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...]

Berlin’s Remerge wants to help mobile app developers recapture lost users

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A Q&A with Remerge co-founder and CEO Pan Katsukis. The Berlin-based mobile app-focused adtech startup announced at the start of October that it has raised $1 million in Seed funding from Point Nine Capital and WestTech Ventures. It was founded earlier this year by Katsukis, CRO Benjamin … [Read more...]

Making telemedicine a reality: Pristine’s HIPAA-compliant Google Glass solution for healthcare gets big backing

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A Q&A with Pristine Evangelist Lucas Schlager. The Austin, Texas-based startup, which has built a HIPAA-compliant telemedicine solution for Google Glass, announced the closing of a $5.4 million Series A funding round in late September. Investors include S3 Ventures, Capital Factory and … [Read more...]

TidBitts has built a platform that gives exclusive ‘bite-sized’ content to consumers, and a new revenue stream to publishers

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A Q&A with TidBitts founder and CEO Brad Greenwald. The Denver-based startup, which offers a paid publishing platform for individual publishers, launched out of beta in late September. It was founded last year and raised a Seed funding round over the summer. SUB: Please describe TidBitts and … [Read more...]

Indicative seeks to simplify web and mobile analytics without sacrificing effectiveness

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A Q&A with Indicative co-founder and CEO Jeremy Levy. The New York City-based startup, which offers a cloud-based web and mobile analytics platform designed for technical and non-technical users alike, announced its launch out of stealth mode late last month. It was founded in 2013 by Levy and … [Read more...]

Meet the incubator: DreamIt Ventures

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A Q&A with DreamIt Ventures CEO Kerry Rupp. The Philadelphia-based incubator was founded in 2008 by Steve Welch, Michael Levinson and David Bookspan. DreamIt operates accelerators in Austin, Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia, and Tel Aviv, and according to the firm, has launched 157 companies. … [Read more...]

Campus Job’s employment marketplace connects businesses with college students for more exciting part-time jobs

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A Q&A with Campus Job co-founder and CEO Liz Wessel. The New York City-based startup, which connects college students with off-campus part-time jobs, announced in late September the closing of a $965,000 Seed funding round. It was led by Box Group, and includes Lerer Ventures, Red Sea, and Kal … [Read more...]

Augmate gets big backing to expand its wearable glass platform for ‘deskless’ workers

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A Q&A with Augmate co-founder and CEO Pete Wassell. The New York City-based smart eyewear startup announced last week that it has raised $2.8 million in Seed funding. Investors include Tim Draper, UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, Siemens Venture Capital, Simon Venture Group, Rothenberg Ventures, … [Read more...]