Synthetic Corp, the company behind the hit iPhone app, Hipstamatic, has had a very good year. Not only was their paid app one of the best-selling apps of the year, Apple bestowed the “App of the Year” crown on it a few weeks ago. And now they’re closing out the year with one more big piece of news: they’re relocating to San Francisco.
The company has actually bought an entire two-story building… → Read More
For about the past six months or so, I’ve been using an app called Burbn. Despite being in stealth mode, the app attracted quite a bit of buzz as it was in the location space and built entirely in HTML5. Oh, and the $500,000 investment from Baseline Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz helped gather interest as well. But it turns out Burbn was a red herring of sorts. Or perhaps more appropriately… → Read More