(Founder Stories) How Hashable Rose From The Ashes Of Tracked
May 17, 2011 at 18:06 PM EDT
Before there was Hashable , there was Tracked , Michael Yavonditte's attempt to build a better Yahoo Finance . It was little too complicated, and not social. "I felt like I was on the wrong side of history," he tells Chris Dixon in this episode of Founder Stories . So Yavonditte (who had previously sold advertising startup Quigo to AOL for $360 million) started from scratch, recruited a new team, and Hashable was born—a lightweight mobile app that helps you keep track of your business meetings and contacts, and is replacing business cards for many people.