In the past few months, The Observer and the rest of the online community has witnessed a whirlwind rise in popularity of mobile, app-based deal companies. Well, here is yet another one claiming to offer you a good deal.
New York has now been “Poggled.”
Though the brainchild of the Groupon family, Read More
Thomas Monson, the founder of Bookabottle, met The Observer at midnight on a corner of Union Square in a black two-door BMW. He leaned a dress sneaker against the door, drumming his fingers on his knee and listened to opera by the blue light of a third-party stereo system. This was actually very Read More
Carter Cleveland, the fresh-faced 24-year-old founder of Art.sy, a start-up that bills itself as the “Pandora for art,” was talking about the art world’s past attempts at embracing technology.
“It’s like being in a movie,” he said. “The knight is walking into the dragon’s lair and seeing the corpses of all the other Read More
There is a complex fan dance that goes on between start-ups and the institutions that support them. VCs and investment banks want to find and befriend the most promising start-ups before anyone else. At the same time, few of these promising young candidates will mature into profitable clients in the near future. So scouting the Read More
What does a poor startup do when investors are in such a stone-cold frenzy that they’re calling at all hours of the night like the bad guy in Scream, saying “Do you like attractive valuations? I like attractive valuations,” and threatening to bury companies in enormous piles of tech-bubble money?
For founders still paying off Read More