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Fast Talk: How Hipster Gets Everyone Talking About It

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Meet Doug Ludlow, CEO of the postcard site Hipster, whose viral marketing campaigns have almost overshadowed the product itself.Doug Ludlow is the CEO of Hipster, a virtual postcard site that has been talked about as much for its viral publicity campaigns as for its actual product. Fast Company caught up...
Fast Talk: How Hipster Gets Everyone Talking About It

Hipster CEO Also Apologizes For Address Book-Gate, Calls For “Application Privacy Summit [Guest Post]

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The following is a guest post from Hipster CEO Doug Ludlow, following yesterday and today’s revelations that select apps were uploading user’s entire address books to their database. We blew it, we’re sorry, and we’re going to make it right. It’s Hipster’s goal to provide a fun and beautiful service...
Hipster CEO Also Apologizes For Address Book-Gate, Calls For “Application Privacy Summit [Guest Post]

Flud 2.0 meets quirky green robot: Startup launches ‘Spotify for news’ app for Android

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If you’re not yet familiar with Flud and its nifty news reader app, maybe it’s because it’s only been available for iOS devices (iTunes link) until very recently. Earlier this morning, the company formally launched its Flud 2.0 news reading app for Android on Google Play, and it’s well worth...
Flud 2.0 meets quirky green robot: Startup launches ‘Spotify for news’ app for Android

Yes, Hipster Is (Almost) Sending Someone Into Space

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Ah, Hipster, the startup whose promotional ideas are either brilliant, obnoxious, or brilliantly obnoxious. This time the company, which allows you to share digital postcards, has outdone itself — it’s promising to send one of its users into space. Technically, Hipster is offering is ticket on a Zero G flight...
Yes, Hipster Is (Almost) Sending Someone Into Space

With 12M+ Downloads, Scan Launches Scan-to-gram, A New Way To Follow People On Instagram

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Three guys from Provo, Utah set out on a mission to make QR codes, those boring pixellated, black-and-white squares come alive — in other words, to extend their functionality by turning them into realworld “like,” “follow,” and “buy” buttons. And it’s been working. In February, Scan closed a seed funding...
With 12M+ Downloads, Scan Launches Scan-to-gram, A New Way To Follow People On Instagram
Creative Market Nabs $1.3M From SV Angel, CrunchFund To Become An Etsy For Digital Design

These Are The Most Successful Startups To Come Out Of TechStars

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TechStars has become one of the most prominent startup accelerators in the world, with locations in Boston, Boulder, New York, Seattle, and San Antonio. Since its first class in Boulder during the summer of 2007, TechStars has helped birth 150 companies, providing not just seed funding but coaching and discounts...
These Are The Most Successful Startups To Come Out Of TechStars

Hipster's Doug Ludlow Joins AOL Ventures As Its First 'Innovation Partner'

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Doug Ludlow, formerly the CEO of AOL-acquired photosharing startup Hipster, is leaving the company’s mobile team (where he was a senior director) to become the first innovation partner at AOL Ventures. Since this is a new role, it sounds like a lot of the details are going to be figured...
Hipster's Doug Ludlow Joins AOL Ventures As Its First 'Innovation Partner'
More Change At AOL: Photosharing App Hipster.com Is Shutting Down February 16

Publishing Startup Graphicly Raising $1M More As It Aims For Profitability

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Graphicly is about to close a $1 million bridge round of funding, as first revealed in a regulatory filing. The company started out as a marketplace for digital comics, but last year it launched a new set of tools aimed helping publishers distribute their content onto a wide range of...
Publishing Startup Graphicly Raising $1M More As It Aims For Profitability

UpTo Picks Up $1.5M in New Funding, Opens Event Streaming Platform

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UpTo, which makes an app that lets users feed event streams into their calendars, said today that Detroit Venture Partners and Ludlow Ventures had injected a fresh $1.5 million into the company. UpTo also announced that it was opening its platform to allow any business or organization to create an...
UpTo Picks Up $1.5M in New Funding, Opens Event Streaming Platform
Republic Project Lands $1M From Google Ventures For Full Service Ad Campaign Platform

Vespa-Riding, Williamsburg-Residing Tumblr CEO Does Not Appreciate Being Called a Hipster

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Hipstblr (Photo: wikipedia.org) Call David Karp anything you want–high school dropout, sidecar sideshow–but the one label he won’t stand for is “hipster.” Unknowingly emulating the first rule of hipstersdom by automatically lashing back at the title, the 26-year-old Ludlow suit-wearing, Vespa-riding,Williamsburg-dwelling, brunch-loving chillwave Tumblr CEO was annoyed when ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos dared to...
Vespa-Riding, Williamsburg-Residing Tumblr CEO Does Not Appreciate Being Called a Hipster

Videolicious Relaunches Its App For Mobile Video Editing, Raises $1.4 Million From Amazon And Others

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Last year, we wrote about an app called Videolicious designed to quickly let users create videos without having any editing expertise. The startup has been refining its app since then, and just released a new version to improve automatic video creation. In addition to the release of the new app,...
Videolicious Relaunches Its App For Mobile Video Editing, Raises $1.4 Million From Amazon And Others

NetPlenish Stocks Shelves With $1.9 Million in Funding for Shopping App

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NetPlenish, a mobile-shopping app that finds the best price on everyday items like toothpaste and toilet paper, has raised $1.9 million in seed funding. Investors include Dave McClure’s 500 Startups, Gold Hill Capital, BHV Capital, TEEC Angel Fund, Ludlow Ventures and other angels. The Ventura, Calif.-based company’s app is available...
NetPlenish Stocks Shelves With $1.9 Million in Funding for Shopping App

DEAD OR ALIVE: 6 Months After TechStars NYC, Where Are The 12 Startups Now?

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Want to hear from top startups like Fab.com and Lot18? And NY's top investors? Join 800 innovation junkies at the Startup conference on May 3, 2012! Register now!Last November, 12 startups presented to hundreds of investors and journalists at TechStars NYC Demo Day. Six months later, some are alive and...
DEAD OR ALIVE: 6 Months After TechStars NYC, Where Are The 12 Startups Now?

Former Hipster CEO unveils The Little Book Club, a book subscription service that grows with your child

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Former Hipster founder and CEO Doug Ludlow and his wife Sara have two children and found that there was something magical about their family’s nightly storytime. As years go by, finding time to spend together can be increasingly difficult and having the right book to support their child’s development wasn’t...
Former Hipster CEO unveils The Little Book Club, a book subscription service that grows with your child

Physicists construct the most accurate clock the world has ever seen

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Calling a clock the most accurate ever may sound like hyperbole, but physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado have built a pair of devices that can claim that title. The team used an optical lattice to address an issue that plagues atomic clockmakers:...
Physicists construct the most accurate clock the world has ever seen

The Economist Hands All Digital Strategy To Its Tablet Chief

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The Economist is handing control of its website to its tablet magazines controller, in a bid to unite the previously competitive units. Oscar Grut, who was formerly digital editions managing director, has been promoted to the new role of managing director for “Economist Digital” as a whole. A spokesperson...
The Economist Hands All Digital Strategy To Its Tablet Chief
Hipster Explains: Not All Data Transfers Are Created Equally
UpTo wants to be the social glue of tomorrow, adds $1.5M, and opens its event stream platform
AOL acquires mobile photo-sharing app Hipster
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