DigiWorld Awards Call for Entries Deadline Sept. 30

This year IDATE is hosting, in partnership with Business France and the support of La French Tech, the very first DigiWorld Awards. This competition celebrates French talent around the world hosted by this year’s top of the range DigiWorld Summit, which, every year, gathers top executives and experts in the digital field of over 30 countries (150 top-tier speakers, 1200 participants).  As a reminder, the DigiWorld Summit will be held […]

ARCHIMEDICX, Search Engine to Find  World’s Best Hospitals

[DLD] ARCHIMEDICX launched today at the DLD Innovation Festival. The company claims to be the ” the first intelligent and objective global hospital search engine”, with a “patient centric approach”. Composed of millions of data points, ARCHIMEDICX database allows people to search, in nine languages, for the best hospital on the planet for their medical needs, in order to find better, faster and cheaper treatment. The software provides a number of […]

Gadget Delivery Startup Could Be Launched By Former Apple Retail Chief

When the proverbial seven year itch strikes, many a time one would want to try something new. Perhaps it is time for a change in your career, or perhaps to take a different direction that will open up the doors to new frontiers. Having said that, for those who have personally enjoyed the local Apple Store in recent times, you would have to credit former Apple executive Ron Johnson for […]

Shoptagr: Tag Now and Shop Later for Less

Shoptagr allows fashion aficionadas and aficionados to never miss a sale, ever. This new web application allows users to tag their favorite clothes on ecommerce sites and select a preferred price, when the item is available at a matching discount, then they receive an alert via email and/or sms. According to co-founders Jonathan  Friedman and Ronen Yuval-Hoch “Retailers use special pricing software that results in prices changing more often than […]


JumpStartFund CrowdPowered Portal For Startups

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 […]

Online Classroom CreativeLIVE gets $8M funding

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 […]

Instacart: the next Amazon Prime of grocery delivery?

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.

Vator Splash LA – Los Angeles, June 7

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 […]

Feedair aims to revolutionize the notification market

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 […]

Iongrid Nexus Enterprise Cracks BYOD

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 […]

Join Ubergizmo at Under the Radar (Discounted Tickets Available!)

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 […]

Carbyn is a HTML5 based operating system

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.

FailCon Paris – September 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 […]

Calling all Entrepreneurs! Get onstage at Splash, Sept. 29

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 […]