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Handshake grabs $8 mln Series A funds

Handshake said Monday that it has closed $8 million in Series A funding. New backer Emergence Capital Partners led the round with participation from previous investors SoftTech VC, MHS Capital and High Peaks Venture Partners. Based in New York City, Handshake is a sales order management platform for wholesalers.

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Simply Measured gets $20 mln for expansion

Simply Measured has raised a $20 million Series C round of funding led by Trinity Ventures with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Four Rivers Group, MHS Capital and other existing investors. Karan Mehandru, general partner at Trinity Ventures, will join the board of directors at Simply Measured.

Udemy Secures $12m Series B Led by Insight Venture Partners

Online education marketplace Udemy has completed a $12 million Series B financing round led by Insight Venture Partners, with additional support from existing investors Lightbank, MHS Capital and Learn Capital. This brings bringing Udemy’s total funding to $16 million. The company has also announced the hiring of Dennis Yang as president and chief operating officer.

Thumbtack raises Series A

Community marketplace Thumbtack has raised a $4.5 million Series A financing. Founded in 2009, Thumbtack is a marketplace designed to help list, discover and book local services. The investment round was led by Javelin Venture Partners, with the additional participation of MHS Capital and Tim Draper. PRESS RELEASE Today we’re thrilled to announce some great […]

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