Learn more about digital commerce and social media on Feb. 7, 2012 at the Social Commerce Summit. Meet leaders in the space and boost your ROI and market knowledge.In 2009, Robert Moore and Jake Stein put together a working prototype of their now profitable startup, RJMetrics. RJMetrics is a business intelligence software company that plugs into everything from Oracle to Google Analytics.
Stance, a startup that sells fancy socks and soon, fancy underwear, just raised $50 million from Kleiner Perkins, August Capital, WSJ’s Lisette Chapman reports. Celebrities such as Will Smith and NBA star Dwayne Wade previously invested in Stance. The company has sold more than 15 million pairs of socks since it was founded in 2009. But it's not your typical tech startup.
For starters, it's mobile first. That has allowed the company to rethink traditional brokerage cost structures. With no human traders to pay or ancient infrastructure running the trades they're able to cut out those overhead costs.As a result, Robinhood doesn't charge a commission for standard trades, nor does it require any minimum deposits."Imagine you’re a first-time investor in your early 20s.
When it comes to building a company or managing a group, it's probably not a good idea to wing it. If you are in (or aspire to be in) a managerial position, you'll want to understand the ins and outs of running a business. We recommend checking out the "Build-a-startup" course bundle , which will be helpful in teaching you how to tackle all the major hurdles — everything from coding to sales.
London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit has raised $100 million (64.8 million) in a funding round that values the company at around $500 million (324 million), sources familiar with the matter told the Financial Times . The investment is a growing sign of confidence in the British technology scene.
Dave Goldberg is half of one of Silicon Valley's most powerful couples. He's the CEO of uber successful Valley company SurveyMonkey, with an epic career that began in the Internet bubble days. And he's married to Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook. By any measure, Goldberg has a fantastic life.
It's hard to imagine a company keeping its normal operations when faced with the sudden death of its CEO — but that's exactly what SurveyMonkey had to go through when its much respected CEO Dave Goldberg unexpectedly passed away in May.
Men's short-shorts may seem like an unlikely product for an ecommerce startup. But for Chubbies cofounders Kyle Hency, Rainer Castillo, Preston Rutherford, and Tom Montgomery, it was the most natural thing in the world to start a company based around retro-inspired shorts.
Today, London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit announced a new $100 million funding round, with a reported valuation of more than half a billion dollars. The round is led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm TCV, which has previously invested in everyone from Facebook to Spotify and Netflix.
Silicon Valley was shocked Saturday to learn that Dave Goldberg, the CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, had died . He was 47. His death has hit the community hard. In an industry full of massive egos and cutthroat competitors, Goldberg was widely beloved and revered as a genuinely nice guy.
Business Insider's Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. And full disclosure: Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The final details about the Apple Watch were officially released on Monday . The Apple Watch — just like the iPhone and iPad — will have apps on it.
Business Insider's Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. And full disclosure: Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Imagine a portable charger that's no bigger than an old iPod nano. Well, great news: it exists.
The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The "Bobine" is the coolest iPhone accessory out there. This gadget is a two-in-one charger and docking station for your iPhone.
The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. This is the perfect entry-level drone. The Dromida Ominus UAV Quadcopter RTF drone has a sturdy frame and advanced stabilization, which is great for beginners. The drone is capable of flips, rolls, and twists at the touch of a button.
There was good news and bad news for Motorola in its second round in court with the patent holding firm Intellectual Ventures. A Delaware jury cleared Motorola of infringing on one of IV's wireless patents, but it also said that the cellphone maker infringed on another patent focused on multimedia messaging,Reuters reports.
has 50 million monthly readers, according to the site's internal analytics. It just raised a $3.5 million convertible note at a $30 million valuation cap, sources with knowledge of the deal tell Business Insider.The founders confirmed the fundraise to Business Insider but declined to comment on the valuation.
canvas shoes featuring designs by artists from all over the world, has raised a $7.5 million Series A round, the company announced Wednesday.The venture capital firm Jumpstart Ventures and the founder and former CEO of Crate & Barrel Gordon Segal participated in this round of funding.Previously, the nearly four-year-oldBucketFeet had raised $5.9 million.