Announcing the first tranche of Startup Battlefield judges

The Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 is set to be our most epic yet. This year’s competitors, selected from our handpicked cohort, the Startup Battlefield 200, are some o

Yahoo Launches Kickstart, A New Social Network Around College Students And Alumni

Yahoo’s advanced products group, led by Scott Gatz, is launching a new service this evening called Kickstart. While immediate analogies will be drawn to Facebook, the service is actually much mo

Dollars For Doostang

We’ve heard that Shasta Ventures put $3.5 million into LinkedIn competitor Doostang, adding to the million or so that they raised previously in an angel round. The service, which we first covere

Profile – Doostang

Editor’s Note: Writing this from Luxembourg airport. Free and strong wifi. Awesome. Company: Doostang Location: Doostang, Inc. 160 Brannan St. Suite 306 San Francisco, CA 94107 E-mail: contact@d