I am probably not the first to come up with this analogy (and I am on a flight without wifi, so I can’t look it up either) but it just struck me that there are big parallels between SOPA and Prohibition. How? In that the unintended consequences will far outweigh the benefits, especially when it…


Last week Chris taught a Skillshare class at the Union Square Ventures office called “Planting the Seed: How to Raise Your First Round.” The room was full of energy, with lots of first-time entrepreneurs. It was a fun event, so I thought I’d post some of the key concepts for those who…

Link shortening service just announced the launch of its beta search platform and “reputation monitoring” service for its paying Enterprise customers.

Onepager, the startup that allows any user or small business owner to quickly build a website (for free), is announcing today that it has raised $350K in seed financing from a host of New York City-based angel investors, like Daniel Eskapa and Mark Birch to continue development of new features (i.e. embedding feeds and videos) and support its marketing efforts.

Radar uses iOS5 and sends alerts to users in real time so they can interact with people and places that are important to them.

Now, if you walk near a venue on one of your Foursquare To-Do lists, you’ll receive a notification. And if three of your friends check into a bar down the street, that is notification-worthy too.

New York-based ad tech startup MediaMath is considering raising a big round we’ve heard from multiple industry sources.