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  • Airbnb Aims To Get More Social With Acquisition Of Q&A Startup Localmind

    Airbnb Aims To Get More Social With Acquisition Of Q&A Startup Localmind

    Airbnb is announcing that it has acquired Localmind, a startup that allows users to post questions about specific locations, which are then answered in real time by by local experts. Airbnb has acquired the company’s three-person team and its technology. Apparently Localmind will be working on some sort of “social initiatives.” Co-founders Lenny Rachitsky and Beau Haugh… Read More

  • With Localmind 2.0, It’s About Expert Local Answers, Not Just Immediate Ones

    With Localmind 2.0, It’s About Expert Local Answers, Not Just Immediate Ones

    Following five months of work, location-based Q&A platform Localmind is launching its biggest release today since its original debut with the arrival of Localmind 2.0. The newly revamped platform represents a shift for the company, which, as you may remember, sits on top of Foursquare, allowing you to pose questions in real-time to those checked in at local venues. Today, the company… Read More

  • Location-Based Q&A Platform Localmind Raises $600K

    Location-Based Q&A Platform Localmind Raises $600K

    Location-based Q&A platform and Robert Scoble’s 2011 SXSW favorite pick Localmind has raised $600,000 in angel funding led by Granite Ventures with Real Ventures, iNovia Capital, Ian Sobieski, Peter Bordes, Ty Danco, Zach Aarons, and Ash Jhaveri participating. Localmind actually differs slightly from fellow Q&A apps like Opinionaided or Locql, because Localmind’s… Read More