5 Boston Consumer Web Companies to Watch

What city comes to your mind when you hear consumer web startups? Did you say Boston? Ok… probably not. Yes, it is true that we are much more well rounded in the variety of companies that we foster, but keep an eye on the ever increasing number of consumer ideas popping up here. The followingContinue reading “5 Boston Consumer Web Companies to Watch”

Scalebase

talentGraphz Record: Scalebase (hiring) Funding Status: Series A Founders Backgrounds:  Aluna, IDF, Orbotech Investors: Cedar Fund Industry: Database, Cloud Software Offering Description: ScaleBase is a new cloud‑based service that provides high availability and scalability for your SQL databases. It is an extremely sophisticated load balancer that provides your databases with as much cloud elasticity as youContinue reading “Scalebase”

Savewave

talentGraphz Record: Savewave Funding Status: Series A Founders Backgrounds: Upromise, Jingle Networks Investors: Flybridge, First Round Capital, Founder Collective Industry:  B2B, digital promotion, distribution, and rewards fulfillment company Offering Description: SaveWave is building a platform to enable consumer packaged goods brands and retailers to promote their products and services to all consumers through fully digitalContinue reading “Savewave”

Boston Web Startups Q4 2010, Launching Soon?

Every quarter we publish a list of the newest web startups in the area that are working towards launching publicly. Masschallenge surfaced a great many new companies over the summer and I think had an impact on the amount of new companies making themselves known publicly early on. So, this list is shorter than usual.Continue reading “Boston Web Startups Q4 2010, Launching Soon?”

The Keys to Brand Transformation: Learn From Local Success Stories

MITX is hosting an event next week at the Arnold Offices. It’s called: The Keys to Brand Transformation: Learn From Local Success Stories, and it’s from 8am – 10am on Wednesday, October 20.  See here (http://www.mitx.org/events/2382.cfm) for full details. Featured Speakers: Mark Minelli – President, Minelli, Inc. (winner of a 2010 Rebrand Award for the YMCA of GreaterContinue reading “The Keys to Brand Transformation: Learn From Local Success Stories”

Great Upcoming Events for Boston Entrepreneurs

Between October 4th to October 21st, Boston will enjoy an even higher concentration of Entrepreneurial focused events. Thanks to two Weeklong Event Experiences being put together by local organizations. Future M is the first ever multi location experience dedicated to what is new in marketing.  October 4-8, 2010, dozens of events and activities will showcaseContinue reading “Great Upcoming Events for Boston Entrepreneurs”

A Boston Angel You Should Know

Yes, we have  already heard about the dearth of Consumer Web Angel Investors here in Boston. So you might be interested to find out about a local Angel that has a pretty impressive track record in both quantity and quality of deals. The fund Lead Dog Ventures is  run by John Landry and has beenContinue reading “A Boston Angel You Should Know”

CardStar

talentGraphz Record: CardStar Funding Status: Series A Founders Backgrounds: Lumifi, Trust Digital Investors: Verizon, Launch Capital Industry: Mobile Application Offering Description: Developing mobile applications that perpetuate the use of loyalty cards and mobile coupons. The CardStar application consolidates membership and rewards cards on smartphones — letting consumers access scannable cards from within a single appContinue reading “CardStar”

Moontoast

talentGraphz Record: Moontoast Funding Status:  Series A? Exec Team’s Background: my.emma.com, Myperfectgig, Schematic, North American Membership Group Investors: TBD Industry: Consumer Web, eCommerce Offering Description:  Branded Community Part social. Part commerce. All Yours. – Embedded Store Sell Your Products on Your Website and Everyone Else’s. – Private Sales Club Make Your E-Commerce as Prestigious asContinue reading “Moontoast”