Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Winner of TechCrunch 50

Yammer is the new winner of the TechCrunch 50. It's Twitter with a business model.

"Created by an existing company, Geni, to scratch its own itch, Yammer takes the familiar Twitter messaging system and applies it to internal corporate communications. There is such a huge demand for this type of service that 10,000 people and 2,000 organizations signed up for the service the first day it launched on Monday.

"Anyone with a corporate email can sign up and follow other people in their company. But if a company ants to claim its users, and gain administrative control over them, they will have to pay.

"It’s a brilliant business model."

Read more about the competition, Yammer and the runners-up.

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