Mission Accomplished: HipChat, Sans VC, Gets Its Billboard

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 years ago

Pete Curley and his two co-founders at HipChat, can cross something off their list: They got their billboard (see image on jump page). In September, I wrote about HipChat, a provider of a private instant messaging services for companies, after the startup raised $100,000 in angel financing from the Founders Fund TechFellow’s award program. Subscribers […]


Mobile Commerce Is The Future, But Customer Acquisition Is Street By Street

By Mark Boslet — 5 years ago

Foursquare Labs, Yammer, Groupon. Social mobile media is hot, especially if it targets ecommerce and the enterprise. So how does a tiny next generation startup compete with today’s more entrenched players? That seemed to be the unanswered question at the Under the Radar conference today in Mountain View, Calif. The conference brought together more than […]