Oh to think back to the days of yore!
If I was sitting on my couch watching the 2013 MLB All-Star Game and got a hankering for a burrito from Anna's Tacqueria, maybe a six pack of ice-cold Corona, or, for some reason, an order of "Pan Roasted New England Cod" from Stephi's on Tremont, I'd have to get my butt out the door and (I can't believe I'm typing this) actually go to a restaurant or store to fulfill my craving. Read MoreAin't No Party Like a Startup PartyUnder heat from the City of Boston, Haystack throws a grand ol' startup party
Boston-based Plastiq, which allows users to pay for nearly anything (including taxes, tuition, and bill) with credit cards, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $10 million in Series B funding in a round led by Khosla Ventures. Read More
TalkTo, an app that lets users ask questions to stores and restaurants by text message, has been acquired by San Francisco-based social media company Path. (No particulars of the deal were disclosed; however the deal is rumored to be a combination of cash and stock.) Read More
There are 1.5 million active mobile gaming users who are playing games enabled with Skillz, an online gaming platform where users can win real money. What makes that number most amazing is that the company is only launching in Apple's iOS mobile App Store for the first time today. Read More
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