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Wheaton-Based Shopsy One of 13 Selected for TechStars Boston

Today is the start of the TechStars Winter 2012 program in Boston. It’s the fourth year we have been in Boston.
Once again, we had so many great companies apply that it was unbelievably hard to pick just ten. So we decided to invest in thirteen. Boston has deep bench strength and mentors from a broad set of disciplines so we chose a diverse set of companies: from e-commerce to education, financial markets to transportation, consumer mobile to B2B enterprise SaaS. These companies will help you crunch big data, raise a venture capital fund, track your documents, publish a book, and buy music. They will make your kids smarter, make you better at sports, and yes, even make you happier.
Boston, we are ready to rock! Here are the 13 companies in the TechStars Winter 2012 program in Boston:
Platform to fundraise for alternative investments
Social publishing
Mobile app that incentivizes regular exercise
An online creative software factory
Makes renting bicycles ridiculously easy and affordable.
Adaptive Educational Testing
Makes mobile couponing simple
Document tracking and metrics
The friendly music market. We offer a buying, selling and trading community with the benefits of CD ownership and the convenience of digital downloads.
Easy Hadoop in the cloud
Helps athletes and amateurs improve anywhere, anytime.
The retail graph
Crafting lessons through collaboration