Highlighter.com is an education publishing platform aimed at drastically reducing the cost of textbooks and course material while increasing student success by leveraging powerful and actionable analytics and student data. Highlighter's HTML5 Reader allows educators to publish PDF, ePUB and Microsoft Office documents for free, accessible on any device, with unprecedented engagement by highlighting, annotating, commenting, sharing and saving snippets of text.
Highlighter is the brainchild of Josh Mullineaux, Matt Blancarte and Nate Whitehill, who are previous founders of Unique Blog Designs, a blog and web design firm that has worked thousands of web publishers. In May of 2010, the founders applied to TechStars in hopes that the positive networking environment would increasetheir chances of making Highlighter a success. As luck would have it, they were accepted to the inaugural Seattle TechStars class.
Founders Co-Op places a specific focus on web and mobile opportunities that require limited capital to demonstrate market traction, but have a shot at making a real dent in the universe at scale.KBJ Capital
Wilkes Barre, PA
Started by accomplished entrepreneur Kristopher B. Jones, also the owner of the wildly popular ReferLocal, KBJ Capital is most passionate about making investments in great companies and mentoring talented entrepreneurs toward successful exits.TechStars
TechStars provides seed funding from over 75 top venture capital firms and angel investors who are vested in the success of your startup, as well as intense mentorship from hundreds of the best entrepreneurs in the world.eonBusiness Ventures
Founded in 1997 as an Internet marketing strategy and web development company, eonBusiness has assisted many entrepreneurs in launching, developing and growing various web-based businesses.David G. Cohen
David G. Cohen is the co-founder of TechStars and as well as an active investor in early stage web/software companies through Bullet Time Ventures which has been in operation since May of 2009.Todd Warren, Inc.
Todd Warren divides his time between the technology industry and entrepreneurial educational ventures. He is an also an advistor investor in Divergent Ventures, focusing on early-stage companies.Collaborative Seed & Growth Partners
Walt Winshall is the principal in Collaborative Seed and Growth Partners, LLC, an investment firm specializing in the commercialization of early-stage technology.
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