• Conversation Consolidation: JS-Kit To Acquire coComment? (Update: No)

    We’re still looking to confirm, but alarm:clock says they’ve learned that web widget provider JS-Kit has agreed to acquire conversation tracking service coComment. JS-Kit raised a total of $4.8 million in two rounds, the Series B for $3.6 million dating back less than a month. coComment was also venture-backed: it had raised a total of $1.5 million from Netage Capital Partners… Read More

  • Disqus Picks Up A Half-Million Dollars From Fred Wilson And Angels

    The blog commenting system Disqus picked up $500,000 in a series A by Union Square Ventures (Fred Wilson), Naval Ravikant, Howard Lindzon, Aydin Senkut. Union Square’s investment isn’t all too surprising considering how Fred Wilson has raved about the service. Including Wilson’s own blog, Disqus is currently used on over 4,000 blogs with nearly 60,000 commenters. The… Read More

  • coComment Version 2: Free Invites For TechCrunch Readers

    A new version of coComment, the online conversation tracking platform is being prepared for launch. The new version includes a stronger emphasis on community and groups, moving away from strictly being a blog conversation tracking tool to one that in centered on topics, in a not dissimilar way to Tangler. coComment 2.0 expands its sharing capabilities, by providing the ability to join other… Read More

  • CoComment upgrades, now worth using

    CoComment is a popular browser tool for tracking conversations in the comments sections of blogs. It catches the comments you’ve made around the web and comments made after yours. It was initially launched in February. Late last night West Coast time, the Geneva based service made a major upgrade, largely in response to user requests. The improvements were much needed. Most important… Read More

  • CoComment visit to Silicon Valley

    Switzerland based CoComment has developed a cult-like following just a few weeks after its launch. Founders Nicolas Dengler and Marco Chong, as well as investor Jan Reinhart, visited silicon valley last week to talk to potential partners, San Hill Road investors and, well, at least one blogger. CoComment allows users to track comments they’ve left on blogs in one centralized place. Read More

  • CoComment Screen Shots and Clarifications

    The CoComment guys were nice enough to send me an invitation to try the service after my post yesterday. I am now able to answer some of the questions I had in that post. They support six big blogging platforms currently: Blogger, MSN Spaces, MySpace, TypePad, WordPress and Xanga. I’ve tested this on two wordpress blogs and it works perfectly on that platform. They are working to add… Read More

  • CoComment: Tracking Your Blog Comments

    CoComment is experimenting with a new way for people to keep track of all of the comments they leave on various blogs. To use CoComment, a user must install a bookmarklet on their browser and use that bookmarklet, instead of the blog interface, to leave a comment. Users then have a centralized place where all comments are located, and can push that content onto their own blogs with a widget. Read More