ResearchGATE

  • Armed With New Funding & A Global Mission, ResearchGate Adds PayPal Co-founder To Board

    Armed With New Funding & A Global Mission, ResearchGate Adds PayPal Co-founder To Board

    At the 2010 TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, Benchmark Capital Partner Matt Cohler took to the stage to talk about the state of the venture capital industry. In so doing, Cohler said that he thought too many investors were becoming focused on risk mitigation, which can often deter investors from going after companies that may be building something really big, trying to change the world… Read More

  • Benchmark And Accel Partners Reach Across The Atlantic To Fund ResearchGATE

    “So ResearchGATE is Facebook for Scientists?” I asked ex-Facebook exec, current Benchmark Capital general partner and new ResearchGATE investor Matt Cohler. “I bristle at that characterization,” he responded telling me that doesn’t adequately describe the company. Either way he’s invested in the Berlin based startup, along with Accel Partners, Simon… Read More

  • Benchmark And Accel Partners Reach Across The Atlantic To Fund ResearchGATE

    “So ResearchGATE is Facebook for Scientists?” I asked ex-Facebook exec, current Benchmark Capital general partner and new ResearchGATE investor Matt Cohler. “I bristle at that characterization,” he responded telling me that doesn’t adequately describe the company. Either way he’s invested in the Berlin based startup, along with Accel Partners, Simon… Read More

  • Sciencefeed Launches Friendfeed-Like Platform For Scientists

    We’ve written about social networking platforms that are tailored for the science and research community. ResearchGATE aimed to be the LinkedIn for Scientists. Today, Sciencefeed is launching as a realtime micro blogging platform designed specifically for scientists. Sciencefeed allows users to post short microblogs (not restricted to 140 characters) on scientific headlines, new… Read More

  • Professional Network ResearchGate Is A LinkedIn For Scientists

    Creating a social network for scientists is not a revolutionary idea—Academia.edu, Ologeez, and Lab Meeting are all startups that have developed variations of communities for researchers and scientists to share their works. ResearchGATE joins the group by offering a free LinkedIn-like professional network that allows scientists to connect with other colleagues, discover new methods… Read More