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With $2.5M in the Bank, Trover Eyes ‘Phase Two’ of Its Photo-Sharing Community

Noah Davis

With $2.5M in the Bank, Trover Eyes ‘Phase Two’ of Its Photo-Sharing Community

With 130,000 monthly users, Trover’s numbers aren’t enormous, but the community is engaged and growing. And for now that’s just fine for CEO Jason Karas. He spoke with Street Fight recently about the company’s recent fundraise, how to eventually monetize the power of passion, and the strengths of a tiny team…

Using Images to Spur Location-Based ‘Discovery’

David Hirschman

Using Images to Spur Location-Based ‘Discovery’

Trover’s co-founder and CEO, Jason Karas, likens the photo-sharing location-based service to people “leaving breadcrumbs” for one another — places to discover nearby, with notes to give context. Street Fight recently caught up with Karas to talk about how the app works, why Trover is different from other photo-sharing sites, and how the “discovery” space is evolving…