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How To Get The Media To Notice You

How To Get The Media To Notice You

By Conrad Egusa October 28, 2013

Today, I would argue PR is more important than ever before. In addition to helping companies increase profiles and attract new clients, PR can be considered the secret weapon for SEO. Unfortunately, despite the increasing importance of PR, it is …

Biz Stone’s Jelly Hires Another Ex-Apple Engineer Biz Stone’s Jelly Hires Another Ex-Apple Engineer

Biz Stone’s mysterious startup Jelly has just made another interesting hire. This time it’s Brian Kadar, a former Apple software engineer. Here’s what Stone had to say about Kadar: “Born and raised in Queens, NY, Brian has a BFA in …

Jelly Taps Former iPhone Engineer for Board Jelly Taps Former iPhone Engineer for Board

We may not really know what it is yet, but Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s new startup is accumulating talent at a pretty fast clip. Today, Stone announced that Loren Brichter, former Apple engineer who worked on the original iPhone and …

Jelly Reveals Bono, Al Gore, and More as Investors Jelly Reveals Bono, Al Gore, and More as Investors

On April 1st, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone confirmed that he was working on a new startup called Jelly. He was kind of forced into revealing his hand, after news of the project leaked in late March. When Stone announced the …

Jelly Announces Employee #1, Designer Austin Sarner Jelly Announces Employee #1, Designer Austin Sarner

Here’s some more Jelly news for you, and no, it’s not any additional info on what the hell it is. It’s more team news. According to Jelly founder and CEO, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, the company has just hired employee …

Google Ventures Backs Punky Brewster Google Ventures Backs Punky Brewster

Soleil Moon Frye, commonly known as the girl who played Punky Brewster, has a startup called Moonfrye, and it has attracted $2.5 million in funding from GRP Partners, Greycroft, Daher Capital, and Google’s investment arm, Google Ventures. The company is …

Should Your Startup Use Open Source Software? Should Your Startup Use Open Source Software?
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Open source software is awesome, and it’s free. What more do you need to know? In all actuality, there’s a lot to consider when thinking about what software to use in your startup. Do you go with open source or …

Biz Stone Reveals Jelly's Co-Founder and CTO Biz Stone Reveals Jelly's Co-Founder and CTO

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is slowly pulling back the curtain on Jelly. Very slowly. Today, Stone has revealed the identity of the mobile-oriented startup’s co-founder and CTO: Ben Finkel, founder of Fluther and New Users Experience manager on Twitter’s Growth …

Biz Stone Confirms New Startup 'Jelly' Biz Stone Confirms New Startup 'Jelly'

Last week, news came out that Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is working on a new startup called Jelly. Today, Stone opened up about it a bit. In a post at JellyHQ.com, Stone writes: People are basically good—when provided a tool …

Advice For Scaling Your Startup To Millions Advice For Scaling Your Startup To Millions
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Google interviewed Ben Kamens, lead developer at Khan Academy, about scaling a startup to millions of users, which the popular online learning site has been able to do. Google uploaded the video to its Developer YouTube channel this week.

Biz Stone Working on Mobile Startup Called 'Jelly' Biz Stone Working on Mobile Startup Called 'Jelly'

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is working on another startup. According to Kara Swisher at All Things D, Stone’s new project is called “Jelly,” which her source called a “native mobile” effort. That’s pretty vague, and the only other tidbit provided …

Bing Fund Adds Sonar To Its Roster Bing Fund Adds Sonar To Its Roster

Bing announced today that it has added another company – Sonar – to its Bing Fund roster. Bing Fund was launched last year as an “angel investor with an incubator”. In August, Bing unveiled its initial startups. Now, after remaining …

Starbucks to Sell Square's Mobile Card Readers Starbucks to Sell Square's Mobile Card Readers
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Would you like a mobile payments processing unit with your caramel macchiato? Square and Starbucks are further bolstering their relationship, building on one that already includes millions in investment and a payment option deal. Starting soon, Starbucks customers will be …

Winklevii Invest in Online Shopping Startup Hukkster Winklevii Invest in Online Shopping Startup Hukkster

Earlier this year, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss started Winklevoss Capital, their own private venture capital firm. Shortly after that, the two purchased an $18 million, 8,000 sq ft mansion in Los Angeles, reportedly signifying an expansion of the firm to …

AgLocal Rep Rides Reddit’s Internet 2012 Tour Bus AgLocal Rep Rides Reddit’s Internet 2012 Tour Bus

Judging by the Internet 2012 Bus Tour panel discussion held yesterday in Lexington, Kentucky, everyone on the tour bus believes an open internet can change just about every type of business. Robert Roderick, head of product technology for AgLocal, spoke …

Google Launches Google For Entrepreneurs Google Launches Google For Entrepreneurs
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Google announced the launch of Google For Entrepreneurs, an “umbrella” for its various programs that cater to startups and entrepreneurs. This includes: Campus London, Google for Entrepreneurs Week, Women 2.0, Startup Weekend, Women Entrepreneurs on the Web, Google Sudo, 1871, …

Square Closes Series D Round Of Funding Square Closes Series D Round Of Funding

Square announced today that it has closed a Series D round of funding from Citi Ventures, Rizvi Traverse Management, and Starbucks Coffee Company. The company said in its announcement: One year ago, Square had approximately 150 employees and processed over …