Posts made in September, 2011


Boomerang might not be quite as revolutionary as a Double Rainbow, but we like to think that our customers react something like Yosemitebear when he first witnessed that Double Rainbow.  Okay, maybe we’re being a bit optimistic…   If you don’t have it already, download Boomerang for Gmail to get the ‘Send Later’ button now!  You may experience your very own ‘Double Rainbow’ moment. You...

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The $100K Taxi Ride, One Year Later

The $100K Taxi Ride, One Year Later


Posted By on Sep 2, 2011

I can’t believe that it’s already been a year since a 45-minute trip in a rented Chevy Cobalt changed everything. On September 1, 2010, we had 50,000 Boomerang downloads. I had $4000 in the bank, $3000 in credit card bills, and needed to loan the company another $2000. We’d tried and tried again to raise a seed round in Boston, to no avail. Every east coast angel and VC we could reach passed on the deal. We had a shelf life of about...

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