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Simplee has a simple goal: simplifying healthcare and reducing costs. It does this by electronically managing complex healthcare bills, and distilling the information into simpler pieces. Whether it is tracking the bills, managing costs, helping the user pay the bills, or finding the right plans and services, Simplee is the one-stop shop for healthcare simplification
Wealthfront continues to fight the New York-based, suited-up wealth management zombies with the thing Silicon Valley does best: Technology. The online financial company is making a big push to get the business of newly minted Valley millionaires.
Nick Bilton wants his fifty bucks. The New York Times tech writer figures that's his share of Facebook's $100 billion valuation -- based on his own contribution to the "poking, liking and sharing on the site".
“I’m sorry, sweetie. I just need a few more minutes on the computer; then I can play with you.”
Silicon Valley’s engineers have it great. That’s the conventional wisdom, anyway. Everyone’s heard about the free food, on-site laundry, the Wi-Fi commuter shuttle, and the haircut trailer in Google’s parking lot. It’s not just perks. These guys are swimming in cash, too, aren’t they? Facebook’s IPO will create more than a thousand millionaires. Then there are those tales of high-stakes bidding wars between Google, Facebook and Twitter, with the most-prized engineers getting potentially millions to go to certain hot companies.
There are a small number of readers who can't get enough of the inside baseball of the TechCrunch implosion. And a large number of readers who wish we'd all just move on. I've tried to take the high road at all opportunities, because the former are mostly just rubberneckers and the latter are serious readers who want to read great stuff about tech and startups. I promised when I started this site, I wouldn't waste their time.
So, it looks like Pando's first event is going to be a hit. All week I've been getting emails from friends asking if I have a special backdoor way to get them in (yep: pay $1000) and every time I see Sarah she seems even more enthusiastic about how amazing the evening is going to be.
There are currently 30 million African migrants who have left their home countries to find work elsewhere. They support more than 300 million people in their home countries, remitting essential food and goods, and in aggregate represent more than $10b in annual economic activity. This is an economy without an infrastructure, however, relying on informal channels and bribes to function.
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