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Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:28:48 GMT
PhotoRocket Cuts Staff, Swaps CEOs, Looks for New Direction  -  Xconomy
Seattle photo-sharing startup PhotoRocket, stocked with veterans of high-profile companies like Amazon, Microsoft, aQuantive and Qpass, has cut its staff and changed CEOs as it tries to build up the product, including adding new features to make ...
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 19:00:28 GMT
The m-Qube Mafia: Mobile Execs Lead Efforts at BuyWithMe, Clovr Media, Paydiant, and More  -  Xconomy
Seattle has the Qpass mafia. Boston, for its part, has many interesting and influential tech company/family trees—DEC, PTC, and iRobot come to mind—but one of the more underrated ones is the m-Qube mafia. For those who don't know, m-Qube is the ...
Fri, 23 Apr 2010 22:42:14 GMT

Twitter Buys Seattle's Cloudhopper to Expand SMS Service Globally: The Story Behind the Deal  -  Xconomy
That company was bought by Seattle-based Qpass in 2006. Lauer stayed there for two and a half years before using the money he made from the acquisition to start Cloudhopper. Cloudhopper makes software and infrastructure to help optimize how text ...
Mon, 21 Sep 2009 18:03:01 GMT
Chase Franklin, Former Qpass Founder and CEO, Takes Charge of Daptiv  -  Xconomy
Score one more for the Qpass mafia. Chase Franklin, the co-founder and former CEO of digital commerce firm Qpass (sold to Amdocs for $275 million in 2006), has joined Seattle-based Daptiv as its chief executive, effective immediately. Daptiv makes ...
Tue, 18 Aug 2009 21:49:43 GMT
The Qpass Mafia, Part Two: An Updated Family Tree of Digital Commerce Execs  -  Xconomy
I've gotten quite a few responses and additions to yesterday's list of “Qpass mafia,” an influential group of former Qpass employees from the Seattle area. So far, nobody has sent me a Sicilian message (like a dead fish through my window), so I must be ...