Subrah Iyar launched WebEx on the DEMO stage in 1996. Last month, he was back at DEMO Mobile launching his latest venture, Moxtra . Moxtra is a powerful collaboration tool for the mobile age. It is a social collection and collaboration application with major enterprise hooks.
The application process for DEMO Fall is now open and like last year we have full scholarships available for many of the unfunded companies that qualify. Thanks to the support of the Dell Center For Entrepreneurs three spots are on hold for enterprise-focused products and women-run companies. If interested in receiving a scholarship to … Read more
DEMO God winner The Monkey Inferno has been on a roll since launching Beer Hunt at DEMO Mobile, receiving tons of great press and even free TV spots during the Indy 500. (Read more after the jump).
With 33 Startups Participating From Around the World, Built.io wins the WinDemo Mobile competition with Flowbit Inc coming in as the runner up. DEMO Mobile, a launch event exclusively focused on the best new mobile technologies based on design, innovation, and market potential, announced the winners of the WinDemoMobile.com contest, featuring roundtrip tickets on American … Read more
What does it take to scale a startup in the mobile era? Last week at DEMO Mobile, Chris Dixon (who recently joined Andreessen Horowitz as a partner) and Pandora CTO Tom Conrad joined me onstage to talk about how 10 million users is the new 1 million users. This is especially true in mobile.
“The shift to mobile is so dramatic,” said Dixon, who estimates that 95% of the startups he looks at have a mobile component. He noted, however, that it is a lot harder for a small mobile startup to rise in the App Store rankings without “black hat marketing” and spending money to buy your way up the rankings. Conrad cautioned that you can’t “growth hack your way” to success. You have to solve a real problem for consumers first and “be absolutely the best at solving [the] problem”.
Last week at DEMO Mobile, Vinod Khosla came onstage to share his unique perspective on building startups, mobile, and more. We just put up the video of the entire discussion, which you can watch above.
Khosla is a contrarian thinker, which comes through in the interview. “The way to address new areas is not have a plan,” he argues, but rather “a plan to build a plan.”
Powered by Fandrop, windemomobile.com Asks Founders to Pitch Themselves for a Chance at Prizes and Access to Leading Silicon Valley Influencers SAN FRANCISCO, CA April 22, 2013—The organizers of DEMO Mobile, a launch event exclusively focused on the best new mobile technologies based on design, innovation and market potential, have announced windemomobile.com, a tech startup pitch … Read more
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