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2nd November 2012

TechStars Demo Day: Seattle 2012

TechStars Demo Day Seattle 2012

photo by Kayla Roark

Ten new companies took the stage at Showbox SoDo yesterday afternoon to pitch to a sold out audience of investors, mentors, community, and Seattle supporters.

Tred: @tredsite
Test drives delivered.
GeekWire: Tred aims to help dealers, shoppers with test drives

Sandglaz: @sandglaz
The simplest way for teams to collaborate and plan.
GeekWire: Task manager Sanglaz looks to boost team productivity

Glider (formerly named Superb.ly): @glider_com
Bringing clarity to deals.

Leanplum: @leanplum
Optimizing the long-term value of users in mobile games.
GeekWire: Leanplum lets game developers alter titles on the fly

Bizible: @bizible
Closing the marketing loop for the Fortune Five Million. Finally.
GeekWire: Bizible lets companies track revenue back to marketing source 

Apptentive: @apptentive
The easiest way for every company with an app to talk to their customers.
GeekWire: Apptentive lets app lovers talk to app developers inside apps

Linksy: @linksyme
Identify and activate influencers.
GeekWire: Linksy turns influencers into brand champions 

Maptia: @maptia
Building a beautiful discovery engine for places.
GeekWire: Maptia charts course with interactive map

Nveloped: @nveloped
Delivering secure email directly to a recipient’s inbox without complicated plugins or portals.
GeekWire: Nveloped helps you secure your e-mail.

MobileDevHQ: @mobiledevhq
Enabling app marketers to get more downloads by understanding and improving their organic app marketing.
BetaKit: TechStars Seattle’s MobileDevHQ wants to rethink SEO for mobile apps
GeekWire: MobileDevHQ looks to help propel apps up the charts

Thank you to our national sponsors: Cooley, Rackspace, SoftLayer, Silicon Valley Bank, and Microsoft BizSpark. We’re grateful to our local sponsor, Gist, and our demo day sponsor, William Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati.

Personal Blogs:
Greg Meyer: Success is getting one person to believe in you
Maptia: An Epic Mountain Climb

Press:
Forbes: What Really Makes Venture Capitalists Invest in Your Startup
GeekWire: Live from TechStars Demo Day – Ray Ozzie keynote and 10 new startup pitches
GeekWire: My three favorite pitches from TechStars Demo Day, and a few from Robert Scoble too
GeekWire: Ray Ozzie on Startups – don’t underestimate the power of your connections
GeekWire: TechStars Road Trip – Startups headed south to San Francisco after demo day
Silicon Florist: Field trip – Portland’s Glider (formerly Superbly) and the rest of TechStars Seattle Demo Day 2012
XConomy: TechStars Demo Day – have you invested yet?

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