Startup OpenGov built software to make Palo Alto’s government data more transparent. Now it’s working on systems for other cities including South Orange, N.J., writes Yulia Chernova. [Wall Street Journal]
An SEC vote allowing hedge funds, venture capital firms, and startups to promote themselves to (rich) investors is a step toward the democratization of startup investing, writes Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson. [AVC]
Denver-based entrepreneur Justin Hartfield wants to create farmers’ markets for marijuana growers, writes Eleazar David Melendez. [Huffington Post]
A new class of angel investor may be limiting startup founders’ ambitions, writes Eric Markowitz. [Inc.]
Boomerang Systems is developing automatic-guided vehicles to make parking garages more efficient. The company is currently implementing the robotic valet system in Miami (video). [Bloomberg Television]
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