What is your “noble purpose”?

We recently had the honour to have an interview with Dennis Klett, the CEO of Lodgify. He gave us some insights and anecdotes on himself and his startup! Lodgify empowers passionate lodging operators to grow their hospitality business through technology. We do this by developing powerful and beautiful software that enhance and simplify the online marketing …

How did Slack become so popular?

Slack just closed a new financing round of $200mn at a $3.8bn valuation. Slack was only launched in August 2013, the growth has been staggering. So how did Slack do it? While the messaging sector already seemed saturated, the corporate internal communication possibilities were not as developed. Still, Slack faced a myriad of competitors, but …

The Big 2.0 – Snapchat evolves

Snapchat has finally released its big 2.0 update yesterday. And it’s massive. So many new features, so many additions. Snapchat has evolved from its original idea (short videos which automatically delete after you’ve watched them) into a mix between Skype, WhatsApp, and Facebook.   It is quite likely, that this update will attract many more …

One Bot to rule them All

Everyone is talking about them. Many are building them. Chat and Messenger Bots are currently one of the hottest topics in the startup ecosphere. Facebook is launching its Messenger Bot Store, and many argue that this will be a game-changer. Soon, instead of hearing “There’s are App for that”, you’ll be hearing “There’s a Bot …

What it takes to take on Uber

Techcrunch has recently reported that another rideshare app is poised to take on Uber and Lyft, called Juno. Juno is currently in the middle of a 30 million dollar funding round. Compared to the 9 billion dollars Uber has raised, that may not seem like much. However it is interesting to see that investors are keen on …

Chronological Newsfeeds are a Thing of the Past

Recently, Twitter has implemented a new timeline. Instead of showing all tweets in a chronological order, Twitter picks out the ones who have gotten the best engagement and you are most likely to engage with on your newsfeed. And now, Instagram is following suit. Instagram has announced that they will also change their timeline to …