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15-second pitches: Cool start-ups explain their ideas, really, really fast

Start-ups and small companies at Mobile World Congress get one shot and just a few seconds to explain what their company is and why it's cool. See how they get on.

By March 16, 2015

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Start-Ups: Silicon Valley Ep. 8 -- the grand delusion

In what could be the last episode ever, one startup is sold. One member of the cast is delusional. And the rest drift into a gray, gray matter-of-factness.

By December 20, 2012

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Cisco nabs cloud-networking start-up Meraki for $1.2 billion

Looking to "cloudify" its software-focused products and simplify IT operations, the tech giant acquires the Wi-Fi and cloud-networking start-up.

By November 18, 2012

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GE challenge seeds consumer clean-tech start-ups

In its green business plan contest, General Electric and venture capitalists put $68 million in home energy start-ups to bring their products to market.

By June 23, 2011

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Green-tech incubator seeks 'fast' start-ups

Greenstart is looking to act as an accelerator for green-tech start-ups that can essentially be up-and-running in about six months.

By June 8, 2011

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Uncovering the DNA of successful start-ups

What works and what doesn't work when building a Web start-up? The Startup Genome project aims to answer those questions with its initial report, issued today.

By May 28, 2011

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YouTube co-founders may team on new start-up

Chad Hurley says that he and YouTube co-founder Steve Chen have been discussing new ideas for a company.

By March 25, 2011

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SXSWi: Where five days can seal a start-up's fate

Co-founders of Fast Society, an eager New York social app start-up, believe that the company's success at the Austin festival next month will indicate whether it will survive another year.

By February 17, 2011

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GE funds energy start-ups in smart grid contest

General Electric and VC partners to invest $55 million in 12 start-ups while GE to make $10 million to students to encourage training in electric power engineering.

By November 16, 2010

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Digg's Matt Van Horn leaving for start-up Path

One of the most prominent faces of the social-news site is leaving for a stealthy start-up that might be Silicon Valley's best-kept secret.

By August 26, 2010