Financial Post: Investors line up for social media mining startup LeadSift

 

It’s been a “crazy” four months for Tapajyoti Das. He and his fellow LeadSift co-founders have been working 80 hours a week, scrambling to complete their ever-growing list of tasks.

Among the most pressing are finishing and launching a trial version of their promising social media software, and signing shareholder agreements with some of Canada’s top technology investors.

Plus, Mr. Das is trying to complete his master’s degree in computer science at Dalhousie University. His startup is the new darling of the East Coast tech sector, but Mr. Das is still determined to finish his degree in the next few months...(Read here)