Veteran VC Kittu Kolluri has $216 million more to invest through his new firm, Neotribe

Kittu Kolluri — who in late 2016 stepped down as a general partner with NEA after 11 years with the investing giant to form the much smaller, much earlier-stage outfit Neotribe — has closed on $216 million for the outfit’s second fund, a sizable jump up from its $130 million debut fund. (Kolluri and his … Continue reading “Veteran VC Kittu Kolluri has $216 million more to invest through his new firm, Neotribe”

Former Tesla and Lyft exec Jon McNeill just launched a fund that plans to spin out its own companies

Lyft’s former COO Jon McNeill has had a fairly storied career as an operator.  A Northwestern University economics major who worked at Bain & Co. out of college, he went on to start and sell five companies before being introduced in 2015 to Elon Musk by Sheryl Sandberg and spending 2.5 years as Tesla’s president … Continue reading “Former Tesla and Lyft exec Jon McNeill just launched a fund that plans to spin out its own companies”

How to Create a Nautical Tattoo Font

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, I would like to show you how to create a nautical-looking font using Sketch. We will make use of simple shapes and the Vector tool along with Borders and Layer Styles to quickly create the nautical font. For more inspiration on how to adjust or improve your final nautical … Continue reading “How to Create a Nautical Tattoo Font”

How to decarbonize America — and the world

Ramez Naam Contributor More posts by this contributor The Ultimate Interface Is Your Brain The Green New Deal has burst onto the American stage, spurring more conversation about – and aspiration for – ambitious climate policy than at any point in at least a decade. I’m glad to see it. Suddenly, climate is on the … Continue reading “How to decarbonize America — and the world”

Silicon Valley’s year of reckoning

Tech companies have always branded themselves as the good guys. But 2018 was the year that the long-held belief that Silicon Valley is on the right side of progress and all things good was called into question by a critical mass. As startups grow bigger and richer, amassing more power and influence outside of the … Continue reading “Silicon Valley’s year of reckoning”

Markeet – Android Online Store 1.0 (Full Applications)

Description Markeet is android Online Store, this item is solution to run your online store, promotion and selling product through android application. Implement simple menu and navigation give your customers an amazing shopping experience. You can manage your product, category, news info, send notif and many more. Develop with native language makes app run smooth … Continue reading “Markeet – Android Online Store 1.0 (Full Applications)”

How to Create a Sepia Kansas Farm in Isometric Pixel Art With Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating Let’s create one more building for our isometric pixel art collection, this time under the Wizard of Oz theme. We’ll make a farmhouse based on Dorothy’s. We’ll finish it in a sepia tone to match the film, but we’ll make it in regular color so that the building is an easily … Continue reading “How to Create a Sepia Kansas Farm in Isometric Pixel Art With Adobe Photoshop”

50+ fantastic freebies for web designers, January 2015

We’re back with another huge collection of free resources to fill up your designer’s toolbox. This month’s collection includes icons, mockups, templates, plugins and tons more. Take a browse through, see what’s available, and download what you like. Let’s get 2015 off to an awesome start… Material Design Icons (Expanded Color Version) This is a … Continue reading “50+ fantastic freebies for web designers, January 2015”

Dash: Dynamic Dashboard Creation

The human brain really isn’t very good at processing masses of abstract data…well, I know mine isn’t, anyway. Brains can usually cope with a few things at one time (“must reply to that email once I get back from picking up the milk”), but when faced with a torrent of information, such as the web … Continue reading “Dash: Dynamic Dashboard Creation”

Maps Finder App (Mobile)

Descriptions Maps Finder App is a navigation tool designed for helping people when travelling to different city for displays places near to user’s. This app is perfect for those of you who want to develop maps applications based on mobile phone. You could easily compile the application into a native application form using phonegap framework. … Continue reading “Maps Finder App (Mobile)”

Interview: CatPig Studios on the App Store, Internet Radio, and More

Two years ago, we had the chance to talk with the CatPig Studios team about Radium. They led us behind the scenes at the inspiration behind their popular menubar radio app for the Mac, and why they develop for the Mac in particular. The world's changed a lot in the meantime, with seemingly countless music … Continue reading “Interview: CatPig Studios on the App Store, Internet Radio, and More”

Search Ads, App Ads, Gifts, And FBX Could Make Or Break Facebook’s Q4 Earnings

Facebook laid the groundwork for several new money-makers in Q3 2012. Tomorrow’s earnings report will hopefully show if search typeahead ads, app ads, Gifts and Facebook Exchange are actually bringing home the bacon. If they’ve done well and are growing, Facebook’s future might look brighter to Wall Street. If not, Facebook will need new revenue building … Continue reading “Search Ads, App Ads, Gifts, And FBX Could Make Or Break Facebook’s Q4 Earnings”

App updates you don’t want to miss — January 21 edition

It has been another busy week in the App Store with a bunch of app updates landing on iOS and OS X. Grab a cup of joe and check out our list of notable updates from the past few days! 2Do: Tasks Done in Style [iOS Universal, Category: Productivity, $9.99] From a simple checklist to … Continue reading “App updates you don’t want to miss — January 21 edition”

Five Years In And Profitable, Gilt Refocuses On New Leadership, An IPO In 2013 And More

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson walked into famed celebrity designer Zac Posen’s showroom in November 2007 prepared to give the pitch of her life. The Gilt co-founder was attempting to sell Posen and his team on putting some of the designer’s excess inventory on the yet-to-be-launched flash sales e-commerce platform. At the time, the flash sales industry … Continue reading “Five Years In And Profitable, Gilt Refocuses On New Leadership, An IPO In 2013 And More”

Best of AppStorm in August

We’ve collected the top four reviews, roundups and how-to articles from across the AppStorm network in February. Whether you’re interested in Mac, iPhone, Web, Android, Windows, or iPad apps, there’s bound to be something you didn’t spot over the course of the month. Now would be a good time to explore a part of the … Continue reading “Best of AppStorm in August”