talentGraphz Record: InsightSquared Funding Status: Seed? Founders Backgrounds: Hubspot, Bessemer VP Investors: ? Industry: B2B, SMB business analytics, Sales pipeline tool Offering Description: Customizable, intuitive and actionable business/sales intelligence data.
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”
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”
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?”
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”
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”
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”
talentGraphz Record: Bloson Funding Status: Seed Founders Backgrounds: Sedo.com, Raytheon Investors: ? Industry: Consumer Web, Social Cause Offering Description: Bloson gives you the social content you want, and the social action the world needs.
Two really great events for startups to get exposure to angel investors are being held in Boston this June. The first event, Angel Boot Camp is being held June 1, 2010 at Microsoft NERD. This event is spearheaded by Jon Pierce, local; Hacker, Entrepreneur, Founder of Betahouse, Founding Member of The Awesome Foundation. The lineup ofContinue reading “The Angels Investors are Coming to Boston in June”
Every quarter we will be compiling a list of new web properties that are in private beta or “coming soon” stage. We hope to give them a bit of exposure and help with early customer sign up. The other goal is to encourage them to come out to the public and start to get feedbackContinue reading “When Will They Launch Q2 2010”