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Everypost Raises 850K in Seed Round, Sees Weekly 10% User Growth

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Social media publishing platform Everypost announced that it has raised $850K from Miami-based Krillion Ventures, NXTP Labs from Buenos Aires, and Handmade Ventures from San Francisco, as well as notable angel investors in Miami, Silicon Valley, Argentina, and Brazil. A contender to compete with established social media management platforms like Hootsuite and Buffer, the Miami-based startup has had… Read more »




Alcohoot: The Smarter Breathalyzer

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Jonathan Ofir spent three years in the Israeli military. From 2007 to 2010, he was a member of the safety unit, which was responsible for combat, vehicle and military safety. Despite being in a region of combat, Ofir discovered a frightening statistic. “My cofounder Ben Biron was in the unit with me,” says Ofir, 25. “And… Read more »



Google Acquires Polar, Wedgies Welcomes their Users

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Last week, Google announced that it had acquired the online polling service, Polar. Polar offered an iOS app and later moved to offer a web-based platform for highly graphical opinion polls. Luke Wrobleski, Polar cofounder, is highly regarded as an expert in the design community. This is a win for Google to acquire such talent, but… Read more »


Poacht Automates Job Search for Top Candidates

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  Job search: we all must do it.  But the harder you work, the less time you have to look!  And how is your next employer to find you, if you don’t even have time to get your name out there?  Yet, despite the preponderance of apps and websites that help us SPEND our money,… Read more »




TrackMaven Adds Google+ and Tumblr Support to Its Marketing Intelligence Platform

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TrackMaven, the analytics platform that provides deep intelligence for digital marketers to enable them to create competitive campaigns, will now provide support for Google+ and Tumblr. The social networks join others, like Facebook and LinkedIn, as the newest data sources for the competitive intelligence platform. “More and more, our customers are utilizing Google+ and Tumblr to… Read more »


Flickr Co-Founder Launches Social Discovery App Findery to Android

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Places have unique stories, and no one can tell those stories better that people experiencing them first hand. That’s the idea behind Findery, a social discovery platform that lets you share stories and discover places near and far. They announced today their app is available for Android. Findery users can search and find interesting information about… Read more »


SoftTech VC Pumps $2 Million Into Shippo

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Shippo has just raised $2 million in Seed funding. The San Francisco-based startup providing e-commerce stores access to shipping features of Amazon, saw the majority of their funding come from SoftTech VC. The other investors include Version One Ventures, 500 Startups, Joanne Wilson, Slow Ventures, Fabrice Grinda, and independent angels. With e-commerce models rapidly growing,… Read more »



Close Your Talent Gap With GapJumpers

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Want to located brightest talent for your startup? Maybe it’s time to start asking the right questions. GapJumpers, a platform that connects employers with job seekers, has found a solution to help close the talent gap many employers face. By enabling employers to ask job seekers specific questions about their industry, employers can locate the… Read more »