We Caught Up With A Raleigh-Based Mobile Startup @SXSWECO

I wanted to share a recent SXSWECO briefing I had with JouleBug, a Raleigh-based mobile app maker focused on energy management and conservation. Now I could have said the “sustainability” sector,  but your eyes would have glazed over. Technically, though, they’re a data and gaming platform, which is why I wanted to share some of […]

Foursquare Mayorships Are So Yesterday. Who’s The Mayor Of Cleantech?

Image by George Dearing via Flickr   With dwindling resources and tight budgets, local governments might not be the first place to look if you’re a startup pitching clean technology. The data tells a different story, however. An April survey of almost 400 mayors in all 50 states, showed 75% of cities plan to increase […]

Event: "The Business of Location: Making Money with Geo-Aware Services"

Here in Texas, it’s a downright shootout between location-based-networks. SXSW 2010 brought the big guns with contenders like Gowalla, Foursquare, and Plancast. But, the question remains: who is making money, and how?

Gowalla Poised To Overtake Foursquare, Loopt, Cleans Up Twitter.

Welcome to Texas, this is cowboy country and we’re bullish on Gowalla.

Foursquare vs Gowalla

Foursquare and Gowalla are at the forefront of the emerging location-based market, but which service will win the space? Carla Thompson puts them both to the test.

Dis-cord: Tweet Your Turf

Location-aware software is largely just a novelty right now, but over the next year will greatly impact entertainment, news, and even physical goods. Why you should get in now, or get left behind.

Gowalla Adds Android Support, Goes Tête-à-Tête with Foursquare

The location-based social networking space continues to heat up, and two horses lately seem to be separating from the pack — Foursquare and Austin-based Gowalla (both launched at this year’s SXSW in March).