We keep tabs on a lot of local companies using the Compete Dashboard. Two that have recently enjoyed major user growth spurts are Swaptree and CitySquares. Swaptree CitySquares We wish them the best as they seem well on the way towards growing significant user bases.
Genotrope Record: SnapYap Funding Status: Seed Investors: ? Founders or Execs past companies: Gamelogic Industry: Web Consumer Video creation Offering Description: SnapYap.com, where video calling and messaging is simple, fun, and free for everyone. SnapYap is a video communication tool that allows you to participate in live video calls, record video messages, and send andContinue reading “SnapYap”
Furqan Nazeeri has one of the best Boston based blogs covering the subject of startups. As a serial entrepreneur, he help found Pivot Solutions an Eze Castle spinout and is currently the founder of Virid.us an online community focused on green issues at work. His most recent post Killer VC Pitch Deck Appendix is theContinue reading “Killer VC Pitch Deck”
Genotrope Record: Umber Systems Formation Date: 2008 Funding Status: Seed Round Investors: ? Founders or Execs past companies: Tatara, Eleven Industry: Wireless Offering Description: VC funded Stealth mode
Genotrope Record: Epernicus Funding Status: Seed Round Investors: Private Founders or Execs past companies: Cyberkinetics, Schematic and Idiom Industry: Health, B2B Offering Description: Epernicus is a professional networking platform for health and life scientists. Our goal is to connect researchers with their real world scientific networks, enabling them to find the resources they need toContinue reading “Epernicus”
Web Innovators is a great venue for aspiring Web startups to gain recognition here in theHub. David Beisel deserves a lot of credit for bringing out the community and promoting the web startup ecosystem. The next event is Monday the 15th of September. At this point however, the events popularity makes it increasingly difficult forContinue reading “Waiting for Web Innovators”
Genotrope Record: Dympol Formation Date: 2008 Funding Status: Seed Round Investors: Friends and Family Founders or Execs past companies: The CMJ Network, Visiblepath, Microsoft Industry: Consumer Web, Online Entertainment Offering Description: DYMPOL’s mission is to ‘revolutionize the economy of culture’ using technology to empower consumers to search for and purchase entertainment products at discount prices,Continue reading “Dympol”