This week at Founders Network

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Linden Tibbetts, Founder IFTTT

Check out media coverage, news and milestones of Founders Network startups and founders.

Linden Tibbetts, Founder IFTTTLinden Tibbets, Founder of IFTTT. IFTTT raised $7M from Andreessen Horowitz this week. Read about it on TechCrunch here. IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement: if this then that (ifttt).


Gyft, Vinny Lingham, FounderVinny Lingham, Founder of Gyft. Gyft was featured on the Ellen Show this week. Watch the clip here. Gyft was also selected as Staff Pick on Google Play. Download the app here. Gyft is a digital gift card platform that enables you to manage your gift cards.


John Wantz, Founder of myaNUMBERJohn Wantz, Co-founder of myaNUMBER. myaNUMBER is scheduled to launch at next month’s CES Developer Summit keynote with AT&T. myaNUMBER provides a helpful dedicated phone number for families that rings multiple phones until answered.


James Tamplin, Founder FirebaseJames Tamplin, Founder of Firebase. Firebase launched a major security release this week after 6 months of development. Check out the screencast and blog post here and read the Hacker News post here. Firebase is a scalable real-time backend for your web app.

Jesse Maddox, Founder TripLingoJesse Maddox, Founder of TripLingo. TripLingo released Version 2 of f their iOS app featuring live and automatic voice translation and more. You can download and rate it in the Apple App Store here. TripLingo makes picking up the local lingo and culture easy and fun during trips.

Vincent Turner, Founder, PlanwiseVincent Turner, Founder of Planwise. Planwise released an iPad app this week. Read about it on TheNextWeb here and download and rate the app here. Planwise provides personal finance tools and content.

Kevon Saber, Founder, FigKevon Saber, Founder of Fig. This week’s Mashable article on Fig was the most shared lifestyle article and the 2nd most shared article period. Read the article here. Fig is a mobile startup focused on personal well-being.

Richard White, tech startup founderRichard White, Founder & CEO of UserVoice. Richard’s article ‘The Future of Customer Service: Lessons From Your Barber’ was featured on Forbes. Read the article here. UserVoice is the solution for complete customer communication.

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