Rob Mancabelli & Hisham Anwar Raise $33M for Brightbytes: July ’15 Member News

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From acquisition to athlete wearables to a $33 million funding round, Founders Network members made tech startup headlines this month:

Robert Mancabelli, brightbytesRob MancabelliHisham Anwar‘s startup BrightBytes raises $33M in funding (via VentureBeat). BrightBytes is a SaaS-based data analytics platform that measures and links the use of technology to learning outcomes.


Andrew Boos, CEO of Appfuel.Andrew Boos‘ startup Appfuel is acquired by TUNE (via TUNE Pressroom). Appfuel is a cross-promotion platform for mobile app distribution.


sagi solomonSagi Solomon‘s startup Vetter Software announces eighth consecutive quarter of double-digit growth (via Virtual-Strategy Magazine). Vetter Software is the leading cloud veterinary healthcare company.


Ondrej HomolaOndrej Homola‘s startup Corinth announces new strategic partnership with zSpace (via THEJournal). Corinth is a digital elearning publisher that brings text book subjects to life through interactive digital learning content.


Sean Kerklaan, April 15' cohort of tech startup foundersSean Kerklaan‘s startup Fatigue Science announces that pro sports teams are using their Readiband to track their athletes’ sleep (via TechCrunch). Fatigue Science is a leader in fatigue-related risk management and human performance optimization.


justinJustin Parfitt’s startup HeyLets announces being featured in the Apple Store after the launch of v2.0 of their app (via Yahoo! Finance). HeyLets is a social city and travel guide that focuses on experiences our users enjoy, and matches you to relevant recommendations.


Emanuel PirkerEmanuel Pirker‘s startup Stratodesk announces updates on endpoint management and client software (via Virtual-Strategy Magazine). Stratodesk is a software company that focuses on what they call “hardware agnostic” thin client software and PC repurposing solutions.


eddEdwin Havens, Founder of crowdid is interviewed by John Lee Dumas on EntrepreneurOnFire (via www.entrepreneuronfire.com). Crowdfunded products have a unique DNA, the most successful consumer brands in the future will design themselves around this growing class of products, as crowdid is.


Congratulations to everyone on a stellar month of success! Founders Network members, if you have news to share with the community, get in touch with us here!

 
 
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