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4 iPhone Apps for Discovering Local Events

By | Jul 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Living in a city is fun (source: science).  Whether you know it or not, there is  something going on in your vicinity.  Just a decade ago, finding these events required such archaic tactics as reading the local newspaper or talking to people.  Thankfully, with the…


Now: iPhone App Pulls Instagram Photos to Find Trending Local Events

By | May 30, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Event discovery is still a wide-open ballgame.  There’s been a variety of approaches toward capturing this market – ranging from when an event is happening (Time to Enjoy, Sharewhere, Forecast), to where you are at a given moment (RAVN, Foursquare), to what your city may have to offer (Thrillist,…

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Des Moines

The Future of Future Check-Ins and Starting Up in Des Moines, ShareWhere Founder Dylan Hamilton Shares Insights

By | Mar 21, 2012 at 4:45 pm

“What are you doing?”  This was the simple question posed by Twitter back in its early days.  Now with a roughly $8 billion valuation, turns out that was a very valuable question.  There stands reason to believe that there is gold buried in the…


Plancast Co-Founder Mark Hendrickson on Patience, Tech & Social Media

By | Nov 15, 2011 at 1:00 pm

During our SXSW Delivering Happiness tour, we had a chance to talk to Mark Hendrickson, CEO and co-founder of Plancast, an event discovery and sharing platform.   He shared his thoughts about all the experimentation with social media currently taking place, how technology can bring…


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Find Activity-Friends In Your Area With Sponduu

By | Nov 27, 2010 at 7:13 pm

If you often roll “Han Solo” to the coffee shop, ballgame or to the bars but are interested in finding other people who live near you to hang out with, you might want to check out Sponduu.  Sponduu is a new and unique service…

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Talking with Plancast founder Mark Hendrickson

By | Mar 24, 2010 at 7:13 pm

Plancast, the startup that offers a simple way to create, manage, and share your plans, which we covered previously made a big splash at SXSW earlier this month. We got a chance to sit down and talk to Plancast founder Mark Hendrickson about their…

Social Media

Social Media Hour: Location, Location, Location!

By | Mar 23, 2010 at 1:51 pm

This week’s Social Media Hour is all about location, location, location – or at least looking at some of the ways in which we’re starting to take advantage of technology to make more localized and therefore hopefully more relevant connections. Of course, there will…

Social Media

Plancast Is Coming Up Big This Year at SXSW

By | Mar 13, 2010 at 6:33 pm

Plans, we all have them. I cannot tell you how many times I have been asked, “what’s your plan?” With Plancast, a Silicon Valley-based startup, answering that question is a lot easier. Plancast offers a simple way to create, manage, and share your plans with all…