Live Nation Labs Acquiring YourTrove
Many years ago, when I was still at Warner Bros Records, I met with three entrepreneurs and engineers at a restaurant in New York City. Seth Blank, Nick Vlku and Jesse Emery showed me this amazing product they had made that could take the amalgamation of social data from groups of people, index it, make it searchable and contextualized. It could expose trends, similarities, and from a simple search query you could find out much more about your world than just staring at a Facebook timeline.
I was amazed.
And then my one year old son threw one of their plates of food across the room before dumping a drink all over the table.
Two things happened as a result of that dinner:
- Nick, Seth or Jesse don’t have kids, although Seth just got engaged in Paris. Mazel Tov!
- I spent the next three...