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June 17, 2013

American Startups and Location :What Kickstarter Tells Us About Invention In US


Businessinsider   just posted a chart on  the US Startups and their Geographical Location.
In the  MAP OF THE DAY: What Kickstarter Tells Us About Invention In The United States - Business Insider: "There's an outstanding new paper out on NBER today by Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb that looks at the simple economics of crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, where people post project ideas that they hope to get funded from the masses."

Among the top 4 Data and Findings reveal
California and New York dominate Technology funding
Minnesota is also a hub of tech funding, and Texas has kickstarted games. 
Massachusetts is evidently a hub of fashion
Tennessee has a lot of musicians looking for startup funding.
North Carolina is the place where “ Food Business” is strong

April 12, 2011

Inside Color Labs, The $41M Idea

This infographic comes from Kissmetrics
 
As of March 2011, Color has closed $41 million in total funds.
Color” (color.com) is a social app for your smartphone that simultaneously captures every phone sensor it can access (GPS, audio, video, text, accelerometer). With this information, Color Labs, the creator of Color, can give you a way to see everything that’s going on around you, and everything that’s going on around the people you care about. The amount of money raised by Color Labs ($41M) and the glitches around the launch have ignited some healthy and fun controversy in the Valley. KISSmetrics has created this infographic, along with the help of Semil Shah who recently wrote about Color Labs on TechCrunch.

  • 7 million: $7 million in venture debt was given to Color from Silicon Valley Bank.

  • 9 million: $9 million was given to Color from Bain Capital. 

  • 25 million: $25 million was given to Color from Sequoia Capital. 

  • 2%: Sequoia’s $25 million investment in Color represents about 2% of their entire portfolio of $1.5 billion. 

  • $350,000: The amount of money Color bought “color.com” for