Travis Bernard, director of audience development at TechCrunch, has seen many a fad take over the startup world.
Apploi’s CEO, Adam Lewis, launched the company to allow service industry workers put their best foot forward in job interviews. Designed as a sort of central system for applications as well as a way to share videos of your personality and skills, it’s already helping hundreds of folks find work at H&M, Uniqlo, and J. Crew, among others. [Source: Techcrunch.com]
Earlier this year the three founders of Hate You Cards David Boulton, Andy Longworth and Jethro Batts, pissed off Senator Christine Milne with their new take on postcards. This was also the winning application from the Sydney Angel Hack and as part of the prize they won a trip to Silicon Valley and mentoring with some of the world’s best in the space.