Roy Rodenstein Posts

Google Ventures Invests $1.2 Million Into TrueLens

TrueLens is a marketing startup that has raised $1.2 million and they have unveiled a core customer intelligence product called Socialgraphics.  TrueLens co-founder and CEO Roy Rodenstein believes that the company is in a different bucket than other social marketing companies.

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OnSwipe Raises $1 Million


OnSwipe is a company that developed a WordPress plugin called PadPressed. PadPressed makes WordPress blogs look like a native application on tablets. OnSwipe has raised $1 million in seed funding.
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Rapportive Raises $1 Million From Several Angel Investors

Rapportive is a startup that created a plugin for making GMail work better.  It provides contextual information about your GMail contacts.  As a result, Rapportive has raised $1 million in seed funding from several angel investors.

Hacker Angels Founded By Delicious Founder and Other Tech Players


A new group has been formed by Joshua Schachter (Delicious founder), Roy Rodenstein (Going founder/AOL exec), Gabriel Weinberg (Duck Duck Go), Jim Young (HotorNot), and Jeff Miller (Punchform) called Hacker Angels.  The goal of Hacker Angels is to provide startups with advice and even some coding tips.  It is not exactly an investment company, but more of an informal association.  Hacker Angels may provide funding or serve as board members on an individual basis. [ReadWriteWeb]