Rohan Lund


Spreets co-founder points to start-up passion after leaving Yahoo!7

6:01AM | Friday, 1 June

Spreets co-founder Dean McEvoy has declared himself a “start-up guy”, after it was confirmed he and fellow co-founder Justus Hammer are leaving Yahoo!7, which acquired Spreets last year.

Pollenizer’s Pygg raises $600k while Wooboard heads to US

3:49AM | Friday, 15 March

Pollenizer-backed start-up Pygg has raised $600,000 in six months from a host of investors, including Yahoo!7 chief Rohan Lund and Tim Howard of Seven Network’s Vividwireless.

Start-up Pygg launches with Twitter-centric payments app

10:58AM | Monday, 24 October

Tech start-up Pygg went public today with a new app that allows consumers to send and receive money through social networks, but doubts loom over the perceived security of such systems.

Yahoo!7 acquires Spreets for $40m

5:22PM | Monday, 23 May

Yahoo!7 has acquired Australian group-buying site Spreets in a $40 million deal, despite the start-up only launching in April last year.