This is the Startup Roundup. Every Wednesday morning, Technically Baltimore will put together the smaller pieces that make up our startup ecosystem.
BarnRaiser, the crowdsourced community service web app that emerged as one of the 15 startups formed during Baltimore’s Startup Weekend in September, was one of the runners up chosen during DCWEEK‘s weekend hackathon. BarnRaiser co-founder Devin Partlow is also founder of AccelerateBaltimore company Kithly.
EasyWebContent tells Bmore Media that it expects to launch its Presenter service in “early 2013.” The Presenter service, which Technically Baltimore reported on in September, is a could-based, HTML 5-based animation tool that allows users to create websites, web animations and presentations.
The gb.tc has posted its reflections about its annual Tech Night event, this year hosted for the first time in Lexington Market. (See Technically Baltimore’s coverage here and here.) Included in the blog post is the rationale behind gb.tc’s picking each of the nine Lamplighter Award recipients at Tech Night.
Tuesday is the 2012 Entrepreneur Expo, a full day of networking, presentations and useful information for startup founders at the BWI Airport Marriott. Register for tickets here.
Vii Network has sold $40,000 of a $750,000 equity offering, according to SEC filings. The Columbia-based company, which Technically Baltimore reported on in July, uses asynchronous communication through video to provide training and instruction in a variety of fields — business, sports, education, fitness — around the world.