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  • AngelPad Looks Back: 37 Companies, 31 Funded, $25 Million Raised

    AngelPad Looks Back: 37 Companies, 31 Funded, $25 Million Raised

    AngelPad, the startup incubator launched by seven ex-Googlers in August 2010, is taking a look back at how far it’s come in the months since and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. So far, AngelPad has helped 37 companies get off the ground, but it wasn’t until this year that things really got going: 29 of those 37 startups emerged from AngelPad’s incubator in… Read More

  • AngelPad’s Third Demo Day: Fifteen Startups Take Flight

    AngelPad’s Third Demo Day: Fifteen Startups Take Flight

    Six months after the second cohort launched, the ex-Googler fueled AngelPad is ready to have at it again with a third brood of 11 business Internet-focused, technology driven companies. A little over a year into its existence, AngelPad has launched 22 companies, 19 of which have raised money and one of which was acquired. “At AngelPad we deliberately work with a highly… Read More

  • Halo Effect: All AngelPad Companies Will Get $100K Investment Offers From 2 VC Firms

    Halo Effect: All AngelPad Companies Will Get $100K Investment Offers From 2 VC Firms

    Earlier this year, Yuri Milner, SV Angel, and Y Combinator shook the early-stage investment world with Start Fund, a $150,000 investment offered to every startup in every new Y Combinator class, no questions asked. Today, another startup incubator, AngelPad — you know, the one run by a bunch of ex-Googlers — is announcing a similar offer. But it’s more traditional from… Read More

  • AngelPad Opens Up Its Summer 2011 Applications

    AngelPad Opens Up Its Summer 2011 Applications

    AngelPad, the incubator found by ex-Googlers in order to help a select 15 startups make it here or anywhere, has officially opened up its application process for its summer 2011 cohort. AngelPad selects startups twice a year and is looking for its third round of contenders today, putting out it’s application tonight in order to find the best and the brightest. In case you’re… Read More

  • The Second Cluster Of Startups Ascend From AngelPad

    The Second Cluster Of Startups Ascend From AngelPad

    Last August, we broke the news that a new startup incubator was about to launch that was run by seven ex-Googlers, AngelPad. By November, the initial class of eight startups were ready to launch. Today, barely four months later, class number two is ready to be unveiled. And this time there are thirteen of them. At this rate, to quote the best line in Jaws, they’re “gonna need a… Read More

  • MoPub, The DoubleClick For Mobile, Gets Seed Funding From Accel & Harrison Metal

    MoPub, The DoubleClick For Mobile, Gets Seed Funding From Accel & Harrison Metal

    It’s no secret that everyone believes the mobile advertising space is going to be huge. Massively, massively huge. If you need any proof of this, just look to Android. That’s essentially the entire reason it exists. In fact, it could be a $3 billion business by 2014, MoPub CEO Jim Payne believes. Not surprisingly, the investors are right there with him in that belief. MoPub, a… Read More

  • Curated.by Aims To Be The "Smithsonian Of The Web", But They Need Your Help

    Curated.by Aims To Be The "Smithsonian Of The Web", But They Need Your Help

    Last night was interesting. I was sitting down to do some last-minute research for a post I was working on (this one) when news began to break that North Korea had just attacked South Korea. As usual, news was flowing through Twitter faster than any one source, but I needed a way to filter the noise. Oddly enough, the product I was writing about is perfect for that: Curated.by. Using… Read More

  • The Initial AngelPad Startups Get Their Wings

    The Initial AngelPad Startups Get Their Wings

    Back in August, we broke the news about AngelPad, a new incubator started by a group of seven ex-Googlers. A day later, we sat down with one of those ex-Googlers, Thomas Korte, to talk a bit about the project. At the time, the logistics of how everything would work were still being ironed out. Fast forward to today, not even three months later, and they’re having their first demo… Read More

  • More On AngelPad, The New Incubator Where The Google Blood Runs Thick

    More On AngelPad, The New Incubator Where The Google Blood Runs Thick

    Last night, we first unveiled AngelPad, the stealthy new startup incubator run by seven ex-Googlers. Today, we’ve managed to get quite a bit more information about it. How? One of those ex-Googlers, Thomas Korte, stopped by our office to talk a bit about the project. Actually, it was quite convenient for Korte to come by because AngelPad’s office is right around the corner from… Read More

  • AngelPad: Seven Ex-Googlers Are About To Launch A New Incubator

    AngelPad: Seven Ex-Googlers Are About To Launch A New Incubator

    The problem is obvious: it’s hard to launch a startup. But one potential solution, great mentorship and support, isn’t so easy to come by. With their own startup of sorts, seven ex-Googlers are going to attempt to solve that. While there isn’t too much information out there just yet about AngelPad, it should be something very interesting to watch in the next couple of weeks. Read More