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Waitin’ On A Dream: The Demise Of Native Apps

Tweet Last week marked the two-year anniversary of the sale of Draw Something (OMGPOP) to Zynga. Draw Something’s explosive 7-week ride in early 2012 culminated into a worldwide brand and was then acquired by Zynga for a rumored $183 million. In the past two years since

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Startup Idea #137: Buy Local

Tweet Imagine a search engine like Amazon.com, but all the products are sold by all the local retailers. So instead of having something shipped from Amazon.com, it gets shipped or picked up or dropped off by a local retailer — maybe they’d even price match

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Austin Texas Recommendations

Tweet East Side Showroom for drinks or a meal (delicious and serves old fashioned drinks that take like 5 minutes to make). If in North Austin, the tres leches cake at Chuy’s. “Frank” for brunch. Magnolia for breakfast. South Congress Cafe for any meal, cool

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Some Startup Writings by me on my blog & on TechCrunch

Tweet If you’re looking for some reading on startups, here’s some of my last guest posts on TechCrunch and some other applicable posts on my own blog: http://techcrunch.com/2011/12/25/what-startup-to-build/ http://techcrunch.com/2011/11/27/will-it-end-very-badly-probably-not/ http://techcrunch.com/2011/06/08/turntable-addiction/ http://www.stevepoland.com/the-little-startup-that-couldnt-a-postmortem-of-myfavorites/ http://www.stevepoland.com/startup-homeruns/ http://www.stevepoland.com/repeat-after-me-i-will-not-do-another-startup-as-a-non-technical-founder-unless/