…a “killer startup”? Apparently so…

This is funny. I get this email today saying:

Dear CEO,

We wanted to let you know your company got reviewed in our blog

only two ways for your startup to make it to our blog:
1) Any of our
registered readers submitted it
2) Our editorial team found your company
through our daily scan of the ‘Top 100’ blogs that write about Internet and

You can read the review about your company here:–IMing-gadget/

case you want to modify something that’s incorrect, or want to complete some
missing information, you can use the following username and password we
generated so only you can modify the review…

So who is is a user driven internet startups
community. Entrepreneurs, investors, and bloggers are staying informed
on up-and-coming internet startups using our blog platform, where
internet entrepreneurs submit their startup to see what others think
about it.

They appear to be a sort of Digg-type site. Here’s my entry. I’ll highlight the funny stuff…well besides the fact that its even there…

TwitKu is an IM-ing gadget
that gives you the option to maintain another account with Jaiku, a
similar service, and monitor your TwitKu and Jaiku accounts on the same
with TwitKu’s web application. Once you have installed its
, your accounts are more manageable and more easily accessible
in a number of ways. For some examples, you can simultaneously post a
single message to both accounts, click on the “Twitter” or “Jaiku”
links next to the radio button to go to that site, click on the
“Twitter” or “Jaiku” tabs to toggle between your user and public
streams, hit “Restore Last Message” in order to place the text of the
last posted message, see compact URLs (e.g.,,,
etc.) shown as their full original URL, turn URLs into clickable links,
see your Flickr photo page links as a thumbnail, and see foreign

In their own words:

“TwitKu is a simple web app that lets you monitor your Twitter and
Jaiku accounts on a single page. Most of the functionality of the
respective sites are reproduced, but there are enhancements not offered
on those sites like Flickr thumbnails based on links, auto-expand of
“tinyurls,” and more.”

Why it might be a killer: A good option for those who already have
Jaiku accounts and aren’t willing to drop them but want to use TwitKu’s

Some questions:

What if the other sites do the same thing, and suddenly everyone
has accounts with all of the services? They need to be more
differentiated in order to encourage people to choose favorites.

Killer Data
Traffic: Alexa ranking: 517,844
Registered users:
Seeking investors:
Email: xxxx
Website: xxxx

These guys got it SO wrong, it’s laughable. Sure, I could tell them, but why? HAHAHAHAHA

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