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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

New Stuff


Based on the hefty response to my post yesterday (about a list of interesting startups profiled by bubblegen), I would also like to do something else - discuss new startups on a regular basis.

I think part of the reason there's a lack of interesting new plays is the people discussing them. For example, Arrington is a nice guy, but TechCrunch is more PR than real analysis or vision. And venture guys simply have too many vested interests these days to discuss much interesting stuff - beyond pitch advice - on their blogs.

But real analysis and vision is exactly what most startups need.

So, here's the deal - if you wanna be covered, drop me a line. Given the amount of time I have, and if you're interesting, I will do a short bit of analysis on your play. Hopefully, the rest of community will chime in as well.

Oh yeah - thanks for all the responses to yesterday's post.

-- umair // 4:10 PM // 2 comments


Comments:

Great to hear that you're goin to step in more on this mess...

You're the man!

BTW, there are some budding discussions of Bubblegen over at news.YCombinator.com (google "bubblegeneration site:news.ycombinator.com").

I also started a Bgen facebook group [even though you're right about it being evil, I thought it would be simultaneously interesting and deeply ironic].

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=5842972550
// Blogger Ethan B // 7:52 PM
 

if conflicts are getting in the way of interesting stuff on my blog umair then i am going to stop blogging.

no point in being a brochure

fred
// Blogger rightbacktoyou // 1:50 AM
 
 

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