First Round Office Hours in Cambridge

Make sure to mark July 6th, 2009 on your calendar if you are a viable start-up and want a chance to  speak with one of the premier web investment firms. First Round Capital is holding an Office Hours session in Cambridge at Toscanini’s Ice Cream in Central Square. If you are not familiar with FirstContinue reading “First Round Office Hours in Cambridge”

Company Name: Gathr.Me Company URL: Funding Status: Not yet! Investors: NA Industry:  Consumer Internet Offering Description: Gathr.Me me is a personal portal to manage your online presence. It is an aggregator for not just your social network status, but all of your social networks and their functionality as well as email, and other sitesContinue reading “”

TechFellow Awards Disappoints

Image via Wikipedia Is it just me or do you think the TechFellow Awards was pretty lame and sort of seemed tossed off? The TechFellow Awards presented itself as being all about disruptive innovation and making innovation happen. They had a huge list of prominent judges and my expectations were high. I was looking forwardContinue reading “TechFellow Awards Disappoints”

Angels and Seed Funding in Boston

First, let’s get this out of the way. The Boston start-up scene kicks ass. Although there is always the inevitable comparison to silicon valley, the only deficiency we have is in the amount of Web Start-up successes. Excluding the Web, Boston is very strong; in wireless and mobile technology, bio-tech, robotics, gaming, storage, data-center  infrastructure,Continue reading “Angels and Seed Funding in Boston”


Genotrope Record: BankFox Funding Status: Seed Investors: Founders Founders or Execs past companies: Sconex, Endeca Industry: Consumer Web, Financial, B2C Offering Description: There are many sites for comparing bank products but most of them are focused on rates. While we think rates are important, we also believe that there’s a lot more you need toContinue reading “BankFox”

June is Innovation Month in New England

There is a lot of activity focused on startups and innovation around Boston this month. In fact, June has been officially declared Innovation Month. Rob Go of Spark Capital has a post up about his  Three Reasons to be Optimistic About Entrepreneurship in New England  He did a good job of summarizing what fuels the BostonContinue reading “June is Innovation Month in New England”