Check out Founders Network members making headlines in this week’s member news roundup. Founders Network offers peer mentorship for over 300 tech startup founders. To learn more about FN, please visit www.foundersnetwork.com.
1. Congratulations to Blazej Marciniak on launching Sher.ly. Sher.ly allows you to send large files FASTER than any cloud-based services. Sher.ly lets you use all your existing space for free. Forever.
2. We would like to congratulate George Ludwig on announcing that 6Builder is now in open beta. 6Builder finds content for you to post, and people that like the same things. They deliver legitimate social audience more efficiently than anyone else.
3. Jason Wong announced that i5labs made Appboy’s “Daily Featured Developers List“. i5labs is a San Francisco-based web design and development agency specializing in Ruby on Rails. Additionally, we provide an HD content delivery network for multimedia streaming.
4. Chad Arimura and the Iron.io Team made The Magnet’s “The Best Startup Offices In San Francisco For 2012”. Iron.io is the maker of IronMQ, the message queue for the cloud. It is a scalable cloud-based message queue service designed for building distributed cloud applications quickly and operating at scale. Iron.io’s services are easy to use, highly available, and require no setup or maintenance.
5. Congratulations to Xavier Renom Portet on launching the updated version of Justinmind 5.5 Prototyper. Justinmind is a powerful wireframe software to wireframe dynamic apps or applications for iPhone without coding.
6. Meghan Conroy announced that CaptureProof has made it to the final 10 startups invited to TechStars’ inaugural program in Chicago. CaptureProof takes security very seriously. Patient data is encrypted with respect to HIPAA regulations.
7. Domingo J Guerra announced that Appthority’s fully automated App Risk Management service is now available on MobileIron’s Application Inventory. Appthority provides the industry’s first fully automated app risk management service that employs static and dynamic analysis to discover the true behavior and measure the total risk of apps within minutes.
8. Congratulations to Colin Barceloux on BookRenter recently partnered with Nathan Parcells of InternMatch.com to create a Facebook app to offer students summer internships and extra resources on how to prepare, find, and apply for internships. BookRenter is a place to save big on buying textsbooks. Choose from over 5 million college textbooks and rent new or used cheap textbooks.
9. Solomon Hykes announced that a new version of the dotCloud Dashboard has been released. dotCloud is the first application platform designed from the ground up for modern service-oriented development. It enables developers and IT organizations to deploy, manage and scale their applications with unprecedented ease and flexibility by assembling and customizing powerful pre-configured stacks and services.
10. Congrats to Cynthia Schames on the great press coverage in VentrueBeat. AbbeyPost is a two-way Plus Size women’s fashion marketplace & community with a unique technology to help customers find the perfect fit.
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