Descuento Libre wants to be Groupon for Latinos

Descuento Libre is a daily deal site catering to Latinos in the United States. While Groupon emphasis new adventures, this year-old site is staking a claim with family-friendly activities and household goods and services and a different model for attracting businesses.…

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‘Returnees’ dominate Chinese startup culture

The Chinese tech scene is dominated by a small group of entrepreneurs who paid their dues in Silicon Valley before returning to create successful startups. But "returnees" are also laying the foundation for a startup culture that will allow grassroots entrepreneurs to flourish.…

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Despite bubble talk VC’s are still bullish

Venture capitalists are feeling increasingly bullish despite all the bubble talk, according to a new survey from industry analysts at Fenwick & West. Meanwhile, angel investors continue to make their way up the food chain as internet and software companies become ever easier to invest in.…

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Business: The Next Daily-Deal Frontier

While Groupon clones have saturated the consumer space, the enterprise sector has barely been tapped. GroupPrice offers daily deals for small business owners and is pursuing an agressive expansion strategy to be known as "Groupon for businesses."…

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PunchTab Wants to Be a Blogger’s Best Friend

Here on the internet, just because you build it, it doesn't mean anyone will actually come. Or click on a link. Or leave a comment. Or become a Facebook fan.YouSendIt co-founder Ranjith Kumaran wants to change all that with his loyalty-marketing startup, PunchTab.…

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What VCs Can Learn from Startup Genome Project

The biggest difference between the simply good VCs and the absolutely fabulous ones lies in how each group assesses startups. According to the research in the Startup Genome Project, those tried-and-true metrics may be sending VCs down a less-profitable path.…

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