A big week! Forbes, RWW & others cover us.
To all our donors,
THANK YOU for all your help so far! The incredible outpouring of support from you, your desire to see Hypothes.is happen, and your very thoughtful responses to our questions have been a powerful signal that we're on the right track. (By the way, we'll be sharing these responses with you shortly.)
We set an ambitious Kickstarter target to fund our ambitious project. This week you've taken us past $30k, to within a hair of $40k! (We may still get there tonight!).
Importantly, we were written up this week, with some really flattering articles. We expected nothing like this!
- First, in ReadWriteWeb, by Marshall Kirkpatrick. (RWW is one of the largest tech blogs.) The RWW piece includes a recent embed of a ppt on Hypothes.is
- Then, in Forbes! (by Haydn Shaughnessy)
- And a great piece in SkepTools, by Tim Farley.
This press has been tremendously helpful in getting the word out-- and connecting us with key opportunities that we wouldn't have known about otherwise, including potential grant opportunities. If you know other journalists, bloggers, etc that might be interested in covering Hypothes.is, please contact them (and us)!
New advisors. This week, we added three new advisors: Mark Surman, Exec Director of the Mozilla Foundation; Salim Ismail, the founding Exec Director of Singularity University; and Drummond Reed, one of the most respected people in identity, and founder of connect.me.
Would you be willing to help us a bit more? These simple things can make all the difference:
- Help find two more folks that can give what you did. Or even just one!
- Share your passion for this project directly with people you think will understand what we're trying to do.
- Mention us and follow us in facebook and through twitter. These easily represent half the traffic to our site. It matters!
- Reserve your username at the Hypothes.is website, and let people know.
- Blog about us, or tell others who can!
We have a big week planned, and we'll update you again soon.
We appreciate your continued support!
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