• DEMO Wrap Up: 7 New Social Startups to Watch

    The DEMO Spring 2011 conference wrapped up yesterday in Palm Springs, and echoing the current climate in the Valley, day two of the conference belonged to startups focused on social technologies. From social CRM platforms, photo sharing, and social networks to aggregation and reader engagement tools to video and group chat, the day’s startups showed that the interest in the… Read More

  • Marginize Raises $650K, Looks To Thrive Where So Many Others Have Faltered

    Over the years, we’ve covered quite a few startups that have sought to let users annotate and comment on webpages, usually with the help of a browser plugin. Few have gone on to gain traction (even Google’s own SideWiki has failed to make waves). But that isn’t stopping a new startup called Marginize from taking a stab at it. The company has just raised $650,000 from… Read More

  • TechStars Boston Graduates Ten New Startups In 2010

    TechStars Boston Graduates Ten New Startups In 2010

    Editor’s note: The following report comes from Don Dodge, who blogs at Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing and is a Developer Advocate for Google. TechStars is a seed accelerator program that selects about ten companies and provides funding of $18,000 per team, as well as support and mentorship. Dodge covered the last Boston TechStars class in September, 2009. TechStars has now been… Read More