Richard Craib
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Richard Craib commented on Richard Craib's blog post Yastic announces R1 million investment from Michael Leeman
"Like any startup Yastic had risks and potential. The possibilitieswere quickly realised with a fast growing user base, but as astudent-run company, we grew faster than we could have everanticipated. The risks with scaling were too important to be…"
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Stefano di Trapani commented on Richard Craib's blog post Yastic announces R1 million investment from Michael Leeman
"This is an example of how to fail as a start-up! Yastic launched a simple website that forced users to pay to bid on an item, where the person to have the last bid would win the item. I can only assume what happened here was that Richard (based in…"
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"Hey dude, sorry I've only seen your message now. Thats awesome bud, first hurdle covered, now the real work/challenge starts! hows things with Yastic? I'll give it a test run this week. Keep innovating bud, sure you'll make Michael a…"
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"JP, checkz out my latest blog post! Thanks for your tips back while I was still working from school ;)"
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Yastic announces R1 million investment from Michael Leeman

A brand-new iPod touch at R35.85? How about a new digital camera at R40.35? It may sound farfetched but these are the actual prices paid by users of a new internet start-up. And this is no crazy give-away or competition; it’s the outcome of a business model that’s changing the way people shop online.It’s called Yastic, the rapidly growing online auction start-up where you pay to bid on the top gadgets at ridiculously low prices. Launched in February by two entrepreneurs, within a month Yastic…See More
Jun 13, 2010
Richard Craib left a comment for JP van der Spuy
"Unfortunately, I'm still in New York but you should meet up with Garreth Bloor (new SA Manager) - he'll be there. Maybe make contact with him on 082 722 2685 (don't yet have your info to forward to him, sorry)."
Mar 29, 2010
JP van der Spuy left a comment for Richard Craib
"Thanks for the add, see you at tomorrows event!"
Mar 29, 2010

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Who are you?
I grew up in South Africa. I am currently a mathematics major at Cornell University. In the past, I've studied at the University of Cape Town, Harvard and U.C. Berkeley. I love entrepreneurship. I've previously founded and managed a number of internet companies. My latest is the greatest.
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www.richardcraib.com

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Yastic announces R1 million investment from Michael Leeman

A brand-new iPod touch at R35.85? How about a new digital camera at R40.35? It may sound farfetched but these are the actual prices paid by users of a new internet start-up. And this is no crazy give-away or competition; it’s the outcome of a business model that’s changing the way people shop online.


It’s called Yastic, the rapidly growing online auction start-up where you pay to bid on the top gadgets at ridiculously low prices. Launched in February by two…
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Posted on June 13, 2010 at 18:00 — 2 Comments

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At 14:14 on September 27, 2010, JP van der Spuy said…
Hey dude, sorry I've only seen your message now. Thats awesome bud, first hurdle covered, now the real work/challenge starts! hows things with Yastic? I'll give it a test run this week. Keep innovating bud, sure you'll make Michael a happy man sometime in the future!

shout if you need any advice - jp@mytrade.co.za
At 23:51 on June 13, 2010, Francis Omokhape oghuma said…
Thanks for connecting :)
At 16:57 on March 29, 2010, JP van der Spuy said…
Thanks for the add, see you at tomorrows event!
 
 
 

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