News for Week of October 7: Vinny Lingham Announces Gyft Raised an Additional $5M in Series A Funding

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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

Gyft, Vinny Lingham, FounderVinny Lingham announced that Gyft raised an additional $5M in Series A Funding from Ashton Kutcher’s A-Grade Investments, Social+Capital Partnership, Karlin Ventures, Haas Portman, and entrepreneur David O. Sacks. The Gyft App stores all your gift cards in one place.

 


MatthewFaustmanMatthew Faustman‘s startup UpCounsel was featured in TechCrunch. UpCounsel is the fastest growing online workplace for business legal needs, where businesses are enabled to easily hire and manage.

 


josh soltJosh Solt’s startup Spoiler Shield was featured in CNN. Spoiler Shield allows you to freely check social media without fear of spoilers.

 

 


michael overellMichael Overell of RecruitLoop announced Elastic Recruiting – expert hiring support that stretches with your needs and budget. RecruitLoop is a curated marketplace of independent recruiters, available on-demand at hourly rates.

 


Cynthia Schames,

Cynthia Schames of AbbeyPost announced Find Your Fit, an incredibly advanced technology that measures you using your own computer’s webcam, in under 30 seconds, in the privacy of your own home. AbbeyPost is a social ecommerce platform connecting makers of plus size women’s apparel with shoppers.

 


laurent lavingeLaurent Lavigne creator of McDROID announced that the game has been Greenlit by the Stream Community. McDROID is a furious Action Tower Defense Indie game set in a zany universe with mutants, giant strawberries and talking tesla coils.

 


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