News For Week of May 5: Dana Loberg & Sahin Boydas’ startup MovieLaLa Announced Funding from Marc Benioff


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dana lobergDana Loberg & Sahin Boydas‘ startup MovieLaLa announced an undisclosed investment from Marc Benioff (via Josh Constine, TechCrunch). MovieLaLa is a social network and movie marketing platform for upcoming movies.



Tejal Shaw

Tejal Shah‘s startup KidAdmit announced a seed round led by K9 Ventures (Manu Kumar) with SV Angel, Wayee Chu and Ethan Beard participating (via Leena Rao,TechCrunch). KidAdmit helps preschools manage the admissions process through our software.


ted summeTed Summe‘s startup announced the addition of Crunchbase and AngelList to their Chrome Browser extension (via Colleen Taylor, TechCrunch). lets you see your entire social graph to discover when someone you’re connected to can help you, turning the “time waste” of social media into a “time save”.


Cynthia Schames,Cynthia Schames Lex Mustafin‘s startup AbbeyPost was mentioned in an article about venture investments in minority and women led startups (via David Teten, Forbes). AbbeyPost is a Made to Measure women’s apparel brand created using 3D body scanning & innovative real time manufacturing techniques.


full on social mediaAnthony Owen‘s startup Manalto announced they are extending a 6-month free trial for Wildfire App Customers looking for a new social media management solution (via Lynessa Williams, Yahoo Finance). Manalto is a provider of innovative Social ERP software solutions and Premium services, including strategic social media, digital landing pages and social media marketing services.


Arjan de Raaf, Totally.MeArjan de Raaf‘s startup Totally.Dot announced they have 2 million unique hashtags a day, and it is on it’s way to be the next Big Data search engine (via Maura Gaughan, Built in Los Angeles). Totally.Dot is centralize your online presence with your own Social Frontpage and Boards.



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