News and Articles About Tech Startups

8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic)
Starting a Business

8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic)

Early iterations of now famous tech startups are almost unrecognizable.
How One Startup Aims to Revolutionize the Hiring Process
Growth Strategies

How One Startup Aims to Revolutionize the Hiring Process

This company uses technology to read between the lines to find the best hire in a sea of similar applicants.
Alison Griswold
A Fashionable, Inflatable Bike Helmet Collar? Yes, You Read That Right.
Technology

A Fashionable, Inflatable Bike Helmet Collar? Yes, You Read That Right.

This Swedish startup has created a bike helmet that you wear around your neck.
Katherine Gray
NFL, MLB to Supreme Court: If Aereo Wins You'll Have to Watch Sports on Cable
Technology

NFL, MLB to Supreme Court: If Aereo Wins You'll Have to Watch Sports on Cable

The leagues said they'll take their programming elsewhere if the live TV internet streaming service is allowed to continue its operations.
Benjamin Kabin
PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups
Technology

PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups

The company's new program, Startup Blueprint, provides free transaction services and support to tech startups making less than $3 million a year.
Brian Patrick Eha
Coinbase Releases iPhone App Amid Strong Market for Bitcoin
Finance

Coinbase Releases iPhone App Amid Strong Market for Bitcoin

During a six-month high in the value of Bitcoin, a venture-backed startup has released an iPhone app that lets you buy, sell and trade bitcoins from your mobile phone.
Brian Patrick Eha
Payment Processor Dwolla Unexpectedly Cuts Ties With Bitcoin
Technology

Payment Processor Dwolla Unexpectedly Cuts Ties With Bitcoin

In a surprise email, the company announced it would be phasing out its service with digital currency businesses.
Brian Patrick Eha
Digital TV Startup Aereo May Wind Up in the Supreme Court
Technology

Digital TV Startup Aereo May Wind Up in the Supreme Court

Aereo won a court victory in Boston today, but the fight over the startup's ability to provide digital streams of broadcast signals is far from over.
Brian Patrick Eha
3 Ways Tech Entrepreneurs Can Help, and Grow, During a Natural Disaster
Technology

3 Ways Tech Entrepreneurs Can Help, and Grow, During a Natural Disaster

In a time of need, the efforts of tech 'treps who volunteer can go a long way toward charity, networking and pushing innovation.
Amy Gahran
3 Quirky, Innovative Startups From TechCrunch Disrupt
Technology

3 Quirky, Innovative Startups From TechCrunch Disrupt

We look at a trio of hot tech niche startups that stirred up some buzz at the big tech event in San Francisco this week.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Web Startup Sniffs Out E-Commerce Fraud
Technology

Web Startup Sniffs Out E-Commerce Fraud

Sift Science is a cloud-based service that tracks consumer e-commerce behavior patterns and assigns every user a "fraud score."
Aaron Levie on Box's $1 Billion Valuation and Solving the World's 'Unsexy' Problems
Growth Strategies

Aaron Levie on Box's $1 Billion Valuation and Solving the World's 'Unsexy' Problems

From college dropout to enterprise-software wunderkind, the CEO of Box dishes about working with Mark Cuban and his top success tips.
Diana Ransom
Move Over James Bond. Here Comes a Jetpack for the Rest of Us
Technology

Move Over James Bond. Here Comes a Jetpack for the Rest of Us

A company in New Zealand thinks it's finally time we take our commute to the skies, jetpack-style.
Jason Fell
How 3-D Printing Startups Are Shaping the Future
Technology

How 3-D Printing Startups Are Shaping the Future

A look at three new companies that are pushing their ways to the forefront of 3-D printing.
John Patrick Pullen