Startups To Watch: MyHound, Parseon, Design Buggy


Dorian Benkoil spent an evening in a packed boardroom watching Alan Brody’s “Innovator Evening” pitch event this week and reports on three crowd favourites for Webware:

MyHound, a sort of GoogleAlert-meets-Mahalo that will keep users up to date on their favourite performers and bands. President Andy Khazaei says he needs $1,000,000 to build out the service.

Parseon, a vertical indexer for scientific text. Chief Business Officer Rosemary Polsky-Newman talked up her search engine’s natural language processing.

• Design Buggy, which “bills itself as a for interior designers and architects”.

Judges voted MyHound best in show and awarded it an invite to present at the “Private Equity 2007 Year-End Venture Forum” at the Yale club Nov. 15. Webware.