The Boston Business Journal reports that the VegasTechFund, part of Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Project, led a $750,000 round of seed funding for CheckiO. CheckiO was founded in Ukraine, came over for TechStars Boston 2013, and made the official move to Vegas on Sunday. The VegasTechFund hasn’t yet posted the funding on their site.
CheckiO helps you learn programming through a game. You can get feedback and code review, while companies can set up challenges to crowdsource their code. CheckiO was founded by Liza Avramenko, Oleg Klevtsov, and Alexander Lyabah.