<img alt="" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/tim-jackson-2">Tim Jackson</a> has had a colorful career. He is a former journalist (Financial Times, Independent, Economist and Red Herring) an
<a href="http://www.swaptree.com"><img src="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/swaptreelogo210.gif" class="shot2" /></a>We've been covering Boston-based <a href="http://www.swaptree.com">Swaptr
I just posted on the Swaptree private beta and upcoming launch. You can actually join right now, and there are no limits on signups. Just go to swaptree.com/techcrunch.htm and follow the instructions.
I was sure trading site Swaptree had been abandoned. After a flurry of press about them over a year ago, they went very quiet. Potential investors told me they’d just stopped returning calls com
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a somewhat negative post about an unlaunched startup in Boston called Swaptree. Ouriel wrote a follow up post comparing Swaptree (unfavorably) to a French service called
Following Mike’s analysis on Swaptree I have compared it with SplitGames , a French company that is also playing in the courtyard of product trading community but that is playing by different rules.
The model behind new startup Swaptree, which will launch later this summer, is to allow people to trade media – books, music, dvds and videogames – directly with other users. As Rafe Needl