, but that hasn’t stopped one e-commerce site from attracting the attention of some influential technology investors. New York-based Kollabora, a website that sells patterns and supplies to help hobbyists create...

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Axio's Arye Barnehama, left, demonstrates his headband that measures the user's focus at an event held by the HAXLR8R incubator.

Photograph by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Axio's Arye Barnehama, left, demonstrates his headband that measures the user's focus at an event held by the HAXLR8R incubator.

New Incubators Focus on Hardware

Arye Barnehama had an idea for a headband that could measure a person’s level of focus. So last year, he recruited people with the know-how to design software and arrange circuit boards to help build it. “We had a really great foundation...

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