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Well-Funded SocialRadar Works on App for Local Social Discovery

Noah Davis

Well-Funded SocialRadar Works on App for Local Social Discovery

In April, Blackboard co-founder Michael Chasen founded a new venture called SocialRadar, planning to build a new app that will provide real-time location-specific information about people nearby. Eight weeks later, Chasen and his team raised nearly $13 million. We asked Chasen about his quick and successful fundraise, how Blackboard informed the founding of SocialRadar, and why the world needs another social discovery app…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Acquires Spindle, SocialRadar Nabs $12.75M

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Street Fight Daily: Twitter Acquires Spindle, SocialRadar Nabs $12.75M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyTwitter Acquires Local Discovery Startup Spindle (AllThingsD)… Blackboard Co-Founder Michael Chasen Raises $12.75M Series A For SocialRadar, A New Take On Location-Based People Discovery Apps (TechCrunch)… How Yelp Might Clean Up the Restaurant Industry (Atlantic)…