Jason johnson

  • August Raises $38 Million To Expand Smart Lock Retail Availability

    August Raises $38 Million To Expand Smart Lock Retail Availability

    Smart Lock purveyor August has raised another $38 million in funding, bringing the company’s tally up to $50 million, the company’s co-founder Jason Johnson told TechCrunch. August’s Smart Lock attempts to reinvent the front door and rid the world of physical keys by relegating that duty to a smartphone. As Johnson noted, “Hardware is expensive,” however the new… Read More

  • Rethink Books Gives Us A Glimpse At Social Books (Video Demo)

    Rethink Books Gives Us A Glimpse At Social Books (Video Demo)

    Books are becoming electronic like every other form of print media, but they still lag in their social skills. A startup called Rethink Books wants to incorporate sharing features into every electronic book and turn them into social books. I caught up with founders Jason Ilian and Jason Johnson today at the TedxEast conference in New York City, where they presented a demo f their… Read More