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GameCo into Foxwoods casino

The world’s largest casino in terms of its number of slots, Foxwoods in Connecticut, US, has taken six VGM machines from GameCo of Las Vegas.  A VGM is a video game gambling machine, says GameCo, which claims to be the creator of the world’s... more

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KidPass Raises $5.1MM Series A Funding, Led by Javelin Venture Partners – Jed Katz and Rachel Jarrett Join Board of Directors

Today, we are excited to announce that KidPass has raised $5.1 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Javelin Venture Partners, with participation from new and existing investors, including CoVenture, Y Combinator, TIA Ventures, Bionic... more

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Vacatia CEO Caroline Shin Named to ARDA Board of Directors

Vacatia is pleased to announce that Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Caroline Shin has been named to the Board of Directors of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) at this year's ARDA World in New Orleans. "We are happy to add... more

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Thumbtack Names Former Google Human Resources Leader as Vice President of People

Thumbtack, a local services marketplace that connects customers with skilled professionals, today announced the appointment of its new Vice President of People, Justin Angsuwat, effective immediately. As Thumbtack’s VP of People, Angsuwat oversees... more

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Udemy cofounder Eren Bali just raised $6.5 million for his newest startup

It’s no secret that communications between patients and their doctors and pharmacists is anything but seamless. The same is true for communications between doctors and the labs and insurance companies with which they work. Carbon Health, a San... more

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MasterClass, Purveyor of Celebrity Online Courses, Raises $35 Million Led by IVP

MasterClass, which sells internet-video courses led by celebs including Kevin Spacey, Christina Aguilera and Gordon Ramsay, has closed $35 million in financing led by IVP. The Series C round brings the San Francisco-based startup’s total funding... more

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How I Made It: Thumbtack’s president left the White House for Silicon Valley

Jonathan Swanson, 34, is the co-founder and president of Thumbtack — a services marketplace that is sort of like the Yellow Pages of the digital age. Instead of trawling through hundreds of listings for plumbers, electricians, masseuses and tutors... more

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Carbon Health puts total control of doctor-patient relationship in your hands

Anyone who’s ever visited a doctor’s office knows that continuation of care can be difficult. The sheer scale of the medical system – and the number of patients doctors see in a given day – means that most general practitioners struggle to... more

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