TechBUZZ Alumni Funding Announcements

Since taking the stage and shining the spotlight on their innovations, countless TechBUZZ presenting companies have witnessed immense growth and success. Read just some of their stories below and explore all of the terrific startups that have enjoyed the spotlight at TechBUZZ programs since 2011. 

TechBUZZ June 2014 Presenting Companies: scores $750k to layer more social marketing onto companies' platforms
October 20, 2014 has just landed $750,000 so it can bring of its social marketing automation to businesses. Read the Full Story

Genacast Ventures and Core Capital Leads $2.5M Series A For STAQ
December 8, 2014

The new funds wil enable Framebridge to continue expanding, both by adding to ints current staff of 15 as well as tripling its existing 3,800 square-foot space. Read the Full Story

TechBUZZ Spring 2014 Presenting Companies: 

Triblio raises $3.4 for a Data-Driven Approach to Content Marketing
June 5, 2014

Triblio, a startup that says it's bringing "science to the art of content marketin," is announcing that is has raised $3.4 million in seed funding. Read the Full Story


TechBUZZ Georgetown 2013 Presenting Companies: 

Encore: Rosslyn-Based Encore Lands $390,000 in Seed Funding

March 19, 2014

Encore Alert, the Rosslyn-based developer of a tool designed to help marketing teams by analyzing social media data and suggesting appropriate marketing responses, said it has raised $390,000 in seed funding, led by NextGen Angels. Read the Full Story

SameGrain: Raises $800,000 in First Round of Funding
March 3, 2014

SameGrain, Inc., an award winning "privacy first" social discovery start-up, announced today that it has secured $800,000 in seed funding. Read the Full Story

The Trip Tribe: Seed Round Closed
October, 2013
"I wanted to thank you again for all of your help for our business with TechBUZZ and beyond. We closed our seed round this month and that Georgetown event was instrumental. An angel investor we met there spurred the round and invested quite substantially. We're really appreciative of the support."
Dave Aidekman

TechBUZZ June 2013 Presenting Companies: 

RedOwl Analytics Raises $4.6 Million
June 24, 2014
RedOwl has closed a $4.6 million Series A from investors including Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO, Igor Sill of Geneva Venture Group, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank (via Sagamore Venture), Christ Lawless of Conversion Capital, Attractor Ventures LLC, Propel Baltimore and TEDCO's New Veterans' Opportunity Fund. Read the Full Story

ZeroFOX (formerly Riskive): Raises $10.7 Led by NEA

February 6, 2014
The Social Risk Management CompanyTM, announced it has secured $10.7 million in Series A funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Read the Full Story

Citelighter, Inc.: Raises $1.525 Million in Seed Round Funding

February 6, 2014
Citelighter, the company whose platform helps students more effectively complete research and writing assignments, has announced that it has raised $1.525 million in a Series Seed round of funding. Read the Full Story

ZeroFOX (formerly Riskive): Raises $2.2 Million
July 12, 2013
Riskive Inc. has raised $2.2 million via sale of shares to 14 investors, according to an SEC filing. Read the Full Story

TechBUZZ April 2013 Presenting Companies: 

DataRPM: Secures $5.1 Million in Series A
March 11, 2014
DataRPM, the industry pioneer in cognitive business intelligence, today announced that it has closed a $5.1 million Series A funding round. Read the Full Story

TechBUZZ Spring 2012 Presenting Companies:

Zoomdata Raises $17 Million 
October 6, 2014
Zoomdata Inc. has closed a $17 million Series B equity offering led by Accel Partners out of its Big Data fund and includes current investors New Enterprise Associates, Columbus Nova Technology Partners, Razor’s Edge Ventures and B7. Read the Full Story

CNF Investments-backed Speek Raises $2.6 Million
May 27, 2014
Speek Inc. has closed a $2.6 million equity offering, raising the amount from 40 investors, according to an amended SEC filing. Read the Full Story

Speek Raises $5.1M in Series A

March 3, 2014

Speek, the fastest and easiest way to do conference calls, has raised a Series A round of funding. Speek will be using the new funding to grow their disruptive conference calling service into the SMB and enterprise market with the launch of their new Speek for Teams platform.. Read the Full Story

TechBUZZ Fall 2011 Presenting Companies: 

AllStar Deals Closes on $5.1 Million

October 13, 2014
AllStar Deals Inc. has raised $5.1 million from investors via share of shares and convertible preferred shares. Read the Full Story

Distill Networks' $10M Funding Round Valued The Bot Detection Company at Around $30M
May 28, 2014
Bot detection startup Distil Networks announced today that is has raised a $10 million Series A. Read the Full Story