may I introduce? StartUp dating

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Loop your life

Berlin based Start-up Loopcam (www.loopc.am) comes up with a simple yet striking idea matching the flickr/tumblr mania. The App converts videos from your iPhone into .gif format – which let’s you post charming old-school loops on any platform. Founder Tor Rauden Källstigen managed to convince Investors like Passion Capital, Christophe Maire (txtr), Alexander Ljung, Peter…

German incubators vs. good ideas?

German Startup-Blog Gründerszene wrote an euphemistic article about careers in the StartUp Scene in Berlin. They interviewed one of their interns, well boil it down to the opening sentence of the article: ‘rock your business studies, gain experience for 2 ears and then go for the big incubators’. Marcel Weiss commented in his excellent blog…

Amen? Hell, No!

Berlin based Amen asks you to contribute and vote for the best or worst things in life. From the worst goulash to the best song ever. Now rating user generated bullshit or fun is nothing new when it comes to build a short lasting community. Gossip and the ‘hey look at this’-factor works. Now Amen…

SxSW bitsnpieces

Kiip is an app add-on that unobtrusively rewards achievements in that app. You can win real world rewards for your virtual actions. Says founder and CEO Brian Wong: “When you’re playing games, mobile ads are annoying and interruptive. What if you could level-up, hit an achievement, say in Angry Birds or something like that, and…