AddVenture invests in e-store Nebo.ru and food delivery startup Chefmarket.ru
13 Dec 2013, 1:00 am
The fund’s money will be used on an aggressive marketing strategy, opening a network of showrooms in Moscow and other big Russian cities, and changing its IT infrastructure and its website to make it more user-friendly.
As our Lean LaunchPad for Life Sciences class winds down, a good number of the 26 teams are trying to figure out whether they should go forward to turn their class project into a business.
Given that we’ve been emphasizing …
Aereo issues a bold statement to TV broadcasters regarding their efforts to sue the startup over copyright infringement claims. (How bold? Bolder than A1 'Bold & Spicy' sauce.)
Thai protest leader wants 12 months to push through reforms
BANGKOK (Reuters) - The leader of a protest group trying to overthrow Thailand's government and scrap planned elections said on Friday the prime minister should either step down or be forced out, and his movement would then need around a year to push through reforms.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has executed the powerful uncle of young leader Kim Jong Un, state media said on Friday, the biggest upheaval in years as the ruling dynasty sought to distance itself from responsibility for the isolated states's dire living standards.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Intelligence Committee and the Central Intelligence Agency still have major disagreements over a huge report the committee is trying to complete that is highly critical of harsh counterterrorism practices such as "waterboarding," which the agency used under Presiden
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A breakthrough budget deal that avoids a government shutdown in January and blunts automatic spending cuts easily won passage in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, laying the groundwork for two years free of funding crises.
Susan Orlean on Blogs, Twitter and Writing
Susan Orlean. (Photo by Getty Images)
"I'm trying to remember what we did to procrastinate before Twitter," Susan Orlean tweeted yesterday. "Anyone?"
If you listened to her interview with the literary podcast All Write Already that came out the same day, you'd have her answer.
"All writers shou
A rendering of B2
Reporters, PR men and honchos from Forest City Ratner and modular manufacturer Skanska gathered today in the cold and considerable shadow of Barclay's Center to witness the hoisting into place of the first of the modular units in Atlantic Yards' B2 residential tower, which aims to
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and his newly-appointed Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services today vowed to change the way the city treats its poor and to address the homeless crisis in a city where 22,000 children now live in shelters.
Mr. de Blasio began his announcement talking about Dasani, the
Business Insider, master of the slideshow, has signed a 20,646-square-foot sublease of the entire eighth floor at 150 Fifth Avenue, The Commercial Observer has learned.
The subtenant will pay rent in the low-$50s per square foot in a deal expiring in early 2018, according to data from Comp
A Surprise From Hilton: Big Profit for Blackstone
From what looked like a sure loss during the financial crisis, Blackstone engineered one of the most successful deals in its history.