Newcomer start.me now largest personal startpage service in the world

Newcomer start.me now largest personal startpage service in the world

Nijmegen, The Netherlands (April 5th, 2018) – Today start.me announced that it has been certified by Alexa as the largest Personal Startpage service in the world, surpassing established sites such as Netvibes, Symbaloo, and igHome. Co-founder Michiel de Wit: “The last two years, start.me has grown from 600 thousand to 2.5 million users per month. Read more

Growing from Startup to Scaleup: 5 years of start.me

Growing from Startup to Scaleup: 5 years of start.me

The very first release of start.me was launched on 28 August 2012. In those days start.me was still called Yourls, a name chosen to indicate that the service helps you manage Your URLs. A lot has changed since that first release. Read more

New Broken Link Checker feature launched

New Broken Link Checker feature launched

The Internet is an ever evolving environment. Websites that were popular once may now be forgotten. As a result, bookmarks tend to expire, resulting in so-called broken links. Today start.me launched a premium feature that helps manage these broken links. The broken link checker integrates seamlessly in start.me’s UI. Read more

Premium plan renamed to start.me ᴘʀᴏ

Premium plan renamed to start.me ᴘʀᴏ

In July 2015 start.me launched its first subscription plan. Although start.me has always been a free service (and will remain free for the foreseeable future), considerably user requests came in for an ad-free paid subscription. This plan was named Premium. Now, more than a year later, start.me is renaming the paid plan to start.me ᴘʀᴏ. Read more

Completely redesigned Chrome extension launched

Completely redesigned Chrome extension launched

A Chrome browser extension has been part of start.me’s product offering almost since the beginning. Today a fully rebuilt version of that extension is launched, featuring simplified bookmark adding, automated bookmark import and support for hotkeys. In the new extension the bookmark pop-up has been replaced with a Bookmark Bar. Read more