Meet with the number 3 networking that is social, growing by leaps and bounds compliment of its concentrate on Spanish-speaking nations.
NY (Fortune) — if you’ren’t a Spanish-speaking teenager, you most likely have not been aware of the third-largest social media website on the planet: hi5.com. Founders Ramu Yalamanchi and Akash Garg don’t much care. The San Francisco-based site still has a lock on audiences in countries from Portugal to Mexico – and it’s growing because more than a year after Facebook and MySpace announced plans to dominate the international markets.
What is so special about Hi5? It’s no gimmicks that are special. It generally does not sport record labels, nor does it boast an atmosphere that is cult-of-zuck. Yalamanchi, 34, and Garg, 30, just found myself in their areas early, built a business that is lean and poured their energy into producing a site that users do not wish to go out of.