Business Dashboards Get Instant Widgets, And Geckoboard Gets $1.5M From Top Investors

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http://techcrunch.com – Geckoboard, the London-based developer of an online dashboard product that lets businesses monitor company-related information in real time through the use of widgets, has today announced two key pieces of news to fuel its growth: it has picked up its first round of funding, of $1.5 million, and it is launching a new feature that lets users create their own widgets for all the services that they would want to run on that dashboard. The funding comes from a top list of investors led by Index Ventures that also includes 500 Startups, DN Capital, HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes, Path CEO Dave Morin,  (IT news)