Posted on: May 10, 2013 by Lawrence J. Aragon
Trending on peHUB this week: Carlyle, Goldman Sachs, Kleiner Perkins, TPG, Advent Software, Google Ventures, CrunchFund, GRP, Velos Partners, corporate VC, Bain, BMC, Antero Resources, Warburg.
Posted on: May 6, 2013 by Connie Loizos
Google Ventures has hired away MG Siegler from CrunchFund, a seed and early stage fund Siegler helped launch with famed tech blogger Michael Arrington less than two years ago.
Posted on: March 12, 2013 by asormani
creativeLIVE has secured funding from Creative Artists Agency, William Morris Endeavor, CrunchFund and Google Ventures among others. The new investors join Greylock Partners to bring creativeLIVE’s total funding to $8 million.
Posted on: March 7, 2013 by asormani
Handshakez has closed $3.6 million in venture capital financing. The Series A round was led by Austin Ventures with additional investment by First Round Capital, FLOODGATE, CrunchFund, Valhalla Partners and Thinktiv.
Posted on: January 31, 2013 by Connie Loizos
It used to be that you had to have an actual company for capture investors’ attention. Last March, entrepreneur and investor Paul Graham upended that basic standard, inviting candidates with no plan whatsoever into his Y Combinator program. Now, Upstart, a 10-month-old, 10-person company based in Palo Alto, is making even Graham’s unconventional thinking seem quaint.
Posted on: September 27, 2012 by Mark Boslet
Zumper said it raised $1 million in seed funding earlier this year from investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, CrunchFund, New Enterprise Associates, Dawn Capital, the Experiment Fund and the DeWilde family trust. Zumper is using the money for expansion.
Posted on: September 11, 2012 by Mark Boslet
YourMechanic said it raised $1.8 million in seed funding from investors including Y Combinator, Yuri Milner, Ashton Kutcher, SV Angel, CrunchFund and SoftTechVC. The Mountain View, Calif., company is developing a mobile car repair service. PRESS RELEASE YourMechanic Launches to Bring the Mechanic To You Company Announces $1.8 Million in Seed Funding (San Francisco, CA) [...]
Posted on: June 20, 2012 by Alastair Goldfisher
Bitcasa, a Mountain View, Calif.-based cloud storage company, has raised $7 million in its Series A funding round, bringing its total funding to $9 million. Pelion Venture Partners, an existing investor, and Horizons Ventures, a new investor, co-led the round, with Andreessen Horowitz, First Round Capital, CrunchFund and Samsung Ventures also participating.
Posted on: April 16, 2012 by Mark Boslet
TheComplete.me said it raised a $1.2 million seed round with funding from Intel Capital, PlentyOfFish, CrunchFund, and angel investors Russ Siegelman; Ben T. Smith IV; Social Starts, LLC; Spark Unlimited, Inc.; Parker Coddington; Kevin Henrikson; Ali Jahangiri; William Lohse; and Konstantin Othmer. TheComplete.me runs a social dating network. PRESS RELEASE theComplete.me Social Dating Network Raises $1.2 [...]
Posted on: April 9, 2012 by Staff
Seattle-based Rover.com has closed on $3.4 million in Series A financing. Madrona Venture Group led the round, with CrunchFund and other angel investors participating. Rover.com is an online marketplace that connects dog owners with local dog sitters. PRESS RELEASE Rover.com, an online marketplace connecting dog owners with local dog sitters, announced a $3.4 million Series [...]