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TechStars, a Colorado-based incubator for start-ups, is kind of like a boot camp for entrepreneurs. Investor Day gave participants a chance to apply what they learned.
The Colorado-based incubator's annual Investor Day brought 13 fledgling companies in front of several dozen investors to whom they were pitching requests for mentoring and seed funding.
Working with Techstars, the media giant is forming 10 startups with mentors like CEO Bob Iger and giving them access to Disney's IP.
The sporting goods giant and TechStars dole out $200,000 to spur new applications for Nike+ devices, a move designed to create a platform that will attract more software development.
CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman put the word out on Twitter and Facebook to meet up while he was in Boulder. People showed up, thanks to Andrew Hyde of Techstar
In a bid to be more like Apple and Microsoft, the sports shoe and apparel company is funding a program to get developers to create apps for its Nike+ products.
Karma, which allows users to share their mobile hot spot with the public, said it was working with American Airlines and Uber, despite not having authorization to say so.
Angel investors are funding much of the current startup boom, but startups should do their homework before signing over equity.
Google has agreed to acquire Widevine, a firm that offers digital-rights management and distribution tools that will likely come in handy as the search engine builds out its video services.
Eleven startups with financial and technical backing from Microsoft are pitching investors today to raise funds and fuel nongaming uses for the the motion-sensing controller.