Currensee, was named Tradual

Genotrope Record: Tradual now named Currensee Formation Date: may 2008 Funding Status: Series A Investors: North Bridge Ventures Founders or Execs past companies: AppIQ, Akorri Industry: Financial Web, B2C Offering Description: stealth mode social media website focused on international currency trading

Boston Tech Legacy: Booklink, the beginning of the Bubble in Boston

Booklink was a browser company founded by Bill Hawkins. It could be designated as the first internet company to benefit from the internet bubble 1.0 in the Boston area. Nine people from Interleaf formed the company in 1994 and within nine months had sold to AOL for $30 million. The story goes that Microsoft wasContinue reading “Boston Tech Legacy: Booklink, the beginning of the Bubble in Boston”

Boston area Companies purchased by CA Companies

Whoops, I found this in my drafts. Somehow I failed to post this. So it may be a little dated, but still interesting information. Paul Maeder of Highland Capital created a very interesting slide #14 showing the Boston Companies that have helped make CA or out of state companies grow. This slide is from aContinue reading “Boston area Companies purchased by CA Companies”

Carespace

Genotrope Record: Carespace Formation Date: 2007 Funding Status: Seed Round Investors: Angels ? Founders or Execs past companies: Guardent, EMC Industry: Consumer Web, Health Care Offering Description: Carespace.com is the first Internet based platform that enables connections, provides utility, and organizes information for caregivers wherever they may live and whomever they are caring for.

TIE Boston Leadership Program

This is a great program sponsored by TIE Boston. The idea is to nurture emerging young leaders (ages 24 – 35) that aspire to be CEO of their own company one day. They are currently Accepting Applications for the Class of 2009! Go For it! TIE Boston is one of the foremost organizations that fosteringContinue reading “TIE Boston Leadership Program”

LuckyCal

Genotrope Record: LuckyCal Citation URL: Formation Date: 2007 Funding Status: Self Funded Investors: Founders Founders or Execs past companies: Ambient Devices Industry: Consumer Web Offering Description: LuckyCal finds LuckyCal Events, or matches, for you. LuckyCal Events can be anything from: your favorite band playing in a nearby club, last minute tickets to a game, aContinue reading “LuckyCal”