Serial entrepreneur Joyce Kim celebrates her second startup acquisition!
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
This week, Joyce’s current company SimpleHoney was acquired by payment company OpenCoin for an undisclosed amount. SimpleHoney built a mobile app to help you keep track of things you love.
In their blog post explaining the acquisition, Joyce explains SimpleHoney co-founders’ interest in alternative currency (ie. Bitcoin).
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“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” – C.S. Lewis
By Joyce Kim (Co-Founder, Simple Honey)
We quickly connected on our shared entrepreneurial history – both of us had co-founded passionate community sites that were not born from a business plan. They developed from a personal interest on a random topic that just exploded: lolcats for Eric and K-pop for me.
We both had experienced growing pains from trying to monetize fast-growing sites that were initially passion projects.