Tag Archives: Startups

Startups Boost Profits, Convenience for Savvy Airbnb Hosts

Filed under: Travel, Travel Industry Fuse By Farran Powell Ted Liu, a 39-year-old real estate broker, began listing his Santa Monica, California, townhouse for short-term lease through a piggyback startup company that uses Airbnb to provide pricing and hospitality services to hosts. “My wife and I recently moved out of four-bedroom place and thought, ‘Why don’t we consider renting out ...

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An analysis of San Francisco’s startups shows where the ‘real’ Silicon Valley is

There’s a new map of entrepreneurial hotspots in California, and it’s here to show you where the “real” Silicon Valley is. By coding startup characteristics and looking out companies’ success six years down the line, researchers at MIT say that they were able to map out exactly which areas of California have the highest entrepreneurial quality, as well as identify ...

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TechCrunch Disrupt: 3 Startups That Aim to Make Your Life Easier

Filed under: Technology, Personal Finance, Travel, Vacation Planning Anthony LazarusJackson Quach, CEO and co-founder of Vicejar, whose new app aims to help users smoke or drink less, or exercise and save more. SAN FRANCISCO — Startups focused on giving consumers better experiences in travel, entertainment and behavioral economics are among those vying for attention at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference Monday, ...

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