Hitching a Ride on a StartupBus Bound for Austin: Part II

Courtesy Alexandra Wolfe

During last night’s three-hour drive aboard the StartupBus en route to Baton Rouge, La., we overhear several practice pitches over the speaker system. The founders of Happster—the “psychographic location check-in service” developed on the bus’s first leg—attempt to capture the scene for their blog. But the Wi-Fi is down. The whole StartupBus site is down, too. So Caprio encourages everyone to start tweeting. “Use your social media!” he says. “We only have the rest of today and a short leg tomorrow, so get your asses moving!”

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