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About.me cofounder Ryan Freitas is leaving the company

- February 6, 2015 < 1 MIN READ

Ryan Freitas, the cofounder and chief product officer, is leaving About.me. Jeffrey Veen, an adviser to the company and design partner at True Ventures, will step in to help the company as it transitions to a new product chief. [Source: Venturebeat]

Profiles

Innovative online queuing system CheckinLine gamifies ticket-buying

- October 30, 2013 4 MIN READ

Back before the internet came into existence, die-hard sports fans would “camp out” for play-off tickets, often roughing it in the cold weather to ensure their pursuit is successful. Aussie startup CheckinLine takes this experience online; fans can now ‘check in’ to a virtual queue to retain their priority spot for tickets and giveaways.

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High on business: Marijuanettes rapidly gaining popularity in the US

- August 8, 2013 3 MIN READ

Only two days after the American states of Washington and Colorado voted to regulate marijuana the same as alcohol on November 6, 2012, Prohibition Brands was born. The business now specialises in the manufacturing, licensing, and distribution of consumable marijuana smoking products; and has experienced rapid growth in just nine months since its inception.