TC50: LearnVest Is A Personal Financial Guide For Women

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 12:44
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Now more than ever, personal finance education and help is crucial to anyone's financial health. Mint.com, a former TechCrunch 40 company who won the top prize at the conference, has grown incredibly since its launch and was recently acquired by Intuit for $170 million. TechCrunch50 startup LearnVest is serving a different purpose when it comes to online finances; the startup focuses on helping users, particularly women, organize their finances and learn how to become financially savvy. It's kind of like the online version of financial planner Suze Orman. ...


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TC50: Cocodot Is The Stylish, Prettier, More Social Evite

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 12:31
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Online event planning and invitation platform Evite was on the forefront of innovation—ten years ago. TechCrunch50 startup Cocodot is hoping to be the Evite of this generation of web technology, serving a style-conscious, eco-friendly event platform that people and brands can use to create an online presence for celebrations. Cocodot's platform, which is targeted towards women, is a one-stop-shop for event planning and invitations. You can create a high resolution, chic, stylish invitation (that can be printed as well), a vertical event pages, guest management tools, seating charts, and a directory for ...


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TC50: Cocodot Is The Stylish, Prettier, More Social Evite

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 12:31
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Online event planning and invitation platform Evite was on the forefront of innovation—ten years ago. TechCrunch50 startup Cocodot is hoping to be the Evite of this generation of web technology, serving a style-conscious, eco-friendly event platform that people and brands can use to create an online presence for celebrations. Cocodot's platform, which is targeted towards women, is a one-stop-shop for event planning and invitations. You can create a high resolution, chic, stylish invitation (that can be printed as well), a vertical event pages, guest management tools, seating charts, and a directory for ...


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TC50 Backstage: Is CitySourced the TC50 Company to Beat?

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 11:59
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Per Michael Arrington's request I ran backstage and shoved a camera in CitySourced's founders' faces just after they completed what was one of the more compelling presentations of the day. Question one: Palm is really paying companies to write apps for the Pre? Yes. How much? All I got despite truly obnoxious questioning was "under $500,000." We also talked about the biggest execution risk: Whether or not cities will actually use this data to make citizen's lives better? Gavin Newsom: I hope you're paying attention to this. Video is on the jump. (Sorry for the jumpy ...


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