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OrderAhead App Makes Donating Gifts Easy

Last year, we profiled OrderAhead, the app that simplifies the process of ordering take out. This holiday season, the company has added a very commendable feature by using their technology to help you give to those in need.

Top Gifts for Bay Area Techies

For the tech lover, getting a sweater for a present doesn’t cut it anymore. Nor do socks, hand-me-downs and anything that's close to a coupon for a free hug. Instead, our interests lie in the hundreds of new gadgets stocking the shelves this holiday season.

Shop Local With the Tap of a Finger


Originally published on California Home + Design

Trust San Francisco to make shopping local even easier. New iPhone app SixDoors curates high-quality goods and delivers them right to your doorstep (or office, or parklet) the same day.

We Wanna Be Friends With: Eventbrite Co-Founder & President Julia Hartz

Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love to be friends with to answer seven essential questions about their life in San Francisco.

One Executive Defines the Future of Business By Design

One Executive Defines the Future of Business By Design

Design is not about decoration anymore. It’s about being a great facilitator and unlocking creativity,” asserts Maria Giudice, who, as founder and CEO of Hot Studio, specializes in the intersection of business and collaborative, human-centered design.

SF Startups Launch Second Annual Fundraiser

Tech Gives Back Logo

The holiday season is finally upon us and, in San Francisco, that means festive holiday parties, decorations on busy streets and, of course, thousands of Santas flocking to the bars. But with so much going on, we sometimes forget what the holiday spirit is really all about. Three local tech companies -- ZeroCater, Twice, and Getaround -- are helping us remember just that. 

Food Delivery Service Fluc Hopes to Become Fixture in San Francisco

Woman Eating Salad

Food delivery service has gained enormous popularity in the Bay Area, and it’s easy to understand why.

Homejoy Puts Joy Into Housecleaning (Seriously!)


If you are like me, you wish you had a full-time cleaning person. Hell, you wish you had someone following you around picking up after you every waking hour.

No Keys Necessary: Unlock Your Bike with Your Phone

San Francisco’s tech and bike worlds are both booming, so it’s no surprise that our city’s techies are turning their attention to reinventing the bicycle.

Ziploop Launches App to Take Paper Receipts Out of Shopping

In an increasingly paperless world, its perplexing that we’re still handed paper receipts after every transaction. They account for about 250 million gallons of oil, 10 million trees and 1 billion gallons of water to produce per year, and that’s just in the US alone. So how do we cut down on something so unnecessary?

Ziploop is looking to take on the task.

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