A couple of weeks ago, we put DotBlu (formerly known as BluBet) in the deadpool. The San Francisco startup, which ran an online betting play at launch which later morphed to some sort of social gaming service, discontinued its operations on October 16 despite the startup being backed by a host of star investors (Jawed Karim of YouTube fame and Kevin Hartz of Xoom / Eventbrite to name but a… → Read More
There are 1.2 million predictions made on Twitter everyday. Those are numbers that the prediction startup Blubet pulled 2 weeks ago from the service. That’s roughly 5% to 6% of the overall tweets being sent out on any given day, according to their data. So it’s really not surprising that Blubet would want to build its business around this platform.
That wasn’t always the case. When the company… → Read More