Posts Tagged "startup"
I don’t have a crystal ball, but have been remarkably close in some predictions over the years. Here are a few that I predicted that have come true, and those that haven’t (yet). Instagram gets acquired – this is obvious, but I predicted it would be by Apple (then again, I could’ve never predicted they would be acquired for a billion $$. How many zeros does that have...Read More
The web is becoming intensely social. What makes the social web so much interesting is not just the “gossip” factor – which is an incredibly sticky tool to make a website well-frequented (and also one of the reasons that Google+ is finding it hard to strike back) and well-loved. The other factor I wanted to look at was the usefulness of crowd-sourced sites and how they add to...Read More
Our app in the making for so many weeks is now out on the iTunes store. This app is ideal for: Toddlers to just tap and experience different fun sounds: “baby mode” even prevents your toddlers from exiting the app accidentally Young piano learners: “show musical notes” overlays music notes on the piano for the beginner pianist Family: “recording” features allow kids and parents to...Read More
I’m having a very interesting discussion with Ian Chia about education startups, and decided this merited a blog post, and not just a bunch of scattered tweets. Working in an incubator ecosystem means interacting with a bunch of different folks with great concepts and mentors with the expertise to help execute them. Check out Brian Balfour’s post on how a co-working space immensely...Read More
It’s that time of the year again: lots of holiday parties, good cheer, a nip in the air, and some amount of healthy retrospection. Our very first app iYuva was released in July ’10 and quickly got to the “App of the Week”. We got the dreaded “discoverability” issue that’s faced by 99% apps in the store; but we have hopefully learnt some valuable...Read More