Archive for February, 2008

February 28, 2008

Patientslikeme.com

Genotrope Record: Patientslikeme

Company URL: http://www.patientslikeme.com/

Citation URL:

Formation Date: 2004

Funding Status: Seed

Investors: Omidyar Network, Collaborative Growth & Seed LLC

Founders or Execs past companies: three MIT engineers

Industry: consumer web, Health Care
Offering Description:  PatientsLikeMe is committed to providing a better, more effective way to capture valuable results and share them with patients, healthcare professionals, and industry organizations that are trying to treat the disease.

   
   
February 26, 2008

LiTL

Genotrope Record: LiTL

Formation Date: 2007

Funding Status: seed funding

Investors: Aquent spinoff

Founders or Execs past companies: RedHat, Aquent, iCache, Oracle

Industry: consumer

Offering Description: consumer product that involves hardware, software, and online services.

February 22, 2008

Hangout Industries

Genotrope Record: Hangout Industries

Company URL: none

Citation URL:

Formation Date: 2007

Funding Status:

Investors: Polaris

Founders or Execs past companies: Pantero

Industry: Web gaming

Offering Description: combining the best of the web and 3D to create cool new user experiences.

February 7, 2008

Good2Gether

Genotrope Record: Good2Gether

Company URL: http://www.good2gether.com/

Citation URL:

Formation Date: 2007

Funding Status: Seed Round

Investors: ?

Founders or Execs past companies: Virtual Ink.

Industry: Business to Non Profit

Offering Description: good2gether enables nonprofits to enter volunteering opportunities, events, in-kind donation needs, etc., then distributes this info across the entire network, to everyone’s benefit:

February 6, 2008

CitySquares

Company Name: CitySquares

Company URL: http://citysquares.com/boston

Citation URL: http://masshightech.bizjournals.com/masshightech/stories/2007/04/30/story8.html

Formation Date: 2005
Funding Status: Seed Round
Investors: eCoast Angels
Founders or Execs past companies: Atomic Enterprises

Industry: Consumer Web, HyperLocal Search

Offering Description: Local businesses are being challenged every day, all across the country. The challenges are great, and they’re not getting any easier. Citysquares.com gives those businesses a voice through an online presence that they can afford.

   
February 1, 2008

Genotrope

Company Name: Genotrope

Company URL: www.genotrope.com

Citation URL: obvious blatant promotion

Formation Date: 2007

Funding Status: Self Funded

Investors:

Founders or Execs past companies: Intel, Combrio, Telegea

Industry: Consumer web,

Offering Description: Like individuals, every company has it’s own genealogy. Genotrope creates a graph of a company’s connections to other companies. You can employ these professional graphs to explore and evaluate local early stage opportunities. Powerful recruiting web application efficiently matching companies and people.