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Ketan Anjaria of CardFlick: Give Your Users Joy

Ketan Anjaria

If you’re a startup founder, I bet you can relate to Ketan Anjaria’s statement that “having a startup is like having a cranky, expensive child.” Though Anjaria, Founder and CEO of the digital business card app CardFlick, won major brownie points by declaring that you should not read TechCrunch during his interview at our SXSW… Read more »

Tom Pace of Gust: Is Crowdfunding Too Hyped? and Other Insights

Tom Pace

Sites like AngelList help startups and investors meet, but where do they go from there? Gust is a platform that goes beyond connection to help them manage the relationship: investors can browse opportunities, share deals with other VCs, and communicate with their portfolio, while startups can find investors and raise new rounds of funding. Internet… Read more »

Ami Ben-David is Trying to Beat Google in Mobile Search

Ami Ben David

I tend to think entrepreneurs are crazy if they’re trying to build a new social network. So Ami Ben-David and co. must be really crazy – they’re trying to beat Google at search., or “The Everything Project,” is a mobile search engine that delivers easy-to-view, highly visual results. It evolved out of Do@, which… Read more »

Interview with Jeff Dachis: Social Media Tips for Startups and What You’re (Probably) Doing Wrong

Jeff Dachis

Jeff Dachis cofounded digital marketing firm Razorfish in the ’90s, raising an IPO of around $50 million in 1999. Nowadays, he’s working as the CEO of Dachis Group, a social media consultancy that serves 30,000 brands – including AT&T, Disney, HP, Nokia, and Target. They also maintain the Social Business Index to rank the performance… Read more »