BridgeX Reinvents the Way to Share Contact Info, Available Now on iOS and Android

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Free mobile app ends social media profile searches, awkward contact exchanges, and manual input of contact details between new connections

SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 14, 2015 BridgeX today announced the official launch of its mobile app that eliminates the friction of sharing your contact info and connecting across multiple social media networks. Available as a free download for iPhone and Android smartphones, the app allows users to create and share custom contact cards hassle-free to any smartphone and lets recipients save the information directly to their address book. BridgeX is the only simple and natural smartphone solution that doesn’t require users to enable NFC or Bluetooth connections, or create a third-party account to facilitate the transfer of information. The app is cross-platform and shares the custom contact card of your choice with a simple push notification using nearby location services or an SMS with a link to a web app.

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A Crowdfunding Campaign that Puts Customers First: Switchmate Announces Shipping and Satisfaction Guarantee

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Smart-Made-Simple Lighting Solution Promises December Ship Date or Your Money Back

PALO ALTO, Calif. – March 11, 2015 Hardware startup Switchmate today announced that, as a show of dedication to their community, they will honor a shipping and satisfaction guarantee to all backers of their crowdfunding campaign. If Switchmate misses their final shipping date of 31 December 2015, backers can request a full refund in lieu of their purchased hardware; and for the first ninety days after the products ship, any backers who are not entirely satisfied with their Switchmate can return it and be paid back in full. Continue reading A Crowdfunding Campaign that Puts Customers First: Switchmate Announces Shipping and Satisfaction Guarantee

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

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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