Sammy Abdullah, Co-manager at DAN Fund, a Dallas venture capital firm, recently penned a post on LinkedIn entitled "Why you shouldn't join an accelerator." Sammy's concern is that the value-add for those with no start-up expertise in need of guidance and mentor-ship has been diminished by...

"We believe that the social web provides investors with the means to keep up with the evolving landscape of culture and news more efficiently than any conventional form of financial media or research." That's the philosophy behind TickerTags, a local company that uses sentiment analysis and...