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2014-05-15 08:42:42

New innovation platform aims to drive the growth of next generation products and services in the digital domain PALO ALTO, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H2 (h2.co), the premier global leadership network for the digital industry, announced today the launch of Insights (h2.co/insights), a new platform for startups and corporates to access domain expertise and market intelligence across top technology markets and entrepreneurial centers. The industry level initiative will...

2014-05-13 23:15:59

Debbi Shapiro, Founder and President of Henderson Shapiro Peck and serial entrepreneur was recently honored at The 12th Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration as a recipient of the 2014 Enterprising Women of the Year, awarded by Enterprising Women Magazine. Enterprising Women Magazine has been recognizing female thought leaders and established and emerging women entrepreneurs for 12 year's at the annual Awards Ceremony. Roswell, GA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Debbi Shapiro...

2014-05-13 20:24:56

OAKLAND, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewSchools Venture Fund today announced that its Board of Directors has named Stacey Childress as Chief Executive Officer to lead the venture philanthropy's support of innovation in K-12 education. "Stacey brings to NewSchools a deep understanding of education entrepreneurship and innovation," said Dave Goldberg, NewSchools board member and CEO of SurveyMonkey. "But it is Stacey's track record as a bold investor in people and ideas with...

2014-05-13 08:26:55

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OBN - the membership organisation supporting the UK's emerging life sciences companies - today unveils its new corporate identity. As a result of geographical expansion, OBN has dropped its former name 'Oxfordshire Bioscience Network' and from now on will be known as 'OBN'. Likewise, the company name has been changed to 'OBN (UK) Ltd' to reflect its national focus. "It is appropriate we announce the change in name and adoption of the...

2014-05-12 23:05:03

Niche Video Media selected as the winner of the Venture Stage Pitch competition for 20104 TiECONSE in Atlanta, GA. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Niche Video Media® recently won the TiECON Southeast Venture Stage Pitch competition. The event was held on April 26, 2014 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. TiECON Southeast is a one-day conference where leading serial entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, corporate executives and global innovators all come together to share...

2014-05-12 23:04:10

Entrepreneurship class will give students access to Palo Alto Software’s flagship business planning and tracking tool, LivePlan DALLAS (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Palo Alto Software has partnered with Integrality, a business consulting firm, to offer business planning and training class for entrepreneurs looking to launch and grow new businesses but lack the resources and support to do so. The class will give entrepreneurs access to Palo Alto Software’s business planning and tracking tool,...

2014-05-10 23:03:25

Tenth Annual Event Honors the Valley’s Best and Brightest Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, and Rocket Fuel, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) advertising solutions for digital marketers, received 2014 GROW! Awards from ACG Silicon Valley at a sold-out ceremony held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California on May 6, 2014. The GROW! Awards honor two of the fastest-growing Silicon...

2014-05-08 23:07:46

Awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 EY today announced that Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO Alan S. Knitowski of Phunware is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in Central Texas. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation,...

2014-05-08 12:27:27

SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASSCOM 10,000 Start-up program to kick-start the InnoTrek 2014 Starting 12th May, more than 25 Indian start-ups will embark on a journey to Silicon Valley (SF, USA), under the program - InnoTrek 2014. NASSCOM 10,000 Start-ups Program has organized a visit to Silicon Valley, just outside of San Francisco, CA, USA, with the aim to provide a global platform for innovative young businesses to 'Collaborate, Connect and Co-create'....

2014-05-07 08:29:39

Tech Focused Talk Show With Flair will Air June 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After six successful years hosting The Valley Girl Show on the internet, creator Jesse Draper is expanding her popular Internet tech talk show with a new television series to air this summer, courtesy of Cox Media Group. A spokesperson for startups, Draper has helped pioneer the way of new media content distribution and will translate that model to television. The Valley Girl Show brings...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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