Check out Founders Network members making headlines in this week’s member news roundup. Founders Network offers peer mentorship for over 450 tech startup founders. To learn more about FN, please visit www.foundersnetwork.com
Samar Birwadker of Good.Co announced a $1.3 Million Seed Investment Round. Good.Co is fixing hiring and retention using a scientific, people-first approach to personal strengths identification as a way to quantify workplace culture fit.
Laura Demmons of Sylvan Source announced additional breakthrough performance and cost structure results for its thermal industrial system which can treat a wide range of industrial and municipal waste waters. Sylvan Source has developed an innovative industrial platform applicable to broad industrial processing and thermal energy management.
Marcus Nelson of Addvocate was featured in Forbes. Addvocate provides the technology, the expertise and the guidance to help businesses magnify employees’ social voices to increase sales, inform customers, and enhance the reputation of their brand, their company and their products.
Richard White of UserVoice was featured in News & Observer. UserVoice creates simple customer engagement tools that help companies understand and interact with their customers more positively and build customer.
Michalis Gkontas‘ startup Cookisto was featured in Latin America’s MSN Entertainment. Cookisto is an online marketplace where you can find great food prepared by local cooks or offer your own homemade creations.
Ioannis Verdelis‘ startup Fleksy was selected by Omate to be the first keyboard to ever be preinstalled on a smartwatch. Fleksy is 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.
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