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This Week in Startups: Shoefitr – Just The Right Size for Online Retail

share FacebookTwitteremail comment This Week in Startups: Shoefitr - Just The Right Size for Online Retail Last July, during the Global TWiST meetup (#65) Shoefitr took top honors, they beat out some tough competition in particular Yoocasa. I was recently able to connect with Nick and Matt two of the founders and I thought this [...]

This Week in Startups: SevenLunches Everyone Eats

share FacebookTwitteremail comment Jeff Lee of SevenLunches was recently on This Week in Startups (#67) asking, "How do we get customers on a limited budget?".  Since the call he reached out to us to give us an update and let us know what has been working.  In a few short weeks they have over 300 restaurants listed.  They submitted [...]

This Week In Startups: Propadoo – Making Testimonials Easy and Social

share FacebookTwitteremail comment I recently spoke with Jim Mueller, co-founder of Propadoo and Shark Tank caller during TWiST #37. For those who don’t remember Propadoo, is a tool that allows users to collect real time positive testimonials. Since the show Jim has applied to TechStars, pivoted slightly, pivoted back and is conducting some A/B tests. [...]

This Week In Startups: Global Meetup

share FacebookTwitteremail comment Tuesday July 20th at 11am PST, 2 pm EST, 6pm GMT we will be holding another Global Meetup.  If you don't see your city represented their is still time to become the organizer, so get started.  We will be skyping into many cities and listening to the best pitch chosen by the [...]

This Week In Startups: Hired Part 2

share FacebookTwitteremail comment Seven months ago Travis Fischer called in to "Ask Jason" (TWiST #33) to ask "I'm graduating from college soon, should I learn from a great entrepreneur or learn on my own?".  At the time I highly doubt he expected to be working where he is now, since the call Travis was hired [...]

This Week in Startups #60 with Neil Young of ngmoco

share FacebookTwitteremail comment Join Jason Tuesday, June 30th at 1pm PT for This Week in Startups with Neil Young, Founder and CEO of ngmoco (makers of We Rule). Neil Young has an extensive background in the gaming industry, having worked at Electronic Arts (EA) for 11years.  Neil has been at the forefront of "...engaging players [...]

This Week In Startups: Funding a Lesson Learned with Sprout Social

share FacebookTwitteremail comment I recently contacted Justyn Howard, Founder and CEO of Sprout Social a social media platform that allows businesses to efficiently and effectively manage & grow their social presence across channels and turn social connections into loyal customers. Justyn originally called in during TWiST #7 to ask about angel investors becoming an adviser. [...]