Author Archive: Sam Wakoba

3D Robotics has raised over $5 million in round two funding to accelerate its growth and expansion into new markets says Chris Anderson 3DR CEO and former Editor in Chief of Wired Magazine, Entrepreneur and author.
According to Anderson, the round was led by Jon Callaghan at True Ventures and Bryce Roberts of O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures , both joining the 3DR board.

Based in Columbus, Ohio and community management in Washington, D.C, Huddlewoo a live video platform set to launch early 2013 to give people the ability to access extraordinary people for one-on-one conversations and mentoring.

LA-based company, Chewse has joined 500 Startups in Silicon Valley, making it the first starup from LA to join the prestigious accelerator program and seed fund.

According to 500 Startups, it provides early-stage companies with up to $250K in funding and its startup accelerator program, unique events and an experienced network startup mentors around the world plus…

Co-founders Myke Armstrong and Jacob Fatoorechi have today launched Tapshare,an app to allow one share their photos instantly and earn equity as well.

According to the founders people around the world will this Halloween knock on strangers’ doors filling pillowcases with candy but the founders want to do something amazing in the same spirit of giving on this spooky holiday, on their launch today October 30

Inspired by the vast amounts of data from videos, photos, music, websites and blogs shared by the many friends and people they follow online and seeing how much time it takes to check all the content across many platforms, friends set out to come up with a solution and CHNL was born.

Launched today Tradesy, a new website and mobile app hopes to unlock the hidden value of clothing resale. Tradesy is a peer-to-peer marketplace where women buy and sell new and gently used apparel and accessories. Tradesy’s mission is help women get more of the fashion that makes them look and feel great, while spending less.

Journey is a platform to build data gathering mobile apps much faster than would traditionally have been possible. Journey is especially useful for companies that want to streamline their internal business processes.

According to the founders, Contur is a virtual assistant that sorts and organizes your emails automatically. The founders add that Contur takes all of your emails, groups the related ones together so that you can see your emails in context.

They say, “Think of a messy room as your inbox, and all the items in your room as emails. It’s much harder to be productive in a room where everything is strewn around…

Armed with a degree in Marketing and Business from University of Ulster in Northern Ireland and an Operations experience from Ireland, UAE and Egypt , Ciaran Connolly, 36 teamed up with Ernist Turdubaev 33, with a Master of Arts – Retail and Government Sector to launch ProfileTree.

A TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 Finalist, Gyft said it was giving away $250k in free gift cards on its launch but that’s not what they are up to now.

Gyft, headquartered in San Francisco, California, is a digital gift card platform that simplifies managing our gift cards and Lingham promises that we are gonna ditch the plastic and use our mobile devices to store, send and redeem cards.