News For Week of August 12: Ioannis Verdelis announces that Syntellia raised $3M Series A venture financing round

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Ioannis Verdelis, SyntelliaIoannis Verdelis announced that Syntellia raised $3M Series A venture financing round. Syntellia is the creator of Fleksy,an input method for touchscreen devices which offers a traditional tap typing interface coupled with some gestures for common functions such as space, delete and word correction.


MatthewFaustmanMatthew Faustman of UpCounsel was featured in Fast Company Magazine. UpCounsel is an online marketplace for legal services.



Kourosh ParsapourKourosh Parsapour of 5Plus was featured in mobihealthnews. 5Plus improves physiotherapy efficiency with their proprietary software and Kinect to reduce assessment and documentation time from 30 to 2 min.


Zeb Dropkin, Founder and CEO at RentHackrZeb Dropkin of RentHackr was featured in Brick Underground: The Insiders Guide to NYC Real Estate. RentHackr allows you to see what people are paying for rent and forecast when apartments will open up.


Christopher KlundtChristopher Klundt‘s startup Studyblue Introduces Class Stats to Enhance Student Performance & Gives Teachers Better Insight. StudyBlue is your online home to store lecture notes and make flashcards.


Vincent Turner, Founder, PlanwiseVincent Turner of Planwise was featured in BRW – Australia’s premier business magazine. Planwise provides personal finance tools and content.



Valerie GrisonValerie Grison announced the Beta Launch of TBQEver. TBQEver is a mobile and online 3D social game for kids 7-15. The goal of the game is “Ask the best question, Ever”.

Cynthia Schames,Cynthia Schames of Abbey Post was featured in VentureBeat. Abbey Post is a plus-size fashion marketplace and community.



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