tasty labs

  • Joshua Schachter Launches Newest Tasty Labs Project, Skills.to

    Joshua Schachter Launches Newest Tasty Labs Project, Skills.to

    Founder and investor Joshua Schachter has spent a great deal of time trying to solve the problem of not being able to easily find relevant things and people; initially with his first startup Delicious — which he sold to Yahoo for a reported $30 million — and now with his latest efforts at incubator Tasty Labs. Tasty Labs, which has $3 million in funding from Andreessen… Read More

  • Exploring The “Labs” Trend in Consumer Startups

    Exploring The “Labs” Trend in Consumer Startups

    For those of us who studied (or suffered through) chemistry at some point in life, images from the chem lab inspire nostalgia (or dread). White lab coats. Protective goggles and gloves. Glass beakers and measuring cups. It is a place of experimentation. Students are given strict lab instructions, such as “Don’t mix baking soda and vinegar,” which many of course ignored. Read More

  • The Jig Is Up: Delicious Founder’s Tasty Labs Debuts Q&A Meets Problem Solving Platform

    The Jig Is Up: Delicious Founder’s Tasty Labs Debuts Q&A Meets Problem Solving Platform

    We’ve been waiting for Delicious founder Joshua Schacter to debut the secret product coming out of his newest startup Tasty Labs. And today the wait is over with the debut of Jig, a Q&A meets recommendations site. As fellow co-founder Nick Nguyen writes on Jig’s blog, Our Jig is a website, one that helps you with your needs– by making it easy to share them with people who… Read More

  • Secret Tasty Labs Prototype Unleashed To A Select Few

    Secret Tasty Labs Prototype Unleashed To A Select Few

    Delicious founder Joshua Schachter always had a funny answer when we asked him what his new startup, Tasty Labs, would focus on. Last year, for example, he said “I’m either going to launch an open source operating system for unmanned aerial vehicles, or build a first person shooter to teach non-violent solutions based on buddhist principles. Or a pet food review site. Which one do… Read More

  • Delicious Founder Raises $3 Million For Tasty Labs' Take On Social Software

    Delicious Founder Raises $3 Million For Tasty Labs' Take On Social Software

    Earlier this month, we noted that Delicious founder Joshua Schachter, together with Nick Nguyen (the former director of add-ons for Mozilla) and Paul Rademacher, the ex-Googler known for creating “the first true Web 2.0 app”, was working on a new stealthy startup called Tasty Labs. This morning, Union Square Ventures partner Albert Wenger revealed on his blog that the firm has… Read More

  • Hot Shot Vets From Google, Mozilla, Yahoo Cooking Up Stealth Treats At Tasty Labs

    Hot Shot Vets From Google, Mozilla, Yahoo Cooking Up Stealth Treats At Tasty Labs

    Earlier today, we noted that Paul Rademacher, the man known for creating “the first true Web 2.0 application”, was leaving his engineering job at Google after five years with the company. Now we know where he’s going. And it’s very interesting. No, it’s not Facebook like seemingly every other Xoogler these days. Instead, he’s joining up with Joshua… Read More