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Real estate startup Homie plans to expand to more cities with $23 million in Series B funding

Homie has made an impression among younger, first-time home buyers in the Utah and Arizona markets for cutting out the traditional closing costs, 6% real estate commissions and arduous paperwork associated with traditional home sales. It now plans to explore opening up in three new markets and will begin a Vegas launch in March with ...

For alternative meat manufacturer Beyond Meat, fast food chains giveth and taketh away

Beyond Meat, the publicly traded producer of plant-based protein replacements for meat, is currently giving other companies in the alternative meat space an education in just how finicky appealing to consumer tastes can be. On the same day that the Canadian Tim Horton’s restaurant chain is dropping Beyond Meat products from its menus, the company ...

Healthcare-focused venture firms are forming a best practices group for securing health data

Some of the nation’s top healthcare-focused venture capital firms are banding together to form an advisory council with the technology security certification provider, Hitrust, to create best practices for data security for startups developing digital health technologies. The conversations, spearheaded by the Nashville-based, healthcare-focused investment fund, Frist-Cressey, were designed to accelerate the adoption of digital ...

Uber’s newest feature alerts drivers that pets will be joining the ride

Uber is piloting a new feature that lets U.S. riders alert drivers that a pet will be coming along, the latest effort from the company to appeal to a broader audience and become to the one-stop shop for transportation, meals and other services. The feature called Uber Pet will be available beginning October 16 in ...

Getting a seat at the VC table

Monique Villa Contributor Share on Twitter Monique Villa is an investor at Mucker Capital, a seed and “pre-seed” stage fund investing in companies powering a software-enabled world. She is also the Founder of Nashville-based ModernCapital, a community of startup founders and ecosystem partners committed to company building in the Southeast (#BuildInSE). We are witnessing the ...

Kid Rock booted from Nashville Christmas parade in favor of local hero

12.01.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Kid Rock will no longer serve as Grand Marshal for the Nashville Christmas parade. That honor now goes to James Shaw Jr., local hero of the Antioch Waffle House shooting. SEE ALSO: Christmas ad pokes fun at Trump and kids on the naughty list Organize... ...

It’s official: Amazon to open New York and Northern Virginia headquarters, plus new Nashville operations center

Amazon has selected New York City and Northern Virginia for new headquarters. They're re-branding the area of Crystal City in Arlington, VA as "National Landing."

Here's the official announcement at Amazon's corporate press center.

The company says it will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters.

The New ...

MapQuest Unveils 10 Top Destinations of 2013

12.23.2013 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Filed under: North America, United States Alamy Las Vegas, Nashville and Orlando were the top three searched for cities on MapQuest in 2013. The results are a compilation of destinations searched for on both MapQuest's website and its recently updat... ...

How Branding Mouse Pads Can Contribute To Your Next Advertising Launch

10.26.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

With a medley of computer accessories available, mouse pads take the first place when it comes to keeping a brand in sight. From homes, offices, schools or at any place that has a computer, a mouse pad is doubtlessly to be seen - carrying an imprint for everyone to notice. ...