Note: this post originally appeared on TechCrunch: Startups, Seed Funding, And Avoiding Empty Pockets (October 13, 2011). I have reposted it here.
Forbes spotlighted LegalZoom earlier in the week: “Silicon Valley Sees Gold In Internet Legal Services” (a Polaris Ventures backed company).
The most important part about Facebook’s new iOS apps that they unveiled yesterday? For starters, the app actually works and I had given up using Facebook for iPhone (which failed 90+% of the time.
When Amazon announced the new Kindle product line and the $199 Kindle Fire – I declared that Amazon did more than introduce a disruptive product… they changed the non-iPad market with remarkably disrupitive pricing:
This is Apple’s homepage. What a terrific, powerful tribute to one of the most visionary, influential and lasting leaders in our lifetime. In some way or another, he has touched and inspired all of us. And for so many, Jobs (and Apple) can be credited for empowering their company, inspiring its launch, and/or motivating us […]
There are several reasons why Amazon’s new Kindle Fire – and the larger Kindle line – is disruptive (my take here).
In early September, we got the unfortunate news that the San Francisco Port Authority was closing Pier 38 (home to Dogpatch Labs San Francisco).