Joshua Schachter

  • Joshua Schachter Launches Newest Tasty Labs Project, Skills.to

    Joshua Schachter Launches Newest Tasty Labs Project, Skills.to

    Founder and investor Joshua Schachter has spent a great deal of time trying to solve the problem of not being able to easily find relevant things and people; initially with his first startup Delicious — which he sold to Yahoo for a reported $30 million — and now with his latest efforts at incubator Tasty Labs. Tasty Labs, which has $3 million in funding from Andreessen… Read More

  • Hot Shot Vets From Google, Mozilla, Yahoo Cooking Up Stealth Treats At Tasty Labs

    Hot Shot Vets From Google, Mozilla, Yahoo Cooking Up Stealth Treats At Tasty Labs

    Earlier today, we noted that Paul Rademacher, the man known for creating “the first true Web 2.0 application”, was leaving his engineering job at Google after five years with the company. Now we know where he’s going. And it’s very interesting. No, it’s not Facebook like seemingly every other Xoogler these days. Instead, he’s joining up with Joshua… Read More

  • It's Hard To Tell If Voyurl Or Their Ads Are Creepier

    A few weeks ago, we were alerted to a new site currently in stealth mode called Voyurl. As the name implies, the idea behind it is to make it so you can see what other people are looking at on the web (and to make your clickstream seen). It sounds creepy as hell. It’s like Blippy but with more potential porn. I love it. But when I tried to sign up for the service, they sent me a note… Read More

  • BlockChalk Draws $1 Million In Seed Financing From Schachter, Battery, And Founder Collective

    Geo-messaging startup BlockChalk raised $1 million in seed financing from an impressive group of investors, including Delicious founder Joshua Schachter, Lotus founder Mitch Kapor, the Founder Collective, Battery Ventures, Harrison Metal, Josh Stylman, Tom McInerney, and David Liu. Schachter, in particular, has been investing heavily in geo startups (he is also an investor in Foursquare… Read More

  • The New Museum Brings Together Seven Artists With Seven Engineers (50 Discount Tickets)

    What happens when you pair seven visual artists with seven engineers and technologists? The New Museum in New York City is about to find out. An upcoming exhibit called Seven On Seven will put together artists and programmers for one day and tell them to come up with something together. It could be an application, a work of art, a full-blown product, or anything they want. Some of the… Read More

  • Did Joshua Schachter Just Land At Google?

    According to this Tweet by First Round Capital’s Josh Kopelman, Google has just hired del.icio.us founder Joshua Schachter. We have e-mails out trying to confirm. What would be a good project for Schachter at Google—creating automatic bookmarks based on surfing history? Or perhaps he is going to move beyond social bookmarks to help with social search. In any case… Read More