congratulations to thomas marban and his business partner ralph zimmerman who's widely popular android twitter client twidroyd (formerly twidroid) and news aggregator popurls have just been acquired by tweetup. read the whole story at techcrunch, gigaom or the official press release.
last night i received an email from lars hinrichs announcing his new venture hackfwd - a pre-seed investment company designed to enable great people to launch great ideas. hackfwd is led by the european technology entrepreneur lars hinrichs. the board includes other proven technology and investment entrepreneurs. hackfwd employs and involves top grade professionals in talent management, finance and marketing to serve as guides and support excellence for the
i attended the under the radar conference on wednesday, met a lot of friends and made great new connections. i was impressed again by all the innovative ideas and startups presenting their services and products for the first time. i don't want to go into detail about all of them, you can find some more info at www.undertheradar.com but two
mashable just kicked off the 2nd annual open web awards, an international online voting competition that covers major innovations in web technology. through an online nominating and voting process, the open web awards recognizes and honors the top achievements in 26 categories. this year, mashable is partnering with over 100 blog partners and i am one of them. the first
thanks to anya i recently discovered budurl, a great service to measure the power or reach of social networks, email campaigns, blog posts or simply giving you a short url and providing some great detailed metrics about when and from where people clicked on your url (referrer), budurl makes link tracking amazingly simple. "what kind of power would you have if
a little while back i received an invite for ping.fm from ryan merket, who i worked with before. in short ping.fm is a status update tool that sends your updates to a bunch of your favorite microblogging services like bebo, blogger, facebook, hi5, jaiku, linkedin, livejournal, myspace, pownce, tumblr and twitter and there are more to follow. you publish your