Consumer startups and the power of paying

Big Tech: The Power of Paying: What Consumer Hotshots Can Learn From Corporate Drudges
Ryan Tate, wired.com

When choosing a platform API to build upon, paying cash up front can help you avoid paying in time and regret later.

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Codecademy teaches users to work with APIs

Codecademy teaches users to work with APIs from YouTube, NPR and more
By Ben Popper, theverge.com

Giving novice coders the ability to build on top of other software

Since it launched last year, New York start­up Codecad­e­my has helped to fill the huge demand for com­put­er sci­ence edu­ca­tion with free online cours­es in pro­gram­ming…

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New models for venture firms find both ideas and the money

Knode and other local startups are the focus of new vc approaches that involve less time shuffling papers at a desk, and more time doing ethnographic research on what people actually do.

Some venture firms find both ideas and the money – Boston.com.

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