All posts on October, 2015


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Here are the 34 companies that presented at 500 Startups’ Batch 14 demo day

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Venture firm and startup accelerator program 500 Startups is holding its latest Demo Day today and over the next five hours, 34 early-stage and 9 post-seed companies presented in front of investors for a chance at receiving additional funding to get them to their next milestone. At the beginning, self-described “Sith Lord” […]

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U.S. SEC approves new crowdfunding rules

(By Michael Erman) – U.S. securities regulators approved new crowdfunding rules on Friday, allowing start-up companies to raise money from mom-and-pop investors over the internet. Private companies were previously allowed to solicit only accredited investors – those with a net worth of at least $1 million, excluding the value of their homes, or annual income […]

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Amazon is shutting down Square competitor Register

Just a year after launching the service, Amazon is shutting down its mobile point-of-sale system, Amazon Register. Starting today, Amazon says it will no longer take on new Register customers. Those already using Register have until February 1, 2016 to migrate over to another point of sale. After that date, Amazon will kill its Register service altogether. Merchants […]

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