Or, check out the video interview with Calacanis and product demo of My Mahalo below, which has just been posted in two parts to the Search Engine Strategies conference channel on Youtube.
My Mahalo Launch with Jason Calacanis
My Mahalo Launch with Jason Calacanis Part 2
Jason McCabe Calacanis is the founder and CEO of Mahalo.com, a human-powered search engine focused on the top English-language search terms, including verticals such as travel, products, news, entertainment, sports, food, and health. Prior to Mahalo.com's launch in alpha in May 2007, he was an "Entrepreneur in Action" at Sequoia Capital, Silicon Valley's leading venture capital firm, a position he held since December 2006.
Calacanis cofounded and was the CEO of Weblogs, Inc., a network of popular weblogs that was sold to AOL in November 2005. Upon joining AOL, he was appointed SVP. In addition, he was named general manager of AOL's Netscape and was responsible for the July 2006 relaunch of the iconic browser as a social bookmarking news site. Prior to forming Weblogs Inc., Calacanis was the founder of Rising Tide Studios, a media company that published the magazines Silicon Alley Reporter and Digital Coast Reporter. The flagship publication later became Venture Reporter, a venture capital database, and was sold to Dow Jones.
And earlier today, Kevin Keisler of Search Engine Watch conducted a Q&A with Jason Calacanis, Founder & CEO, Mahalo.com, about the future of the Internet, social media, and SEO.
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