Disney Accelerator graduate Codarica wants to make learning to code fun for kids

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A Q&A with Codarica co-founder and CEO Sanna Nilsson. The Los Angeles-based startup, which offers educational games that teach kids to code, announced in mid-October that it has raised $120,000 in Seed funding. Investors include Techstars and Disney Accelerator. Besides the funding, the company … [Read more...]

Seattle-based Bean Box wants to make sure you never drink stale coffee again

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A Q&A with Bean Box co-founder and CEO Matthew Berk. The Seattle-based subscription coffee service launched in the U.S. earlier this month. It was developed by app maker Lucky Oyster, and the team has raised just north of $1 million in Angel funding for Bean Box to this point. SUB: Please … [Read more...]

DormChat launches with Seed funding to take on the college messaging market

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A Q&A with DormChat founder Adam Michalski. The Hoboken, New Jersey-based startup, which offers a mobile communications platform for colleges and universities, launched out of beta last week with Seed funding from ff Venture Capital, amount undisclosed at this point. It was founded earlier this … [Read more...]

Zenedge’s security solution targets large companies that need comprehensive protection against cyber attack

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A Q&A with Zenedge co-founder and CEO Yuri Frayman. The San Jose-based cyber-security startup launched out of stealth mode earlier this month with $3.5 million in Series A funding. Investors in the round include serial entrepreneurs Yehuda Neuberger, Fred Sorkin and Needham & Company … [Read more...]

With $6M in funding now in the bank, mParticle offers mobile app owners an end-to-end solution for data

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A Q&A with mParticle co-founder and CEO Michael Katz. The New York City-based startup, which has created a data management and analytics platform for mobile app developers, announced earlier this month the completion of a $1.5 million Seed funding raise. Investors include Battery Ventures, … [Read more...]

Atlas Wearables looks to take fitness tracking and analytics to the next level

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A Q&A with Atlas Wearables co-founder and CEO Peter Li. The Austin-based fitness wearable startup revealed earlier this month that it has raised $1.1 million in new Seed money as a combination of funding from Crowdfunder, Fundable and Angel investors. The TechStars accelerator graduate was … [Read more...]

With a $4M funding infusion, 10 Minutes With is bringing its career matchmaking platform to the U.S.

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A Q&A with 10 Minutes With founder and CEO Manfredi Di Cintio. The London-based career matchmaking startup for students and recent college grads announced in early October the closing of a $4 million Series A funding round from a group of undisclosed investors. The company was founded in 2013 … [Read more...]

Eversight lands $9.7M for its cloud-based promotions platform built to optimize the way retailers reach consumers

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A Q&A with Eversight co-founders Jamie Rapperport (CEO) and David Moran (chairman). The Palo Alto-based marketing technology startup announced the completion of a $9.7 million Series A funding round at the start of this month from Emergence Capital Partners. It was founded in 2013, and this is … [Read more...]

Authy wants to kill the password with two-factor authentication that’s built for ease-of-use

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A Q&A with Authy founder Daniel Palacio. The San Francisco-based startup, which offers a two-factor authentication platform built to be easy-to-use, announced in September that it has closed on $3 million in new Seed funding. Investors include Salesforce Ventures, Startcaps Ventures, Data … [Read more...]

Authorea wants to remake the academic collaboration process with its cloud-based platform for researchers and scholars

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A Q&A with Authorea co-founder Alberto Pepe. The New York City-based startup, which has built a cloud-based collaboration platform for academic and technical documents, announced in late September that it has secured $610,000 in Seed funding. Investors include ff Venture Capital and NY Angels. … [Read more...]