Jason Calacanis posted this video on YouTube today explaining the rehearsal process for the presenting companies at TechCrunch50 later this month. No wonder the startups selected are so slick by the time the event takes place. The $1 Million in advertising that is up for grabs may be motivation enough though.
To date I've heard that three Canadian startups have been selected - Toronto's Story Something and Muutu and Rilli from Vancouver. Know of any other Canadians heading down to TC50?
Muutu is a new search engine for finding ALL local classified ads in one place. It offers the simplicity and elegance of Google with the marketplace tools of eBay. Muutu is currently in closed beta. You can request a beta invite at muutu.com and try it for yourself.
Story Something is going to be the world's biggest and best community for children's stories - but with a twist. It's designed for busy parents of children aged 3-8. Parents, like us, who love their children 10x more than the time they have to spend with them. Story Something is looking to fill the following positions.
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