by Steven Loeb, May 22, 2015 | Comments
|Seed stage Oradian, a developer of technology platforms for microfinance institutions, raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Credo Ventures, Playfair Capital, Day One Capital, Esther Dyson, Moaffak Ahmed and Pule Taukobong. Videopixie, a video creation and production company, raised $1.1 million in seed funding from Jawed Karim, 500 Startups and other angels. OnboardIQ, which enables companies to quickly screen and hire independent workforces, raised $1.65 ...|
by Steven Loeb, May 15, 2015 | Comments
|Seed stage Grab, formerly Grab a Grub, a food-logistics firm, raised a $1 million round of seed funding from Oliphans Capital Haresh Chawla. Silversheet, a medical credentials verification platform, raised $2.9 million in a round led by Upfront Ventures, with participation by Rincon Venture Partners, SV Angel, Slow Ventures, BAM Ventures, and Cyan and Scott Banister. Parking app Smarking raised a $3 million seed round led by Khosla Ventures, ...|
by Steven Loeb, May 8, 2015 | Comments
|Seed stage Twistlock, an enterprise security suite for virtual containers, raised $2.5 million in funding from YL Ventures. Wag!, which provides dog owners with access to dog walkers, raised a $2.45 million seed round led by Freestyle Capital, along with Greylock, Crunchfund, Dave Morin's Slow Ventures, Social Leverage, RRE, Structure Capital, John Maloney and others. CodersClan, a community-driven marketplace for code, raised a seed round of $820,000 ...|
by Steven Loeb, May 1, 2015 | Comments
|Seed stage ThreatQuotient, a cyber security software firm, raised $1.5 million in a seed round of funding led by Blu Venture Investors, Center for Innovative Technology, and the Virginia Tech Investor Network. Magazine building platform Styla raised a €2.5m seed funding round led by Redalpine Venture Partners, along with VCs and angel investors. PiQube, an Indian human resources startup, raised a $500,000 seed ...|
by Steven Loeb, April 24, 2015 | Comments
|Seed stage Digital wallet CoinTent raised a $1 million seed round from Foundry Group, QueensBridge Venture Partners, Mark Pincus, Donna Dubinsky, Leonard Shustek, and Andrew Tisch. Onfleet, a delivery management solution, raised $2 million from investors including CrunchFund, Winklevoss Capital, Stanford-StartX Fund, Lee Linden, Semil Shah, Fadi Ghandour and Andy Rachleff. Fashion e-commerce company Eat.Shop.Love raised $3.5 million in angel funding ...|
by Steven Loeb, April 17, 2015 | Comments
Sprig, Planet Labs, Courion, NEA, Ascend, Snaps, Acorns, Skyport, 99designs, Adallom, Ticketbis, OlaSeed stage Financial technology startup Ascend Consumer Finance raised $1.5 million in seed funding, The round was led by Mucker Capital, with participation from OCA Ventures, Birchmere Advisors and Securian Financial Group. Poachable, an anonymous talent marketplace, raised $750,000 in seed funding from "several new investors" including. Dawn Lepore. Spanish ticketing startup Ticketbis raised €3 million in a round led by ACTIVE Venture Partners, Fabrice Grinda and ...
by Steven Loeb, April 10, 2015 | Comments
Joya, ZenPayroll, RealtyShares, Global Fashion Group, RedSeal, MobiKwik, Accreon, Rubicon Labs, DomoSeed stage Fliptu raised $1.2 million in seed funding from investors that included Scout Ventures, Rick Dalzell, Rich Heise, Hivers & Strivers, Kelly Perdew, and other angels. RefME, a book-barcode scanning app automate citations, reference lists and bibliographies, raised a $5 million seed funding round led by GEMS Global and angel investors. Conversion Logic, a provider of analytics for video ads, raised $4 million in ...
by Steven Loeb, April 3, 2015 | Comments
DroneDeploy, Fitbit, HyTrust, Noom, SalesLoft, Thrasos, Monkimun, ReadyPulse, GoFormz, Scutify, FLYRSeed stage Monkimun, an educational technology company, raised $1 million in seed funding from investors including 500 Startups, Incuvest, SHO-z emi Innovation Ventures, Lanzame Capital and angel investors Ian Noel, Iñaki Arrola and Carina Szpilka. Scutify, a social network for the finance community, raised $1.5 million from undisclosed private investors. KeepTrax, an "Internet of Me" mobile technology company, raised $1 million in seed ...
by Steven Loeb, March 27, 2015 | Comments
Accel Partners, Falcon Social, Augmented Pixels, Socratic, iAngels, Realm, Hedvig, ZipMatch, Skycure(Come mingle with hundreds of top venture capitalists representing $10B-plus in capital under management, including Khosla Ventures, Greylock and Javelin Venture Partners, and learn from founders/CEOs including Marco Zappacosta, Co-founder & CEO of Thumbtack and Adam Goldenberg, CEO of JustFab, Slava Rubin, Founder & CEO of Indiegogo, at Vator Splash Oakland on April 22nd and 23rd. Get your tickets here!) Seed stage Augmented Pixels, a developer of interactive ...
by Steven Loeb, March 20, 2015 | Comments
|(Come mingle with hundreds of top venture capitalists representing $10B-plus in capital under management, including Khosla Ventures, Greylock and Javelin Venture Partners, and learn from founders/CEOs including Marco Zappacosta, Co-founder & CEO of Thumbtack and Adam Goldenberg, CEO of JustFab, Slava Rubin, Founder & CEO of Indiegogo, at Vator Splash Oakland on April 22nd and 23rd. Get your tickets here!) Seed stage Conversa Health, a provider of patient relationship ...|
by Steven Loeb, March 13, 2015 | Comments
|Seed stage Meeting management startup Do raised a $2 million seed round from NEA, Dave Morin, Kevin Colleran, Mark Pincus, Aayush Phumbhra, Jim Patterson, along with other angels. Language learning startup Lingua.ly raised a $1 million seed round from 1776 Ventures and Yochy Investments, along with angels Shai Rephaeli and Udi Netzer. Bento Labs, developer of a customizable home screen for Android devices, raised $2 million in ...|
by Steven Loeb, March 6, 2015 | Comments
Nextdoor, YouMail, RockYou, Tempered Networks, Culture Amp, Vanhawks, Alation, Farfetch, WorldStoresSeed stage Smartbike startup Vanhawks raised $1.6 million from Real Ventures, Simon Whitfield, Brenda Irwin and various angels. Product visualization startup Cylindo raised $1 million in a funding round led by Scale Capital, with participation from LiteCap and CommerceVC. Trucker Path, a platform that helps carriers to find truckloads on a smartphone, raised $1.5 million in funding from Renren. Clearbit, a provider of business intelligence APIs, raised $2 ...
by Steven Loeb, February 27, 2015 | Comments
|Seed stage Iotera, a real-time GPS tracking device that can be used to track a whole host of things, raised a $1 million round of seed funding round led by ZenShin Capital Partners and joined by Crunchfund, Startup Capital Ventures, String Ventures, EarlyMarket and Rubicon Venture Capital. E-mail management service Knowmail raised a $1.2 million seed funding round led by Plus Ventures, 2B Angels, AfterDox and ...|
by Steven Loeb, February 20, 2015 | Comments
|Seed stage Event startup NewCo raised a $1.7 million seed round from Obvious Ventures, True Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Transmedia Capital, Freestyle Capital, and Foundry Fund, as well as angels Chris Albinson, Andrew Anker, Bart Knaggs, Michael Lazerow, Dave Morgan, Dave Morin, Jordan Shlain, Owen Van Natta, and Michael Winnick. Notey, a blog discovery platform, raised a U$1.6 million seed round from Steve Kirsch, Hugo Barra and Ryan ...|