The European startup is building a crowdsourced network composed of members’ home and business Wi-Fi. Instabridge says it’s now hosting 20,000 sessions and adding 1,000 new access points to its network each day.
How will the popular new social network maintain its ad-free philosophy if it’s pressured to bring in venture level returns?
The Orange Chef has raised $1.2 million in seed funding led by Google Ventures and Spark Labs. The company makes a kitchen scale that communicates with your iPad and a wealth of web nutritional data.
Though we may know little about mysterious mobile payments startup Clinkle, investors given a peek into its inner workings are seeing a lot to like. Sir Richard Branson has joined an already impressive group of backers.
Karma not only encourages its 4G customers to share their connections with strangers, it rewards them with free bandwidth for doing so. The Dutch transplant’s social bandwidth vision now has a new convert. Venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson is participating its seed funding round.