Tim Sae Koo, Founder of Tint

Tim Sae Koo is the Co-founder of Tint, a simple tool that lets you create beautiful and engaging social hubs on your websites in minutes. Tim and his team started out by creating Hypemarks, a platform for content discovery through social networks. Half of a year into it, they noticed that their users are asking for something else so the team packed up shop, relocated the whole team from Los Angeles to San Francisco, and pivoted into what Tint is today. In this interview, Tim shares with us about the challenges they face as they pivoted, how to get the traction that they are getting now and how they go about overcoming rejections in cold calls or sales.

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Discovering new & cool startups from demo videos

Discovering new & cool startups from demo videos

We just launched DemoChannel.TV as a place for you to discover new & cool startups through their demo videos. Would love to hear your feedback.

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Grubwithus Mixergy LA dinner with Sasha Strauss, Managing Director at Innovation Protocol

Grubwithus Mixergy LA dinner with Sasha Strauss, Managing Director at Innovation Protocol

Sasha Strauss, a brand strategist, is the Managing Director of Innovation Protocol. This week, Grubwithus Mixergy LA is hosting a dinner for a small group of entrepreneurs, featuring Sasha as the guest of honor.  Sasha was dynamic, passionate and full of insights.  Here are the photos and highlights of the dinner.

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David Renz, Co-founder of Huntsy

David Renz, Co-founder of Huntsy

David Renz is the Co-founder of Huntsy, an organizational and (C)RM tool for job hunters. It provides a step-by-step workflow through all the pieces of a job search. It tracks contacts, resume versions, scheduled interviews and more. Huntsy is a product of QLabs, an incubator that rapidly prototypes new technologies every 6-8 weeks and test traction before spinning off.

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Debajyoti Ray, Co-founder of Pasadena Labs

Debajyoti Ray, Co-founder of Pasadena Labs

Pasadena Labs is an analytic company, whose first product, Pr1ce, is a mobile app that predicts the sale price of a unique product for the auction industry. So far the company has aggregated over 9.5 million live auction transactions in its dataset, and is currently handling over $1M of transaction per month through its beta testers.

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Brandon Bruce, Co-founder of CirrusPath

Brandon Bruce, Co-founder of CirrusPath

Brandon Bruce is the Co-founder of CirrusPath, a company that produces Cirrus Insight as an advanced integration tool for Salesforce and Gmail. Cirrus Insight shows Salesforce leads and contacts inside Gmail inbox. Data such as contact information, activity history, cases and sales opportunities are exchanged and full integrated across both platforms. In this interview, Brandon shares with us their journey, since the idea inception in less than a year ago, to becoming one of the top apps in the Salesforce AppExchange.

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