• Social Collaboration Platform CollectiveX Is Reborn As Groupsite

    CollectiveX, a LinkedIn-like professional social network focused on offering collaboration and sharing tools for groups (companies, boards of directors) has renamed the company, after its flagship product Groupsites. Groupsites lets anyone create a social network for either business or social purposes. The company has also raised an undisclosed amount of funding in the range… Read More

  • CollectiveX Groupsites 2.0 Makes Group Organization Sexy

    CollectiveX, a bootstrapped startup located in Maryland, will roll out version 2 of it’s year old social network collaboration platform today. Full disclosure: the company is a TechCrunch50 Exhibitor (which is a sponsor). In a nutshell, think of CollectiveX as a sort of LinkedIn-type professional social network, with collaboration tools for groups (companies, boards of directors, whatever). Read More

  • CollectiveX Launches Groupsites Maryland based CollectiveX launched in February 2006 as a way for groups to create a quick and well designed social space online. Users could share calendars, files and contacts, and message each other on a forum. We covered CollectiveX in our roundup of “build your own social networks” last month.The original idea overlaps with both LinkedIn… Read More

  • Nine Ways to Build Your Own Social Network

    The news may overflow with stories about the social networking giants, such as Facebook and MySpace, but a horde of companies are doing their best to reduce the fundamental features of these websites to mere commodities. These up-and-coming companies provide so-called “white label” social networking platforms that enable their customers to build their own social networks (often… Read More

  • CollectiveX to Launch Thursday

    CollectiveX, the group-focused professional social network founded by Clarence Wooten, will launch early Thursday morning. The focus of CollectiveX is on the group, not the individual. Members of the group can interact via file sharing, messaging, calendaring and exchange of leads/contacts. It frankly answers to question that many social networks pose: Ok, we’re here, now what do we do? Read More

  • CollectiveX is better than LinkedIn

    CollectiveX, a startup founded by repeat entrepreneur and venture capitalist Clarence Wooten, has the chance to disrupt Linkedin. I gave a teaser about CollectiveX back in November of last year. I can disclose a little more about the service and its features now, although they will not let me post any screen shots other than the one shown below. CollectiveX is Linkedin the way it should have… Read More

  • Keep an eye on CollectiveX

    CollectiveX, a new venture backed by serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Clarence Wooten, has put up a landing page and is taking requests for people interested in taking part in their early 2006 beta. I’ve known Clarence for years (I used to be his attorney), and I’ve heard his ideas for CollectiveX. It’s going to be an awesome web application for communicating with… Read More