WebCurfew In The News
Various stories and reviews of WebCurfew
Naturally Savvy posts piece written by WebCurfew's own Rod da Silva
- July 10, 2015
- 7 Ways to Better Internet Safety for Kids...
Tall Boy Interviews WebCurfew V.P. of Marketing, Alberto Moriondo at TechCrunch Disrupt
- June 1, 2015
- WebCurfew V.P. of Marketing, Alberto Moriondo describes how WebCurfew works at TechCrunch Disrupt....
Dan Tynan, Columnist for Yahoo Tech reviews WebCurfew
- February 09, 2015
- The WebCurfew platform lets you control Internet access at the router level, turn devices on or off, set timers, and filter content....
WebCurfew Comes out of Beta and Launches WebSafeguards
- June 12, 2014
- WebCurfew, a cloud-based parental control service, is coming out of Beta and announcing the launch of a new feature, WebSafeguards, its content filtering tool that will allow parents to block websites (and categories of websites) based on over 60 pre-defined content categories to ensure that their children remain safe online...
WebCurfew Adds a New Feature to Give Parents More Control Over the Internet
- June 2, 2014
- WebCurfew, an internet control service and a 2013 TechStars alum, announced Monday that it is offering another tool for parents to keep their children on appropriate internet sites. The Chicago-based company has launched WebSafeguards, a tool that allows parents to easily block specific websites on any device connected to the home's wireless router...
Paradigms, parental control and the challenge of the send button
- April 22, 2014
- VIDEO: Alberto Moriondo, head of business development and marketing for WebCurfew, discusses consumer behavior, trusted brands and the problem that Motorola faced with its first cell phone...
Motorola vet joins TechStars' grad WebCurfew
- January 28,2014
- Alberto Moriondo came to TechStars' Demo Day last August looking for a partnership for a client. He ended up with a job and an investment. The 47-year-old former Motorola executive invested in WebCurfew, which makes technology that allows parents...
Chicago Startup WebCurfew Helps Parents Take Control Of The Internet
- January 24, 2014
- If you’re a parent of young adults, you’re likely worried about the types of things they’ll find online and the amount of time that they spend on their devices. While parental controls are great in theory, they can also be incredibly complicated and confusing...
Featured Startup on Azure - WebCurfew
- September 12, 2013
- Rod da Silva has your child's best interest in mind. WebCurfew is a real-time internet parental control website that effectively provides a light switch for any internet-enabled device in the home. According to da Silva, "Our mission is to partner with all parents to promote a healthier life balance for their children...
WebCurfew Talks to Routers to Give Parents Keys to the Internet
- August 20, 2013
- Rod da Silva trusts his three teenaged children. He knows that when they go on the Internet, they aren’t going to unsavory sites—but he worries that they waste time that could be better spent on other activities. That’s why this veteran enterprise applications integration architect created WebCurfew, a tool that allows concerned parents the power...
Web service keeps kids offline -- and in line
- August 20, 2013
- Many parents of millennials know all too well the struggle to keep their kids offline, in bed and away from Internet stranger danger. But the battle could get easier to manage with WebCurfew (webcurfew.com), which launched in April. WebCurfew is a parental control website that lets you turn Internet access on and off in every device connected to the router at home...
With Parents in Mind, WebCurfew Blocks Wi-Fi From Router to Kids’ Devices
- August 5, 2013
- Ubiquitous Internet-connected devices are great — unless you’re a parent, trying to pry kids’ eyes away from Clash of Clans and toward homework or the dinner table. It’s a novel problem, and WebCurfew, a startup just launched out of Chicago accelerator Techstars, aims to fix it by going straight to the source: The home router. Founder Rod da Silva said the company sprang out of an underwhelming Internet safety info session...
TechStars Chicago reveals the 10 startups for its inaugural Summer 2013 accelerator program class
- April 25, 2013
- echStars Chicago, the newly created startup accelerator in the Windy City, has revealed the 10 startups that will participate in its Summer 2013 class. It received more than 900 applications, a figure the accelerator calls a record for its program. All were interested in being a part of the the accelerator’s first class since it was formerly known as Excelerate Labs...