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
Aran Hamilton, Co-Founder of Vantage Analytics raised $1.1M in funding (via Anthony Ha, TechCrunch). Vantage Analytics is “Analytics in Action” for mid-sized ecommerce, helping stores scale without getting wrapped up in the numbers.
Nick Sullivan‘s startup ChangeTip announced they will kill clickbait with their Social Bitcoin Micropayment (via Natasha Lomas, TechCrunch). ChangeTip makes it easy to send and receive money online.
Shalabh Gupta‘s startup Globavir announced intentions to develop its lead drug candidate, GBV006 (via PR Newswire). Globavir is an infectious disease-focused company with multiple drugs in development.
Tim Varner‘s startup Roost graduated from Y Combinator with plans to expand push notifications to Chrome and Firefox (via Mark Sullivan, VentureBeat). Roost is a marketing channel that allows websites to engage readers with push notifications.
Zeb Dropkin‘s startup RentHackr was named one of the 2014 BigApps NYC Finalist (via www.nycbigapps.com). RentHackr helps people find and connect with apartments they want with help from other renters.
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