Mobile First

  • PayPal Is Rolling Out Its New “Mobile First” Website Globally

    PayPal Is Rolling Out Its New “Mobile First” Website Globally

    PayPal, the eBay-owned online payments platform that made up some 40% of its $16 billion in revenues in 2013, has turned on a redesigned website — it’s biggest attempt yet at putting a contemporary, simplified face on one of the older services on the web (founded: 1998); and to introduce users to some of the newer features it’s hoping will take off, such as mobile and… Read More

  • Mobile-First Enterprise Startup DoubleDutch Raises $4 Million Series B From Floodgate & Others

    Mobile-First Enterprise Startup DoubleDutch Raises $4 Million Series B From Floodgate & Others

    Enterprise mobile startup DoubleDutch has raised $4 million in Series B funding, in a new round led by Floodgate, with participation from Bullpen Capital and Lightbank. The funding will see Floodgate’s Mike Maples Jr. joining the company’s Board of Directors, as the company further focuses its efforts on deconstructing CRM software and porting it into mini-applications running… Read More

  • Smart Mobile And The Thin Cloud

    Smart Mobile And The Thin Cloud

    When HP CEO Leo Apotheker announced that the company was seeking options for its consumer PC business and abandoning the hardware mobile business its stock dropped 20%. When Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple, after a 12 hour pullback, the stock rose to go above the previous close within 48 hours. These two stories of corporate change are widely discussed, often in terms that assume the men… Read More

  • Watch The Mobile First CrunchUp Live Here

    Watch The Mobile First CrunchUp Live Here

    Couldn’t buy tickets in time or just too far away from Palo Alto? You can stay on top of all the Mobile First Crunchup action with the livestream here (starts at 1 p.m.) and our blog posts throughout the event. Full agenda after the jump. Read More

  • You Can’t Buy Tickets For Our Mobile First CrunchUp, But You Can Watch

    You Can’t Buy Tickets For Our Mobile First CrunchUp, But You Can Watch

    The next phase of the web will be ruled by mobile. It’s already happening. Just think about how many killer apps and products are mobile-first or mobile-only. This Friday right before our 6th annual summer party at August Capital, we’ll be holding a half-day Mobile First CrunchUp to talk about where are we in terms of creating mobile products and why so many startups are going… Read More

  • Mobile First Speaker LineUp: Joe Hewitt, Omar Hamoui, Kevin Systrom, And More

    At the end of this month, we are putting on a Mobile First CrunchUp, which will focus on the increasingly popular strategy of creating a mobile product first, and a regular Web product second, if ever. Mobile is just a more interesting part of the Web right now for many reasons—iPhone/Android, tablets, location-aware apps, cell phone cameras, GPS. People are so interested in this topic… Read More