Facebook Hires TipJoy Co-Founder Ivan Kirigin After Backing Away From A Full Acquisition

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/ivan-kirigin-181x200.png" width="181" height="200" /> It turns out there is more to the story behind the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009

Tipjoy Heads To The Deadpool

<a href="http://www.tipjoy.com"><img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/cp_1250911506_11168v2-max-250x250-215x69.png" width="215" height="69" /></a><a href="http://www.tipjoy.com">Ti

Contenture Launches. Micropayment-Based Freemium Models For All. (If People Use It.)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/picture-313-215x79.png" width="215" height="79" />A few weeks ago, <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/05/13/contenture-wants-to-fail-whale-y

Tipjoy Makes A Useful Premium Twitter App To Test Its Payments API

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/picture-310-215x44.png" width="215" height="44" />Say you have a group of individuals who all want to tweet from one account -- right now, tha

Micro-Blogging Meets Micro-Payments, Courtesy Of Tipjoy's API

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/tipjoy-215x130.png" width="215" height="130" />Social micro-payments enabler <a href="http://tipjoy.com">Tipjoy</a> is releasing an <a href="h

Tweet A Last-Minute Gift To Charity

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/wellness-tipjoy-tweet.png" /> It's micro-messaging meets micro-funding. Marketing consultant <a href="http://twitter.com/wellwishes">Laura

Tipjoy Raises $1 Million For Its Simple Micropayment Platform

<a href="http://www.tipjoy.com"><img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0001/1168/11168v2-max-250x250.png" class="shot2" /></a> <a href="http://www.tipjoy.com">Tipjoy,</a> a <a href

TipJoy's New API Lets Web Apps Share the Love (and Cash) With Their Contributors

How do you get more people top leave tips on blogs? Try to make your tip jar app into a platform that spreads the wealth to more people. Y Combinator startup TipJoy is trying to do that with a new pla

Y Combinator Demo Day Roundup for Spring 2008

The fledgling startups listed below will present their ideas and initial products to investors at this spring’s Y Combinator Demo Day on March 18. Of the 19 companies in this batch, 10 have alre

TipJoy – A Better Tip Jar For Content

The idea of a “tip jar” on blogs and other content sites to help bring in a few extra dollars has been around for years. Donations and payouts are generally made through PayPal, and there