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Oren Shatken

Designing Your First Startup Office

My mother, whom I love dearly, has always held slightly alternative worldly perspectives. Back in college, when she found out I had cold, she would call me to suggest that, in addition to taking the latest herbal remedy, I make sure I clean the dirty laundry off my floor that was, in her opinion, creating […]

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ipadappdevelopmenttoolMatt Hunckler

How iPad App Development Can Help Build Your Business

Is it hot in here, or is it just you? While that is a pretty classy pickup line. There’s a Midwest startup who thinks there’s a better way to find your soul mate. And they used an iPad App Development Tool to do it. Our video team caught up with Kevin Emmons, co-founder of Miss […]

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SXSWdirectoryMatt Hunckler

New Site Launch: Indiana by SXSW

Whether or not you’re bound for Austin in March, you’re going to love this. In less than a week, a simple idea materialized into a useful tool for tech geeks going to SXSW. After putting out a late-afternoon poll let Friday, the wheels started turning. Through a collaboration between SmallBox Web, KA+A and Verge, we […]

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Tony Scelzo with KnomingoMatt Hunckler

Tony Scelzo Introduces Knomingo, a Web Video Startup

We’ve all been there—stuck on YouTube watching the latest founder talk or Sh*t Entrepreneurs Say. The value in that kind of user engagement is enormous—enough for plenty of players in the web video market. But, is there space in the industry for another video platform? Last month, I had a chance to sit down with […]

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Christopher DayMatt Hunckler

How Startup Event Nostalgia Fueled a Full-House Meetup

You know that feeling you get when you hear an old song that takes you back to a special time in life? When you reminisce about where you used to be and how far you’ve come? That’s how we felt last Thursday at the Earth House. Last year, our team hosted over a half dozen […]

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Path Wrangler LaunchMatt Hunckler

Bootstrapping a Startup: It’s Not Only Sunny in Silicon Valley

In the San Francisco Bay area, most startup activity gets sucked out to the hyper-connected sprawl that is Silicon Valley. But, not all Bay Area start-uppers are compelled to immediately comply with this social norm. Doug Heinz has lived in the city of San Francisco for nearly a decade and for the last two years, […]

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Matt Hunckler

News from the Road: Update On the uFlavor Startup Tour [VIDEO]

Things can get a little loopy when you spend multiple days out on the open road. Nine founders set out  last week on a nation-wide road trip after local startup uFlavor was launched to the world. The last couple of day are ones we won’t soon forget. I wish all of you could be out […]

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Verge CrowdMatt Hunckler

How the Hottest Tech Startups Close Out 2011

You’d think they had downed 10 cups of coffee before they arrived. The energy that oozed from these three startup founders fueled a flurry of startup pitches that hit a 500-person audience like a lighting bolt. After a big 24-hour push from the Verge organizers, the stage was set. Minutes before taking the stage, Quipol […]

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Matt Hunckler

Sneek Peek Inside the uFlavor Startup Tour Bus

Tonight, eight entrepreneurs are launching off on a road trip across America as they launch a new Indianapolis-based startup—uFlavor. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the startup tour bus in this short video.   Come to send off the uFlavor tour tonight at Verge’s Winter Celebration!

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MikeMitchellMatt Hunckler

Why uFlavor is Taking a Dozen Tech Geeks on a Startup Shuttle Across America

Launching a new business is a nerve racking experience. And Verge has been a platform to dozens of entrepreneurs as they’ve pitched their startups and pulled back the curtain on their technology. But it’s still difficult to anticipate what a startup will do after they’ve walked off that stage. One startup that will be pitching […]

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