DC Devices Inc. has raised US$9 Million from a consortium of investors. Lumira Capital joined the financing along with existing investors Third Rock Ventures and General Catalyst. Gerry Brunk, managing director of Lumira, joined the company’s board of directors. Tewksbury, Mass.-based DC Devices, a medical device company for the treatment of congestive heart failure, has been venture-backed since 2009.
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San Francisco-based startup ClassDojo has launched out of beta an announced it has raised $1.6 million in seed funding. The company, which says it already has 3.5 million teacher and student members on its site, helps teachers manage student behavior using game mechanics. Investors include Paul Graham of Y Combinator, Ron Conway of SV Angel, [...]
Venture capital-backed Kibits Corp. has launched its a micro-social networking app for iPhone and iPod touch. The company has raised $1 million from Google Ventures, Charles River Ventures, General Catalyst, Commonwealth Capital Ventures, SOSventures, Launch Capital, the CommonAngels Fund and undisclosed angels. Kibits is based in Cambridge, Mass. PRESS RELEASE Kibits Corp. today announced the [...]
The Honest Company said it raised $27 million in a Series A financing led by General Catalyst, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Institutional Venture Partners. The funding will allow the online seller of baby products to accelerate growth and further product development. PRESS RELEASE The Honest Company Secures $27 Million in Funding Led by General Catalyst, Lightspeed [...]
Game Closure, a Mountain View, Calif.-based maker of HTML5-based cross-platform game technology, has raised $12 million. Highland Capital Partners led the Series A round, with Greylock, Benchmark, General Catalyst and Charles River Ventures also participating. Highland’s Andy Miller has joined the company’s board of directors. PRESS RELEASE Game Closure today announced a Series A financing [...]
Tremor Video, an independent online video advertising technology company has purchased media buying platform TubeMogul‘s video analytics business for publishers, InPlay. Founded in 2005, Tremor Video is backed by Canaan Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth, General Catalyst, Keating Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, Time Warner Investments, and W Capital Partners. PRESS RELEASE Tremor Video, the largest [...]
Online video technology company Tremor Video has made two senior appointments. The company has added Todd Sloan as chief financial officer and has promoted chief marketing officer Melinda McLaughlin to senior vice president, chief marketing officer. Founded in 2005, Tremor Video is backed by venture investors including Canaan Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth, General Catalyst, [...]
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.
Andreessen Horowitz, along with SV Angel, Y Combinator, Yuri Milner, General Catalyst, Ignition Partners, Raymond Tonsing and Alexis Ohanian – have put a combined $1 million into video gaming startup MinoMonsters Inc. The company is run by 19-year-old Joshua Buckley. The company, which recently opened offices in San Francisco, is the maker of MinoMonsters, a monster battle and trading game for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
AI Exchange has raised $1.5 million in a financing round led by General Catalyst and CommonAngels. Founder Collective and LaunchCapital also contributed to the round. The company is a developer of a web-based technology and investment advisory platform designed to bridge the alternative investment and Investment Advisor markets.