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  • StdLib just raised $2 million to connect businesses via APIs

    StdLib just raised $2 million to connect businesses via APIs

    Keith Horwood wants to be known in tech circles as an agent for good, and he seems to be working toward that end with StdLib, his roughly two-year-old startup that abstracts away infrastructure using “serverless” architecture, allowing developers to write everything from simple functions to complex business logic, then deploy their code as scalable, fully­ documented web APIs. Read More

  • Polybit’s stdlib helps developers spend less time on infrastructure, more time coding

    Polybit’s stdlib helps developers spend less time on infrastructure, more time coding

    A startup called Polybit has introduced what it’s calling the Standard Library of the Internet in open beta, a resource to make back-end coding easy for developers, even beginners. The Standard Library, or the “stdlib” as the startup is calling it, allows developers to upload the functions they write to the cloud, and make their “microservices” or logic portable… Read More

  • Meet the newest AngelPad startups, and the tech they built to cure business headaches

    Meet the newest AngelPad startups, and the tech they built to cure business headaches

    Yesterday in San Francisco, AngelPad held its 10th Demo Day, a graduation of sorts for the enterprise startups admitted into and backed by the accelerator. The accelerator, run by husband and wife team Thomas Korte and Carine Magescas, has realized at least one solid exit already in the adtech startup MoPub, which sold to Twitter for $350 million in stock in the fall of 2013. Companies that… Read More

  • AngelPad Shows Off 13 New Startups At SF Demo Day

    AngelPad Shows Off 13 New Startups At SF Demo Day

    Today, AngelPad — a five-year-old seed-stage incubator that twice a year chooses roughly a dozen startups to coach over a three-month period — held its ninth “demo day” in San Francisco. As has become routine, its founders presented to a densely packed audience of invite-only guests. We weren’t surprised, walking onto the crowded scene. At this point… Read More

  • Construction App Fieldwire Raises $6.6 Million, Led by Formation 8

    Construction App Fieldwire Raises $6.6 Million, Led by Formation 8

    Fieldwire, a San Francisco-based mobile and web platform designed to make collaboration on construction projects more efficient, has raised $6.6 million in fresh funding led by Formation 8. Other participants in the round included Trinity Ventures and earlier backers BloombergBeta and AngelPad, the investment fund and accelerator where the company first gained investors’… Read More

  • Cloud-Based Sales Software Pipedrive Closes $9 Million Series A

    Cloud-Based Sales Software Pipedrive Closes $9 Million Series A

    Pipedrive, which offers Software-as-a-Service designed to help small companies manage and increase sales, has closed another deal of its own. The Estonia/U.S.-based startup and AngelPad alumni has raised a $9 million Series A round led by Bessemer Venture Partners, money it will use to accelerate growth and further build out its product. Read More

  • After Moving East, AngelPad Tries To Bridge The SF And NYC Tech Worlds

    After Moving East, AngelPad Tries To Bridge The SF And NYC Tech Worlds

    Back in April, accelerator AngelPad held a demo day for 11 new startups at the San Francisco bar and restaurant 25 Lusk. The choice of location masked a big change — even though the accelerator was founded four years ago in San Francisco, and even though it still has offices there, AngelPad partners Thomas Korte and Carine Magescas have actually moved to New York City, and the… Read More

  • Meet The 11 New Startups Launching At AngelPad’s Spring Demo Day

    Meet The 11 New Startups Launching At AngelPad’s Spring Demo Day

    AngelPad, the San Francisco-based startup accelerator founded by early Googler and tech investor Thomas Korte, is holding demo day for its Spring 2014 class in San Francisco today. Since its inception back in 2010, AngelPad has established itself as a top player in the ever-expanding field of tech incubators. Now with operations in New York City (AngelPad’s brand new NYC office is… Read More

  • Enterprise Social Network Platform Hall Raises $5.5M In Series A Funding

    Enterprise Social Network Platform Hall Raises $5.5M In Series A Funding

    Enterprise social networking service Hall has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding, bringing the AngelPad startup’s funds to about $6.4 million. The series was led by Felicis Ventures, Signia Venture Parters and angel investor Eric Hahn, and joined by existing investor PivotNorth Capital. Founded in 2010, Hall provides a platform for businesses to communicate from any online device. Read More