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Plastiq inks $10 mln led by Khosla Ventures

Plastiq has raised $10 million in Series B financing. Khosla Ventures led the round, with participation from investors from the previous round, Atlas Venture and Flybridge Capital Partners. Plastiq is a payments company that enables consumers to pay with their credit card of choice regardless of merchant acceptance.

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.

BlueTarp Closes $15m Funding Round

BlueTarp Financial, a credit provider for the building supply industry, has closed a $15 million equity round led by new investor Long Ridge Equity Partners. BlueTarp’s existing investor group, including Highland Capital Partners, Flybridge Capital Partners, Village Ventures and Trinity Ventures also participated in the round.

Taris Biomedical Raises $12.5 Million

Taris Biomedical, a specialty pharmaceutical company developing therapies to treat bladder diseases, has raised a fresh $12.5 million in funding from its existing investors, Flagship Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, Polaris Partners, and Third Rock Ventures. With the new funding, Taris, based in Lexington, Mass., has raised $49.8 million altogether.

Sample6 Technologies Hires Tim Curran as CEO

Sample6 Technologies, a Boston-based developer of a so-called bacterial monitoring platform, has appointed Tim Curran as CEO. Curran was previously CEO of Vela Systems, which sold to Autodesk last year; he was also CEO of Eleven Technologies, acquired by Trimble Navigation in 2006. Sample6 is backed by Flybridge Capital Partners, Chevron Tech Ventures, The Kraft Group, Founder Collective and Boston University, among others.

Online Payments Startup Plastiq Raises Fresh $6M

Plastiq, a Boston-based online payments company, has raised $6 million in financing. The round was led by Atlas Venture and Flybridge Capital Partners and also included investors in an earlier, $2.3 million financing sewn up last spring. Those other investors include NextView Ventures, Greenoaks Capital Management and individual investors such as Harvey Golub, the former chairman and CEO of American Express.

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.

Digital Lumens Closes $10m Round

Digital Lumens has closed a $10 million round of funding from existing investors including Black Coral Capital, Flybridge Capital Partners, and Stata Venture Partners. Digital Lumens is an LED lighting systems and service provider.

A New York Native Returns: Catching Up with VC David Aronoff

For years, David Aronoff has been trying to move from Boston back to his native New York. Three months ago, the venture capitalist, who has long focused on enterprise and infrastructure companies – first for Greylock Partners and, since 2005, for Flybridge Capital Partners – managed to do just that. He insists that it couldn’t be a better time to make the leap, too.

SimpleTuition Acquires Online Textbook Marketplace ValoreBooks

SimpleTuition, a provider of interactive tools that help students save on college-related expenses, has acquired ValoreBooks, an online textbook marketplace which offers discounts on new and used textbooks as well as rentals. SimpleTuition is headquartered in Boston, Mass, and is funded by Atlas Venture, Flybridge Capital Partners, and North Hill Ventures. PRESS RELEASE SimpleTuition, Inc., […]

Flybridge Capital Partners Boosts New York Team

Flybridge Capital Partners has expanded its New York City offices with several new apointments. Matt Witheiler, a principal with the firm previously based in Boston, has moved to New York joining general partner David Aronoff who established the firm’s New York City office earlier this year. in additions, Caitlin Strandberg, who previously worked in business […]

Predilytics Raises $6m For Healthcare Analytics

Predilytics, a healthcare data analytics and services company, has raised $6 million in a Series A financing led by Flybridge Capital Partners and Highland Capital Partners with strategic investment from Google Ventures. As part of the round, Michael Greeley from Flybridge Capital Partners and Bob Higgins from Highland Capital Partners have joined the company’s board […]

Sand 9 Inks $23m Series C Led by Intel Capital

Sand 9, a MEMS technology company developing precision timing products for wireless and wired applications, has raised a $23 million Series C financing round led by Intel Capital with significant participation from Vulcan Capital. Existing investors Commonwealth Capital Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, General Catalyst Partners, Khosla Ventures and CSR also joined the round. Founded in […]

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