Via St. Paul Pioneer Press
“Local and social” — two of the major words you’ll hear when you’re immersed in the startup community. Most of the popular websites and apps you can think of, from Facebook to Yelp, combine these two elements to connect people with each other, with businesses and more.
A new community marketplace, Localyst, keeps things really local and social. By searching small businesses and freelancers in your own zip code, and connecting to the marketplace via social media, you can find entrepreneurs not only in your vicinity, but also who might be a friend of a friend.”