Boston Accelerator Bolt Gets Support From Autodesk, Logitech, Grishin Robotics

The new Boston startup accelerator Bolt has raised financing from Autodesk, Logitech and Grishin Robotics, according to a press release. Other partners include Mick Mountz, founder of Kiva Systems and Brad Feld of Foundry Group. The accelerator plans to work with startups developing hardware, including robotics and consumer devices.

Rover.com Raises $7 Mln Series B Round

The Foundry Group has led a $7 million Series B funding round for Rover.com. Existing investor Madrona Venture Group also participated. Brad Feld, a Foundry MD, is joining Rover.com’s’ board. Seattle-based Rover.com connects dog owners with approved, reviewed and insured sitters.

Urban Airship Acquires Tello

Urban Airship has acquired Tello, a company that streamlines the creation and management of passes for Apple® Passbook®. Urban Airship is venture backed by Founder’s Co-op, Foundry Group, Intel Capital, salesforce.com, TrueVentures and Verizon.

isocket Secures $8m Series A led by Foundry

isocket has received $8 million in a Series A round of funding. Foundry Group led the investment. New investor Costanoa also joined with participation from seed investors DFJ, SoftTech, Accelerator, Quest and Blumberg Capital.

Foundry Group Raises $225M Third Fund

The firm closed its third fund, which at $225 million is exactly the same size as its second and first funds. Foundry Venture Capital 2012 will follow the same strategy as the earlier funds, also.

FullContact Secures Series B Led by Foundry

FullContact, a cloud-based contact management service and TechStars graduate, has secured $7 million in Series B led by Foundry Group. High Country Venture, Nancy Pierce, Walter Winshall, Jove Equity Partners, Bullet Time Ventures, 500 Startups, SK Ventures, Zelkova Ventures also backed the company. PRESS RELEASE FullContact, the cloud based contact management service and TechStars graduate, […]

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