This week: An app that helps you form habits; $125 million fund for women and minority startup founders; Twitter changes coming
Want an electronic accountability partner? A new app called Streaks helps you see how many consecutive days you’ve performed an action. When you break the streak, the app starts tracking all over again. The idea behind the app is that the visual of unbroken days helps users continue to perform the action until it becomes a habit.
Intel Capital Forms Fund for Startups Led By Women and Minorities
Last week Intel announced that Intel Capital, its venture capital arm, had formed a fund of approximately $125 million to invest in startups led by women and minorities. Lisa Lambert will lead the fund initiative. Read more details about the fund, how to be considered and the four companies that have already received investment.
Changes Coming to Twitter in July
Beginning in July, Twitter will expand the character count for Direct Messages to 10,000. Find out about this change and others.