The push to promote coding amongst kids continues as Edtech start-up Bitsbox commits to donating coding kits to children all over the world this December.
Serial entrepreneur’s new startup Factivate will do to spreadsheets what Slideshare and Evernote did for presentation-making and note-taking
Inventory financing on the Kickfurther platform has surpassed the $1.2 Million mark, with passionate backers funding nearly 100 offers by more than 70 companies, earning an average 3.2% consignment profit per month on offers that have been completed.
This weeks show takes a look at Boomtown – a next generation startup accelerator that has greatly improved the accelerator model. Boomtown startups currently enjoy a 96% survival rate and 78% of them are generating revenues.
Last winter, Aidan Chopra was standing in line for dinner at Five Guys in Boulder with his wife and 3-year-old son when his phone started beeping furiously. It was Kickstarter sending him alerts. In the few minutes it took the 39-year-old to order his bacon cheeseburger and sit down to eat, he and Scott Lininger, his business partner, had raised $12,000 for their startup Bitsbox.
Bitsbox’s launch was a great success. While many Kickstarter projects run into delays, the Bitsbox team stayed on track, meeting their 2014 Christmas stocking stuffer delivery and every box thereafter on time.