Posts Tagged: mobile apps

App47 Raises $1 Million Raise from Valhalla Partners

App47, a Reston, VA based startup company that provides enterprise mobile application management tools has just announced their January 2011 raise of $1 million in initial funding from Valhalla Partners. Their offering includes mobile application analytics to be used by companies to improve mobile apps. The company was co-founded by Chris Schroeder and Sean McDermott…. Read more »

The Love App

Would-be entrepreneurs are often told to create a startup that “scratches their own itch,” and that’s just what BeCouply does. Founded by lovers-turned-business-partners Becky Cruze and Pius Uzamere, BeCouply is a free mobile and web app that allows couples to discover new date ideas, capture special moments, and connect with other couples. Cruze first felt… Read more »

Mobile App Company Sponto Raises $200k from Amplifier Ventures

Washington, DC based Sponto, a mobile party discovery app for college students that has been targeting University of Maryland College Park students has just announced the conclusion of a $200,000 initial funding round from McLean, VA based Amplifier Ventures.  The funding will be used to complete the first commercial release of the Sponto event-sharing platform,… Read more »

A Different Kind of Bubble

People in the media really want there to be a startup bubble.  People in the startup community are looking out for a bubble.  So I thought about this and decided to put some thought into what to make of this media bubble patrol.  Here it what I came up with. As far as all my… Read more »

Novak Biddle Invests $500k In GroupFlier

Bethesda, MD based GroupFlier (also called TownFlier, Inc.) announced their raise of $500,000 from Bethesda, MD based Venture Capital Firm Novak Biddle to build what out they are calling party line (no reference to politics for Beltway outsiders) meets social texting.  GroupFlier is headed up by Morris Panner, a US Department of Justice (DOJ) alumni… Read more »