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Start-Up Fairy Tales

Start-Up Fairy Tales

Co-Founder of Hot TechStars Start-Up Shelby.tv Left the Company Just as It Scored $1.5 M.

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Around the time that on-fire TechStars start-up Shelby.tv was closing its $1.5 million round, co-founder Joe Yevoli walked. It wasn’t that he didn’t have faith in the product; he didn’t have a falling out with the team. He just… wasn’t feeling it. “Truth be told, I don’t watch a lot of web video,” he wrote on his blog today. “But right now if I watch a web video it’s something specific. And, if I miss something, I’m fine with it.” And there was something else: HomeField, a web-based video platform for coaches to share game footage, the precursor to Shelby.tv, was being neglected as co-founders Dan Spinosa and Reece Pacheco found their time sucked away by the social video site. Read More