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Washington DC Autumn 2013
Sessions: 2013-11-19 - 2014-03-04
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Itembase Gets Money in the Bank and Vinolovers Makes a TV Appearance for DC Wine Week
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Below is a roundup of Founder Institute Graduate news over the past week. To get grad news in real time follow us on Twitter @founding and for more startup insights, subscribe to our weekly Founder Insight newsletter here.
- Berlin-based personal inventory platform Itembase lands $3.25m funding boost (VentureVillage); Itembase automatically organizes and stores all of your purchases, receipts, warranties, and user manuals into one simple electronic filing cabinet.
- Madrid graduate, Sherpandipity, was featured on TICbeat (TICbeat); Sherpandipity is a platform connecting tourists with local guides.
- Washington DC graduate, Vinolovers, offered insights to the best wines of DC wine week (Fox News 5); Vinolovers connects wineries with wine drinker through a personalized buying experience.
- BloomNet selects Silicon Valley grad, Udemy, to Launch a World-Class Online Education Platform (Wall Street Journal); Udemy is a leading online learning platform.