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Tagwalk: The Google of Fashion

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Tagwalk, calls itself the world’s first fashion search engine. By using more than 2,800 key words, users can search by brand, season, city, trend, color, fabric or style through 128,000 pictures. Le Figaro and The Financial Times have called Tagwalk the Google of fashion. But when she started out, founder Alexandra Van Houtte, …

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Vicente Fox Joins Canadian EdTech Company

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Former president of Mexico Vicente Fox has joined the board of Canadian education technology company Knowledgehook. The company said in a press release that Fox hopes to help the company make inroads in Mexico, a country where fewer than half of school children graduate from high school. Knowledgehook works with math teachers …

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10 Moscow Startups To Watch

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Moscow has a thriving venture capital scene that includes players such as AltaIR, Rusnano, the Russian Venture Company, the Moscow Seed Fund, Starta Capital, The Untitled Ventures, Bright Capital and AddVenture, to name a few. Here are 10 start-ups that have emerged from Moscow to watch. Silicon Republic

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Cybersecurity Firm AppRiver Acquires Roaring Penguin

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Cloud-based cybersecurity software and services company AppRiver has acquired Canadian software company Roaring Penguin. AppRiver said Tuesday the move will bolster its presence in Canada and help strengthen its position in the anti-spam and anti-virus business. Roaring Penguin provides filtering software to a range of private-sector and government customers in …

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Maven Gig Service Hits Austin Ahead of SXSW

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Maven has launched its Maven Gig offering in Austin, just ahead of SXSW when there will probably be a fair amount of ride-hailing and on-demand food delivery activity. Darrell Etherington | TechCrunch Maven Gig is the arm of GM’s Maven mobility brand that caters specifically to gig economy workers, with …

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