Top 10

Building a Startup in London – The Top10 Interview

Top10 is a social recommendation service which, as you would expect, is based around ‘top 10 lists’ and aims to be the ultimate platform to discover and share recommendations about the things you love. The company has raised $3.5 million in funding, and today we have the co-founder of Top10, Tom Leathes, on The Startup Project.


A Physical App Store for a Software Product – The Podio Story

Podio is an all-inclusive online work platform for enterprises which launched with a bang in early 2011. The company now services thousands of businesses worldwide (including BBC, Subway and BMW), and today we are lucky enough to have the co-founder of Podio, Jon Froda, on The Startup Project.

inbox fever

Building a Company Around Email – The InboxFever Interview

InboxFever is a TechStars 2011 company which aims to make it quick and simple for anyone to build email-powered applications. The service has formed a strong user-base since launch, and today we are lucky enough to have the co-founder of InboxFever, Doruk Aytulu, on The Startup Project.

Full contact

An Interview with TechStars Graduate FullContact

FullContact recently raised $1.5 million in funding following their participation in the TechStars startup accelerator. The service offers an API which allows developers access to its database of more than 100 million contact records to provide users with up-to-date contact information. Today we have the CEO of FullContact, Bart Lorang, for an interview on The Startup Project.


The Hipmunk Story – An Interview with Adam Goldstein

Hipmunk is an exciting new travel search site which takes the distress out of travel-planning. The service has received more than $5 million in funding, and has grown incredibly quickly to become one of the most popular travel search sites available. Today we are lucky enough to have the co-founder of Hipmunk, Adam Goldstein on The Startup Project.


The Road to Entrepreneurship – An Interview with Dan Shipper

Dan Shipper is a student from the University of Pennsylvania who has created the popular webapps, ReadStream and DomainPolish. We invited Dan to have a chat on The Startup Project to share his story, and to offer some great advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.


Naming Your Product – The BugSense Interview

Bugsense is a tool for developers which collects and analyzes crash reports from mobile applications on Android and iOS. It provides developers with vital insights on the performance of their application, and has proved hugely successful, gaining thousands of users since they (re)launched in June. The co-founder of BugSense, Panos Papadopoulos, on The Startup Project to share the BugSense story with us.


Stay inspired, not on auto-pilot – An interview with Fantastical’s Founder

Fantastical is an all new calendar for Mac, which works as a (beautiful) front end for iCal, Outlook or Entourage. It offers one of the most well designed user interfaces of any Mac application on the market. To share the background story on Fantastical, and to offer his advice on the world of startups we invited the co-founder of Fantastical, Michael Simmons, to have a chat.


How changing the name of my webapp quadrupled signups.

The name of a product often means a lot more than many people realize: it plays a major role in determining both the quantity of media coverage that the product receives, and in shaping how potential customers view the application. This is the story of how a developer, by simply removing the vowels from the name of his web app, literally quadrupled monthly signups instantaneously.