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At Y Combinator, Social is Out, Revenue is In

At Y Combinator, Social is Out, Revenue is In | Early Stage Technology Startups | Scoop.it
Y Combinator, the best-known “incubator” of technology startups in Silicon Valley, is showing further proof that the social-networking craze has died down and more founders are tackling “boring” problems that generate cash.
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The app-driven life: How smartphone apps are changing our lives

The app-driven life: How smartphone apps are changing our lives | Early Stage Technology Startups | Scoop.it
Our app-driven life: Smart-phone apps are becoming the north star for millions of Americans who use them to navigate through life – shopping, playing, reading, dating, learning, and more with their fingertips.
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Obamacare tax (still) isn't killing medical device startups - The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blogTerm Sheet

Obamacare tax (still) isn't killing medical device startups - The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blogTerm Sheet | Early Stage Technology Startups | Scoop.it
VC investment in medical device companies climbs in Q4.
FORTUNE -- Are venture capitalists abandoning medical device startups because Obamacare now requires such companies to pay a 2.3% excise tax on gross sales?
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We need to fill the void in the capital market with an innovative and effective funding solution - e-petitions

The economy and reduced access to traditional funding conspire to stifle #startups... http://t.co/WDY5GjgI
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The key to better health care may already be in your pocket... and it's not your wallet

The key to better health care may already be in your pocket... and it's not your wallet | Early Stage Technology Startups | Scoop.it
 
By Mary KozelkaRock Center
It happened on flight from Washington, DC to San Diego.
The pilot’s urgent question reverberated over the intercom during a cross country flight, “Is there a doctor on board?
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Angel Investment Data - 2012 Halo Report

Angel Investment Data - 2012 Halo Report | Early Stage Technology Startups | Scoop.it
Angel investment deal sizes, investments in mobile companies climb while valuations dip and syndications decline. (The State of #Angel Investing: Valuations down, deal sizes up.
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Venture capital funding plummeted in 2012

Venture capital funding plummeted in 2012 | Early Stage Technology Startups | Scoop.it
For the first time in three years, venture capitalists nationwide put less money into private companies in 2012 than they did during the previous year, according to the latest MoneyTree report from the National Venture Capital Association.
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Social Impact Investing Will Be the New Venture Capital

Social Impact Investing Will Be the New Venture Capital | Early Stage Technology Startups | Scoop.it
New funding models are about to revolutionize the social sector.
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