Usually start-up pitches are weeks if not months in the making, but not this one. Entrepreneur turned investor Niall Harbison is inviting start-ups to pitch their ideas in 140 characters or less for the chance to secure vital initial funding.
One of the hardest things start-ups face is getting that initial marketing boost or user-base that often ultimately determines their success or failure. Now, a unique and innovative start-up Wahooly attempts to solve this.
Diaspora appears to be getting desperate. The once-hyped saviour to our social networking privacy woes has written an open-ended blog post, pleading for further contributions to help sustain the open-source project into the future.