In the News: Ascendify, Appthority, JetMe and more this April2 min read

FN Startup News April

Check out Founders Network members making tech startup news headlines in this month’s member news roundup.

Matt HendricksonFN Startup news: Matt Hendrickson, Ascendify, Founder of Ascendify, announces an investment from GE Ventures (via Business Wire). Ascendify offers a completely mobile, social, talent acquisition platform with modern recruiting point solutions.


Domingo GuerraFN Startup news Domingo Guerra, Appthority, Founder of Appthority, launches on-device capabilities to secure enterprises from millions of risky apps (via PR Newswire). Appthority is an app-risk management service that helps enterprises identify and manage the risks hidden in mobile apps.


FN Startup news: Dmitry Romanyukha, JetMe

Dmitry Romanyukha, Founder of JetMe, launches his ‘Name Your Price’ tool (via TechCrunch). JetMe is an on-demand private jet sharing and booking service company.


FN startup news Dan Mcguire Skinnyprice

Dan McGuire (Founder) and Andrew Jones‘ (CTO) Skinnyprice is featured by Dell as the next big thing in e-retail (via Dell for Entrepreneurs). Skinnyprice has patented pricing technology that improves e-tailer’s conversions by fundamentally reinventing pricing.


FN startup news John Pettus Fiskkit

John Pettus, Founder of Fiskkit, is featured the article “With Fiskkit, Anyone Can Criticize the Media” (via Techpresident). Fiskkit was created to provide a better place for people to discuss important news topics and to find what information is good and bad in every article on the Internet.


FN Startup news Ty Walrod Bright Funds

Ty Walrod, Founder of Bright Funds, is featured in the article, “Why Businesses That Are Purpose-Driven Come Out on Top” (via Inc). Bright Funds lets you easily and effectively manage your charitable giving by building a customized giving portfolio.


FN Startup news Marc Ira TalinoEV

Marc Ira‘s TalinoEV is featured in Tech in Asia for finding a clever way to make electric vehicles cheaper for emerging markets (via Tech in Asia). TalinoEV is an electric vehicle business-platform company.


FN Startup news Gabe Davis fuse5

Gabe Davis‘ Fuse5 is selected by National Auto Stores (NAS) to run in eighteen of their locations (via After Market News). Fuse5 is a POS, CRM, inventory and back office management software for the automotive aftermarket.


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