• TechStars Graduate Localytics Raises $700K For Mobile App Analytics Suite

    Mobile app analytics provider Localytics, a graduate of the 2009 TechStars Boston class, has scored approximately $700,000 in funding to add to the $18,000 it had received from TechStars as part of the program. The funding, which will be formally announced tomorrow, is the company’s first ‘real’ round and was led by Boston-based Launchpad Venture Group in tandem with New… Read More

  • Shocker: Blackberry App Usage Higher During Workday Than On The iPhone

    If Localytics’ latest report on app usage raised a few eyebrows here and there with its claims of iPhone app usage peaking at 9PM on weeknights, its latest study results definitely call for far less sensational headlines. But still: Localytics found that Blackberry app usage is still more concentrated and higher during the workday than iPhone, and yet statistically identical to… Read More

  • TechStars Debuts Nine Startups In Boston

    Editor’s note: The following report comes from Don Dodge, who blogs at Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing and is a business development executive for Microsoft. TechStars is a startup accelerator program that selects about ten companies and provides funding of $18,000 per team, as well as free office space, operational support, and mentoring from top investors, entrepreneurs and… Read More