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    Springwise, an invaluable ear to the ground, reports on cmypitch.com, a new site for entrepreneurs in the U.K. to upload elevator pitch videos for…
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    A glance at the top 10 iPhone apps this morning shows eight that come from startups and only two -– Reuters and ESPN –- from big companies. I…

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