FlightCaster Raises $1.3 Million To Help Consumers Predict Delayed Flights

FlightCaster is a website that is able to predict delays in flights about 6 hours before actual airline alerts. FlightCaster is able to predict flight delays by grabbing delay information from the past 10 years. Recently the company raised $1.3 million in Series A from Tandem Entrepreneurs and Sherpalo Ventures. FlightCaster is a Y-Combinator company.

FlightCaster has a mobile application that sell for $7.99 on the iPhone and BlackBerry. The company plans to release an Android application next. Next the company plans to release an API for developers to create third party applications.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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