Mithril Capital leads $19 mln Series D funding round in DoubleDutch

Mithril Capital Management has led a $19 million Series D funding round in DoubleDutch, a mobile app event company. Existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Index Ventures and Bullpen Capital also participated in the round, along with Singapore-based Enspire Capital. Ajay Royan, co-founder and managing general partner of Mithril, is joining the DoubleDutch board.


Parking app SpotHero nabs $4.5 mln Series A

SpotHero has closed $4.5 million in Series A funding. The investors included Chicago Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Battery Ventures, OCA Ventures, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Lightbank, G2T3V, e.ventures, Draper Associates and 500 Startups. In conjunction with the funding, Mike Gamson of LinkedIn has been added to SpotHero’s board of directors. Headquartered in Chicago, SpotHero is an on-demand parking app.


Online identity platform About.me pulls in $11 mln Series B

Online identity platform About.me said Tuesday that it has closed $11 million in Series B funding. Foundry Group led the round with participation from True Ventures, SoftTech VC, CrunchFund and Bullpen Capital. According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used for expansion and product building. In addition to the funding, Brad Feld, managing director at Foundry Group, has been added to About.me’s board of directors.

Bullpen sets target of $50 mln for second fund

Bullpen Capital has set a $50 million target for its second fund, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing is dated Friday and says that the fund – Bullpen Capital II – has so far not had a first close.

FanDuel Closes Series C

Daily fantasy sports game operator FanDuel has closed $11 million in Series C financing from new investor Comcast Ventures, existing investors Piton Capital, Pentech Ventures, Bullpen Capital and serial investor Richard Koch. Andrew Cleland, a partner at Comcast Ventures has joined FanDuel’s board.

Lifecrowd Packs in $5M

Lifecrowd, the social activities discovery site, has tagged on $5 million more to help boost the company’s online marketplace. Chicago-based investment fund Lightbank led the investment and will get a board seat as part of the transaction. Other backers include Bullpen Capital, Baroda Ventures, Prism VentureWorks and MuckerLab. PRESS RELEASE: SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 19, […]

Tello Dials Up $2.7M Series A

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Tello Inc. has raised $2.7 million in a Series A round led by True Ventures and Bullpen Capital. The company is developing a mobile application service that provides feedback to any business — from large retailers, airlines and hotel chains to independent shops and restaurants, the company says. Tello was founded in […]

Life360 Closes Series A

Life360, a provider of mobile family safety applications has reached its ten millionth user milestone. The company has also closed a $3.5 million Series A financing. Investors included Fontinalis Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, 500 Startups, Kapor Capital, Venture51, Bullpen Capital, Social Leverage and EchoVC Partners, as well as existing investors. This brings the company’s total […]

Salesforce Buys Assistly

Salesforce.com, the San Francisco-based enterprise cloud computing company, has acquired Assistly, a virtual customer-service help desk whose customers include Klout, Instagram, and Spotify, among others. Assistly’s investors include Bullpen Capital, Index Ventures, Salesforce.com, Social Leverage and True Ventures. Salesforce is paying $50 million in cash for the company, also based in San Francisco. Assistly had […]


PixelFish Nabs $4M Led By Bullpen Capital

Online video and marketing company PixelFish has grabbed $4 million in fresh capital, in a round led by Bullpen Capital. Existing shareholders Floodgate and Mack Capital, along with new investors Tomorrow Ventures, 500 Startups and Western Tech also joined in the round. Calif.-based PixelFish will use the money to continue development and to bolstering its sales and marketing efforts.


Bullpen Capital Launches First Venture Fund

Bullpen Capital formed a new venture capital fund. The vehicle will focus on second round financings. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based firm makes follow-on investments in capital-efficient technology companies that were initially funded by super-angel funds.

Assistly Inks $3M in Venture Financing

San Francisco-based Assistly, which has developed a Web-based social networking system for enterprise customer service, has raised $3 million in new venture financing. Investors include Bullpen Capital, Index Ventures and existing investors True Ventures and Social Leverage. The new funding will be used for product development and marketing.

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