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VR advertising platform Immersv raises $10.5M

The company offers 360 degree ads that are immersive and gamified Digital advertising is very unpopular, and for good reason. The ads are often annoying, intrusive and kind of buggy. A survey from Accenture last year found that over 90 percent said that they "get annoyed when video content gets ...

Live Sharks Tank® episode 50

Vator Members get 20% off TIX use code: 20PERCENTStartups Showcase Group and Vator join forces to bring you "Live Sharks Tank® episode 50" ​This Friday, August 18th @ 6:00 PM TEMPLE SF Welcome to Live Sharks Tank® episode 50! Anyone who is age 21+ is welcome to join us! An RSVP to the ...

Accelerators targeting blockchain startups

They include Block Chain Space and BoostVC while Synechron offers six blockchain acceleratorsFor startups, there are numerous paths for getting their name out there. One way, which Vator has been covering recently, are startup competitions, but another popular method to get a foot in the door, as ...

Startup competitions, accelerators, programs this week

DOCSF Innovation Awards, SplashX Health, Samsung NEXT Start, Robot Launch and moreHere's a list of 10 startup competitions, open enrollments for accelerators/inubators or angel groups all listed on VatorX, the biggest list of startup opportunities. Want to list your startup competition or ...

How does Venmo make money?

The payments app takes a 3% fee when users pay merchants with a credit cardIt's the rare tech company where its name becomes a verb. Googling something, or Facebooking someone, have become part of the lexicon. When you think of a search engine or a social network, these are the companies that ...

Meet the new Chief Marketing Officer at LendingTree

We talk experience, planning, and leadership style as he embarks on this new journeyLendingTree, the online exchange the connects people with multiple lenders, has announced their new Chief Marketing Officer - Brad Wilson. With everything from mortgage loans and personal loans to business and ...

Value-based care weekly 2: Artificial Intelligence

Hospitals and physicians look to AI technology to help improve outcomes This week, we focus on artificial intelligence technology and how it may be useful to improve outcomes in value-based care. We'll hear from thought leaders, hospital administrators, physicians and technologists in the sampling ...

Value-based care weekly 2: Artificial Intelligence

Hospitals and physicians look to AI technology to help improve outcomes. This week, we focus on artificial intelligence technology and how it may be useful to improve outcomes in value-based care. We'll hear from thought leaders, hospital administrators, physicians and technologists in the sampling ...