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Smart cup maker raises $3 mln from Felicis, Horizons

Felicis Ventures and Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures co-led a $3 million seed-stage funding in Mark One, a San Francisco-based maker of the smart cup Vessyl. The connected device keeps track of nutrients and other qualities of what a consumer drinks out of the cup.

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Horizons Ventures leads $6.5 mln Series B funding in FeeX

Horizons Ventures has led a $6.5 million Series B funding round in FeeX, which finds and reduces hidden fees in investment accounts. Existing investor Blumberg Capital participated in the funding round. Horizons has raised a total of $9.6 million to date.

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Reputation startup Traity grabs $4.7 mln Series A

Reputation standard startup Traity said Thursday that it has raised $4.7 million in Series A funding. ACTIVE Venture Partners led the round with participation from investors that included Horizons Ventures, KRW Schindler Private Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Lanta Digital Ventures and 500 Startups.

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Horizon Ventures backs Modern Meadow

Modern Meadow has secured $10 million in Series A funding. Horizons Ventures led the round. Based in New York City, Modern Meadow is a developer of novel biomaterials.

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Index Ventures leads $30 mln Series A for BitPay

BitPay said Tuesday it has raised $30 million in Series A funding led by Index Ventures. Horizons Ventures, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, RRE Ventures, TTV Capital, Sir Richard Branson and AME Cloud Ventures also participated. Atlanta-based BitPay said it processes $1 million per day in bitcoin payments for over 30,000 merchants. Bit Pay, payment service provider, said total accumulated investment has reached $32.7 million.

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Just Do It, Says Yahoo’s Teen App Millionaire

(Reuters) – Got a tech idea and want to make a fortune before you’re out of your teens? Just do it, is the advice of the London schoolboy who’s just sold his smartphone news app to Yahoo for a reported $30 million. The money is there, just waiting for clever new moves, said 17-year-old Nick D’Aloisio, who can point to a roster of early backers for his Summly app that includes Horizons Ventures, a venture capital firm owned by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, Yoko Ono and Rupert Murdoch.

Frank Meehan from Asian VC Firm Horizons Joins Bitcasa

Frank Meehan, who’s listed as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Horizons Ventures, has joined the board of the firm’s portfolio company Bitcasa. The company, a provider of storage across devices, has raised $8.5 million in total funding from Horizons, First Round Capital and Andreessen Horowitz, among others. Horizons is the private investment arm of Li Ka-Shing. Meehan […]

Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures Backs Mobile Seacrh Provider Everything.me

Everything.me, a provider of mobile search technology using HTML5, has raised a $3.5 million strategic round of funding from Hong Kong investment firm Horizons Ventures and return investors Draper Fisher Jurvetson, DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures and BRM Group. The San Francisco-based company, formerly known as DoAT, has now raised $12.5 million in funding since it […]

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Fixmo Inks $23M Series C

Paladin Capital Group led a $23 million Series C round for mobile risk management company Fixmo Inc. Horizons Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers also joined in the round as new investors; existing investors and management all participated in the round, the company announced Monday. Fixmo is based in Sterling, Va.

Magisto Inks $5.5M for Cloud-based Video Editing

San Francisco-based Magisto has closed on $5.5 million in financing from Horizons Ventures and Magma Venture Partners. The company provides a free, web-based video editing service. Horizons led the Series B round. Magma was a previous investor in the company’s 2010 first round.

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