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  • Startups Vs. Startups: App Developer Gets Sued By Lightbank-Backed WhosHere

    Startups Vs. Startups: App Developer Gets Sued By Lightbank-Backed WhosHere

    So here’s a story that hopefully will be an eye-opener for entrepreneurs and startups, while providing a painful peek into trademark harassment and the importance of due diligence. It goes a little something like this: About two years ago, software engineer Brian Hamachek decided to build an app first on Windows Mobile (how some horror stories have been known to begin), then on… Read More

  • Lightbank Invests In Location-Based Mobile Social Network WhosHere

    Lightbank Invests In Location-Based Mobile Social Network WhosHere

    After backing Babbaco, Lightbank is making another investment today. The investment firm has funded myRete, the developers of WhosHere,a location-based mobile social network. This is the first outside investment for myRete. WhosHere is a location-based social networking application (an iOS app for now) that allows you to see who’s in your near location and message people. The app… Read More