08/26/2013, We all know Kickstarter or Indiegogo, the popular crowd-funding websites that allow anyone with a good project to seek funding. We published our share of Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns on here, simply because the creativity of the ideas is amazing and the video demos are always fun to watch. Last Thursday, the launch of JumpstartFund opened the door to a new breed of crowd powered product design that aims to […]
03/11/2013, Massive online open course platforms (a.k.a “MOOCs”) is an emerging model of online learning which offer alternatives to expensive degrees. One of such startup is CreativeLIVE, a platform that brings live, online classrooms on creative and entrepreneurial subjects to the audience. CreativeLIVE announced today that it has raised $8 million in series A financing from Greylock, Creative Artists Agency, William Morris Endeavor, CrunchFund and Google Ventures. Together with the $7.5 […]
08/08/2012, Grocery delivery companies are very common in big cities such as New York or Los Angeles. Although speed and price is are key factors when customers choose which company they want to use, different features such as a smartphone app are helping separate companies from each other. One company, Instacart, is looking to change its traditional business model and adopt one based on Amazon’s Prime membership according to Cnet.
05/15/2012, Join hundreds of high-tech influencers for Vator Splash LA on June 7, 2012 between 4 pm and 11 pm at the Highlands Hollywood. Use the discount code “UBERGIZMO” for 15% off your registration here. Splash is a single-track evening event and startup competition. Splash gathers leading entrepreneurs, innovators, venture capitalists and angel investors across technology to inspire and energize the audience about entrepreneurship and innovation. Get onstage! Applications for the […]
01/10/2012, Feedair is a new startup which aims to take the notification market by storm with a new device, but more importantly, with a new cloud-based service. The idea is to deliver short and very readable notifications that are contextually relevant, in an easy and cost-effective way. The Feedair hardware is the first product born from this initiative, and it has been designed to be friendly, visible, but not intrusive at […]
11/15/2011, IonGrid just launched Nexus Enterprise, a solution that securely streams documents from an Enterprise server to an iPad, and it does so while preserving the original rendering of the document (it’s not as common as you’d think). While this may seem like a simple endeavor from the outside, IT departments are having a tough time adapting to the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend: Employees want to use their own […]
10/28/2011, Join Ubergizmo at the upcoming Under the Radar conference. Register here using the code “UBER” and receive $200 off your ticket. With the consumerization of IT and the success of Twitter, Facebook and other social platforms, running a business and engaging with customers has become easier and less costly. However, most business owners still don’t know how to maximize the potential of the cloud. The launch of Google and Intuit’s […]
09/16/2011, Can’t decide which mobile operating system you prefer? If you like the iPhone 4’s specs or the Samsung Galaxy S2’s display but not a fan of either platform, Carbyn might have the answer for you in the form of a HTML5 based operating system (or webtop) that can basically be accessed from just about any device with a browser – smartphone, tablet, computer, etc.
08/22/2011, In 2009, FailCon launched and surpassed all expectations of what a show on failure could do, attracting incredible speakers like Mark Pincus, Max Levchin, Sandy Jen, Max Ventilla, and more! In 2010, we made headlines, getting into the SF Chronicle, Mercury News, Wired, and TechCrunch. Over 450 founders, developers, investors, and service providers joined us to learn from one another’s mistakes and struggles. Speakers included David Pogue, Jay Adelson, Heather […]
08/16/2011, Vator will be holding Vator Splash SF on Sept. 29, at Cafe du Nord in San Francisco. Splash is one of the premier startup competitions and events where you can mingle, connect and learn from prominent angels, VCs and entrepreneurs. As always, 10 promising young high-tech startups will be chosen to present onstage in front of some 400 investors, fellow entrepreneurs and high-tech influencers. Applications are being taken now. To apply […]
01/11/2011, DEMO Spring 2011, taking place February 27-March 1, 2011, in Palm Desert, CA, provides a window into technology’s future and the people and companies who are paving the way.Â In just three days, with up to 70 new product demonstrations and 30 AlphaPitch presentations, each carefully selected company has six minutes on the DEMO stage to demonstrate how their product will change the world.Â Check past demonstrations at previous DEMO […]
06/09/2010, Most companies that are exploring back-typing use sensors very similar to what is found in modern touch screens. The caveat is that without a physical tactile feedback, it is very hard to get your fingers in the right spot, leading to typos and low productivity. AlphaUI is going for a physical keyboard design that focuses on minimal finger movement. On the device itself, the user has a visual feedback in […]
03/13/2010, [DEMO 2010] Ubergizmo is a media partner of DEMO and we have a good deal for our readers to attend DEMO Spring 2010 in late March: instead of $2,995 it will cost only $1836. Click here to register and save $1159 (Click “New registration”, then select “Attendee” on the second page and the special price will then appear). DEMO has been around for 19 years and is recognized as one […]
02/26/2010, Ubergizmo is a media partner of DEMO Spring 2010, one of the best emerging technology conference that will be held in Palm Desert, CA, March 21-23, 2010. Throughout the 2 ½ day conference, 50 to 70 startups will present their new products on stage, during a 6 minute demo, in front of an audience composed of investors, innovators, entrepreneurs, industry influencers and top-tier media. See the video of DEMOGod Award […]