• Devver Promises To Speed Up App Testing For Ruby Frameworks

    Devver, a TechStars startup, is releasing its developer service to speed up running Ruby testing frameworks. Currently in private beta, Devver runs tests in parallel on their cloud, completing test suites in as little as 1/3 of the time it would take on a developer’s machine. Devver says that using their cloud-based system, which splits up processing to multiple machines, it can run… Read More

  • TechStars Demo Day: Acquisitions Galore As Twelve Companies Strut Their Stuff

    Today TechStars held its third Demo Day, offering a dozen of its startups the chance to display their wares in front of a throng of investors and the media. TechStars is a seed stage investment fund similar to Y Combinator and DreamIt Ventures that gives startups a modest amount of cash (around $5,000 for each founder) and a three month mentorship in exchange for a 5% equity stake in the company. Read More

  • Ten Startups Debut At TechStars Demo Day

    Editor’s note: The following on-the-ground report comes from Don Dodge, who blogs at The Next Big Thing and is a business development executive for Microsoft. He is in Boulder, Colorado today attending TechStars demo day. Much like Y Combinator (which had its own demo day last week) and LaunchBox (which also had a recent demo day), TechStars is a startup incubator that selects 10… Read More