News For Week of July 22: Marc Hoag announces that Venturocket raised $700k in it’s first round of funding


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Marc Hoag, VunturocketMarc Hoag announced that Venturocket raised $700k in it’s first round of funding. Venturocket is a job/talent marketplace and “talent discovery platform” that automatically connects job seekers with the most relevant jobs.

Alex TrimisAlex Trimis of Dopios was featured in Tech CrunchDopios allows travelers to search for local guides by destination, and then filter the results by their own preferences to find a trip that suits them.

Linden TibbetsLinden Tibbets’ startup IFTTT was named best new app by The Verge. IFTTT is a service that enables customers to connect channels with personally created or publicly shared profiles known as “recipes”.

Mat Ellis, Founder and CEO of CloudabilityMat Ellis of Cloudability is The Oregon Entrepreneurs Network finalists in the individual achievement category. Cloudability lets you monitor, manage and communicate your cloud costs with one easy tool.

Micah Baldwin, GraphiclyMicah Baldwin of Graphicly was on a panel at Comic ConGraphicly is a platform for publishers which offers work flow integration, self-publishing, digital distribution, conversion, and promotion for digital content.

Brett Kopf, Remind 101Brett Kopf’s startup Remind101 was recognized by The George Lucas Education Foundation as the “new school” method to keep parents involved. Remind101 lets you stay in touch with parents via texting with no phone numbers exchanged.

Zeb Dropkin, Founder and CEO at RentHackrZeb Dropkin’s startup RentHackr won the startup category at the CROWDFUNDx NYC ChallengeRentHackr creates a place for apartment renters to see what everyone around them is paying, and to.

Tejal Shaw

Tejal Shah’s startup KidAdmit launched the rest of their product last week with 22 preschools on their platform.  KidAdmit allows parents to apply directly to multiple preschools using their KidAdmit’s common application.

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