Entrepreneurial

Banjo mobile app keeps travelers in touch

June 24, 2011

A missed opportunity to connect with friends at an airport was the impetus behind a new social discovery service targeted at smartphone users.

New payroll app targets small business

October 15, 2010

Making payroll has always been a bit of a fraught experience for Shelley O’Sullivan and her husband at their five-employee construction firm located just north of San Francisco. But a simple mobile app has reduced that anxiety.

Startup pays consumers for old iPhones

June 8, 2010

Apple CEO Steve Jobs discusses the new iPhone 4 during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California June 7, 2010. REUTERS/Robert GalraithRather than throwing out their old iPhone or recycling it, people wanting to upgrade to Appleā€™s latest iPhone 4 have another option in Gazelle.

App is crap

March 2, 2010

- Mark Suster is a partner at Los Angeles-based venture capital firm GRP Partners and the author of the blog “Both Sides of the Table”. The opinions expressed are his own. -

Twitter-based shopping website seeks retailers

August 12, 2009

imshoppingBuying something online can be a frustrating process. The shear numbers of websites offering the same product can lead to endless hours of surfing to try to find the right deal. Consumers often become overwhelmed and end up not buying anything at all.