• Kred Owner (And Twitter Firehose Contester) PeopleBrowsr Buys Swaylo, The Loose Thread Of Facebook’s Threadsy Buy

    Kred Owner (And Twitter Firehose Contester) PeopleBrowsr Buys Swaylo, The Loose Thread Of Facebook’s Threadsy Buy

    Some consolidation in the area of social influencer sites. PeopleBrowsr, owners of the social influencer analytics site Kred, is buying Swaylo, a specialist in measuring Facebook for influencer analytics and marketing campaigns. Swaylo, you may recall, was a business owned by startup Threadsy. The analytics service, called SwayloPro, was spun out as a separate company when Facebook… Read More

  • Social Stream Reader Threadsy Raises $3 Million In Series B Funding

    Threadsy, the startup behind the eponymous all-in-one Web-based communication client, has raised $3 million in second-round funding, according to this SEC filing. This brings total funding for the TechCrunch 50 (2009) finalist to $6.3 million. We’re still digging for who the investors are, but likely the fledging company’s previous backers, which include Maveron, August Capital… Read More

  • Threadsy's Social Stream Reader Opens To The Public

    Startup Threadsy debuted its all-in-one, web-based communications client last year at TechCrunch50. Threadsy, which has been in private beta since its launch last September, received positive reviews from the judges and audience and was voted to be a finalist at the conference. Since last September, Threadsy has been consistently innovating its client, providing deep integrations with… Read More

  • Inbox2 Debuts Public Beta Of Message Management Desktop Client For Windows

    Leena Rao picked a great title when she wrote a post about fledgling Inbox2 late last year, writing that the startup essentially aims to rule all incoming communication streams, as the Web service turns your email and micro blogging updates from friends and contacts into a single, ever-synched activity stream. Now, the Holland-based company is launching a nifty, free software program (Windows… Read More

  • Gmail Creator Thinks Email Will Last Forever. And Hasn't Tried Google Wave.

    “Email is not going to disappear. Possibly ever. Until the robots kill us all.” – Paul Buchheit, creator of Gmail, co-founder of FriendFeed, currently doing vague infrastructure things at Facebook. Today, at our RealTime CrunchUp event in San Francisco, Buchheit and Threadsy founder Rob Goldman sat down for a chat with our own Steve Gillmor and Erick Schonfeld. The topic was… Read More

  • The Realtime Agenda For The Realtime CrunchUp

    Over the past few weeks, it’s definitely been crunchtime as we’ve been putting together the panels and demos for our Realtime CrunchUp on November 20 in San Francisco. Get your tickets here. After much back and forth, and with the help of our Realtime Board, we finally have an agenda we are very excited to present (see below). Speakers will include Twitter COO Dick Costolo… Read More

  • Threadsy Now Talks Back To Facebook

    TechCrunch50 startup Threadsy debuted its all-in-one, web-based communications client a few weeks ago and received positive reviews from the judges and audience, making it as a finalist at the conference. Three weeks later, the startup is already innovating and improving upon its product by launching additional support for Facebook. Threadsy takes all of your online communication and aggregates… Read More

  • TC50: Threadsy, A Communications Stream To Rule Them All

    Email. Twitter. Instant Messaging. Facebook. Those are just four of the most popular ways to communicate online. And actually, the average 23-year-old has 6 different accounts that they check for messages each day. Maintaining and keeping up with that is either basically impossible, or flat-out impossible. That’s where Threadsy comes in. Launching its large beta today at TechCrunch50 as… Read More