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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 »

An Interview with Damien Patton, Founder of Banjo

Damien Patton

Who is going to win social discovery? Last week, we interviewed Paul Davison, founder Highlight – this year’s most buzzed about social discovery app at SXSW.  We also had the opportunity to sit down with Damien Patton, founder of Banjo, likely the consensus as second place contestant in this race. After talking with each of… Read more »

Online Trading Goes Social with Nundino


Online trading just got more social, as Singapore-based startup Nundino opens its platform to beta users. Nundino is a free social community and micro blogging platform for online traders, enabling them to share trades, gain insight on what others are trading, and interact with like-minded investors. Nundino was founded by Anju Aggarwal and Matthieu Labbat to… Read more »

The Top 4 Takeaways From A SXSW Virgin


I have a confession.  I lost my virginity last weekend. My SXSW virginity, that is. As someone who’s been looking forward to the SXSW insanity for three years now (last year I was hiking, and the year before I was just flat out poor), I went into the festivities with equal parts excitement and uncertain expectations…. 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 »