• BackType Gets More Conversation Tracking Features, Seed Funding

    BackType, one of the better conversation tracking tools we’ve come across so far, is releasing a couple of new features today that arguably make it a top gun in the space. The startup, launched in August 2008 on $15k thanks to Y Combinator’s summer program, has also closed a round of seed funding to the tune of $300,000 from True Ventures, led by the firm’s founder and… Read More

  • Artiklz Launches Public Beta Of Conversation Search Engine

    Artiklz is debuting its conversation search engine to the public today, and it’s definitely worth taking a look. What the service does is aggregate comments from the more popular blogging and commenting platforms as well as a number of services including Digg, Reddit, FriendFeed, Delicious, etc. and make them available through a single search engine. This is very similar to what… Read More

  • Artiklz Is A Great Conversation Starter (And Aggregator) – We Have Invites

    I bumped into Artiklz at the Blog08 conference in Amsterdam last month, and got a rundown of what the LA-based startup was working on while the service was still in alpha mode. Today, Artiklz is releasing its finetuned and upgraded application in private beta with a slew of new features. We have 500 invites for TechCrunch readers; all you need to do is sign up here and tell them we sent… Read More