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  • Koopedia Aims To Ditch The Greed In Daily Deals

    Koopedia Aims To Ditch The Greed In Daily Deals

    Koopedia, which sounds like an early edition of the Mario Brother’s Encyclopedia, is actually a daily deals site with a twist. Business owners, instead of entering into a draconian deal with the site, pay $19 per month to post as many deals as they like. They can also pay $9 for a week of deals or $199 for the year. Then, when customers buy they deal, they pay $1 to Koopedia and then pay… Read More

  • Square’s Atlantic Station Office In Atlanta Is Focusing On Infrastructure

    Square’s Atlantic Station Office In Atlanta Is Focusing On Infrastructure

    I spoke to Square today about some of their latest moving and shaking in recruiting, and learned that the company has nabbed a 5,000 square foot office space in the Atlantic Station section in Atlanta. This was first reported by the Atlanta Business Chronicle earlier this month, but we’ve learned what Square is up to. Read More

  • Atlanta MeetUp: LGBT Mini Panel

    An Honest Discussion About Being Gay, Working In Tech, And Living In The South

    We didn’t get the most amazing reaction when we announced that our Southeast Mini Meetup Tour would also have a partial focus on gay rights and homophobic legislation in the south. We’re a tech blog, and we really shouldn’t be dabbling in politics or human rights. And yet, even issues that seem far removed circle back around to the tech industry, the startup scene, and… Read More

  • Reminder: #TCATL Is Kicking Off At 6pm Tonight

    Reminder: #TCATL Is Kicking Off At 6pm Tonight

    We’re live in Hotlanta tonight from 6pm to 10pm at Sweetwater Brewery. We have over a thousand RSVPs and we want you guys to beat NYC in terms of turn-out and energy, so head over here to RSVP and bring your best elevator pitch. What can you expect? A scrum of entrepreneurs and three beleaguered TC writers, so be brief, be forceful, and be bold. We’re here to hang out and talk… Read More

  • Southeast Meetup Reminders: Savannah, Raleigh, And Charlotte Are Set, Atlanta Not Iffy [UPDATE!]

    Southeast Meetup Reminders: Savannah, Raleigh, And Charlotte Are Set, Atlanta Not Iffy [UPDATE!]

    If you’ve been keeping up at all, you should know that we’re planning a tour of the Southeast during the second week of July. We’re hitting all the hottest spots, including Savannah, Atlanta, Raleigh, and Charlotte (in that order), but we seem to be hitting a tiny bump in the south-bound road. As much as I’d love to hit up Mr. Armstrong for carte blanche on this… Read More

  • Southeast, Here We Come: The Savannah, Atlanta, Charlotte, And Raleigh-Durham Meetups Are Go

    Southeast, Here We Come: The Savannah, Atlanta, Charlotte, And Raleigh-Durham Meetups Are Go

    TechCrunch is headed down south this summer and we’re starting our trip in Savannah, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham. We already have some great spots lined up but we definitely need your help finding a few more locations. We begin by riding down to Savannah where we’ll see what the Coast is up to then on to Atlanta, Charlotte, and ending in Raleigh-Durham where… Read More

  • Forbes' Most Wired Cities

    Forbes Magazine release today a list of the 30 most connected cities in the United States. They’ve surprisingly selected Atlanta as the most wired US city. I’m not really seeing it. Sure, as Forbes points out, the ATL is home to Bellsouth, Cox and Earthlink, and it might have more people with broadband per capita than any other city, but it just doesn’t feel right. Read More