Piqora closes Series A

Piqora, a marketing and analytics business for visual social networks Pinterest, Instagram and Tumblr, among others, has closed a Series A investment of $7.7 million led by DFJ. Freestyle Capital, Baseline Ventures, Lazerow Ventures, Firebolt Ventures and Altos Ventures also participated, bringing total financing to over $11 million to date.

Apiary secures $1.6m funding

Apiary, an API design platform company, has secured $1.63 million in seed funding led by Flybridge Capital Partners and Baseline Ventures. The funding will be used to expand the company’s engineering division to keep up with rising customer demand.

Gild Appoints to Advisory Board

Gild has appointed Steve Cadigan to its advisory board. Cadigan is former VP of Talent at LinkedIn and current advisor at Cadigan Ventures to the Gild Advisory Board. Launched in 2011, Gild is backed by Globespan Capital Partners and Baseline Ventures, and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Gild Closes $8m Series A

Tech hiring business Gild has closed a Series A financing totaling $8 million. The funding was led by Steve Anderson of Baseline Ventures, with participation from SAP Ventures, Globespan Capital Partners, and Silicon Valley investor Mark Kvamme, an original investor in LinkedIn.

Crashlytics Joins Forces with Twitter

Big data solution provider Crashlytics is merging with Twitter. The company is backed by Flybridge Capital Partners and Baseline Ventures and closed its most recent funding round in April.

Threadflip Launches with $1.6m Seed Funding

Fashion start-up Threadflip has launched securing $1.6 million seed funding led by First Round Capital and Baseline Ventures. Additional investors in the round include Dave Morin from Slow Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, Greylock Discovery Fund and Andreessen Horowitz Seed Fund. Kent Goldman from First Round Capital joins the company’s board of directors. PRESS RELEASE Threadflip launches […]

New name and Funds for Machine Zone

Machine Zone, a Silicon Valley mobile social games startup formerly known as Addmired, has raised $8 million in Series B funding from Menlo Ventures. This follows a $5.3 million Series A investment from Anthos Capital and Baseline Ventures less than a year ago. PRESS RELEASE Machine Zone, Inc., the successful Silicon Valley mobile social games […]

TastemakerX Raises $1.8 Mln

TastemakerX has raised $1.8 million in funding. Investors include Guggenheim Partners, Baseline Ventures, True Ventures, AOL Ventures and Tekton Ventures. The company has also attracted Internet and music industry advisors John Battelle, Marc Geiger, Ian Rogers, Paul Bricault and Ted Rheingold and angel investors Andrew Anker, Mich Mathews, Michael Kassan and Mike McGinley. TastemakerX is […]

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