Xoogler Tom Leung looks to curb buyer’s remorse with his Seattle startup Yabbly.
Funf an open sensing framework created by a Xoogler founded startup called Behavio, won the accelerator competition at SXSW 2012. The platform, launched in October 2011, uses mobile phones as sensors for tracking location, movement, app activity and extended network of it’s users and communities. The company won a $355,000 grant from the Kauffman Foundation
Two former Googlers (xooglers) who once worked on the UX team at the internet giant have put together something new and exciting called Splenvid. They spent over a decade at Google building maxable scalable systems so they are taking what they learned there and putting it into their new startup. Splenvid is the self proclaimed
Although it may not seem like it, pricing products and services is one of the hardest things that a business owner has to do. They of course need to make money and make a profit but at the same time, it’s a scary thought to most that a bad price could leave product sitting on
In 2010 Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg sold their startup Invite Media to Google for $81 million dollars. At that time they were absorbed into Google where they spent the last two years. Now the co-founding team is back at it again, and navigating through unchartered territory. Their new startup is New York City based
Former Googler Viva Chu has come up with something that hasn’t been done before. His new, New York based startup, PowHow allows people to take classes via webcam from the comfort of their own home. Whether you want to learn how to knit socks, make fancy gift wrap or take a fitness class, there’s no
In a Keynote at the 2011 Google’s then CEO, Eric Schmidt described an experience where integrated mobile technology into commerce would mean you could walk down the street, close to your favorite clothing store and have a new pair of pants pulled off the shelves, bagged for you and waiting when you got to the
If you’re not familiar with the term Xoogler it’s a relatively new term that ex-Google employees have come up for themselves, as in Ex-Googler. In 2012 Mashable featured 15 start ups that were founded by Xooglers. Many of the start ups were re-hashments of 20% projects.
Austin startup Boxer raises $3 million dollar seed round led by Sutter Hill Ventures to expand their mobile email platform that just works.
The “mailbox” app we liked better than Mailbox relaunches as Boxer.
Last April we brought you the profile of New York startup Stamped. Stamped, which is made up of a team of 11 with five being Xooglers, created a recommendation platform that allowed users to put their “stamp of approval” on their favorite places and things. Stamped offers a unique value proposition by having a quick,