Matt Villano is a freelance writer and editor in Healdsburg, Calif. He is a regular contributor to
Entrepreneur, and has covered startups and entrepreneurship for The New York Times, TIME and CIO. He also covers a variety of other topics, including travel, parenting, education and -- seriously -- gambling. He can be found on his personal website, Whalehead.com.
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The San Francisco-based startup picks up unpackaged items from customers, boxes them and ships them through major carriers and the USPS.
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In an on-going effort to rehabilitate Sin City, the Zappos CEO is throwing his support behind yet another Vegas-based startup event.
Optimizely found a way to make website optimization easier and everyone from Obama to venture captalists took notice.
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