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Serial Entrepreneur Salim Ismail to Lead Yahoo Incubator



Yahoo has decided to bring in an outsider to head-up its secretive internal incubator division, Brickhouse, and they’ve chosen Salim Ismail.

Not a bad choice, considering Ismail has launched seven start-ups – the most recent being Confabb – and has two more in production. Here’s what Ismail had to say on his blog

At Yahoo, I’ll be running the Brickhouse, the program spearheaded and created by Caterina Fake, inside Bradley Horowitz’s Advanced Development Division (ADD). The Brickhouse is all about launching ground-breaking new product opportunities – Yahoo Pipes was the first product launched in this style. There are several more exciting ideas in the pipeline (pun intended!)

TechCrunch has more details.

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  1. [...] Today Filed under: Blogs, Yahoo! — becki325 @ 2:52 pm To my readers, as I mentioned, I am under the weather today. However, I made it through Staff meeting without any coughing attacks (I was worried about that). So, posting will be light today because I am not feeling well and because I have a number of meetings today. But rest assured, if I see something interesting, I will post :) Like, this. Salim is a former client and a really cool guy. Good to see. [...]