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RIM aims to recapture start-up mojo with fresh blood

T.A. McCann, former CEO of start-up Gist and current RIM executive, says he is bringing the same kind of culture to the embattled BlackBerry maker.

By August 15, 2012


Flip creator's new start-up: Grilled cheese meets iPhone

Jonathan Kaplan, former CEO of the company that launched the popular Flip video camera, shows off his new start-up. It's a chain of high-tech grilled-cheese sandwich restaurants. No kidding.

By June 1, 2011


Former Sun CEO tries anew with health start-up

Jonathan Schwartz now is running Picture of Health, stealthy for now but focusing on "innovation and public health."

By September 10, 2010


Ex-Seagate CEO Watkins back with chip start-up

Bill Watkins turns up on the board of a start-up developing a way to pack more high-density chips into devices.

By May 1, 2009


Solar start-up GreenVolts replaces CEO, shifts plan

Concentrating-solar company GreenVolts is one of a few solar start-ups that has shifted strategies to sell equipment rather than develop renewable energy projects.

By April 15, 2009


Amazon once offered to buy Netflix for $12 million, book says

In late 1990s, Netflix was still a struggling start-up when CEO Reed Hastings flatly rejected Amazon's acquisition offer, according to an upcoming book.

By October 6, 2012


Ex-XenSource CEO tries another virtualization start-up

Pano Logic combines VMware virtualization software on the server with a device to remotely connect users' keyboards, mice and other peripherals.

By August 27, 2007


Microsoft gives U.K. start-ups a helping hand

CEO Steve Ballmer announces a program that aims to help U.K. software upstarts meet their potential.

By October 1, 2007


Skype to buy group-messaging company GroupMe

The year-old group-messaging start-up offers "an incredibly sticky group messaging experience" across a range of mobile platforms, says Skype CEO Tony Bates.

By August 21, 2011


Salesforce COO leaves for Web start-up

On the Salesforce executive team since 2003, Phill Robinson will become CEO of online content-delivery comany Cachelogic.

By August 7, 2007