Check out Founders Network members making headlines in this week’s member news roundup. Founders Network offers peer mentorship for over 500 tech startup founders. To learn more about FN, please visit www.foundersnetwork.com
Jeremy Almond‘s Startup PayStand received backing from Central Coast Angels. PayStand makes it delightfully simple for anyone to sell or receive money online – directly on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Blogs or any Website.
Taylor Umphreys‘ startup Zuli completed a $175,000 KickStarter Campaign and enlisted 925 backers to start testing its Bluetooth LE-networked, energy-sensing smart plugs in their apartments and homes. Zuli makes it simple and easy to control and monitor you home from your smartphone.
Eric Brisson‘s startup ccGenie was featured in VentureBeat as one of three companies that allows you to work within email to create the organization, collaboration and file sharing. ccGenie turns a mountain of emails, attachments, and links into an organized project so that you and your team can quickly find information.
Mat Ellis‘ startup Cloudability announced its revenue last year was 12 times larger than it was in 2012, and now it manages 15 percent of all spending on Amazon’s cloud. Cloudability provides comprehensive tools that measure cloud infrastructure costs and usage throughout an organization.
Domingo Guerra, Founder of Appthority, was featured in InformationWeek discussing privacy and security risks on the upcoming boom in wearable technologies. Appthority is a San Francisco based startup that helps the enterprise identify and manage the risks hidden in mobile apps.
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