What we do: Roost is a push notification platform for websites. Roost offers a sophisticated set of features, integrations for several digital publishing and e-commerce platforms, and an analytics dashboard.
Why it's a big deal: With the emergence of mobile apps, push notifications have become the preferred method of content consumption within apps. However, desktop push notifications are too cost and resource prohibitive for publishers to integrate with their websites. Roost solves this problem by offering an affordable platform for websites to send push notifications to their users, opening up a critical avenue for audience engagement.
10% weekly growth since January
Plans start at $9/mo. with custom pricing for businesses
Capable of location- and language-targeted notifications
First introduced with OS X Mavericks, Safari’s push notifications allow users to remain engaged with the websites they care about by opting in to notifications – in a similar way to how you opt in to push notifications within mobile apps.
June 10, 2014
Meet the Founders
Burton was CTO at Volunteerspot. He founded Blogrocket and has a degree in C.S from UT Austin.
Seed funded 1500+ startups (including AirBnB) with total valuation over $85 billion. 70 startups valued over $100m.
Co-Founder of Shift Payments, Investment Partner at Hard Yaka, Co-Founder of 3taps
Midas List Feeder Angel/VC Scout/Thunder Lizard Hunter. Former tech i-banker, corp dev, CFO, Perot Systems. USC Alum.
Entrepreneur, Investor, Mentor, Rancher
Investment Director at kbs+ Ventures
Entrepreneur, investor, and executive coach. Interested in media, technology, and talent development. Stanford BA/MA.
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