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Startup News: Coworking Updates, and We Meet Sageworks Capital

img 3095 Startup News: Coworking Updates, and We Meet Sageworks CapitalSTYLECASTER RAISES FUNDS. “Announced today, we’ve raised $1 million in a small bridge round, in order to bring in Facebook, MySpace and Zynga veterans as investors… we’re going to completely revamp our flagship site StyleCaster.com, and offer new, even more social products and features.”

GENERAL ASSEMBLY DEMO NIGHT. Is tonight (and $10, why?)

NEW WORK CITY. Hit 100 members.

WEWORK LABS. Has an important announcement to make tonight about the future of the coworking space. (We hear it’s good news.)

PARTIES PARTIES. Yext holiday party, December 12 at The Standard.

HIRING. Signpost seeks a chief miscellaneous officer, a publisher and channel relationships manager and a business development associate. Sageworks Capital, an interesting breed of investment firm, seeks a software developer and a biz dev associate. “Sageworks Capital’s cloud-based platform allows borrowers to increase their pool of prospective lenders from beyond traditional banks to include private and institutional investors. Sageworks Capital is a newly-formed subsidiary of Sageworks, Inc. and is based in New York City.”

JUST SAYING HI. “I recently founded InsideDigs.com, a free peer-to-peer community for apartment hunters looking for rental information on apartments before they hit the market. The site launched in December 2010 for New York City and already has more than 2700 members.”

FASHIONABLE CAPITAL. “FashInvest, Ltd., has released its list of companies that will be presenting at its Second Annual Capital Conference on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.  After receiving a record amount of applications from companies vying to present at this year’s conference, the selection committee has carefully chosen a select group of innovative companies from the Fashion, Fashion Tech, Retail and Branded Goods consumer sectors to present their distinctive opportunities to an audience of venture capital, private equity, institutional and individual angel investors.” The list of companies is here.

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