• Two Years In Coming, Finally Brings Pandora’s Genome Project To The Wacky World Of Art

    Two Years In Coming, Finally Brings Pandora’s Genome Project To The Wacky World Of Art

    At TechCrunch Disrupt NYC in May 2010, a young startup named took home the “Rookie Disruptor Award” for its art-focused search engine, which allowed users to find art by style, category, size, color, and more. also tapped into users’ social graphs to offer personalized recommendations to make art discovery a little less overwhelming. The idea caught the attention… Read More

  • Raises $1.25 Million From Schmidt, Murdoch, Dorsey, And Super-Artsy Angels

    New York City art world startup, which launched at our first TechCrunch Disrupt and won the Rookie Award, is raising $1.25 million from a very impressive group of super angels on both coasts. The investors include Google CEO Eric Schmidt, Wendi Murdoch (wife of News Corp. founder Rupert Murdoch), Jack Dorsey (Twitter, Square), VC Jim Breyer, art “czarina” Dasha Zhukova… Read More

  • Wins The TechCrunch Rookie Disruptor Award

    Raymie Stata, Chief Architect at Yahoo, just handed an award he himself decided to dub the TechCrunch Rookie Disruptor Award to an amazing startup that didn’t make it to the finals. Taking home the award is – the picture above shows founder Carter Cleveland. From our review (also check out the video of their presentation): The new social site is “the place to discover… Read More

  • Screw The Gallery, Discover The Next Great Picasso At

    I’ll admit that I know nothing about fine art. It actually somewhat interests me as an idea, but I’m never going to go to a gallery. Basically, everything I do is now online. But finding fine art online seems hard. A quick Google search brings up sites that look to be the exact opposite of fine art. wants to change that. The new social site, started by Carter Cleveland… Read More