Sheren Javdan


Home Improvement Startup Raises $14 Million

September 26, 2014

Seattle based home improvement startup,, has raised $14 million in Series A funding from two top Seattle venture capital investment firms Madrona Venture Group and Maveron, co-founded by Starbucks....

PODS vs. U-Haul Trademark Dispute Yields $60 Million

September 25, 2014

Thursday, a jury in the U.S. District Court of Tampa ruled in favor of PODS Enterprises, Inc., in a trademark dispute against U-Haul International, Inc. surrounding the word “pods.”   The...

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Muse: Startup Creates Brain Sensing Headband

September 24, 2014

Wearable technology is hot among startup companies right now. Using technology similar to that found in a heart monitor, InteraXon Inc., has created the Muse brain sensing headband which translates...

The Importance of Employee Handbooks

September 23, 2014

Employee handbooks are important and useful tools that relay relevant and important company procedures and policies to employees. They explain an employer’s expectations from their employees while setting forth an employee’s rights and...

Alibaba IPO Makes History

September 19, 2014

Friday was IPO time for China’s online shopping giant, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Alibaba  is a China based e-commerce company with over 20,000 employees and sales well over $100 billion...

Navdy California Corporation

Navdy: California Startup Gives Drivers a Fighter Jet View

September 9, 2014

California corporation Navdy, Inc. offers the first smartphone integrated and dashboard mounted heads-up display for drivers. This allows drivers to experience fighter jet like visuals in any vehicle. The The...

Twitter vs. Twitpic Trademark Dispute Shuts Down Startup

September 8, 2014

Social media platform Twitpic is closing its doors on September 25 due to a Twitpic trademark dispute with the social media king, Twitter. The dispute stems from Twiptic’s attempt to...

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Deadmau5 vs. Disney: DJ Retaliates in Trademark War

September 7, 2014

Just days after Disney filed a Notice of Opposition against the Canadian house musician Deadmau5 fires back with a notice of his own. The 33-year-old DJ issued the multi-million dollar...

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Mickey Mouse vs. Deadmau5: Trademark Dispute

September 6, 2014

Joel Zimmerman, better known as Deadmau5, has just entered a legal battle with The Walt Disney Company over trademark rights.  On Tuesday, Walt Disney filed a complaint, more than 170 pages long,...

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Can I Hire Unpaid Interns For My Business?

September 4, 2014

Do you want to hire unpaid interns for your business? There are many factors to consider before taking the leap. One of the most important things to consider is whether...