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  • Banters Hits The Deadpool, Co-Founders Leto & Moberg Are Betaworks Bound

    Banters Hits The Deadpool, Co-Founders Leto & Moberg Are Betaworks Bound

    Today, the Banters social experiment has officially come to a close, as the startup’s co-founder Lauren Leto said via blog post today that the team will be no longer actively working on the site beginning June 1st. However, in spite of its tumultuous road and final splash into the deadpool, the news came with a silver lining. Both Leto and her co-founder, Patrick Moberg, will be taking… Read More

  • Conversation Sharing App Bnter Rebrands As Banters; Adds Voice Recognition, Privacy Settings

    Conversation Sharing App Bnter Rebrands As Banters; Adds Voice Recognition, Privacy Settings

    Bnter, an app that allows you to share your conversations with others publicly, is rebranding today as Banters and adding a number of new features to both its iPhone and web apps. In the same way you share photos via the web or your mobile phone, Banters allows you to share snippets of conversations you have with friends on the web. While the startup initially focused on SMS… Read More

  • Bnter Brings Conversation Sharing App To Android Phones, Launches Bookmarklet

    Bnter Brings Conversation Sharing App To Android Phones, Launches Bookmarklet

    We’re big fans of Bnter, an app that allows you to share your conversations with others publicly. The same way you share photos via the web or your mobile phone, Bnter allows you to share snippets of conversations you have with friends on the web. While the startup initially focused on SMS, Bnter recently broadened its scope to allow users to share any sort of conversation, including… Read More

  • The Betrayal of Bnter

    The Betrayal of Bnter

    We filmed this week’s Ask a VC on Tuesday, and I started out by asking Bijan Sabet of Spark Capital about the danger of venture capitalists investing in competitors. There was no ulterior motive on my part. It’s just a question I’ve seen coming up increasingly as dealmaking heats up and VCs invest across a bigger variety of company stages than ever before. And, I’d… Read More

  • Lauren Leto on Getting Rejected

    (Founder Stories) "Every Day, I Try To Get Rejected"

    If you meet a lot of CEOs and startup founders, you will notice a personality trait that many of them share. No matter how many people tell them they are wrong or stupid, they remain unusually optimistic, almost blindingly so. In the Founder Stories video above, which is an outtake from last week’s interview with Bnter CEO Lauren Leto, host Chris Dixon talks about the importance of… Read More

  • Lauren Leto on the Beginning of Texts From Last Night

    (Founder Stories) Lauren Leto: Texts From Last Night Was A Million Dollar Idea, Bnter Is Next

    As a law student, Lauren Leto and her friends started Texts From Last Night, a site where they could anonymously posts real text messages about their exploits going out at night. It turns out a lot of people could relate, and when they opened up the site to anyone to contribute, it became a Web sensation. Today, the site attracts 4 million people a month, 5,000 to 15,000 submissions a day… Read More

  • Conversation Sharing Platform Bnter Opens Up API

    Conversation Sharing Platform Bnter Opens Up API

    Conversation sharing platform Bnter, which initially launched in November, is opening up its API today. Since the web and mobile app’s launch, Bnter has seen thousands of users share their conversations. Initially launched as a way to post and share your text message conversations with friends, Bnter has broadened its scope from SMS to include any sort of conversation, including… Read More

  • Share Your Best iPhone Text Chats With Bnter

    Share Your Best iPhone Text Chats With Bnter

    In some isolated cases such as the infamous Tiger Woods-mistress texts, SMS messages are not meant to be shared. But more often than not, SMS messages with friends can actually be fairly entertaining. Launched by Texts From Last Night co-founder Lauren Leto and Patrick Moberg, Bnter is a simple way for people to share text messages with their friends in a profile on the web. The startup… Read More

  • Texts From Last Night Founder Raises Funding For Stealth Startup BNTER

    Texts From Last Night Founder Raises Funding For Stealth Startup BNTER

    If you haven’t checked out Texts From Last Night, you probably should. The hilarious site, which can provide hours of pure entertainment, allows users to submit the wittiest texts they may have received or sent between their friend (which are kept anonymous except for the area code). One of the site’s founders, Lauren Leto, has just raised funding from an all-star group of… Read More