steve huffman

  • Reddit Co-Founder Steve Huffman In For Reddit CEO Job, Pao Out

    Reddit Co-Founder Steve Huffman In For Reddit CEO Job, Pao Out

    We’d been hearing that Steve Huffman, a co-founder of Reddit who also co-founded flight and hotel search startup Hipmunk, was being considered for the CEO job at Reddit. Now that move is confirmed. Huffman’s appointment follows turmoil at Reddit following the firing of Victoria Taylor, a community manager that the Reddit community relied on, last week. Y Combinator’s… Read More

  • Wired For Extremes Crunch Network

    Wired For Extremes

    Chris McNamara stood at the overhang of what would be his final wingsuit BASE jump (parachuting or wingsuit flying from a fixed structure: building, antenna, span and Earth). A 1,500-foot drop was a conservative risk in a community that saw around 30 deaths last year. “After I took flight I had never realized how much physical strength was required in wingsuit BASE. I wasn’t nervous… Read More

  • Hipmunk Launches Improved Hotel Search, Complete With Neighborhood Guides Written By Locals

    Hipmunk Launches Improved Hotel Search, Complete With Neighborhood Guides Written By Locals

    Travel startup Hipmunk is launching a big redesign of its hotel search feature today, one that should help travelers find a hotel in the neighborhood that best matches the type of trip that they’re looking for. The company first launched hotel search in early 2011, but co-founder Steve Huffman told that at first, Hipmunk brought the wrong approach to the problem. The company’s… Read More

  • How Hipmunk Almost Became BouncePounce.com And Other Strange Tales

    Located on a nondescript block in San Francisco’s Mission district is HipMunk HQ, a simple townhouse with a dark green trim. The travel startup’s operations are concentrated in just the first two rooms on the first floor— the rest is living space for Hipmunk’s co-founders, Adam Goldstein and Steve Huffman, formerly of Reddit. The approximate 300 square feet is more… Read More