Goloco

Company Name: Goloco Company URL: http://goloco.org/greetings;guest Citation URL: http://finance.yahoo.com/family-home/article/103272/Everybody-Into-the-Carpool Formation Date: 2007 Funding Status: Seed Round Investors: Angels Founders or Execs past companies: Zipcar Industry: Consumer Web Offering Descripton: GoLoco is a service that helps people quickly arrange to share rides between friends, neighbors, and colleagues. GoLoco also helps you share trip costs online.

UpDown

Company Name: the UpDown Company URL: http://www.theupdown.com/ Citation URL: http://www.thealarmclock.com/mt/archives/2007/07/bostons_updown.html Formation Date: 2007 Funding Status: seed round Investors: Swiss angel investor Joachim Schoss Founders or Execs past companies: Boston Consulting Group, Experience.com, Harvard MBA’s Industry: consumer web financial Offering Descripton: financial social networking Its strategy involves starting a hedge fund using community-based investment strategies derivedContinue reading “UpDown”

Flipkey

Company Name: Flipkey Company URL: http://www.flipkey.com/ Citation URL: Formation Date: mid 2007 Funding Status: Stealth Investors: ? Founders or Execs past companies: Compete.com Industry: Consumer Web Offering Descripton: We started FlipKey to help expand the vacation rental market by providing a platform to highlight professional reputation and trust. There are 6.5 million vacation homes inContinue reading “Flipkey”

Conduit Labs

Company Name: Conduit Labs, Harmonix Music Systems Company URL: http://www.conduitlabs.com/ Citation URL: http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/08/21/conduit-labs-closes-55-million-series-a-funding/ http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2007/07/22/will_boston_ever_catch_up/?page=2 Formation Date: 2007 Funding Status: First Round $5.5 M Investors: Prism Venture Partners, Charles River Partners Founders or Execs past companies: Ambient Devices Industry: Online Gaming Offering Descripton: We’re building cool social entertainment destinations for you and your friends. We areContinue reading “Conduit Labs”

GuildCafe

Company Name: GuildCafe Company URL: http://www.guildcafe.com Citation URL: page 2 http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2007/07/22/will_boston_ever_catch_up/ Formation Date: 2006 Funding Status: First Round Investors: IDG Ventures Founders or Execs past companies: Eprise Industry: Consumer Web, Gaming Offering Descripton: GuildCafe was founded to give online gamers a space where the content is created for them, by them. It is GuildCafe’s missionContinue reading “GuildCafe”

SiteSpect

Company Name: SiteSpect Company URL: http://www.sitespect.com/ Citation URL: http://www.dmnews.com/cms/dm-news/e-commerce/41629.html Formation Date: 2004 Funding Status: SiteSpect is privately held and funded. Investors: ? Founders or Execs past companies: Worldmachine Industry: Web Analytics Offering Descripton: SiteSpect is a web site optimization solution that enables marketers to increase conversion rates through A/B split and multivariate testing.

Bzzster

Company Name: Bzzster Company URL: http://bzzster.com/ Citation URL: http://www.somewhatfrank.com/2007/03/bzzster_for_sim.html Formation Date: 2H 2006 Funding Status: Seed Investors: ? Founders or Execs past companies: Compete.com Industry: Consumer Web Offering Descripton: Bzzster is a way to recommend videos, news, blog posts, etc to friends really quickly. Our goal is to make Bzzster! the best way to recommendContinue reading “Bzzster”