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DanceJam is a lot more than a YouTube of moves.
Although MC Hammer wasn't able to make it today, we did get a chance to play with the robotic Pleo dinosaur. Hopefully we can reschedule Hammer for a future show to talk about DanceJam.
Start-up devoted to high-quality music videos pulls in about $2 million in venture funding from a number of investors, including actor's Overbrook Entertainment.
Demand Media has launched Livestrong.com, dedicated to health and fitness knowledge and goal-setting, in conjunction with the champion cyclist.
First announced in July, the yet-to-launch program will chart Meebo's reach at over 70 million users, CEO Seth Sternberg says.
This fall, in response to requests, the Web-based instant-messaging service will roll out "buddy lists" on partner sites like Flixster and Tagged, and split the ad revenue.
Celebrities are often savvy businesspeople, but stepping into the start-up world does not always work out.
Venture capitalists seem to agree that the Internet is maxed out when it comes to new niche communities for CEOs, coffee enthusiasts, or cats.
Billionaire politician Michael Bloomberg leads the Silicon Alley Insider's ranking of 100 New Yorkers from the media, finance, and entrepreneurship spheres.
Thrasher Funds, a New York-based investment start-up, is targeting Generations X and Y with a slick lineup of holdings and lots of hot pink.