namesake

  • Social Networking: The Future

    Social Networking: The Future

    Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part guest post by venture capitalist Mark Suster of GRP Partners on “Social Networking: The Past, Present, And Future.” Read Part I and Part II first. In my first post I talked about the history of social networking from 1985-2002 dominated by CompuServe, AOL & Yahoo! In the second post I explored the current era which… Read More

  • Namesake Is The Match.com For Professional Opportunities

    We’ve written about Namesake, a stealthy startup founded by former MySpace execs Dan Gould and Brian Norgard, that aims to match opportunities with people in your network. Today, Namesake is launching its professional community at TechCrunch Disrupt. Namesake, which aims to create a better way to match and route opportunities that come across your desk everyday, is part LinkedIn… Read More

  • Ex-MySpace Execs Quietly Building New Startup Called Namesake

    One good thing to come out of MySpace’s slow demise: a bunch of former employees are creating startups left and right, mostly in Los Angeles and helping to grow the startup ecosystem there. We’re tracking Gravity, Mindjolt, Gogobot and Beachmint. And we’re adding one more to the list. Namesake was founded by Dan Gould and Brian Norgard. The site is still in private beta… Read More