Hoping to tap into the social shopping phenomenon that enables products to go viral through social networks like Twitter and Facebook, Loved.by is a newly launched site that lets users share links to products that they “love” and potentially get rewarded for doing so.
Always delighted to see savvy entrepreneurs and investors in Europe launch initiatives that can help young tech startups, wherever they’re located, go from idea to product without going bankrupt and disillusioned even before making it to the prototype phase.
Like a Klingon starship de-cloaking in the middle of Europe, Lars Hinrichs the founder of LinkedIn competitor XING who exited for $58 million last year is putting his efforts onto a new startup investment vehicle dubbed HackFwd. But although the web site for the new venture is packed with advisors and mentors, HackFwd will take 27% of a company it invests in – that’s a sizeable chunk. In the US… → Read More