TechBUZZ Alumni News 2017-07-27T16:30:46+00:00

TechBUZZ Alumni News

Machfu (TechBUZZ Spring ’17) Announces Release of MACH-3 Industrial Internet of Things Platform and Gateway

Machfu, an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology company, announced today the release of its MACH-3 IIoT Gateway, a device allowing companies in energy, water, oil and gas as well as other industrial segments to [...]

StayNTouch (TechBUZZ Spring ’13) Partners With First Hotels To Roll Out Its PMS Platform To 32 Hotels

StayNTouch, an innovator in mobile technology and Property Management Systems (PMS) for hotels, is pleased to announce its partnership with First Hotels where it plans to deploy its Rover PMS™ and Zest™ products across its [...]

ID.me (TechBUZZ Spring ’11) lands investment from USAA

Some of USAA’s current investments include: ID.me, which helps USAA establish membership eligibility through ID.me’s military verification database. USAA didn’t disclose the amount of each of its corporate investments, but they average from $1 million [...]

3 TechBUZZ Alumni Companies Named 2018 Startups to Watch

3 TechBUZZ Alumni Companies Named 2018 Startups to Watch TechBUZZ Alumni Companies Arcadia Power (Spring '15), Hatch Apps (Fall '17) and Veda Data (Spring '17) were named to DC Inno's 18 Startups [...]

Mytonomy (TechBUZZ Fall ’11) Raises $7M in Series A Financing

Mytonomy, a Bethesda, Maryland – based provider of patient experience cloud solutions, closed a $7M Series-A funding round. The round included an investment from Philips, a global leader in health technology, via Philips Health Technology [...]

Design Icon Nate Berkus joins MAVA Member Framebridge

Design Icon Nate Berkus joins MAVA Member Framebridge Framebridge, the simple way to custom frame everything you love, announced today that renowned interior designer, Nate Berkus, has partnered with them in the role [...]

MAVA Member ThreatQuotient (TechBUZZ Summer ’14) Announces $30M in New Financing, MAVA Members NEA, Silicon Valley Bank Participate

MAVA Member ThreatQuotient (TechBUZZ Summer '14) Announces $30M in New Financing, MAVA Members NEA, Silicon Valley Bank Participate ThreatQuotient™, a trusted threat intelligence platform innovator, today announced it has completed a Series [...]

MAVA Member CleanChoice Energy, TechBUZZ Alumni GoCanvas (Spring ’11) Named to Deloitte’s Fast 500 List

MAVA Member CleanChoice Energy, TechBUZZ Alumni GoCanvas (Spring '11) Named to Deloitte's Fast 500 List Each year, Deloitte ranks the 500 fastest growing technology companies across North America in its Fast 500 List. This year, [...]

Snag-A-Slip (TechBUZZ Fall ’16) Acquires Marinalife

Snag-A-Slip (TechBUZZ Fall '16) Acquires Marinalife Snag-A-Slip, an online boat slip reservation company, announced that it has acquired Marinalife, a leading source for premium content, marina information and cruising concierge services. [...]

VEDA Data Solutions (TechBUZZ Spring ’17) raises $1M

VEDA Data Solutions (TechBUZZ Spring '17) raises $1M VEDA, a DC-based developer of technology designed to help health insurers and systems increase data accuracy through machine learning and artificial intelligence automation, announced [...]

DivvyCloud (TechBUZZ Spring ’14) Secures $6M in Series A Funding

DivvyCloud (TechBUZZ Spring '14) Secures $6M in Series A Funding DivvyCloud, a leading developer of innovative technology to automate and manage cloud infrastructure, today announced that it has received $6,000,000 in equity funding led [...]

Snag-A-Slip (TechBUZZ Fall ’16) Secures $4.8 Million in Series A

Snag-A-Slip (TechBUZZ Fall '16) Secures $4.8 Million in Series A Snag-A-Slip, an online boat slip reservation company, today announced that it has closed a $4.8 Million Series A financing round led by Claritas Capital. [...]

ChurnZero (TechBUZZ Spring ’16) Raises $2.5M

ChurnZero (TechBUZZ Spring '16) Raises $2.5M ChurnZero wants to help companies keep their customers longer — and it has just raised $2.5 million to fuel its efforts. Serial entrepreneur You Mon Tsang co-founded the [...]

Airside Mobile (TechBUZZ Fall ’14) Raises $7.7 Million

Airside Mobile (TechBUZZ Fall '14) Raises $7.7 Million According to a recent SEC filing, mobile startup Airside Mobile raised $7.7 million in financing from an undisclosed investor. Airside’s free Mobile Passport app helps travelers [...]

Machfu (TechBUZZ Spring ’17) raises $1.6M

Machfu (TechBUZZ Spring '17) raises $1.6M IoT startup Machfu reported its first round of institutional financing this week. The Germantown, Md.–based company raised $1.6 million. The round was led by Vienna, Va.–based [...]

Centriq (TechBUZZ Spring ’17) Lands $4.8M

Centriq (TechBUZZ Spring '17) Lands $4.8M San Rafael, California-based Centriq Technology, a home management platform provider, has raised $4.8 million in funding, according to a source at the firm. Office Depot Inc led the round [...]

KickUp (TechBUZZ Summer ’16) Raises $730,000

KickUp (TechBUZZ Summer '16) Raises $730,000 Backed by New York-based VC firm Red House Education, the company just closed a $730,000 seed round, with follow-up capital from former investor Reach Capital. The previous round [...]

Infocyte (TechBUZZ Summer ’16) nets $3.4M Series A

Infocyte (TechBUZZ Summer '16) nets $3.4M Series A San Antonio, Texas-based Infocyte, a cyber security company, has raised $3.4 million in Series A funding. LiveOak Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors [...]

Sickweather (TechBUZZ Summer ’15) Raises $525,000 Seed

Sickweather (TechBUZZ Summer '15) Raises $525,000 Seed A graduate of the 2014 Techstars-led Sprint Accelerator, Sickweather raised a seed round of an undisclosed value to accelerate sales of its tech that forecasts [...]

BlueCart (TechBUZZ Spring ’15) Raises $10M Series B

BlueCart (TechBUZZ Spring '15) Raises $10M Series B BlueCart is a mobile and web-based application, which serves as a single wholesale buying platform for the restaurant and hospitality sector. The company will [...]

Arcadia Power (TechBUZZ ’15 Spring) attracts $6 mln Series A

Arcadia Power (TechBUZZ '15 Spring) attracts $6 mln Series A Washington, D.C.-based Arcadia Power, a clean energy platform, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Energy Impact Partners led the round with participation from return backers BoxGroup and Wonder [...]

Framebridge (TechBUZZ ’14 Fall) nets $16.7M Series B, Members New Enterprise Associates, SWaN & Legend Venture Partners Particpiate

Framebridge (TechBUZZ '14 Fall) nets $16.7 mln Series B Washington, D.C.-based Framebridge, a custom framing company, has raised $16.7 million in Series B funding. The investors in this round were Gordon Segal, co-founder of Crate [...]

ZeroFOX (TechBUZZ Summer ’13) grabs $40M, Members NEA, Core Capital Participate

ZeroFOX (TechBUZZ Summer '13) grabs $40M ZeroFOX, a provider of social media and digital risk monitoring, has secured $40 million in funding. Redline Capital Management and Silver Lake Waterman led the round with participation from other [...]

Babel Health (TechBUZZ ’16 Summer) Secures $1.5M in Bridge Funding

Babel Health (TechBUZZ ’16 Summer) Secures $1.5M in Bridge Funding Babel Health, LLC, a provider of an integrated suite of Risk Adjustment software and services to Health Plans, announced the closing of an oversubscribed [...]

ID.me raises $16M Series B (TechBUZZ ’11 Spring)

ID.me raises $16M Series B (TechBUZZ '11 Spring) ID.me, a federally accredited digital identity company, today announced that it secured a $19 million Series B investment led by FTV Capital. With the financing, [...]

Wealthy Life (TechBUZZ ’16 Summer) Selected to Pitch at Black Women Talk Tech held at Google NYC

Wealthy Life (TechBUZZ '16 Summer) Selected to Pitch at Black Women Talk Tech held at Google NYC. Wealthy Life has been announced as one of 5 companies selected to pitch at Black Women Talk [...]

Immuta (TechBUZZ ’15 Fall) Raises $8M Series A

Immuta (TechBUZZ '15 Fall) Raises $8M Series A Immuta, the unified data platform for the world’s most secure organizations, today announced an $8 million Series A round led by Drive Capital with participation [...]

Snag-A-Slip (TechBUZZ ’16 Fall) Raises $1.2M

Snag-A-Slip (TechBUZZ '17 Fall) Raises $1.2M After snaring $1.2 million in new financing, Snag-A-Slip is poised to take a big step toward its goal of becoming the Priceline of boat slip booking. The Baltimore-based [...]

Virgil Security (TechBUZZ ’15 Summer) Raises $4 Million in First Round

Virgil Security (TechBUZZ '15 Summer) Raises $4 Million in First Round Virgil Security, a Manassas-based application security startup that makes cryptographic software for developers, said on Wednesday it has raised $4 million in [...]

Sisu Global Health (TechBUZZ ’15 Fall) Closing in on $1M Seed Round

Sisu Global Health (TechBUZZ '15 Fall) Closing in on $1M Seed Round In Africa, the team building Sisu Global Health is stepping up the introduction of its blood transfusion device. In Baltimore, the team [...]

ID.me (TechBUZZ ’11 Spring) Nabs $3.75M Federal Grant

ID.me (TechBUZZ '11 Spring) Nabs $3.75M Federal Grant McLean, Va.-based identity verification platform ID.me recently won a $3.75 million federal grant to pilot a new program in Maine. The award was part of a $15 million [...]

TopBox (TechBUZZ ’16 Summer) wins Beta City pitch contest

Title here Two Maryland startups, TopBox and Tissue Analytics Inc., won cash and bragging rights for their businesses at the second annual Beta City event held at City Garage in Port Covington Thursday. [...]

Zoomdata (TechBUZZ ’12 Spring) Announces Strategic Investment and Development Agreement with MAVA Member In-Q-Tel

Zoomdata (TechBUZZ '12 Spring) Announces Strategic Investment and Development Agreement with MAVA Member In-Q-Tel Zoomdata, developers of the world’s fastest visual analytics platform for big data, today announced it has signed a strategic [...]

MAVA Member ParkMyCloud (TechBUZZ ’16 Summer) Closes $1.65M Seed Round

MAVA Member ParkMyCloud (TechBUZZ '16 Summer) Closes $1.65M Seed Round ParkMyCloud, the leading automated scheduling and optimization tool for Amazon Web Services (AWS), today announced that it has raised a $1.65 million Series [...]

MAVA Member ThreatQuotient Raises $12M in Series B Funding, Appoint NEA’s Peter Barris to Board of Directors

MAVA Member ThreatQuotient Raises $12M in Series B Funding, Appoint NEA’s Peter Barris to Board of Directors RESTON, VA – August 23, 2016 – ThreatQuotient™, a leading provider of enterprise-class threat intelligence platforms, [...]

Arcadia Power (TechBUZZ ’15 Spring) raises $3.5 million, providing clean energy options to electricity customers nationwide

Arcadia Power (TechBUZZ '15 Spring) raises $3.5 million, providing clean energy options to electricity customers nationwide Arcadia Power, a nationwide clean energy company, announced today $3.5 million in funding led by BoxGroup and [...]

Distil (TechBUZZ ’11 Fall) Scores $21M Series C to Crush Bad Bots, MAVA Member Silicon Valley Bank Participates

Distil (TechBUZZ '11 Fall) Scores $21M Series C to Crush Bad Bots, MAVA Member Silicon Valley Bank Participates Distil Networks, a company that helps discover and eradicate bad bots, announced a $21 million [...]

Syncurity (TechBUZZ ’16 Summer) Announces Additional Funding

Syncurity (TechBUZZ '16 Summer) Announces Additional Funding Syncurity, the security orchestration company and creator of IR-Flow, a rapid response cybersecurity operations platform, today announced the addition of Tim Sullivan and Tim Webb to [...]

MAVA Member STAQ (TechBUZZ ’14 Summer) Raises $5 Million, Members Genecast, Core Capital & Kinetic Ventures Participate

MAVA Member STAQ (TechBUZZ ’14 Summer) Raises $5 Million, Members Genecast, Core Capital & Kinetic Ventures Participate STAQ, the automated reporting and integrations platform as a service today announced that the company has [...]

Attentive.ly (TechBUZZ ’14 Summer) Acquired by Blackbaud

Attentive.ly (TechBUZZ '14 Summer) Acquired by Blackbaud Attentive.ly, a software provider that allows organizations to conduct social listening, identify key influencers and drive engagement, today announced it has been acquired by Blackbaud (BLKB), [...]

DroneShield (TechBUZZ ’14 Summer) Completes First Successful Tech IPO in Australia

DroneShield (TechBUZZ '14 Summer) Completes First Successful Tech IPO in Australia US-based DroneShield began trading on the ASX on Wednesday morning after raising $7 million through the IPO, giving it a market capitalisation [...]

MAVA Announces Full Lineup for TechBUZZ Summer

For media inquiry TechBUZZ@mava.org 202.847.0053 MAVA Announces Full Lineup for TechBUZZ Summer Accomplished CEOs, Executives and Investors added to the Lineup Featuring 20 East Coast Startups WASHINGTON, DC, June [...]

Framebridge (TechBUZZ ’14 Fall) raises $9M, MAVA Members NEA, SWaN & Legend Invest

Framebridge (TechBUZZ '14 Fall) raises $9M, MAVA Members NEA, SWaN & Legend Invest Online custom framing company Framebridge is continuing to take its market square on and is expanding growth with an additional round of [...]

Aquicore (TechBUZZ ’13 Fall) Raises $5M Series A

Aquicore (TechBUZZ '13 Fall) Raises $5M Series A Aquicore, a leader in real-time data collection and analytics for commercial real estate, secured $5 million in Series A funding led by Kiddar Capital, a forerunner [...]

12 Past TechBUZZ Presenters Nominated for NVTC 2016 Hot Ticket Awards

12 Past TechBUZZ Presenters Nominated for NVTC 2016 Hot Ticket Awards For more than 10 years, the NVTC Hot Ticket Awards have recognized the efforts of entrepreneurial companies in the Greater Washington region's [...]

Encore Alert (TechBUZZ Fall ’13) Acquired by Meltwater, relocates to San Francisco

Encore Alert (TechBUZZ Fall '13) Acquired by Meltwater, relocates to San Francisco Arlington-based marketing and PR analytics startup Encore Alert has been acquired by Meltwater, a San Francisco-based brand analytics and consulting firm, for [...]

MAVA Member ZeroFox (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) Raises $27M Series B

MAVA Member ZeroFox (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) Raises $27M Series B Re/Code covers ZeroFOX: “ZeroFox, a cyber security startup that specializes in vulnerabilities created by social media, raised a $27 million Series B round led [...]

MAVA Member TEDCO Invests $1.7 Million in 17 Maryland Startups, Including Sisu Global Health (TechBUZZ ’15 Fall)

MAVA Member TEDCO Invests $1.7 Million in 17 Maryland Startups, Including Sisu Global Health (TechBUZZ '15 Fall) COLUMBIA, Md. March 23, 2016 - The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced today that 17 companies [...]

Member Spotlight: ThreatQuotient

Founded by former security operations analysts, ThreatQuotient’s Threat Intelligence Platform, ThreatQ, empowers security teams to respond to cyber threats with precision. ThreatQ centrally manages and correlates unlimited external and internal security and analytics solutions to [...]

MAVA Member Canvas (TechBUZZ ’11 Spring) Raises $4M, backed by Osage Venture Partners, River Cities Capital Funds

MAVA Member Canvas (TechBUZZ '11 Spring) Raises $4M, backed by Osage Venture Partners, River Cities Capital Funds In an interview with DC Inno, CEO James Quigley confirmed what was shown in an SEC [...]

Painless1099 (TechBUZZ ’15 Fall) wins $500,000 in competition

Painless1099 (TechBUZZ '15 Fall) wins $500,000 in competition A Richmond startup company that helps freelancers set aside the right amount of their income for taxes won $500,000 in a business pitch competition this week [...]

Zoomdata (TechBUZZ ’12 Spring) Snags $25M from NEA and others

Zoomdata (TechBUZZ '12 Spring) Snags $25M from NEA and others Zoomdata, which converts data from many sources into a more understandable visual format, now has $25 million in new funding to build out that [...]

MAVA Company Member ZeroFOX (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) Appoints Sales & Marketing Execs to Accelerate Global Growth

MAVA Company Member ZeroFOX (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) Appoints Sales & Marketing Execs to Accelerate Global Growth February 10th, BALTIMORE MD — ZeroFOX, the social media security company, today announced two new executives, collectively adding [...]

Aquicore (TechBUZZ ’13 Fall) Grows with $3.1M Investment

Aquicore (TechBUZZ '13 Fall) Grows with $3.1M Investment Washington, D.C.-based energy analytics and management startup Aquicore has raised $3.1 million in seed funding led by D.C. tech incubator 1776. Aquicore is one of the first rounds [...]

Power Fingerprinting (TechBUZZ ’13 Fall) Adds $2 mln in Fundraising

Power Fingerprinting (TechBUZZ '13 Fall) Adds $2 mln in Fundraising Power Fingerprinting, Inc., Corporation just released form D announcing $2.00 million equity financing. This is a new filing. Power Fingerprinting was able to finance [...]

BeHealth Solutions (TechBUZZ ’15 Spring) Adds $2.35 mln Financing

Past TechBUZZ Presenter BeHealth Solutions Adds $2.35 mln Financing Behealth Solutions, Llc, Limited Liability Company just submitted form D regarding $2.35 million equity and debt financing. This is a new filing. Behealth Solutions was [...]

MyDealerOnline (TechBUZZ ’15 Fall) adds $1M to funding coffers

MyDealerOnline (TechBUZZ '15 Fall) adds $1M to funding coffers MyDealerOnline announced Wednesday that it bolstered its funding by receiving $1 million right before the start of the new year. Having now received a total [...]

DivvyCloud (TechBUZZ ’14 Spring) Wins Customers and Recognition for Cloud Infrastructure Automation Technology; Doubles Staff in 2015

DivvyCloud (TechBUZZ '14 Spring) Wins Customers and Recognition for Cloud Infrastructure Automation Technology; Doubles Staff in 2015 DivvyCloud, a developer of innovative technology to automate and manage today’s cloud infrastructure, achieved a breakout year [...]

StayNTouch (TechBUZZ ’13 Spring) Secures $9.5M Series A Funding

StayNTouch (TechBUZZ '13 Spring) Secures $9.5M Series A Funding Washington D.C., February 3, 2016 – StayNTouch, an innovator in mobile technology and Property Management Systems (PMS) for hotels, today announced the closing of a $9.5M [...]

ThreatConnect (TechBUZZ ’14 Summer) Raises $16M Series B, led by Member Firm SAP NS2

ThreatConnect (TechBUZZ '14 Summer) Raises $16M Series B, led by Member Firm SAP NS2 Arlington, Va.-based ThreatConnect, the developers of a cloud and on-premise software suite to aggregate, collect and analyze threat intelligence data [...]

EXCLUSIVE: Drone Detection Co. DroneShield Raises $950K To Expand Team

EXCLUSIVE: Drone Detection Co. DroneShield Raises $950K To Expand Team The technology is used to protect everything from airports to nuclear power plants Herndon, Va.-based drone detection technology developer DroneShield has raised a $950,000 convertible [...]

LearnZillion (TechBUZZ ’11 Fall) Snaps Up $13M

LearnZillion (TechBUZZ '11 Fall) Snaps Up $13M LearnZillion, an open cloud-based curriculum solution provider, has secured $13 million in funding. The investors included DCM Ventures and Owl Ventures. PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON – Today, LearnZillion announced [...]

Citelighter (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) $1.50 million Fundraising. Robert Lee Jokl III Filed Sep 11 Form D

Citelighter (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) $1.50 million Fundraising. Robert Lee Jokl III Filed Sep 11 Form D Citelighter Financing Citelighter, Inc., Corporation just filed form D because of $1.50 million debt financing. This is a [...]

Manassas, Va.-based Virgil Security (TechBUZZ ’15 Summer) raises $525,000

Manassas, Va.-based Virgil Security (TechBUZZ '15 Summer) raises $525,000 On Tuesday, two local startup alumni from Herndon, Va.-based cybersecurity accelerator Mach37 announced that they had dually raised seed rounds. McLean-based Cyph, developers of an encrypted messaging [...]

McLean-based Cyph (TechBUZZ ’15 Summer) raises $500,000

McLean-based Cyph (TechBUZZ '15 Summer) raises $500,000 On Tuesday, two local startup alumni from Herndon, Va.-based cybersecurity accelerator Mach37 announced that they had dually raised seed rounds. McLean-based Cyph, developers of an encrypted messaging app, and [...]

Aquicore (TechBUZZ ’13 Fall) Raises $3.1M in Funding Round Led by 1776

Aquicore (TechBUZZ '13 Fall) Raises $3.1M in Funding Round Led by 1776 Aquicore announced today it closed a $3.1 million funding round, led by global startup incubator and seed fund 1776. Offering comprehensive building energy [...]

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RedOwl Analytics (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) Praises Baltimore’s Business Friendliness

RedOwl Analytics (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) Praises Baltimore's Business Friendliness Thanks in part to the region’s abundant resources and business friendly environment, RedOwl Analytics has rapidly progressed from a modest startup to a Maryland success story, co-founder Renny [...]

D.C. startup BlueCart (TechBUZZ ’15 Spring) raises $4M to connect restaurants and suppliers

D.C. startup BlueCart (TechBUZZ '15 Spring) raises $4M to connect restaurants and suppliers Improvonia, now BlueCart, a tech startup based in the District, has closed a $4 million funding round to scale up its [...]

Waveborn Sunglasses (TechBUZZ ’14 Fall) Signs Troy Aikman as Official Spokesperson

Waveborn Sunglasses (TechBUZZ '14 Fall) Signs Troy Aikman as Official Spokesperson DC based socially conscious sunglasses company just signed one of the most successful NFL quarterbacks of all time as their official spokesperson. Waveborn Sunglasses just [...]

Distil Networks (TechBUZZ ’11 Fall) $20.00 million Fundraising. Rami Essaid Released Jul 28 Form D

Distil Networks (TechBUZZ '11 Fall) $20.00 million Fundraising. Rami Essaid Released Jul 28 Form D Distil Networks Financing Distil Networks, Inc., Corporation just had published form D because of $20.00 million equity financing. This [...]

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RedOwl (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) Secures $17 Million to Deliver Behavioral Analytics and Insider Risk Management to the Enterprise

RedOwl (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) Secures $17 Million to Deliver Behavioral Analytics and Insider Risk Management to the Enterprise Allegis Capital Managing Director Robert Ackerman Appointed to Company's Board of Directors SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul [...]

Former BlackBerry execs score $7.3-million for CRM software startup

Former BlackBerry execs score $7.3-million for CRM software startup Two former BlackBerry insiders who believe they’ve invented a better way for executives to manage their customer relationships have raised $7.3-million (U.S.) in a [...]

Distil Networks (TechBUZZ ’11 Fall) Raises $21M To Block Malicious Bots

Distil Networks (TechBUZZ '11 Fall) Raises $21M To Block Malicious Bots Distil Networks, a company that analyzes website traffic and blocks malicious bots, announced a $21 million Series B round today. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round [...]

Distil (TechBUZZ ’11 Fall) Networks Announces $21M in Funding Led By Bessemer Venture Partners

Distil (TechBUZZ '11 Fall) Networks Announces $21M in Funding Led By Bessemer Venture Partners San Francisco, CA –June 30, 2015 – Distil Networks, Inc., the global leader in bot detection and mitigation, today announced that [...]

Framebridge (TechBUZZ ’14 Fall) pulls in another $7.7M from big-name local investors

Framebridge (TechBUZZ '14 Fall) pulls in another $7.7M from big-name local investors Framebridge, the custom framing technology company, has raised $7.7 million from existing investors New Enterprise Associates, Revolution Ventures and former LivingSocial CEO [...]

Financial Planning Software Startup Wealthminder (TechBUZZ ’14 Fall) Gets $1.45M

Financial Planning Software Startup Wealthminder (TechBUZZ '14 Fall) Gets $1.45M Wealthminder—a Reston, Va.-based startup that develops financial planning and investment advice software along with a platform to connect users with verified financial planners—has raised a [...]

ThreatQuotient (TechBUZZ ’14 Summer) raises $1.5M

ThreatQuotient (TechBUZZ '14 Summer) raises $1.5M WHO’S MAKING MOVES? Arlington-based Evolent Health, a company that consults with health systems, filed for a $100 million IPO. Power Supply, a D.C.-based company that delivers healthy meals, has [...]

ID.me (TechBUZZ ’11 Spring) raises $3M bridge toward $7.5M Series B

ID.me (TechBUZZ '11 Spring) raises $3M bridge toward $7.5M Series B ID.me, a company that helps retailers validate the credentials of military service members and other customers claiming discounts, has raised $3 million in [...]

The ‘Netflix of Children’s Audio Books’ Tales2Go (TechBUZZ ’14 Summer) Raises $2.4M Series A

The 'Netflix of Children's Audio Books' Tales2Go (TechBUZZ '14 Summer) Raises $2.4M Series A On Wednesday, Bethesda, M.D.-based Tales2Go announced it had secured a $2.4 million Series A equity funding round led by a group of private investors [...]

YouEye Secures Strategic Investment from Gfk for Advanced Customer Experience Analytics

YouEye Secures Strategic Investment from Gfk for Advanced Customer Experience Analytics MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif and NEW YORK, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Agile research technology innovator YouEye and global market research leader GfK today announced a strategic partnership that teams the industry-leading [...]

Citelighter (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) attracts $2 mln

Citelighter (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) attracts $2 mln Baltimore-based writing platform providerCitelighter has received $2 million in Series Seed-2 funding. Propel Baltimore Fund led the round with participation from other investors that includedMaryland Venture Fund, Gulf [...]

B2B relationship management company Introhive raises $6.7 million [Startup Roundup]

B2B relationship management company Introhive raises $6.7 million [Startup Roundup] Introhive, a company that helps businesses mine their contact data, has raised $6.7 million, according to an SEC filing. Leading the round, are GrowthWorks Atlantic Venture Fund, [...]

Baltimore’s OpiaTalk (TechBUZZ ’14 Fall) closes $500K bridge round

Baltimore's OpiaTalk (TechBUZZ '14 Fall) closes $500K bridge round Baltimore-based OpiaTalk has raised $500,000 to put toward making its e-commerce widget available on mobile devices. The bridge round of funding was backed by angel [...]

Canvas (TechBUZZ ’11 Spring) Announces $9 Million Investment from River Cities Capital Funds and Osage Venture Partners

Canvas (TechBUZZ '11 Spring) Announces $9 Million Investment from River Cities Capital Funds and Osage Venture Partners Canvas, the global leader in mobile apps for collecting and sharing business information, today announced it has secured [...]

Framing startup Framebridge (TechBUZZ ’14 Fall) lands investment from Revolution Ventures, New Enterprise Associates

Framing startup Framebridge (TechBUZZ '14 Fall) lands investment from Revolution Ventures, New Enterprise Associates If you've ever had a picture or diploma framed, you know the sticker shock that comes along with the bill. [...]

Cyber Squared (TechBUZZ ’14 Spring) gets $4M in funding, changes name

Cyber Squared - Now ThreatConnect - (TechBUZZ '14 Spring) gets $4M in funding, changes name Arlington-based cybersecurity company Cyber Squared Inc. has closed on $4 million in financing from a group of investors led [...]

D.C.-based CareLuLu (TechBUZZ ’14 Summer) receives $1.7M in seed funding, plans expansion

D.C.-based CareLuLu (TechBUZZ '14 Summer) receives $1.7M in seed funding, plans expansion CareLuLu, an online platform that allows parents to find and compare local preschools and child care programs, has raised $1.7 million in [...]

Vheda Health, Nuvu take home top prizes at TEDCO Expo

Vheda Health, Nuvu take home top prizes at TEDCO Expo Vheda Health took home the top prize Tuesday in Startup Maryland’s annualPitch Across Maryland competition. The Columbia health IT startup works to simplify chronic disease management through [...]

Vogogo Secures Partnership with Knox Payments (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) to Service Digital Currency Industry

Vogogo Secures Partnership with Knox Payments (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) to Service Digital Currency Industry Payment Processor Vogogo has announced a partnership with Knox payments that will allow US clients in the digital currency industry to [...]

Citelighter’s (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) solution for Common Core is a hit with schools, investors

Citelighter's (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) solution for Common Core is a hit with schools, investors Teachers across the country are pulling their hair out trying to figure out how their students will meet new federal [...]

Attentive.ly (TechBUZZ ’14 Summer) scores $750K to layer more social marketing onto companies’ platforms

Attentive.ly (TechBUZZ '14 Summer) scores $750K to layer more social marketing onto companies' platforms Attentive.ly has just landed $750,000 so it can bring more of its social marketingautomation to businesses. The Atlanta-based company offers a [...]

ID.me (TechBUZZ ’11 Spring) buys student shopping startup Perkla

ID.me (TechBUZZ '11 Spring) buys student shopping startup Perkla ID.me announced Monday its acquisition of New York-based student shopping startup Perkla. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Understanding why ID.me bought the startup [...]

Genacast Ventures and Core Capital leads Series A round for STAQ (TechBUZZ ’14 Summer)

Genacast Ventures and Core Capital leads Series A round for STAQ (TechBUZZ '14 Summer) Ad tech firm STAQ has secured $2.5 million in Series A financing. Genacast Ventures and Core Capital led the round with [...]

Startup Zoomdata (TechBUZZ ’12 Spring) Raises $17M to Push Real-Time “Sharpening” Approach to Big Data

Startup Zoomdata (TechBUZZ '12 Spring) Raises $17M to Push Real-Time “Sharpening” Approach to Big Data Big data analytics startup Zoomdata announced a $17 million Series B funding round led by Accel Partners. The two-year-old Reston, [...]

Zoomdata (TechBUZZ ’12 Spring) Scores $17M To Help Update the Business Intelligence Market

Zoomdata (TechBUZZ '12 Spring) Scores $17M To Help Update the Business Intelligence Market Business Intelligence is a highly mature market that’s been altered once before, but new-comer Zoomdata wants to disrupt the space one more time –and [...]

DataRPM (TechBUZZ ’13 Spring) Wins Big Data New Product of the Year

DataRPM (TechBUZZ '13 Spring) Wins Big Data New Product of the Year DataRPM’s Instant Answers™ Smart Machine Platform Wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2014 American Business AwardsSM as the Big Data Software Solution New Product [...]

BETTERIFIC PUTS FIRST PRODUCT ON SHELF

BETTERIFIC PUTS FIRST PRODUCT ON SHELF Betterific, the crowdsourced ideation company, announced recently the first product to come out of its platform: tags on fitted sheets to show which side of the sheet fits which [...]

Acentia company wins $97.2M to support NOAA satellite and product office

Acentia company wins $97.2M to support NOAA satellite and product office 2020 Company LLC has won a five-year, $97.2 million contract to provide program management, systems engineering and operations and maintenance services to the National [...]

Baltimore-area companies, including RedOwl (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) raise $29.5M in venture capital during second quarter

Baltimore-area companies, including RedOwl (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) raise $29.5M in venture capital during second quarter Baltimore-area companies took home 12 percent of the money venture firms invested in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., region in the second [...]

RedOwl Analytics (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) Announces $4.6 Million of New Funding

RedOwl Analytics (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) Announces $4.6 Million of New Funding BALTIMORE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RedOwl Analytics, a company that applies analytics to internal corporate data streams for proactive risk oversight, announced the closing of [...]

Triblio (TechBUZZ ’14 Spring) Raises $3.4M For A Data-Driven Approach To Content Marketing

Triblio (TechBUZZ '14 Spring) Raises $3.4M For A Data-Driven Approach To Content Marketing Triblio, a startup that says it’s bringing “science to the art of content marketing,” is announcing that it has raised $3.4 million [...]

Distil Networks (TechBUZZ ’11 Fall) Raises $10M

Distil Networks (TechBUZZ '11 Fall) Raises $10M CYBERSECURITY Arlington cloud firm raises $10 million Arlington-based Internet cloud security provider Distil Networks has raised $10 million in early stage funding, the company announced last week. [...]

Ostrato (TechBUZZ ’14 Spring) Nominated for Northern Virginia Technology Council 2014 Hot Ticket Award

Ostrato (TechBUZZ '14 Spring) Nominated for Northern Virginia Technology Council 2014 Hot Ticket Award Ostrato, developer of the scalable and easy-to-use cloudSM cloud management platform, is pleased to announce that Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) [...]

Distil Networks’ (TechBUZZ ’11 Fall) $10M Funding Round Valued The Bot Detection Company At Around $30M

Distil Networks’ (TechBUZZ '11 Fall) $10M Funding Round Valued The Bot Detection Company At Around $30M Bot detection startup Distil Networks announced today that it has raised a $10 million Series A. A source with [...]

ID.me (TechBUZZ ’11 Spring) makes Entrepreneur Magazine’s ‘100 Brilliant Companies’ list

ID.me (TechBUZZ '11 Spring) makes Entrepreneur Magazine's '100 Brilliant Companies' list McLean-based ID.me, a company that makes digital identification cards to verify eligibility for military, student or first-responder discounts, was named to Entrepreneur Magazine's [...]

Rehabtics wins TowsonGlobal Business Plan Competition

Rehabtics wins TowsonGlobal Business Plan Competition Health IT startup Rehabtics just got a leg up. The firm won TowsonGlobal’s fourth annual Business Plan Competition this month, taking home $3,750 cash, a 90-day TowsonGlobal incubator membership, [...]

Kaltura Acquires Leading Pay OTT Technology Provider Tvinci – Reinforces Position As Video Powerhouse

Kaltura Acquires Leading Pay OTT Technology Provider Tvinci - Reinforces Position As Video Powerhouse Upon heels of $47 million funding round, video platform Kaltura purchases Tvinci to create the world’s most comprehensive end-to-end Pay [...]

Geostellar Raises $1 Million Crowdfunding on Return on Change

Geostellar Raises $1 Million Crowdfunding on Return on Change Online Solar Marketplace Geostellar Raises $1 Million Equity Crowdfunding Over Three Months. Geostellar, a leading online solar rooftop marketplace,  has closed a $1 million round [...]

Cybersecurity firm HackSurfer pulls in $3.5M from investors

Cybersecurity firm HackSurfer pulls in $3.5M from investors Glenelg-based cybersecurity company HackSurfer has added $3.5 million to its coffers. The firm’s latest founding round, which was led by Boulder Ventures and District-based CNF Investments, is [...]

ZeroFOX (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) Wins 2014 CRTC Rising Star Award

ZeroFOX (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) Wins 2014 CRTC Rising Star Award Baltimore, MD, April 10, 2014 --(PR.com)-- ZeroFOX, a cyber security firm specializing in Social Risk Management, was named the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council’s Rising Star [...]

Speek (TechBUZZ ’12 Spring) among first Crystal Tech Fund deals

Speek (TechBUZZ '12 Spring) among first Crystal Tech Fund deals The Crystal Tech Fund, a "post-seed" fund launched by former 500 Startups partner Paul Singh, on Thursday named its inaugural half-dozen deals. They are:  conference call-startup [...]

Tech Company Geostellar Is Crowd-Funding An Online Solar Marketplace, Exceeds Halfway Point Of Its $1M Fundraising Goal

Tech Company Geostellar Is Crowd-Funding An Online Solar Marketplace, Exceeds Halfway Point Of Its $1M Fundraising Goal Last year, solar stocks performed dismally, but this year investing in the right solar companies has paid off [...]

ID.me (TechBUZZ ’11 Spring) Raises Another $10 Million In Funding

ID.me (TechBUZZ '11 Spring) Raises Another $10 Million In Funding According to a press release just out, “ID.me, Inc., a 2013 WSJ “Startup of the Year” finalist and leader in the digital identity space, completed [...]

Federal Hill’s Parking Panda (TechBUZZ ’11 Fall) made official parking partner of MLB.com

Federal Hill’s Parking Panda (TechBUZZ '11 Fall) made official parking partner of MLB.com Four Major League Baseball teams, with another 12 to 15 on the way, will be directing fans to the technology of Federal [...]

Cybersecurity startup ZeroFox (TechBUZZ ’13 Summer) opens offices in San Francisco and New York City

Cybersecurity startup ZeroFox (TechBUZZ '13 Summer) opens offices in San Francisco and New York City First cybersecurity startup ZeroFox expanded its office from Betamore to an 8,000-square-foot space located one floor beneath the Federal Hill [...]

WeddingWire, Speek (TechBUZZ ’12 Spring) and SocialRadar Partner to Host Virtual Weddings

WeddingWire, Speek (TechBUZZ '12 Spring) and SocialRadar Partner to Host Virtual Weddings Washington, DC  – April 1, 2014 – Three of Washington, D.C.’s leading technology companies, WeddingWire ,Speek and SocialRadar , have joined forces today [...]