• ShoutEm raises further $1.2 million to develop location features

    ShoutEm, a white-label mobile and location social network startup, has secured $1.2 million in a second round investment from Slovenian venture capital fund RSG Capital. With the advent of hyperlocal news, Shout’Em will let smaller websites and business monetize their communities through local advertising as well as vouchers. As part of the funding round, ShoutEm is being spun off into… Read More

  • Microblogging platform Shout’Em launches iPhone app – supports Twitter and StatusNet too

    [Croatia] Shout’Em, a startup from Croatia that lets you create your own microblogging network, has just launched their official iPhone app. While the Shout’Em platform was first intended to enable mobile social networking, the founders have since decided to ride the “microblogging wave” created by Twitter. With the launch of the Shout’Em iPhone and Java apps… Read More

  • The Next Web Is Just Around The Corner (The Conference, That Is)

    The Next Web Conference 2009 in Amsterdam is quickly approaching, and it’s promising to be a good show again this year even if it won’t be Erick Schonfeld moderating the event this time. TechCrunch Europe’s Mike Butcher will be there though, and so will I, so hook up with us if you’re heading down to the conference too. In case you haven’t registered yet… Read More

  • Europe's Mobile 2.0 startups come together

    Europe is a hotbed of mobile startups right now, so appropriately enough the Mobile 2.0 event which started in San Francisco is putting on a one-day international event tomorrow in Barcelona which focuses on mobile startups, dubbed Mobile 2.0 Europe. I’ll be moderating a panel there, hosting a TechCrunch networking party and we now have the exclusive on the early stage start-ups selected… Read More