Posts Tagged ‘GroupMe’

A Word Of Caution From Jared Hecht

Because trolling blogs often uncovers sterling material, it comes as no surprise that Jared Hecht’s recent authored piece should enjoy some circulation. Wait, Jared Hecht? The GroupMe co-founder. (See the picture? Guy on the right.)  On Monday he wrote on his blog how having too many investors for funding (a so-called syndicate) doesn’t really translate [...]

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Steve Martocci Wants To Be A Serial Entrepreneur

He’s the GroupMe guy (a co-founder, to be specific). Since GroupMe is now owned by Skype via a hefty $50 million purchase, he should have his hands (read: bank accounts) full right now. Considering the fertile tech environment, Martocci isn’t going to settle for just GroupMe. At some unspecified date in the future, he’s going [...]

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GroupMe Unveils SXSW Secret Weapon: Joinable Groups

Everyone in the tech scene is just aching, itching, and highly anticipating SXSW right now. So much so, that GroupMe have just released iPhone/Android specific upgrades in anticipation of all the mobile networking that’ll be going on at the massive music festival in Austin. (Yes, it is essentially a music festival.) Enter Joinable Groups. What [...]

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GroupMe Is More Than Ready For SxSW

They might still be sharing office space with the Jumo guys and only have 13 warm bodies to run everything, but GroupMe is in fighting mood behind the smiles. (The Business Insider article via the source link does convey a profound sense of fun at the work place though.) GroupMe’s latest coup is still a [...]

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Fast Society Takes (Harmless) Potshot At GroupMe During NY Tech Meetup

In retrospect, it was inevitable. GroupMe being a hot startup that allows users to simultaneously conference call groups of friends and Fast Society offering the same even if it crashed the party much later. So when both were given back-to-back slots to demo their product during the recent New York Tech Meetup, the sheer proximity meant that a [...]

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