September 16, 2009

Photos from TechCrunch 50

Healthy Wage

JD LasicaCouldn’t be at TechCrunch 50, one of the biggest tech conferences of the year, the past two days? Here’s a 70-photo Flickr set to make you feel as if you were there (almost).

One of the startups that may not have a great business model but makes a very cool Web 2.0 tool is Duffel at With Duffel, you can clip bits and pieces of your “travel adventure” from any website and then visually plot out your travel plans for a city, ranging from details on your flight to hotels, meals and sight-seeing, all done with an interface that resembles a sticky note on a corkboard. It’s free — and very swift.

September 15, 2009

Best International Startup at TC50: Trollim


Ayelet Noff

Trollim was chosen by TechCrunch as the Best International Startup at TC50 yesterday — well done!

Trollim is a competition platform for programmers unlike any other you’ve encountered before. Trollim assesses the coding level and performance skill set of programmers via one to one or one to many coding “battles” no matter where they are in the world. Think of Eminem’s rap battles in the movie 8 mile — but this time not for rappers but for programmers.

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