Maven Launches The First Telemedicine Platform Made For Women With $2.2 Million In Seed

unnamed Maven, a telemedicine app that caters to the healthcare needs of women, launches out of beta today with $2.2 million in seed funding. Investors include Great Oaks Venture Capital, BoxGroup, F Cubed, and several angels including WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg, former Gilt Groupe and AOL exec Susan Lyne, and Gerson founder Thomas Lehrman. Maven founder Kate Ryder was working… Read More

Venture Capital Is Trying To Heal The Healthcare System

 Venture capitalists are on a mission to heal the ailing U.S. healthcare system, and big data might just be the right prescription. Healthcare costs in the U.S. have gone up over 130% in the last decade, and healthcare is currently 18% of the GDP….

Stanza Raises $4.3M To Bring More Communication And Marketing To Your Calendar

stanza An “Add-to-Calendar” button might not sound the most exciting foundation for a startup, but the team behind Stanza sees the button as a new way for organizations to reach their fans, customers, and team members.
The company, known until today as SpotOn.it, is announcing that it has raised $4.3 million in seed funding from Metamorphic Ventures, Founder Collective, Tekton Ventures… Read More

8tracks Signs Direct Licensing Deals With Music Labels To Improve Playlist Creation

5301467804_504317dc08_o Music streaming service 8tracks just signed a few licensing deals with independent music labels to make playlist creation much easier. As a reminder, 8tracks true advantage lies in its community — the service is all about creating playlists and sharing them so that you can find the perfect music depending on your favorite genres and current mood. “Historically, DJs on 8tracks have… Read More

Dashlane’s “Inbox Scan” Tool Uncovers The Passwords You’ve Saved In Your Email

dashlane-inbox-scan Even if you create and use secure passwords with your various online sites, there are still a number of ways they can leak out. One area that’s often overlooked, according to password manager and digital wallet provider Dashlane, is email. That is, people often share their login credentials and plain-text passwords along with other sensitive data via email messages. That means if… Read More