• mEgo Raises Another $2.5 Million For Its Multimedia Social Avatars

    mEgo, a startup that lets you create a portable Flash-based avatar that includes aggregated content from your social network profiles, has closed a $2.5 million funding round. The site has also announced that it has reached its 1 millionth registered user since launching at 2007’s TechCrunch40 conference, with a 20% growth rate month over month. mEgo’s widgets allow users to… Read More

  • Ouch…mEgo Gets Kicked Out Of DEMO Conference

    Well this was inevitable I guess. mEgo has been booted out of the DEMO conference. The reason? They showed their stuff at TechCrunch40 last week. Our coverage of them is here. That’s a bit rough on the company, since many of the presenting startups at DEMO are already launched and have tons of press out there about them. In this case, mEgo may have simply been the sacrificial lamb in… Read More

  • TechCrunch40 Session 7: Rich Media & Mash Ups

    We’re live blogging each session, adding to the summary of each company direct from the floor of TechCrunch 40. Click Refresh to view. XRT3D XTR3D develops software that lets users interact with computers and gaming consoles using 3D human motions. Their real-time software analyzes 3D human motions using only one simple web cam. It will allow users to play games and interact in… Read More