If the above is what your SXSW workspace usually looks like, you’re in luck: For the first time, Polaris Venture Partners will be opening up a temporary Dogpatch Labs office in Austin during this year’ SXSW so entrepreneurs who need a place to work or just hang out can find a safe haven away from all the Interactive craziness.
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 our own office… → Read More
At last year’s TechCrunch50, one of the more intriguing launch startups was localbacon—a job board targeted at recent college graduates which charged 99 cents to apply for a job. The idea was to get the most qualified applicants who were more really serious about the job.
The founders of localbacon took what they learned from operating their site and are now relaunching with a much better idea… → Read More