Easel

  • GitHub Acquires Y Combinator Alum Easel, A Browser-Based Web Design Tool

    GitHub Acquires Y Combinator Alum Easel, A Browser-Based Web Design Tool

    GitHub has acquired Easel, a browser-based WYSIWYG web design tool that launched out of Y Combinator in 2012. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Judging from the announcement, the team will join GitHub, and the service will continue to work as usual. Easel will also continue to offer support, and users on paid plans will “continue to enjoy their current benefits.” Read More

  • Meet Easel, A YC-Backed Web App For Making Web Design Simpler

    Meet Easel, A YC-Backed Web App For Making Web Design Simpler

    In-browser web design app, Easel, has just launched. The WYSIWYG web design tool aims to make web design and development easier for teams who want to quickly get their ideas online without having to hire a designer. Easel founders Ben Ogle and Matt Colyer first met while working as engineers at Adroll, and have been working on the Y-Combinator-backed design tool for about four months. Read More

  • Philly-Based Incubator DreamIt Ventures Graduates 14 Startups

    Philly-Based Incubator DreamIt Ventures Graduates 14 Startups

    Editor’s note: This guest post is written by Michael Levinson, the co-founder and managing partner of DreamIt Ventures, a startup incubator. Philadelphia-based DreamIt Ventures, a pre-seed stage venture firm and incubator founded in 2007 by David Bookspan, Steve Welch, and myself is graduating 14 startups today. It’s been a busy third year for DreamIt as prior… Read More