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Burch Creative Capital leads Series B round for BaubleBar

BaubleBar has closed $10 million in Series B funding. Burch Creative Capital led the round with participation from Aspect Ventures, Triplepoint Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Accel Partners and Greycroft Partners. Based in New York, BaubleBar is an online jewelry retailer.

Comcast Ventures and Iris Capital back Quantifind

Quantifind has received $12 million in finding. Comcast Ventures and Iris Capital led the round. Based in Menlo Park, Calif., Quantifind is a tech firm that helps brands understand and identify which customer segments are impacting business outcomes.

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Comcast Ventures backs Bay Dynamics

Bay Dynamics said Tuesday that it has closed $8 million in Series A funding from Comcast Ventures, the venture capital affiliate of Comcast Corp. Based in San Francisco, Bay Dynamics is a provider of information risk intelligence.

Tastemade snags $25 mln Series C

Santa Monica, Calif.-based digital media startup Tastemade said Thursday that it has raised $25 million in Series C funding. Scripps Networks Interactive led the round with participation from Liberty Media, Redpoint Ventures, Raine Ventures and Comcast Ventures.

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Corporate venture investing rebounds: VCJ

Corporate venture investing rebounded solidly in the first quarter with activity shifting to big-dollar expansion and later-stage deals, according to affiliate publication Venture Capital Journal. The quarter is the fourth in a row of heightened corporate participation in venture deal making.

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LeadiD raises Series A

LeadiD has raised $7 million in Series A funding from Comcast Ventures and Tribeca Venture Partners. Genacast Ventures, which led LeadiD’s seed funding, also participated in this round. Founded in January 2011, LeadiD provides an open technology platform that enables the tracking of origin and history for lead-generation events online.

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Quad Learning garners $10 mln

Quad Learning said Tuesday that it has secured $10 million in Series B funding. The investors included MentorTech Ventures, ECMC Group, SWaN & Legend Fund, New Atlantic Ventures, CNF Investments, New Enterprise Associates and Comcast Ventures. In addition to the funding, Joe Del Guercio of CNF Investments has been added to Quad Learning’s board. Based in Washington, D.C., Quad Learning works with community colleges to offer honors programs to students.

VC-backed Nebula hires SVP of engineering

Nebula has hired Herb Schneider as senior vice president of engineering. Schneider was the co-founder of GridIron and Extreme Networks. Based in Mountain View, Calif., Nebula is a private cloud company. Its backers include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Comcast Ventures and Highland Capital Partners.

Comcast Ventures leads SundaySky’s Series C

SundaySky, which provides video advertising services, has raised $20 million in a Series C investment round that was led by Comcast Ventures. Others in the round include Liberty Global Ventures, Vintage Investment Partners and existing investors Carmel Ventures, Globespan Capital Partners and Norwest Venture Partners. The company previously raised $17 million in funding, including a $9 million Series B round in 2010. As part of the recent round, Andrew Cleland, managing director of Comcast Ventures, has joined the board.

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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.

WhoSay Inks $12m Series C led by Comcast Ventures

WhoSay, a personal media management platform for film, television, music, and sports personalities, has secured a Series C round totaling $12 million. Comcast Ventures led the round with existing investors Greylock Partners, Amazon and High Peaks Ventures also participating. PRESS RELEASE WhoSay Inc., the leading personal media management platform for high profile film, television, music, […]

Iddiction Unveils Deals and Discovery Tool

Iddiction, a new start-up from mobile games entrepreneur Andrej Nabergoj, has unveiled its app deals and discovery tool in the App Store. The company is backed by Rick Thompson, founder of Playdom, Comcast Ventures, IDG Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Felicis Ventures, and select angel investors. PRESS RELEASE Iddiction, Inc. today debuts its app deals and […]

CarWoo! Attracts Further Funding

Online automobile marketplace CarWoo! has closed a $6M funding round, bringing total funding to over $12M. With the funding, CarWoo! is adding industry veterans Rudi Thun, formerly general manager of AOL Autos, and Phil Yeh, previously from Dealix. CarWoo! is based in Burlingame, CA and is now funded by Blumberg Capital, Comcast Ventures and InterWest […]

Plum District Does Deals on Heels of Big Round

Coming on the heels of its $20 million funding, Plum District, the local commerce platform for moms, acquired Chatterfly and DoodleDeals. Chatterfly is a digital loyalty and neighborhood rewards firm and DodoleDeals is a deal site for parents on kids’ products and services. Earlier today, it was announced General Catalyst, Comcast Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers were among investors that joined to provide Plum District with $20 million.

Plum District Inks $20M

General Catalyst Partners led a $20 million round for Plum Disctrict, a San Francisco-based local commerce platform for moms. New investors Comcast Ventures and Duke University contributed to the round, along with existing investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. As a result of the funding, Raul Vazquez, the former president and chief executive of Walmart.com was named to the board of directors.

Catalog Spree Seals $6.1M for Shopping App

Catalog Spree, maker of a catalog shopping app for the iPad, has sealed $6.1 million in Series A funding. Comcast Ventures led the round, with participation from BlackBerry Partners Fund and El Dorado Ventures.

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