Ryan Hoover

Ryan Hoover’s $3M Angel Fund is going by the name Weekend Fund

An SEC filing turned up this morning showing that Product Hunt's Ryan Hoover is investing out of a $3 million AngelList Angel Fund going by the name Weekend Fund. We previously reported that Hoover

AngelList just launched full-fledged venture funds

According to AngelList, the startup funding and recruiting platform, the number of companies being minted continues to far exceed the number of funds that can support them at the Series A and even the

Crunch Report | ACLU Enrolls in Y Combinator

We are joined by the CEO of Product Hunt, which was just acquired by AngelList, the ACLU enrolls in Y Combinator, Daimler builds a self-driving car for Uber and top poker players lose to an AI develop

AngelList acquires Product Hunt

AngelList, the LinkedIn for startups, just bought Product Hunt, the platform where people vote up or down on startup products. Product Hunt declined to comment on the selling price but a source close

Product Hunt is ready to rake in revenue with direct sales

It’s a common revenue generation model, but one that seems to have taken some time for other tech platforms reliant on the community to develop. The 10-year-old Twitter and 5-year-old Snapchat a

Bullish: Curation and filter bubbles with Product Hunt’s Ryan Hoover

After years of tweeting back and forth with Product Hunt Founder Ryan Hoover, I finally met him IRL when he came in to talk about curation with me for Bullish. “In a world where we’re havi

Product Hunt Takes AMAs A Step Further With The Launch Of LIVE

Product Hunt, the online community where members upvote products, games and books they like, is helping that community get more of a heads up on “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) events today with t

Product Hunt’s Starting Line

The first happy hour the aggregation platform held had a line down the street and around the corner. This time I breezed right through the doors at 620 Jones, a full hour after the party started. The

Product Hunt Levels Up With A Gaming Category

Product Hunt, the platform for upvoting the top tech products, is making its first expansion outside of tech into gaming and has pulled in game publication Polygon co-founder Russ Frushtick to head

Bloomberg Beta Continues Its Data-Based Outreach Targeting Future Founders

The venture arm of the media and information services giant Bloomberg is continuing its grand experiment in data-driven outreach to folks the firm thinks have the mettle to become the leaders of tomor

Product Hunt Moves Beyond Tech With The Launch Of Snoop Dogg’s New “Bush”Album

Product Hunt, the product aggregation site known for putting new tech products to a vote went off its regular tech product vertical today with the launch of Snoop’s new “Bush” album

Meerkat And Periscope Aren’t Sure What To Do With Their Hands

What is it about us that makes us do weird things on new apps? Just two days into the launch of the new live streaming app Periscope and showing off the contents of our fridge to thousands of stranger

Product Hunt Wins Best New Startup Of 2014

Product Hunt, the online community where members submit and vote up the best new tech products, has been taking the industry by storm as founders, investors, early adopters and other tech enthusiasts

How Product Hunt Hopes To Avoid The Pitfalls That Wounded Quora And Buried Digg

When Ashwinn Krishnaswamy and two of his buddies were living with their parents and working out of a basement in the suburbs of Philadelphia, they had only their development skills, a solid sense of p

Product Psychology Explains How To Get Users Hooked On Products Designed Around Habit And Context

Today, a group of product-focused creators — "Hooked" author Nir Eyal, Product Hunt's Ryan Hoover, and Greylock Partners's Josh Elman, among others — are hoping to follow up on that newsletter's s

The Return Of The Desktop Productivity App

For many users, the desktop productivity app probably never fully went away. Anyone who uses Microsoft Exchange for email or calendaring, or Microsoft Word as their word processor, can tell you that t

Product Hunt Founder Ryan Hoover To Speak At Disrupt SF

Product Hunt didn’t exist a year ago. Over the past six months, the community-powered news website for tech product launches became a Silicon Valley darling. This is largely thanks to its found