TechBUZZ Alumni Funding Announcements


"TechBUZZ is an amazing platform for launching your startup and a fundraising process. I highly recommend that all startups apply to present and put in serious time preparing your pitch." 


John Bracken,
 CEO and Co-Founder, Speek.com
TechBUZZ Spring,  May 2012



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 our TechBUZZ programs in 2012-2013. 



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: 

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