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  • Instagram Unveils Realtime API With Foodspotting, Fancy, Momento, Flipboard, About.me And Others

    Instagram Unveils Realtime API With Foodspotting, Fancy, Momento, Flipboard, About.me And Others

    It really is kind of amazing that Instagram has shot past two million users in just a few months with only an iPhone app. No Android app, no website, no real third-party support. But starting today, that changes as they’re finally ready to unveil their API. And they already have some pretty nice implementations right off the bat to show what it can do. Co-founder Kevin Systrom says that… Read More

  • Should Entrepreneurs Trust a VC Who Is Also Founding a Company? (TCTV)

    Should Entrepreneurs Trust a VC Who Is Also Founding a Company? (TCTV)

    There’s an age-old debate in Silicon Valley over whether or not you have to have started a company before to be a great VC. While many of the best VCs in Valley history weren’t entrepreneurs, the bias is heavily on investors who know firsthand what entrepreneurs are going through. But what about VCs who are building companies at the same time they are backing them? It’s a… Read More

  • Reserve Your Name At About.Me

    Reserve Your Name At About.Me

    Early this year we wrote about Pumkpinhead, the working name for new startup About.me being created by repeat entrepreneurs/investors Tony Conrad and Tim Young. We didn’t know much about the startup except that it had top angel investors involved: Ron Conway, AOL Ventures, Scott Kurnit, Founders Collective, Radar Partners (Doug Mackenzie & Kevin Compton) and David Mahoney. Read More