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Founded in 2014, ofo is the world's largest station-free bicycle-sharing platform. Following launches in cities across the United States, it has announced the hire of Chris Nakutis Taylor to run its U.S. operations. Taylor joined Uber as one of the first 250 employees, and was most recently a regional general

Digital marketing veteran Parks Blackwell has joined Fort Worth-based PAVLOV as chief operating officer and senior vice president of digital. At PAVLOV, Blackwell will be responsible for the day-to-day agency operations and management of the 32-person firm, lead the expansion of digital strategy and media capabilities, and help guide the

COMPAREX, a top Microsoft partner and global information technology (IT) solutions leader, has strengthened its position in the United States with the addition of Dr. Jan Uy as U.S. director of sales. Uy will use his vast expertise to support a growing sales team in the U.S. and elevate the subsidiary's

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Social media’s prevalence has lead to the build up of social “echo chambers” around different communities where outside opinions are no longer tolerated. Sometimes, just getting a new idea outside of the bubble is valuable in itself. AskDonna is a virtual assistant that anonymously provides personal and emotional advice. The

Stockpile is a software product that allows people to start investing with just five dollars, making it possible for anyone to own stock in their favorite companies, including Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Disney, Nike, Tesla and thousands of other popular stocks, as well as exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Stockpile also allows users

Music product TrackQueen.io allows uses to get more from their Spotify track, such as lyrics, annotations, music videos, and artist bios. The app uses application programming interfaces (APIs) from Spotify, Musixmatch, Genius, Wikimedia, and YouTube to aggregate this information. TrackQueen.io is the brainchild of Adobe designer John Canelis.

Digital health company Digital Pharmacist Inc. today announced that Michael Pierce has joined the company as vice president of sales. Prior to joining Digital Pharmacist Inc., Pierce served as senior sales director at Main Street Hub and director of sales at Yodle. While at Yodle, he successfully grew the sales team

Restaurant booking startup Allset announced the close of $5 million in Series A financing led by Greycroft Partners. Andreessen Horowitz, Vaizra Investments, Compound Ventures, FJ Labs and SMRK VC also participated in the offering. Benefitting diners, restaurants, and local companies alike, Allset users can skip the wait at restaurants and

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Social media’s prevalence has lead to the build up of social “echo chambers” around different communities where outside opinions are no longer tolerated. Sometimes, just getting a new idea outside of the bubble is valuable in itself. AskDonna is a virtual assistant that anonymously provides personal and emotional advice. The

Stockpile is a software product that allows people to start investing with just five dollars, making it possible for anyone to own stock in their favorite companies, including Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Disney, Nike, Tesla and thousands of other popular stocks, as well as exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Stockpile also allows users

Music product TrackQueen.io allows uses to get more from their Spotify track, such as lyrics, annotations, music videos, and artist bios. The app uses application programming interfaces (APIs) from Spotify, Musixmatch, Genius, Wikimedia, and YouTube to aggregate this information. TrackQueen.io is the brainchild of Adobe designer John Canelis.

Digital health company Digital Pharmacist Inc. today announced that Michael Pierce has joined the company as vice president of sales. Prior to joining Digital Pharmacist Inc., Pierce served as senior sales director at Main Street Hub and director of sales at Yodle. While at Yodle, he successfully grew the sales team

Restaurant booking startup Allset announced the close of $5 million in Series A financing led by Greycroft Partners. Andreessen Horowitz, Vaizra Investments, Compound Ventures, FJ Labs and SMRK VC also participated in the offering. Benefitting diners, restaurants, and local companies alike, Allset users can skip the wait at restaurants and