... But, silly boy that I am, when a friend of mine asked me about places to hang out in Austin when he moved there, I sent the same goddamn list, with my own additions and annotations. And he has since passed it on to his friends who have been visiting.
I originally agreed to be an advisor because I believed in Andrew's vision and skill as an entrepreneur. Now I find urbantag fills a critical void between the lists I keep in Evernote and the wild west of what my friends say about places on Facebook and unvalidated thoughts from strangers on Yelp. Urbantag helps me find new places in my own backyard, capture recommendations from friends & people I follow and explore during my travels.
A new version of San Francisco-based Urbantag launches today to help people curate lists of real-world places they like in cities around the world, and to allow users to find places recommended by friends and other members. Instead of using web...
The company thinks of itself as a publishing platform for places, allowing you to follow your friends and their recommendations via iPhone app. “The potential for offline discovery is completely untapped,” said founder Andrew Hoag “Urbantag becomes a tool