Four ex-Yahoo! employees are setting out to change that with their new venture Quixomatic, which targets socially active small business owners and allows them to create a lead generating website through using their facebook page. The sites are mobile-ready without the upfront costs of traditional web development or the ongoing time involved in maintaining DIY websites.
At the age of 26 it looks like David Karp is set to become a billionaire as Yahoo prepare to acquire Tumblr, the blogging platform which he started about five years ago
17 year old English / Australian Nick D’Aloisio is somewhat of a phenomenon. After not long rolling out a second iteration of his startup Summly it was just confirmed today that Yahoo would be acquiring the company, which has an impressive portfolio including Ashton Kutcher and Marc Pincus.