Seattle startup Pressplane just inked a new $3.5 million round, led by Madrona Ventures. Rob Glaser, founder of RealNetworks and now a partner at Accel, also invested personally and is joining board. Second Avenue Partners and chairman Mika Salmi (formerly of MTV Networks and Atom Entertainment) also participated.
TweetDeck’s new iPhone app came out a couple days ago. It is completely redesigned from the ground up and looks more like it’s Android cousin than the first TweetDeck for iPhone. Instead of cramming as much as possible into an iPhone screen, TweetDeck stripped everything out but the essentials. The result is a spare mobile stream reader that packs a lot of punch. We take a look at the new… → Read More
Pressplane, they very stealth Seattle startup we covered when they raised $1.7 million from Second Avenue Partners along with a slew of hot-shot individual angel investors exactly 6 months ago, is turning the lights on today with a different brand name and a seemingly strong offering for businesses. The new name is Inkd, and the service will be officially announced this morning (the kick-off blog… → Read More