ThriftDB Wants To Be The Amazon Web Services Of Search

<img src="//tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/edit-post-e280b9-techcrunch-e28094-wordpress.jpg" class="shot2"/>TechCrunch's Michael Arrington <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/05/18/octopart

Octopart, The Little Startup That Hung In There

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/octopart.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />Looking for a transistor or a relay? Or possibly an oscilloscope? More than likely you'll e

Demo Day: Y Combinator's Spring Chicks

After Condé Nast, owner of Wired and other magazines/websites, acquired Y Combinator funded Reddit, people took notice. This wasn’t just some quirky incubator where they gave college students a

Octopart: A Million Little Pieces

I recently tore apart a 40GB iPod photo to discovered, much to my chagrin, that I had ripped the headphone connector in my haste. Unfortunately I didn’t know about Octopart a few days ago but I

Octopart: Search Engine For Gadget Parts

Today, Y Combinator backed Octopart has launched a vertical search engine for electronics parts, ideal for electrical engineers and hobbyists alike. The engine helps electronics buyers find the best d