OpenCoSF Answers It All

Mediabrands’ Brian Monahan and Federated Medias’ John Battelle went on a bike ride that helped solve a problem they both shared. The two entrepreneurs frequently get asked questions about innovative technology and Silicon Valley. On this bike ride they created the idea of an open house for inquisitive minds called OpenCoSF.… continue »

Startups Now Have Bibles

This might not be breaking news — in the past few years, San Francisco  has become a mecca for tech entrepreneurs. 
 
All of these entrepreneurs need guidelines. According to an article Business Insider Alexander Book Co, a bookstore that has been based for 22 years in downtown San Francisco has begun to provide cater to the demand.… continue »

Meet us in the Pontiflex AppLeads Cybercafe at Appnation III

Appnation III is almost here. This year it takes place at the San Francisco Design Center November 30 – December 1.  Thousands of developers, industry experts, carriers and investors are expected to attend this year.  The tag line for Appnation is “Show Me the Money”, so if you’re a developer in search of a monetization strategy, this would be a worthwhile show for you.  Pontiflex CEO and Co-Founder, Zephrin Lasker will sit on a keynote panel titled, “The Appnation CEO Roundtable: Tactical Advice On Driving Discoverability and Monetization.”
Pontiflex is also sponsoring the Cyber Café at Appnation.  Stop by and recharge at the charging stations and grab a cup of coffee or tea on us!… continue »

Pontiflex Mobile Formula K Racing Team

As exciting as Andevcon was for us last week,  the mobile team felt a “need for speed”  that called for some serious Formula K go-kart racing.  They even took a brave Android Developer along for the ride.… continue »

Join Pontiflex for Breakfast at AnDevCon II

If you’re one of the many excited Android developers gearing up for AnDevCon II in the Bay area next week, plan to join Pontiflex for breakfast on Monday, November 7 at 7:30am.
Hear from 19-year-old app developer, John Hotovy, creator of popular app TuneMe.  He’ll tell the story of how he increased his revenue 8x and kept his app free with mobile signup ads.… continue »

Pontiflex AppLeads Wild West Roadshow: TechCrunch Disrupt SF

 
We are back from a tech-filled week in San Francisco where we spent most of our time among a host of buzz-worthy startups at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2011.
This conference got a lot of attention in the media this year due to the popularity of its founder, Michael Arrington’s battle with AOL and Arianna Huffington.… continue »

A West Coast Exodus that Many Have Never Even Heard Of

Most people who grew up on the East Coast have never heard of Burning Man.
Every year since 1986, thousands of people, most from northern California, get in their RVs and make a pilgrimage to Black Rock Desert in Nevada.… continue »

Send your cover letter to Pontiflex

Today MediaJobsDaily posted a two-year old cover letter (originally sourced by Business Insider) from Tristan Walker, Foursquare’s Director of Business Development, which Walker sent via email to Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai while he was still at Stanford Business School.… continue »