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 […]

Visual Revenue Visualizes Itself with More Funding

IA Ventures and Softbank led a $1.7 million investment in Visual Revenue, the predictive analytics firm for online publishing, and were joined by the company’s existing investors. Visual Revenue concurrently announced new job opportunities in engineering at the firm.

PlaceIQ Raises $4.2M From US Venture Partners, Valhalla, Others

PlaceIQ said it raised $4.2 million of Series A funding in a round with new investors U.S. Venture Partners and Valhalla Partners, and existing investors IA Ventures, kbs+p ventures, and angel investor Jerry Neumann. The ad targeting company moved from Boulder, Colo., to New York City. The company confirmed the news by tweeting the following […]

NewsCred Raises Series A

NewsCred has raised a $4M Series A led by FirstMark Capital with participation from Lerer Ventures, AOL Ventures and Advancit Capital. This is the website’s second institutional round. Last September, it raised a $750K seed round from FLOODGATE, IA Ventures and Naval Ravikant. All existing investors participated in the Series A financing. PRESS RELEASE Later […]

NewsCred Gets $4M From FirstMark, Lerer, AOL, Others

NewsCred said it raised a $4 million Series A round of funding led by FirstMark Capital and joined by Lerer Ventures, AOL Ventures and Advancit Capital. The company said the funding closed last month. It also said that last September it raised a $750,000 seed round from FLOODGATE, IA Ventures and Naval Ravikant, all of […]

Accel Carves Out Big Dollars for Big Data

Accel Partners has upped its bet on Big Data, announcing this morning that it has dedicated $100 million from its various funds to invest in startups focused on Big Data problems. “What we’re seeing here is a real opportunity to build companies up and down the data stack,” says Ping Li (pictured), one of several […]

BillGuard Gets $10M From Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, Innovation Endeavors, Others

BillGuard said Tuesday it secured $10 million in a second-round financing led by Khosla Ventures. Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors also participated in the round, as did existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and IA Ventures. The company, which is developing online technology for determining erroneous credit card charges, has now raised […]

Right Side Capital’s Plan For Low Touch, High Volume Online Seed Investing

Right Side Capital Management is pushing ahead with a pioneering plan for no-pitch, high-volume angel and seed investing. The San Francisco firm intends to begin investing as early as the end of this year and late last month joined a syndicate of firms providing $24 million in funding to TechStars startups. The plan is to […]

Startup Field Rife with Watson Wanna-be’s

The widely watched battle between Jeopardy-playing supercomputer Watson and two of the game show’s human champions this week directed national attention to the otherwise relatively obscure corner of the programming world known as natural language processing. But while the limelight was fixed mostly on Watson’s creator, IBM, it’s clear Big Blue isn’t the only one […]

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