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Scary As A Ghost

Two years ago Evan Spiegel came up with the app Snapchat as a college project. This week he turned down a $3 billion cash offer from Facebook to buy the company (!) What makes a 23 year old reject a $3 billion offer on a business which until today has had no revenues? How did …

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Billionaires Overnight

This week Jan Koum just sold his 4 year old company, WhatsApp, to Facebook for $19 Billion(!) He drove to the North County Social Services office to sign the deal. That’s where he used to stand in line to collect food stamps not so long ago. Jan has gone from having no money to $19 …

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The Billion Dollar Tweet

Here’s a tweet Travis Kalanick sent in January 2010. The reply from Ryan Graves happened 3 minutes later. That tweet was worth over a billion dollars. January 2010 was the month Travis was doing a test run with 3 cars in New York for a mobile app that he and his friend, Garrett Camp, had …

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3 Steps To $1Billion

18 months & 3 simple, not-so-simple steps to $1 billion… Today, Instagram sold to Facebook for $1 billion. A week ago, when TIME asked Instagram founder, Kevin Systrom, if he would sell the company, he said “It’s not really on the top of our minds right now.” Kevin is 27 years old and started Instagram …

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How does Tupuca works?

During its launch last week, the application was one of the most popular in the national App Store, reaching even the first position. But how does Tupuca really works?