“Everyone wants to know what everybody else is really doing in bed, but nobody does. So, we’re showing you,” exclaims Cindy Gallop. And with that, MakeLoveNotPorn.tv recently launched in beta.
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The founders of Tamyca are an audacious bunch. While the majority of 22-year-olds were partying or struggling to get their bachelor’s degrees, this team of five was busy setting up a company: Tamyca, Germany’s largest peer-to-peer carsharing website.
Guest Post Spare a thought for the telcos – they’ve had a hard couple of years fighting off VoIP vendors like Skype. Now a new player has arrived, and it's going to challenge both the telcos and the VoIP vendors. It’s called WebRTC.
Guest Post Everyone knows of the mythical elevator pitch. You find yourself in an elevator, rocketing towards the penthouse suite of a downtown office edifice, when you realize that the person standing next to you is a powerful and influential investor.
Google’s European chief Matt Brittin has described a new proposed copyright law in Germany as “like putting up a big sign saying ‘we don’t understand the Internet’.”
Guest Post Most businesses underestimate the quality of their strongest customer relationships and overestimate their weakest. These companies risk letting customers walk out the door.
Guest Post I own a startup. It’s called Twythm. It’s cool. It lets you share what you’re listening to on social networks -- and we use Twitter as our main social network for sharing. But as you may have heard, Twitter is rolling out many new changes to its API access and Twitter services.
Guest Post The high definition screens, faster processors, and enhanced Wi-Fi capabilities of Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablets are making big news. But these tablets won’t catalyze the revolution that is waiting to happen. The magic will happen when the price-per-unit drops below $100 on its way towards $50.
Guest Post Twitter’s API restrictions have already hemmed in LinkedIn and Instagram; the latest tech giant to fall victim to the changes is Tumblr, and some say Flipboard might be the next.
Google has laid off a larger number of staff – some of them in senior positions -- mainly in the areas of sales and marketing.
Popular photo sharing and editing app EyeEm has today relaunched into version 3.0 on iOS and Android with a live discovery tool in what is arguably, the first of its kind.
Guest Post You may have read my previous posts about the Lean LaunchPad class taught at Stanford, Berkeley, Columbia, Caltech, and for the National Science Foundation. Now you can take this course too.
Badoo’s concept is simple. Upload a few cursory details and a choice image, ping on location-awareness and you’ll see who is in your immediate radius and who might be appealing enough to arrange to meet in real life.
Guest Post At the beginning of 2012, Russia became the largest online market in Europe, surpassing Germany in the total number of users online. This growth will continue, and we estimate that by 2015 this number will reach nearly 90 million people.
H-Farm is the most picturesque venture incubator you’ve ever been to, based in the Italian countryside a convenient five minutes from the Venice Airport.
Guest Post One company getting a lot of attention in Mexico City and further afield is taking on the music business, making live concerts by previously unknown bands possible using a modified crowdfunding model. That company is Bandtastic.
Oliver Samwer is the German Internet mogul and multi-millionaire owner of startup incubator Rocket Internet, best known for his agressive cloning tactics and bullish management strategies.
Online marketplace Gourmetiz has recently launched, giving European food lovers direct access to and information about quality products hand-picked by a trio of cyber pimpin’ connoisseurs.
The week-long, 24-hours-a-day tech festival in Berlin saw crowds swelling to 10,000 from 77 countries.
Guest Post Put together a concise investor deck that is no longer than 15 slides. Don’t overstuff slides with small details.