Curator: Black Friday, London Startup Scene, Buspreneurs

Is your company ready for the holiday season? Preneur, a member-based community and education center for entrepreneurs, shares how to build retail relationships with customers on Black Friday...

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Is your company ready for the holiday season? Preneur, a member-based community and education center for entrepreneurs, shares how to build retail relationships with customers on Black Friday & Cyber Monday. (Preneur)

 

Startups beware. Recent lawsuit sheds light on the tumultuous relationship that can exist between startups and venture capital firms. Portfolio follows a suit filed by former founder of Fatdoor, a social networking site for neighbors, against the Silicon Valley VC firm Benchmark Capital. (Portfolio)

 

London’s startup scene is recession-proof and booming. “Tech City, East London’s go-to-region for digital and creative companies, is one of the fastest growing tech and digital clusters in the world.” (Tech Crunch Europe)

 

The time of the buspreneur has come. In March 2010, a bus of 25 strangers traveling at 60 miles an hour for over 48 hours on the road between San Francisco and Austin, attempted the challenge of starting a company under unique (and some would say extreme) time and resource constraints to produce something valuable. The idea has caught traction and StartupBus is now prepared to take Europe by storm. (CNET)

 

Google’s reaching into its deep tech pockets to purchase new startups. “Google’s acquisition spree continued this week with the announcement that the tech giant bought two startups, Apture and Katango.” (Ad Week)

 

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