by Steven Loeb, April 18, 2014 | Comments
|Seed stage Talkwheel, a community and analytics platform, raised $1.2 million from Peter Horan, Randy Haykin, Roger Sippl, Young Soong, Payam Zamani, Larry Braitman, Tom Shields, David Jeske, and other angel investors. Boxbee, a storage startup that delivers boxes to its customers, raised $2.3 million from Floodgate Capital, Google Ventures, 500 Startups, Techstars, Jason Calacanis, and Ludlow Ventures. RealtyShares, a crowdfunding platform for ...|
by Steven Loeb, April 11, 2014 | Comments
|Seed stage Photo organization app Flayvr raised $2 million in a round led by Kaedan Capital, Moshe Lichtman, Aviv Venture Capital and iAngels, with participation from Hank Vigil, Fritz Lanman, Adler Chomski and angel investors including Rafi Gidron, Zohar Gilon, Yariv Gilat, and Partam Hightech. Moot, formerly Muut, a platform for online discussions, closed a round of $770,000 led by Oregon Angel Fund, and including ...|
by Steven Loeb, April 4, 2014 | Comments
2can, OpenFin, SoFi, RABBL, Friendsurance, Bloglovin, Imgur, Boundary, Clari, Apploop, Cytox, KrablrSeed stage Online payments company PayStand raised $1 million in seed funding from Cervin Ventures, Serra Ventures, Central Coast Angels, and TiE LaunchPad. Gesture control technology company 3Gear Systems raised $1.9 million in a seed round led by K9 Ventures, with participation from Intel Capital, CrunchFund, Ovo Fund, Safa Rashtchy and others. Same-day hotel booking company Hot Hotels raised $1 million in funding from Axon Partners Group. Taiwanese fitness ...
by Steven Loeb, March 28, 2014 | Comments
|Seed stage Restaurant point-of-sale app TouchBistro closed $1.5 million in seed funding round funding from Walden Venture Capital and Kensington Capital Partners. Split, an app that allows used to avoid specific people, raised $1 million in seed funding from Chris Burch Jorg Mohaupt, Dodo Bar Or, Hadar Goldman,Alex Zubillaga and Oliver Slipper. UK ecommerce intelligence startup Ometria received $1.5 million in seed funding from Alastair Mitchell, Andy McLoughlin, Tim Jackson, Phil Wilkinson, Charles Grimsdale, Ned ...|
by Steven Loeb, March 21, 2014 | Comments
Stir, Chatwala, Parchment, Bitvore, Tango, Pley, Crowdtap, Gigwalk, Upverter, Testbirds, MachineShopSeed stage Meducation, a medical education network aimed at medical students and professionals, completed a $1 million seed funding round from Technology Strategy Board and private investors. 1248, a b2b startup that sells Internet of Things software and services, raised a £250,000 ($415,000) seed round from Rob Dobson. Aislelabs, which provide retailers with big data analytics, raised $1.5 million in funding from IAF, Rho Ventures, Salesforce and a ...
by Steven Loeb, March 14, 2014 | Comments
|Seed stage Webflow, a hosted platform that allows web designers to create responsive websites, raised $1.5 million in seed funding from Khosla Ventures, Draper Assoicates, various angels, and Y Combinator. Flypay, a app that lets customers pay restaurant checks from their smartphones, raised £1 million in funding from Entreé Capital, Ulmon, the travel app developer behind the CityMaps2Go apps, raised an undisclosed ...|
by Steven Loeb, March 7, 2014 | Comments
Trusper, CloudBees, AppZero, Javelin, Business Insider, Aseptia, Boqii, Clinicient, ClassDojo, SpeekSeed stage Blend, a social networking app for college students, raised a $2.7 million seed round led by New Enterprise Associates, with participation from Trinity Ventures, Foundation Capital, Lerer Ventures, Maveron, BoxGroup, XG Ventures, and SparkLabs Global Ventures. TrackDuck, a visual feedback and issue tracking startup, raised a €200,000 seed round from Kima Ventures and Practica Capital. Customer service support provider Influx raised $250,000 ...
by Steven Loeb, February 28, 2014 | Comments
|Seed stage Photo-sharing app Kanvas, formerly Tracks, raised $1 million in seed funding from KEC Ventures, Scout Ventures, Dace Ventures, and others. UK-based accelerator Ignite100 raised £700,000 from Northstar Ventures and Hotspur Capital. Angel investors Laurence Marlor, Jonathan Forster, Steve Pankhurst, Neil Hutchinson, Doug Scott, Duncan Jennings, Gerry Boon, and Simon Bichara also participated. Casper, developer and seller of a new type of mattress, raised a $1.6 million seed ...|
by Steven Loeb, February 21, 2014 | Comments
|Seed stage FireLayers, a provider of security solutions for companies’ cloud applications and data, received an undisclosed amount of funding from YL Ventures. Local delivery service Kanga raised a seed round of $1 million, led by Scott Miller and Everett Steele. Brand Embassy, which equips companies to answer customer service inquiries through social media channels, raised $1 million in seed funding from Rockaway Capital andSpread Capital. Memeoirs, an ...|
by Steven Loeb, February 14, 2014 | Comments
|Seed stage Tapiture, a social curation and e-commerce platform, closed $2.25 million in seed funds. JUMP Investors led the round. A package manager for node program, npm closed a $2.6M seed round of financing led by True Ventures, with participation from Jevon MacDonald and Gavin Uhma, Matt Mullenweg, and Charles Beeler and the team at Asynch Media. Levo League, a career website with resources for young women, raised ...|
by Steven Loeb, February 7, 2014 | Comments
UXPin, Netflix, Foursquare, Localytics, PicHit.Me, Remind101, Wisembly, DataRank, Flashnotes, AssetaSeed stage Apportable, a startup that helps app developers convert their iOS apps to Android, raised a seed round of $5 million, led Danhua Capital, along with other investors. Celery, the “pre-commerce” store builder for online and mobile shopping, raised $2 million in seed funding from Y Combinator, SV Angel, Max Levchin and other top investors. Citelighter, a virtual highlighter that ...
by Steven Loeb, January 31, 2014 | Comments
Enigma, Medium, Cloudpartner, PricePanda, One Kings Lane, Statwing, Zopa, Practically Green, HansoftSeed stage Guardly, a provider of enterprise-grade mobile safety solutions, raised $1.45 million in seed financing led by San Francisco-based Freestyle Capital, with participation from Golden Venture Partners and MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund. Social shopping startup Fitbay.com raised $400,000 in funding from Jesper Buch and Creandum. Sightly, a video advertising technology company focused on localized solutions, raised $1.7 million in ...
by Steven Loeb, January 24, 2014 | Comments
|Seed stage Apptimize, an A/B testing platform for mobile apps, raised $2.1 million in seed funding from investors that included MG Siegler, Rich Miner, Paul Graham, and Charlie Cheever. Tok Tok Tok, a local delivery startup that is the French version of Postmates, raised $2 million from undisclosed European angel investors. Korean Bitcoin cxchange Korbit raised $400,000 from angels including Tim Draper, ...|
by Steven Loeb, January 17, 2014 | Comments
|Seed stage The Dodo, a new site dedicated to animal news, launched with $2 million in seed funding from Lerer Ventures. First Opinion, an app for mothers to connect with a doctor who is also a mom, raised $1.2 million from Greylock, Yuri Milner, Felicis Ventures, 500 Startups and others. On-demand laundry service Washio raised a $2.25 million seed round led by Pejman Mar Ventures. ...|