Digital media company Red Tricycle has raised $1.5 million in Series A funding led by Maveron. Additional investors include 500 Startups, Richmond Park Partners and zulily, as well as angel investors Paul Buchheit, Bob Pittman, Jon Nordmark and Jason Calcanis.
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500 Startups wants to raise $5 million for an Indian fund it is calling 500 StartupWallah, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund has not yet had a first close, the filing says. The fund lists David McClure, 500 Startups founding partner, as its lone managing partner.
Following completion of the TechStars NYC program in June, Moveline has raised a seed round led by ffVC. Investing alongside ffVC are: Chris Sacca’s Lowercase Capital, Quotidian Ventures, David Tisch’s Box Group, 500 Startups, David Cohen, Josh Guttman, Bill Boebel, Rony Kahan, Jason Seats, David Calone, Thomas Wisniewski, and Paul Sethi.
500 Startups said it has added two venture partners. Pankaj Jain will be stationed in India and Shai Goldman, in New York City, according to the firm’s Web site. Goldman was most recently with Silicon Valley Bank and will invest in Boston as well as New York. Jain was previously consulting for the TLabs accelerator in New Delhi.
Mural.ly, a platform to create murals of content, has launched with seed funding from Intel Capital, Alta Ventures, 500 Startups, and various angel investors from the Americas. Further funding is currently being sought which will allow larger-scale promotions and expansion. PRESS RELEASE Mural.ly, an innovative platform to create murals of content, launched today and is [...]
MyHealthTeams said it raised $1.75 million in seed funding in a round led by Adams Street Partners and joined by 500 Startups and angel investors. MyHealthTeams will use the money to expand staff and promote its apps. It announced the launch of the MyAutismTeam app. PRESS RELEASE MyHealthTeams Announces $1.75 Million in Seed Funding; Launches [...]
Online comedy community 9GAG has received $2.8 million in seed funding led by early stage investment firms Freestyle Capital and True Ventures. First Round Capital, Greycroft Partners and returning investor 500 Startups also participated in the round. PRESS RELEASE 9GAG, the world’s largest and fastest growing online comedy community, today announced a new mobile app [...]
New York-based start-up Tip or Skip is launching a mobile shopping game that applies social discovery and gamification to mobile commerce. To support the launch, the venture has secured a total of $2 million in funding from investors including 500 Startups, John Ason, Corinthian Group and other angels from the East and West Coasts. PRESS [...]
FullContact, a cloud-based contact management service and TechStars graduate, has secured $7 million in Series B led by Foundry Group. High Country Venture, Nancy Pierce, Walter Winshall, Jove Equity Partners, Bullet Time Ventures, 500 Startups, SK Ventures, Zelkova Ventures also backed the company. PRESS RELEASE FullContact, the cloud based contact management service and TechStars graduate, [...]
The Foundry Group led an $8.7 million Series A funding of Cloudability, which provides a platform to manage a user’s cloud services. As part of the funding, Foundry Managing Director Jason Mendelson and Jason Seats, managing director of Tech Stars Cloud and the founder of Slicehost, have joined the board. Also participating in the round are 500 [...]