One Of The Hottest Startups In The Valley, Instagram, Just Hired Its 8th Employee

Ex-Google product manager Gregor Hochmuth (@grex) is now Instagram’s 8th employee.

It’s hard to believe the photo-sharing service for iPhones has just added its 8th employee. Instagram has had incredible growth — adding 13 million users in less than a year with only 7 employees.

Hochmuth had been working on his own startup, DailyModi, an iPhone app that was like “hot or not” for stuff. No word on what will happen to DailyModi. It’s unclear what Hochmuth will be doing at Instagram.

Hochmuth has been a power user himself. He’s taken over 2,000 images so far. Here’s some of his “work.” It’s pretty good!

Gregor Hochmuth

Photo: Instagram

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