355 posts and columns on start-ups
News ByteAny.DO, a to-do-list app maker that tries to be smart about getting people to actually complete what they set out to do, has raised $3.5 million in additional seed funding from Genesis Partners, Innovation Endeavors and others. Initially popular on Android, Any.DO is now the top U.S. iPhone to-do list, according to Onavo Insights.
News BytePict today launches a set of free (for the moment) Web and mobile tools for brands to publish photos that include product information and sharing links to Pinterest and elsewhere. So, instead of a flat photo, this is a sort of embeddable rich media object (on Facebook, it looks like a video, where users click to play). Pict is backed by Lowercase Capital, Forerunner Ventures, Opus Capital, Angelpad, 500 Startups and others.
News Byteemerged unexpectedly early,” Twitter co-founder Biz Stone today confirmed the existence of his new startup, but left the description of its product vague: A free, mobile-first, “we”-oriented tool to help people do good. And “it won’t be ready for a while.”