Tiny Speck

Tiny Speck

Tiny Speck is a small company building something enormous. We show up in the afterburst of highly charged particle collisions; we are the only-imagined baryon consisting of two charmed quarks and one strange. We will blow your minds.


News on Tiny Speck

A Brief History of Slack
This original series documents the stories of Canada's modern tech companies from inception to today. 2002 Stewart Butterfield's first company, Ludicorp, was created in 2002 to build a game.... more
Vancouver-born Slack Raises $43 Million
UPDATE: TechCrunch has confirmed that Slack has raised a $42.75 million round led by The Social + Capital Partnership, with participation from existing Tiny Speck investors Accel Partners and... more
Be Less Busy: Tiny Speck Pushes Slack out of Beta to Solve Communications Conundrums
Slack has emerged from beta today and hopes to give email a run for its money. The latest project by serial entrepreneur Stuart Butterfield, who launched Flickr (acquired by Yahoo in 2005), Tiny... more
Tiny Speck Finds More Than a Glitch and Closes Game for Good
Flickr Founder Stewart Butterfield founded Vancouver's Tiny Speck in early 2009 along with three of the original members of the Flickr team. In February of 2010 Butterfield revealed Tiny Speck's... more
Tiny Speck unlaunches Glitch and takes it back to Beta
Vancouver's Tiny Speck announced earlier this week that their flagship game Glitch is being unlaunched. Huh? Turns out the developers have recognized that there are some things that the game... more
Win 1 of 3 tickets to attend Meshwest Vancouver on December 5th
How is the Web changing the business, marketing, social media and political landscapes? For insight from some of the leading thinkers, meshwest Vancouver is the place to be. meshwest is a one-day... more
Vancouver's Tiny Speck launches Glitch, executing on Stewart Butterfield's decade-old vision
UPDATE 2: Glitch is live.    UPDATE: The game goes live at 10am. Vancouver-based Tiny Speck  has officially launched Glitch, the materialization of Stewart... more
Vancouver's Tiny Speck raises $10 Million from Andreessen Horowitz and Accel
Vancouver's Tiny Speck announced today that it has raised $10.7 million last week in its second round of funding for its online game business from Andreessen Horowitz and Accel. Tiny Speck is... more
Flickr Founder Butterfield sits down with the New York Times
The road to video game success has been a long, convoluted, yet unexpectedly successful one for Stewart Butterfield. After designing an online game with his wife in 2004, Butterfield ran into... more
Vancouver's Bootup Labs rooms with Mozilla, Tiny Speck, Joyent
In a new blog post, Bootup Labs Blog has mentioned some of their roommates—and they're definitely worth a mention! First, there is Stewart Butterfield’s Tiny... more
Tiny Speck raises $5 Million
Lots of fake press releases and news circulating today but this one appears to be legit. According to GigaOm, Vancouver and San Francisco co-located Tiny Speck has raised $5 Million in Series A... more
Stewart Butterfield reveals Glitch
Vancouver has been wondering for awhile what Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield was up to with his new startup Tiny Speck. Last night he revealed his first project: Glitch. As suspected by... more
Digital Media People to Watch in BC in 2010
One of the benefits of blogging about technology in BC is the opportunity to meet and interact with innovative technology leaders and evangelists every day. During 2009, we had the pleasure of... more
Interview with Stewart Butterfield about Tiny Speck and Stuff
Stewart Butterfield gave the keynote at FUSION '09, so I had the brief chance of speaking with him before he was ushered away by Connect TV and others interested in getting inside of his head. I... more
Flickr Co-Founder Stewart Butterfield to keynote at Fusion '09 in Vancouver
New Media BC announced this morning that Stewart Butterfield, co-founder of Flickr, will be the Keynote Speaker at the Fusion Venture Forum 2009 on November 12th in Vancouver. Butterfield is a... more
Stewart Butterfield's Tiny Speck gets Digg’s Designer
TechCrunch reported this morning that Designer Daniel Burka is Fleaving Digg to join Stewart Butterfield's new project Tiny Speck. Next month, Burka will begin work at Tiny Speck, the new... more
Butterfield working on a Tiny Speck
In June of last year, Flickr founders and husband/wife team Stewart Butterfield and Caterina Fake left Yahoo to pursue other interests. It didn't take long for Fake to pop-up in New York with a new... more
What is Stewart Butterfield up to?
AllThingsD's Kara Swisher reported earlier today that Flickr Co-founder Stewart Butterfield is working on a stealth new company in the social-gaming space. Doesn't sound like much of a surprise... more
Flickr's Butterfield honoured by UVIC
Flickr Co-founder Stewart Butterfield was in Victoria last week to receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Victoria. Butterfield and wife/co-founder Caterina Fake developed the... more

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