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 […]

FirstBest Systems Raises $10M From Flybridge, NewSpring, Brookstone, Verisk

FirstBest Systems said it raised $10 million in funding in a round led by NewSpring Capital and joined by Verisk Analytics, Brookstone Partners and Flybridge Capital Partners. NewSpring General Partner Michael A. DiPiano has joined FirstBest’s board. PRESS RELEASE Insurance Software Provider FirstBest Systems Closes $10 Million in Growth Financing  NewSpring Capital Leads New Round to Fuel […]

FirstBest Nabs $10M Round

FirstBest Systems, Inc., the Massachusetts-based software provider for insurers, completed $10 million in funding from investors including NewSpring Capital, Verisk Analytics, Brookstone Partners and Flybridge Capital Partners. Michael DiPiano, general partner with NewSpring, will join FirstBest’s board. PRESS RELEASE: Insurance Software Provider FirstBest Systems Closes $10 Million in Growth Financing NewSpring Capital Leads New Round […]

Stormpath Inks $1.5m Seed Funding

Stormpath has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. The company is building anidentity access control service for cloud and enterprise applications. Investment firms Flybridge Capital Partners and New Enterprise Associates led the round. Angel investors include Andy Rachleff, CEO of Wealthfront and co-founder of Benchmark Capital, and Len Lehmann, investor and former chairman of Global […]

SavingStar Inks $9M Round

Waltham, Mass.-based SavingStar, which allows users to link to special grocery store savings via mobile devices, has raised $9 million in Series C financing led by venture firm DCM. Flybridge Capital Partners, First Round Capital, IA Ventures also contributed to the round. PRESS RELEASE SavingStar, the only national fully digital grocery savings service, announced today […]

Michael Greeley: Ring Out the Old Year

On the heels of the fundraising data for 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the NVCA released the 4Q 2011 and full year VC investment data. It was yet another year when VC’s invested ($28.4 billion in 3,673 companies) meaningfully more than we raised ($18.2 billion by 169 funds) – and as I have said in the past, […]

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