Daqri, a company that says it’s creating the “Photoshop of augmented reality,” just announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A led by Tarsadia Investments.
As with other augmented-reality companies, Daqri enables customers to enrich physical objects with additional media when those objects are viewed through a smartphone or tablet camera (and eventually other devices, too — the… → Read More
Troy Carter is one incredibly interesting guy. As Lady Gaga’s manager, a tech company co-founder, and an investor in companies like Uber, Votizen, and Summly, he sits in a unique seat at the crossroads of Hollywood and the Silicon Valley.
Troy shared all kinds of knowledge in an interview at Disrupt this morning, largely focusing on one belief: if your product is no good, getting a celebrity… → Read More
During Disrupt, Lady Gaga’s manager and Atom Factory founder, Troy Carter, suggested that the area ripe for disruption in the music industry by technology is terrestrial radio. For those who still get in their car to listen to music, Carter feels like there are openings for startups to build on top of the platform to bring people what they really want to hear. He shared: “I think the… → Read More
He founded the Atom Factory talent agency. He manages Lady Gaga, and when she wanted her very own social network for her millions of “little monsters”, he co-founded Backplane. And he doesn’t do weekly team meetings. Troy Carter is a general badass, and will be at Disrupt NY.
Carter’s AtomFactory embodies the essence of a lean startup: With its small team, the company is making waves in the… → Read More