Check out Founders Network members making headlines in this week’s member news roundup. Founders Network offers peer mentorship for over 500 tech startup founders. To learn more about FN, please visit www.foundersnetwork.com
David Litwak‘s startup Mozio raised $750K in funding from a number of strategic backers in the travel industry, including Orbitz’s Chairman of the Board and the founder of car rental agency aggregator, CarTrawler (via Sarah Perez, TechCrunch). Mozio integrates buses, trains, planes and ferries with local transit, taxis and shuttles to get travelers from doorstep to destination.
Richard White‘s startup UserVoice announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to integrate UserVoice’s customer service solution into Microsoft Visual Studio Online (via MarketWired). UserVoice integrates easy-to-use feedback, helpdesk, and knowledge base management tools in one platform to empower customer support.
Ioannis Verdelis‘ startup Fleksy broke the Guinness World Record for fastest texting (via MarketWired). Fleksy offers an innovative keyboard designed to make typing on any touchscreen device fast, accurate, and easy.
Lisa Besserman, Founder of Startup Buenos Aires was named one of the 100 most influential tech women on Twitter (via Rebecca Borison, Business Insider). Startup Buenos Aires is a community whose objective is to inspire, promote and support startups & entrepreneurship in Buenos Aires.
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