Quirky, a social network for product development, has raised $16 million in Series B funding led by Norwest Venture Partners with RRE Ventures participating in the round.
Quirky will be featured on the Sundance Channel in a new reality TV series premiering on August 30.
Meredith said it acquired EatingWell Media Group, which publishes the bimonthly magazine EatingWell, and this week is starting Recipe.com, which will consist initially of a quarterly magazine, a website and other digital assets.
Direct response marketing company, TV Goods, recently purchased AsSeenOnTV.com, which promotes PajamaJeans for Hampton Direct.
Cairn Cross, of FreshTracks Capital, was honored in Washington, D.C. as he accepted the SBA 2011 National Financial Services Champion Award.
The pitch. It’s the life blood of entrepreneurs, and if you’re shy about telling your company’s story to potential investors, you better get over it fast.
SolarOne Solutions announced today the issuance to it by the US Patent Office of a patent that covers the high efficiency lighting characteristics of its SO-Bright® Technology in its solar powered lighting systems.
Vermont Business Magazine (VBM) has announced the winners of its inaugural Rising Stars Award. The list is comprised of 40 winners under the age of 40. Award recipients were selected by a panel of judges for their commitment to business growth, professional excellence and involvement in their communities.
They were originally made for Teddy Bear’s Pajama-Gram mail-order company. But PajamaJeans sold so well during the 2009 holiday season that the company started looking for new ways to market them, both in stores and on TV.
While attending a business and innovation event called Vermont 3.0 in Burlington, VT, last week, I thought it would be fun and interesting to take a look back at all the northern New England innovation I’ve covered over the past year.