Interesante is an interest discovery engine featuring personalized interest channels. Interesante aggregates, creates, and curates content based on activity, culture, and location.
We developed Interesante's mobile and desktop websites and a native iOS application. This platform operates in English and Spanish, is geo-aware, and features recommendation algorithms. We launched Interesante in only 3 months and we continue to support its growth.
What we did
Integrated social networks and common services (Facebook, Twitter, G+, Youtube, Evernote, Amazon, etc).
One of the first three apps that implemented YouTube's API.
Recommendation engine built to learn and provide the best experience to users based on their external and internal social profile, geographical location and behavior.
Design & Development
State of the art API built in Python & Ruby.
Adaptive UI/UX for desktops, tablets and mobile devices using HTML5, CSS3, Less, Bootstrap and jQuery.
Built on top of MariaDB taking advantage of the high performance and support by Facebook and Twitter communities.
Easy deployment process for B2B clients.
Scalable business logic built to support launch for multiple models fast: Hotels, Shopping Centers, Coffee Shops, Partners, etc.
Scalable on-demand Backend architecture to support the exponential growth.
Built highly scalable interest-based platform serving 350+ B2B clients
Highlighted at Google I/O for our work with YouTube’s API
Selected in MANOS Accelerator sponsored by Google
Scaled platform to support 1.2+ million unique visitors/month
Google chose Tangelo to be one of the first to integrate with YouTube's API
Participated in YouTube's Developers Live channel
Hundreds of content sources integrated.
12 Latin American startups to look out for in 2014 — Anna Heim The Next Web
Una comunidad online con ‘sabor’ latino — Viridiana Mendoza Escamilla
CNN Expansión (in Spanish)
Interesante: Can Shopping Help Power Latino Diasporas? — Giovanni Rodriguez
¡Muy Interesante! A New Spanish-language Online Community — Tracy López
FOX News Latino
Latino Startup Wins National Dream Big America Competition — Dream Big America
Interesante en Google I/O 2013 — Carolina Altamirano
Interesante Blog (in Spanish)
Interesante, un buen ejemplo de como lanzar tu Startup — Nico Orellana
Webprendedor (in Spanish)
Experiencia Interesante .com – Descubre y comparte los mejores contenidos web! — Pablo Martínez
TodoStartups (in Spanish)
Kiip Partners with Interesante to Deliver Mobile Rewards in Spanish — Emily Stewart