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
Brett Kopf announced that Remind101 raised a $3.5M round of series A financing, led by The Social + Capital Partnership, with participation from Yuri Milner, Maneesh Arora and a handful of other angel investors. Remind101 is a safe, free way for teachers to text message students and keep in touch with parents.
Michalis Gkontas‘ startup Cookisto was featured in BBC News Magazine. Cookisto is an online marketplace where you can find great food prepared by local cooks or offer your own homemade creations.
Caroline Alvo‘s startup Gambita launched their website last week. Gambita is an online store that sells clothes exclusively for petite women.
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