pearltrees

  • Pearltrees Radically Redesigns Its Online Curation Service To Reach A Wider Audience

    Pearltrees Radically Redesigns Its Online Curation Service To Reach A Wider Audience

    Pearltrees, the Paris-based online curation service that launched back in 2012, was always known for its rather quirky Flash-based interface that allowed you to organize web bookmarks, photos, text snippets and documents into a mindmap-like structure. For users who got that metaphor, it was a very powerful service, but its interface also presented a barrier to entry for new users. Read More

  • Pearltrees Goes Beyond Curation, Adds File Storage

    Pearltrees Goes Beyond Curation, Adds File Storage

    Pearltrees, the Paris-based online curation service, today added the ability to upload and share any kind of file to its servers. The service started out as a tool for organizing bookmarks, but it’s long been clear that the company harbored ambitions that went beyond just being a better bookmarking services. Last year, Pearltrees added the ability to upload photos and save notes. Read More

  • Pearltrees Arrives On Android, Wants To Become The File Manager For The Post-PC Era

    Pearltrees Arrives On Android, Wants To Become The File Manager For The Post-PC Era

    Pearltrees, the visual and collaborative library that lets you easily organize and bookmark information in tree-like structures, finally launched its Android app for phones and tablets today. The service started out on the web in 2009 and then came to the iPad in 2011 and the iPhone last year. Android, however, as the company’s CEO Patrice Lamothe told me last week, was always one of… Read More

  • Pearltrees Gives Itself A Visual Refresh With New Customization Options, Major Redesign Coming Soon

    Pearltrees Gives Itself A Visual Refresh With New Customization Options, Major Redesign Coming Soon

    Pearltrees, the Paris-based curation and discovery service, just launched a new version of its web and mobile apps. The update introduces a visual refresh with full-screen images that now automatically appear as backgrounds for all of your pearltrees – the mind map-like tree structures that you use for organizing your collections on the site. While the service previously featured a… Read More

  • Pearltrees Comes To The iPhone, Goes Beyond Bookmarking And Adds Photos, Notes, Offline Mode

    Pearltrees Comes To The iPhone, Goes Beyond Bookmarking And Adds Photos, Notes, Offline Mode

    Few startups make it through a year without a pivot or two these days. That really can’t be said about social bookmarking service Pearltrees, however. The company has stuck pretty closely to its roadmap ever since its launch in 2009. After launching on the web, Peartrees is now available on the iPad and, starting today, on the iPhone. Ever since its launch, the company wanted to provide… Read More

  • Pearltrees Brings Visual Content Curation And Discovery Platform To The iPad

    Pearltrees Brings Visual Content Curation And Discovery Platform To The iPad

    Content curation and mapping service Pearltrees is launching a dedicated iPad app today to allow users to cultivate and share their interests from the web on the tablet device. For background, Pearltrees is a visual social bookmarking service that allows users to organize, discover and share everything they like on the web. Content can be dragged and dropped into Pearltrees and the service… Read More

  • Pearltrees Dives Into Social Curating With Pearltrees Team

    Pearltrees Dives Into Social Curating With Pearltrees Team

    Content curation and mapping service Pearltrees has decided to focus on the fact that people want to do things in groups and has as of today upgraded its core product with a groups functionality, called Pearltrees Team. Now accesible just by logging in, Pearltrees Team allows you to hook up with other people in order to create a Pearltree collaboratively in realtime. Read More

  • Hottest Stealth Startups [Graphic]

    Rumors of “the death of stealth mode” have been greatly exaggerated. Ever since angel investor Chris Dixon tweeted, “New early-stage start up trend: get big quietly, so you don’t tip off potential competitors” back in March you can’t grab a coffee at The Creamery without hearing a “We’re in stealth mode” come out some neophyte… Read More

  • Pearltrees grabs another €1.3 million

    Pearltrees grabs another €1.3 million

    Chances are, you’ve already heard of Pearltrees - possibly because the company caught attention when it sponsored LeWeb in Paris or more recently the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. And if you haven’t, now is the right time to acquaint yourself with the service: the French start-up founded in 2008 has just scored another €1.3 million in funding to change the way you navigate… Read More

  • Six Startups Blast Off From The Web 2.0 Launchpad

    Six Startups Blast Off From The Web 2.0 Launchpad

    Every year at Web 2.0 Expo, a handful of promising startups are invited on stage to give quick, five-minute pitches to an audience of conference attendees and a panel of judges (you can see our past coverage on these events here and here). Yesterday this year’s batch of startups took the stage, and they didn’t disappoint. My notes on the startups are below. Each company was judged… Read More

  • Pearltrees launches Twitter sync and reveals its social system

    Pearltrees launches Twitter sync and reveals its social system

    [France] Paris-based Pearltrees has been catching interest around the web the last few days not least because a gaggle of influential Silicon Valley bloggers have descended on Paris for Le Web, but mainly because of its interesting model for visually mapping how people collect and share information on the Web. But today the startup opens the kimono on its full system. They will announce two… Read More

  • Twitter Comes To Pearltrees, The Visual Social System

    Twitter Comes To Pearltrees, The Visual Social System

    Paris-based Pearltrees has been catching interest around the web the last few days not least because a lot of influential Silicon Valley bloggers have descended on Paris for Le Web, but mainly because of its interesting model for visually mapping how people collect and share information on the Web. But today the startup opens the kimono on its full system. They will announce two new things… Read More