India's startups lacking guardian 'angels'

It is seen as a land of entrepreneurs, economic growth and huge business potential, but India appears to be failing its promising startup companies which are struggling to find investors.

Pinterest introducing 'secret boards'

Pinterest on Thursday began letting users create "secret boards" that can only be seen by invitation at the hot online bulletin board service.

Pinterest gets $100 mn, led by Japan's Rakuten

Japanese online giant Rakuten announced Thursday it was leading a $100 million investment in Pinterest, a fast-growing US bulletin-board style social media website.

DOE mines college students for energy

Between the lofty towers of basic research and the promised land of successful commercialization stretches a woeful chasm known in the tech biz as the Valley of Death. Therein lie the carcasses of brilliant ideas that perished ...

Wahooly peddles influence to boost startups

Dana Severson, a onetime business marketer and freelance writer, is gaining notoriety - if not big revenue - at the intersection of social media and finance for his "Wahooly.com" - a startup business that matches online "influencers" ...

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