Killerstartups

  • Startups.com Is Shutting Down, Domain Name Not For Sale (For Now)

    Startups.com Is Shutting Down, Domain Name Not For Sale (For Now)

    Daily deal community for website owners Startups.com is shutting down. In an email sent out to its mailing list subscribers, founder Gonzo Arzuaga admits that the company just “couldn’t make a go of it.” “We didn’t achieve the ambitious goals we set for ourselves when we launched only 1 year ago. So, with regret, this news of our departure from the realm of… Read More

  • Startups.com Now Offers Daily Deals For Online Business Owners

    Back in October 2008, KillerStartups acquired the domain name Startups.com for roughly $500,000 in cash. About a year later, Startups.com was relaunched as a Q&A site for business questions. Today, KillerStartups is launching a new initiative: a daily deals site for Internet entrepreneurs and online business owners. The new site, which will be hosted at Startups.com (the Q&A section… Read More

  • Startups.com Becomes a Q&A Site For Business Questions

    A year ago, KillerStartups bought the killer domain name Startups.com for a few hundred thousand dollars. The company didn’t do anything with it other than redirect to the KillerStartups blog. Today, it realunched as a Q&A site for business questions. Want to know “How to edit a business video before uploading it to YouTube”, “What is the typical annual income of… Read More

  • KillerStartups Launches Dataopedia, A One-Stop Shop For Information About Websites

    KillerStartups, or rather its overarching company Startups.com Networks, has been in the news lately. First, they picked up Startups.com in a killer deal, next thing you know they’re launching their own web applications (Twingr). Now, they’re introducing the strangely named but quite useful Dataopedia, which is meant to serve as an information resource for websites. It’s… Read More

  • Build Your Own Twitter With Twingr (Private Alpha)

    First we had Twitter. Then we had Yammer (and Identi.ca and Present.ly). Now we have Twingr. You can create your own version of Twitter for any group you like, and Twingr will host it. The service, created by Killer Startups (which recently bought Startups.com and is expanding beyond blogging), just launched in private alpha and is open to the first 500 micro-blogging communities that get… Read More

  • KillerStartups Gets A Killer Deal On Startups.com

    In a downturn, cash is king. KillerStartups, a blog that covers killer startups (and any other startup that issues a press release, actually) has acquired the domain Startups.com for “mid six figures” in cash, CEO Gonzalo Arzuaga tells me. So let’s call it $500,000. That is within reason for a primo domain name. After all, Business.com was built into a business that sold… Read More