Switchmate Reaches $50K Goal on Indiegogo One Day After Launch, Prepares for Production

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 Early Bird Pricing on Smart-Made-Simple Automated Light Switch Still Available for a Limited Time

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Mar. 4, 2015 – Switchmate, a hardware startup dedicated to producing the simplest possible smart-home products, today reached its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 and is officially starting production of its first product, the Switchmate smart switch. The device is a light automation solution that requires no rewiring or deconstruction – it snaps magnetically onto any standard switchplate, allowing users to flip the switch via their mobile device. Switchmate was backed by over 600 people and sold over 1,500 units within the first 36 hours, and is expected to ship in Q4 of 2015. Continue reading Switchmate Reaches $50K Goal on Indiegogo One Day After Launch, Prepares for Production

Switchmate Provides Smart Lighting without Rewiring, Available for Pre-Order Now on Indiegogo

switchmate_logoHardware Startup Democratizes Home Automation with their Simple Smart Switch

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Mar. 2, 2015 – Switchmate, a hardware startup striving to simplify the home automation space, today launched an Indiegogo campaign for their simple light automation solution. Unlike other smart lights, Switchmate requires no complicated rewiring or installation – it’s a sleek, minimalist lighting attachment that magnetically snaps on to any standard light switch, enabling users to control the switch via the Switchmate companion app.

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LifeMap Sciences Launches GeneAnalytics™ 1.1 with Improved Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis Features

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ALAMEDA, Calif. – Feb. 19, 2015 – LifeMap Sciences, Inc., a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc., announced today the release of GeneAnalytics™ v1.1, a powerful and easy-to-use gene set analysis tool that rapidly contextualizes RNAseq and microarray-derived gene expression patterns and function signatures. The tool leverages LifeMap Sciences’ comprehensive integrated biomedical knowledgebase, comprised of GeneCards, MalaCards, and LifeMap Discovery, to help researchers identify diseases, biological pathways, and tissues and cell types associated with gene sets derived from next generation sequencing (NGS) or microarray analysis experiments.  Continue reading LifeMap Sciences Launches GeneAnalytics™ 1.1 with Improved Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis Features

Daily Celebrity Crossword Developer PuzzleSocial Announces $3M Series A

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Top Grossing Digital Crossword Raises New Funding to Consolidate the Crossword Puzzle Market

NEW YORK – December 22, 2014 – PuzzleSocial, creator of the mobile game Daily Celebrity Crossword, today announced $3M in Series A funding. The round was led by new investor KiwiTech, and also included new investments from all seed stage investors, including former HBO president Thayer Bigelow, Mark Wachen of Upstage Ventures, and other leading NYC-based angels. Continue reading Daily Celebrity Crossword Developer PuzzleSocial Announces $3M Series A