Rolio is a free website that lets you view content from all your favourite websites, including Facebook and Twitter, in one visual, intuitive and customisable interface.
Revenue will be driven by advertising. We feel our product has a global scope and will generate large and consistent traffic.
Google Reader and Netvibes.
Integration of content from social media into one consolidated feed, with powerful filters to instantly let users see exactly what they want.
We have done all the design and development in-house. The Microsoft BizSpark program sponsors our cloud hosting. All other company costs have come from us.
I was a freelance web developer and Myuran worked as a software developer in investment banking. We went to school together, and both completed computing degrees at UK universities.
Through getting annoyed, visiting the same set of websites on numerous occasions during a day. I wondered if I really had to open so many browser windows?
Keeping things simple. Our application is pretty powerful, but at every design stage we have strived to ensure that is stays simple and intuitive for our users.
Some of our initial marketing approaches were not the best, but we have learnt from these mistakes and improved.
Probably Jammie Dodgers. For starters, they are simple and look great. They are also sticky and very addictive, much like Rolio - once you start using it, you will be stuck on it!
I'm not sure jealous is the right word, but we really like YouTube - such a simple concept and so well executed.
Hopefully, we will be helping thousands of people to browse the internet more efficiently. We expect our upcoming mobile application to be very popular too.
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