How does a company get into the Economist, GigaOm, CNN and have Robert Scoble proclaim their product his favorite app from SXSW – all within seven weeks of their launch?
That’s what I was wondering when I invited Beau Haugh, co-founder of Localmind on the show. Localmind uses people’s location as a conduit to what is going on at that location. It’s pretty simple – find a Localmind user already at the location you are interested in, reach out and start asking questions.
This started about the product and the market it addresses but what ensued was a deeper discussion around product timing, incubators, business models, gamification, reputation layers and open APIs.
Listen to the audio version now: [audio:http://blip.tv/file/get/Untether-LocalMind537.mp3]
About Beau Haugh
Beau Haugh is a product-focused software engineer, designer, and leader. Localmind is the fusion of his favorite things: technology, mobile apps, making things people love, finding the best place for a cocktail, and knowing all there is to know about . . . as much as possible. Before his current venture, Beau managed an engineering department at a website performance monitoring company. Reach him at @bhaugh and http://www.bhaugh.com.
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