25 posts and columns on unique visitors
The new conventional wisdom is that photo-sharing systems built around Twitter are toast. But don’t tell that to the TweetPhoto team. The San Diego-based photo service just raised its first big funding round.
The crowdsourced recommendations site led by Caterina Fake and Chris Dixon gets a big vote of confidence from a high-profile investor.
How do you launch a Web video start-up without getting crushed by lawsuits and bandwidth bills? Launch a Web video search engine. That’s the thesis behind Clicker, a would-be TV Guide for Web video, which has raised an $11 million B round led by JAFCO Ventures, with participation from earlier investors Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures. The funding follows an $8 million round announced last fall that was actually raised in 2008.