News For Week September 16: Colin Barceloux of Rafter Announced the Launch of The Rented Life2 min read

Check out Founders Network members making headlines in this week’s member news roundup. Founders Network offers peer mentorship for over 300 tech startup founders. To learn more about FN, please visit

Colin BarcelouxColin Barceloux, Founder of Rafter Announced the Launch of The Rented Life, a social media campaign challenging one student to survive the upcoming fall semester by attempting to rent everything they need to live. Rafter is an education technology company and the leader in course materials management.


galen buckwalterGalen Buckwalter‘s Startup TidePool was named one of the top 10 Startups from TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 by The Fetch Blog. Tidepool helps users understand how their personality, thinking and mood influence their daily performance.


Domingo GuerraDomingo Guerra of Appthority announced the first all-in-one app risk management solution combining app reputation analysis with a new policy management functionality, enabling organizations to create custom app risk policies. Appthority helps the enterprise identify and manage the risks hidden in mobile apps.


Rakesh Tondon, CEO of LE TOTERakesh Tondon and Brett Northart, Co-founders of LE TOTE were featured on 500 Startup’s Startup Founder’s Podcast Episode 20. LE TOTE is a fashion discovery platform that connects brands with consumers through a rental model.



Jesse Maddox, Founder TripLingoJesse Maddox‘s startup TripLingo made The Next Web’s 10 startups from Atlanta that you need to know about. TripLingo is an iOS app includes vocabulary flash-cards, access to a live translator, a 2000+ word dictionary, a pronunciation guide and many other tools to help you master any of the 11 languages offered in the basic version.


Michael MeinhardtYahoo Finance announced that Michael Meinhardt of Cloudwords will be presenting global customer engagement strategies at Brand2Global Event. Cloudwords offers the world’s most comprehensive translation management solution.


Kourosh ParsapourKourosh Parsapour announced the launch of 5plus’s website. 5plus improves physiotherapy efficiency with our proprietary software and Kinect to reduce assessment and documentation time from 30 to 2 min.


Marcus Nelson of AddvocateMarcus Nelson of Addvocate had his blog post featured in VentureBeat. Addvocate provides the technology, the expertise and the guidance to help businesses magnify employees’ social voices to increase sales, inform customers, and enhance the reputation of their brand, their company and their products.


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