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Wingme: Dating app with a twist

8. August 2014

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If Tinder and WhatsApp would make love, Wingme would be their baby. Finding the right match online but assisted by your own friends. The app is available to everybody as you can use it solely as a dater or as a Wingman to your dater friends – even if you’re in a relationship. You can [...]

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Introducing Instagram Direct: Now Send Direct

14. December 2013

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Well, if I was an investor, owner or employee of SnapChat… Who just rejected $3 Billion in cash from Facebook… I’d probably want to find a deep, dark place to hide right now, because Facebook just put out a new release of Instagram, and yep, it’s pretty much just killed SnapChat, by allowing people to [...]

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Thunderclap: The First Crowdspeaking Platform

4. July 2012

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I’m a big fan of the non-profit campaigns that Droga5 has created over the years. Besides their commercial success, they’ve demonstrated the power of an idea, how it could influence the culture and make a real difference on social issues. As in the lead of their previous strategy director Hashem Bajwa, Droga5 has launched a [...]

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GUVERA Launches Free Digital Music Platform

28. April 2010

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My very good friends from Guvera (an Aussie startup) have just launched their free digital content platform that covers music, video, movies and eventually games! Guvera works with advertisers creating branded channels and offering free downloads in return for channel interaction or essentially brand engagement. They’ve got 10′s of thousands of people registered for free [...]

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GazoPa: Similar Image Search Engine

15. November 2009

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GazoPa (the similar image search engine) has just hit beta, and If you’ve ever used Google’s Similar Image Search, you’ll notice that GazoPa goes a few steps further by offering some great tools like direct image upload, url link, flickr search and even the option to draw your own shape/image to find similar images. I’m [...]

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Will Social Product Development Work?

6. October 2009

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Everything seems to be going social these days. Every business wants a part of it and everyone is already doing it. So how about if you took the “group” product development strategies from some of the biggest companies in the world and threw them out there so people can to collaborate in creating new products [...]

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Bids ‘N’ Bobs: Auctions Where Prices Go Down?

10. June 2009

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A new digital startup called “Bids n Bobs” has just launched in the UK, it’s an online auction site with a really cool concept to make it stand out, where each bid you make actually brings the price down! Yes, I can already hear everyone crying foul… So it works on a few different levels, [...]

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Most Web 2.0 Companies Fail

19. May 2009

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I read an interesting post the other day on mashable about how most web 2.0 startups fail. So I thought I’d better post-up the image for everyone to see and hopefully cast your opinions. The conversation originally started with Meg Pickards post on her blog with a somewhat interesting view on the potential of social media [...]

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New Digital Startup: eCater

17. May 2009

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Today we launched eCater, a hot new digital startup based in Sydney, Australia. They provide a specialist niche service to both Cafes & Businesses in CBD’s around Australia. Traditionally cafes take all their corporate catering and office catering orders over the phone a week or more before its delivered (or the opposite, at the very [...]

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Google Voice To Finally Launch!

12. March 2009

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Google Voice, what the hell is that you say? In one of Google’s rather low-key acquisitions, they purchased a phone start-up called GrandCentral (founded in 2006) for about $50 million in cash mid 2007, GrandCentral offered a seriously valuable product; “one phone number for all your phones, for life“. Can you imagine how many contacts [...]

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