According to VentureBeat (and paidContent), our very own StyleFeeder has captured another $1M in venture funding from Highland Capital Partners and Schooner Capital. The Cambridge-based social shopping site most recently launched a new design and social sidebar application this August as covered in an earlier post. The site helps users stay up on trends by [...]
Over the past year since it’s launch, the finetune service has amassed over 1.2 million listeners and almost 2 million songs to their social music service. Now the Newton-based start-up is hoping to extend their reach by launching a Facebook version of their “social soundtrack” service allowing users to access the site through their Facebook [...]
Timing is everything! Early last week I sat down to work on my “work assignment” and put together the Boston Video Game Round-Up. What I did not know was that it would have been great timing to finish and post it last week to coincide with the mid-week Hiawatha Bray article on Boston .com covering the Boston video game space.
StyleFeeder, an online social shopping site based in Cambridge, launched their new StyleFeeder Personal Shopper today. Available in beta at www.stylefeeder.com, this FireFox and IE plug-in (very soon to be released) brings much of the functionality of this local social shopping service right into a nice downloadable browser application. The sidebar (explorer bar in IE) [...]
Going.com, the destination site and community for 20-somethings who want to know what’s happening in their cities, today announced $5 million in follow-on financing to be used to expand the popular service into new markets and expand their platform. Board members Bob Davis of Highland Capital Partners and George Bell of General Catalyst Partners, who [...]
I was reading a recent top article on Boston.com about the plans for the City of Boston and Emerson College to bring the hub into the Second Life universe and it made me think about how far will these virtual world technologies will take us and where will real world Boston fit in? Here is [...]
It’s been a busy year so far…and it’s only April. Most companies would be focusing just on one product or website but I’ve been working hard on the launch of two new websites. One is a social network site for viral video fans the other is a music video site that is more like watching TV than watching [...]