He was sick of entering people’s contact information into his phone over and over. So he did the unthinkable– he made an app that lets all smartphones swap pictures, data, and money, with a simple tap of the device. On Monday, Google bought his company for $40 million. It’s the story of Bump.
These entrepreneurs went from hacking smart phones to protecting them. Learn how they used the Academy Awards to expose cell phone vulnerabilities – and attract new customers. The story of Lookout Mobile Security.
Some people love staying in hotels. Some people prefer crashing on couches. Airbnb provides an experience that’s somewhere between the two. Learn how three San Francisco entrepreneurs went from renting out their apartment to being one of the biggest names in the new “sharing economy” boom.
Air mattresses and breakfast – that’s how this $50 million company got started. Learn how three San Francisco entrepreneurs went from renting out their apartment to renting out castles, Igloos and Boeing 727s.
The kid mowing your lawn now accepts American Express. How a free accessory turns smart phones into a point of sale tool. The story of Square.