A few days ago I had a chance to catch up with Social Matchbox alum Chis Seline about a Kickstarter project for a game called Poker Smash. The game is best described as poker meets Tetris. He and is partner on the Void Star Creations are engaged in an effort are planning to port the [...]
OMGiLuv.It, pronounced ‘Oh my god I love it’, is an application that helps you discover and share popular local products. Co-Founder Aron Kuehnemann describes the company’s mission as making it easy for people to find cool products that excite them and easy for merchants and manufacturers to identify Who loves What and Where. Ultimately, merchants Convert [...]
Say hello to Nexercise, a startup based in Silver Spring, MD that is currently being incubated by the Silver Spring Innovation Center. The Nexercise product is a free mobile application that rewards users with virtual medals, coupons and free merchandise for good health. The company earns percentage of discounts redeemed by users and additional distribution [...]
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.
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]