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AirBnb: A Lesson In Building Two Sided Networks

I just finished listening to Brian Chesky’s talk for Startup School from a few months ago. If you haven’t watched it yet, you’d be well advised to do so (find it here and embedded at the bottom of this post). Aside from being hilarious…

Castlight Health: Shopping for Healthcare Services Just Got Easy

Although a bit overused these days, the adage “Sunlight is the best disinfectant” seems so fitting for Castlight Health that I just can’t resist. The three year old Health 2.0 startup based in San Francisco is taking a page directly from Justice Brandeis’ playbook…

Loggly For Log Management & Processing As A Service

Log management may not be the sexiest problem in IT today, but it sure is an important one – and Loggly wants to solve it. The company is building a cloud based logging service that takes the pain out of log collection, management, and…