24 Jul '12, 8am

Yahoo returns acquired startup to founders

Yahoo returns acquired startup to founders

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Yahoo! transfers Koprol trademarks to Barito Labs, to be run by the original Koprol founders. The story of Koprol has been told again and again. Solid startup with a rockstar team, gets huge traction in Indonesia and was named the Foursquare of Indonesia , successfully exited the company to Yahoo!. Unlike other startups with happy endings, Yahoo! had to shut down Koprol as part of its latest move to drive innovation within a leaner, more focused company. There were much outcry from the community because the whole Koprol team had to be laid off. What are the Koprol founders doing now? However, fresh out of Yahoo!, the Koprol team are now back in action with two mobile development initiatives – a Silicon Valley backed software company focusing on international mobile proj...

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