2 Acquisitions, Over $5M Raised and More FN Milestones this May

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Check out Founders Network members making tech startup news headlines in this month’s member news roundup:

236-Cynthia-SchamesCynthia Schames‘ startup AbbeyPost is acquired by SourceEasy (via Techcircle.in). AbbeyPost is a software company and vertically integrated apparel brand, building the world’s first software platform to solve the biggest problem that plagues the fashion industry and customers: Fit.


javeedJaveed Siddiqui‘s startup Telemed2U is acquired by Kura MD, Inc. Telemed2U uses secure state-of-the-art, audio-visual technology to work in tandem with your medical facility and affiliated physicians to provide ‘on-demand’ specialty consultations.


arjunArjun Dev Arora, founder of Immediately, raises $2M in funding (via TechCrunch). Immediately brings the full sales workflow onto mobile.


AJAJ Brustein, founder of Wonolo, raises $2.2M in funding (via The Wall Street Journal). Wonolo is an on-demand staffing platform (Uber for Staffing) that allows businesses to find talent to fill immediate hourly/daily job needs.


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Justin Parfitt, founder of HeyLets, raises $1.65M in seed funding (via TechCrunch). HeyLets is a social and travel guide powered by locals.


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Ranan Lachman‘s startup PleyWorld releases their 1st crowdsourced LEGO design (via PR Newswire). PleyWorld is the largest playground for LEGO fans.


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Tyler Dikman, founder of LoungeBuddy, announces that users can now book airport lounges world wide from your mobile phone (via PR Web). LoungeBuddy is the only app that displays all airport lounges in over 500 of the busiest airports around the world.


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Pheonix Gonzalez, founder of dotstudioPRO, announces a partnership with Paradigm Agency (via Newswire). dotstudioPRO gives content creators the ability to aggregate content and take full advantage of new technologies, aiding in management, distribution, marketing, and monetization.


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Michael Meram launches VOWD, a global community collaborating together to create the future.


vineethVineeth Venkiteswaran and Jason Miles of Crayvit launch their mobile app, Crayvit. Crayvit combines the best of crowd funding, social networking and shopping to create the ultimate social commerce experience.


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Rakesh Tondon, founder of LE TOTE, announces the move into maternity clothing (via BusinessWire). LE TOTE, a “Netflix for clothing,” rents out apparel and accessories for women to wear and return.


jay dedapperJay DeDapper, founder of Buzztala, introduces HD quality product video ads for search advertising (via PR Web). Buzztala is reinventing paid search for retailers and brands


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Anson Liang, founder of TrustLeaf, announces the first-of-its-kind finance finder for budding entrepreneurs (via PR Web). TrustLeaf is an online platform where early-stage entrepreneurs can raise startup capital from friends and family.


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Louis-Victor Jadavji and Shamil Hargovan of Wiivv Wearables Inc. uses 3-D printing to take physical pain away (via The Globe and Mail). Wiivv Wearables Inc. is filling the gap between the human drive to excel and the tools we’ve chosen to do so.


Congratulations to everyone on a stellar month of success! Founders Network members, if you have news to share with the community, get in touch with us here!

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