SameGrain closes $800K seed funding round [Startup Roundup] - Baltimore


Mar. 5, 2014 9:15 am

SameGrain closes $800K seed funding round [Startup Roundup]

This is the Startup Roundup. Every Wednesday morning, Baltimore will put together the smaller pieces that make up our startup ecosystem.

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who’s getting funded?

SameGrain, based out of the Emerging Technology Center in Highlandtown, has completed raising a seed round of $800,000, according to CityBizList. In February, as Baltimore reported, the startup announced it had raised $550,000 of the roundaccording to SEC filings. The social networking startup, yet to launch, allows users to “discover” other people with similar interests anonymously.

who’s making moves?

Edtech startup An Estuary has launched an online, aggregated journal of articles about education technology called FieldFlips.

Edtech startup Allovue has made three new hires, including a part-time communications manager and two developers, according to founder Jess Gartner.

Wham City Lights, the Mount Vernon-based startup that creates concert light shows through its mobile application, is currently being used by pop musician Demi Lovato on her latest tour.

Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist outside Washington, D.C. He's written for Wired, Backchannel, Popular Science, Fortune, the Washington Post Magazine, the Atlantic and elsewhere.


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