Joshua Schachter Launches Newest Tasty Labs Project,


Founder and investor Joshua Schachter has spent a great deal of time trying to solve the problem of not being able to easily find relevant things and people; initially with his first startup Delicious — which he sold to Yahoo for a reported $30 million — and now with his latest efforts at incubator Tasty Labs. Tasty Labs, which has $3 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz and others, launched its first project (Jig) in August and has now come through with its second service,

“There are huge unsatisfied needs,” says Schachter, who says he is operating with a compass but not a specific road map on how to more efficiently connect people. He eventually hopes that turns into something of a portable reputation system, “If you can make it easier to find people who do stuff, then you can tap into the whole world of people out there…

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