Tag Archives: Local Tail

Gigwalk – Mechanical Turk Meets Yelp

The Next Web has an good article on the startup Gigwalk – a kind of Amazon Mechanical Turk meets Yelp or foursquare. It’s an interesting idea, especially in times like these when so many people are looking for incremental, low-barrier income streams. It’s no secret that the rise of mobile devices is creating an explosion of local apps and services. ...

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What’s Really So Cool About the “Color” Network?

An ambitious new social photo-sharing service just launched. It’s called Color, and it’s getting a lot of attention for a few reasons. First, it’s a pretty cool idea. Second, it’s got some well-known entrepreneurs behind it. Third, it raised a lot of money – $41 million from some well-known VC funders. In fact, many are scratching their heads, wondering why Sequoia Capital, ...

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