Hey you, in your home office, lonely?

written by Clare Ryan on July 19, 2011 in Startup News with no comments

Are you feeling lonely? Working from your “home office” and corner cafe starting to get to you? In today’s cloud fueled world, working on site has become less and less important. However, it can get pretty depressing pretty fast when Read the Rest…


Netflix for Undies

written by Clare Ryan on June 15, 2011 in Startup News with one Comment

When life gets too busy to buy your own underwear, maybe you should consider slowing down. However, if you just can’t, there are two companies out that have your back (or backside as it were). Consider them the “Netflix of Read the Rest…


Steal the Deal… Cardnap Today

written by Clare Ryan on April 19, 2011 in Startup News with no comments

In this age of Groupon crazes, it’s rare to come across an idea that feels original. But surprisingly, a new Australian/UK based startup launching yesterday called, “Cardnap,” has come up with something pretty clever. The 16 and 22 year old co-founders (if Read the Rest…


4-Fashion Startup Game Changers

written by Clare Ryan on January 7, 2011 in Startup News with 3 comments

As a company of girls, lead by a CEO who spent ten years in the fashion industry, we love watching Fashion Industry Startups pop-up.  Here are four fashion startups that we think are big game changers: 1. FashionStake: New York Read the Rest…


20 rules of thumb for building a great startup culture

written by Clare Ryan on December 2, 2010 in Startup News with 3 comments

We work with startups everyday who are looking for guidance and advice about how to best run their businesses and tips they should know about to be successful.  We thought we would highlight this article from VentureBeat since it gives Read the Rest…


You gonna give your ideas away for free?? You might be surprised.

written by Clare Ryan on September 24, 2010 in Video with one Comment

Many entrepreneurs we meet feel they need to keep everything they are doing top secret. They believe their ideas are like gold and sharing them with others seems to by the equivalent to throwing their gold back into the river Read the Rest…


Investing with NO Guarantees? Yep.

written by Clare Ryan on September 22, 2010 in Funding with one Comment

I grew up in a small town. A really small town. A few years ago, when the town’s natural food and grocery co-op (The Briar Patch), needed to move to a bigger location, build out a site, and hire more Read the Rest…


Motorola Acquires UTR Company ALOQA!!

written by Clare Ryan on September 16, 2010 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with no comments

Yet another Under the Radar 2009 Company has been acquired as of this morning! This is the 5th company that has been acquired in only 10-months after presenting at Under the Radar. Location-Based Mobile Software Company Aloqa has been acquired Read the Rest…


Top 50 Startup Blogs to Watch

written by Clare Ryan on September 14, 2010 in Startups with no comments

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Can you match the icon with the start-up?

written by Clare Ryan on September 13, 2010 in Startups with 6 comments

How many of these icons below do you recognize? We’ll give you a hint: They are all from the main website page of the startup they belong to. We’re going to hide all responses for the week before revealing all Read the Rest…