I’m excited to share that we’re rebranding ✨
Over the next few weeks, we will be transitioning to StartupStage. I’ll be sharing more information over the coming weeks, but wanted to give you all a little sneak peak.
We’ve grown a lot in 2023. As we grew, we felt that the name “Startup Founder Daily” no longer captured who we are and where we’re headed.
I shared a full-length post about the origin of the original name and more details about why we’re rebranding, but here’s a TL;DR –
Why StartupStage? The name works on two levels:
Your startup, our stage → We are a platform to showcase your startup and get eyes on what you’re building
Stage = Competition → The name highlights the competitive nature of our voting system. Startups compete for features across our platforms
A huge thanks to all of you who have been with us from the beginning. For those of you who have recently joined our journey, here’s our origin story.
The Backseat Startup Podcast
In this episode of the Backseat Startup podcast, we had Ioanna Mantzouridou Onasi, Founder of Dextego, on the show. A Reddit user asked “What do you want out of a startup founder dashboard?" Ioanna and Andrew gave their thoughts.
One of the best ways to raise capital is by getting high quality warm intros. BUT, as most of us know, getting those are notably challenging. The industry is insular and 99% of founders are on the outside looking in. This leaves the only option left for most founders, which is cold outreach. But how many cold emails are founders supposed to send before they get a high quality meeting out of it? How much time is wasted sending cold outreach with no return? Enough is enough. Introducing Seedscout.
Seedscout is a cold outreach alternative that relies 100% on an autonomous double opt in intro system. Log in, pick a plan, and request intros to investors at ease. On Seedscout, know what investors are active, what ones have recently engaged, and send intro requests to ideal investors with a click of a button. Once connected, carry on the conversation over email and feel free to take it "off platform".
Seedscout isn't meant to replace your cold outreach, but be a layer on top of it. If you want to scale your startup network in a timely fashion, check it below.
The Founder Roundup
Revolutionizing Learning in the Modern Workspace
Dextego is solving the problem of outdated learning mechanisms in organizations, particularly for the younger, digital-native workforce.
Their solution is a platform that offers daily micro-challenges tailored to an individual's role and industry, along with an AI Coach for personalized feedback.
It works by creating a user profile, selecting an AI Coach who guides the user through personalized challenges, and offers a platform for discussion and mentorship.
Readers can help or get involved by signing up at app.dextego.com and learning more about the mission on their website.
Be open minded and adaptable based on the feedback you get but also remain true to yourself, your values and vision.
Ioanna Mantzouridou Onasi, Founder of Dextego
Cost-effective and high-quality offensive security services
CyberFuse is solving the problem of costly and inefficient traditional cybersecurity services.
Their solution is an innovative retainer-based approach to cybersecurity, primarily targeting SaaS companies.
It works by charging clients a monthly retainer instead of an hourly rate, providing ongoing and comprehensive security solutions.
Head over to CyberFuse’s website to learn more about their offerings.
Throw stuff at a wall, eventually, something will stick.
Adrian, Founder of CyberFuse
Innovating Information Recall with AI Technology
People experience frustration and waste time searching for elusive information on their computers.
Unlost is an AI-powered platform that captures, stores, and retrieves data a user interacts with on their computer.
After installing and granting screen recording permission, Unlost captures data you engage with, and when you need to find something, you simply activate Unlost and start searching.
Unlost is in private alpha, has a waitlist of 250 users, and 80 users have been onboarded to refine the tool.
Readers can join the movement by signing up for Unlost’s private alpha on their website to explore the tool and provide valuable feedback.
You're on this journey because you craved something. Keep that in sight.
Vincent Liu, Founder of Unlost
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