If Skit had existed in the early 1970s, there is a chance that the career of Monty Python’s Terry Gilliam could have been stunted because Skit can produce videos reminiscent of the aforementioned great one’s seminal work. And that example is what comes to mind as the easiest way to describe how this TechCrunch Disrupt NY Startup Alley participant’s new app works and looks. → Read More
On stage at Disrupt NY 2013 today, serial investor Ron Conway and filmmaker/actor Alex Winter took the stage with CrunchFund’s MG Siegler to talk about the documentary Downloaded about the rise and fall of Napster. Ron Conway described being an early investor (his Angel Investors fund put around $500,000 into Napster, he said) and how the process of taking them through the ordeal went. One of the… → Read More
Kevin Ryan has had a lot of variety in his career so far, with a front-row seat building companies including DoubleClick, Gilt Groupe, 10gen, and Business Insider. And recently it’s been reported that he could add another very interesting facet to his resume by running for mayor of New York City.
So when we had the opportunity to talk with Ryan backstage at the Disrupt NYC 2013 show, we asked… → Read More
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If you lose an item, you can use either Crowdfynd.com or their iOS mobile app to post info about that lost item (last location, descriptions) as well as post a monetary reward amount that is held in escrow. → Read More
TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 startup alley company Koupah is a fresh take on the tablet-based point-of-sale space, which is growing in popularity among SMBs who want a solution that’s flexible, extensible and less expensive than legacy POS-specific hardware systems. Koupah takes the model a step further by offsetting some or all credit card transaction fees with advertising. → Read More