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It used to be that you had to have an actual company for capture investors’ attention. Last March, entrepreneur and investor Paul Graham upended that basic standard, inviting candidates with no plan whatsoever into his Y Combinator program. Now, Upstart, a 10-month-old, 10-person company based in Palo Alto, is making even Graham’s unconventional thinking seem quaint.
Tech company MetroMile has launched and unveiled a first-of-its-kind car insurance product that charges drivers a per-mile rate for the miles they drive each month. The company has raised over $4 million in funding from NEA, Index Ventures, First Round Capital and SV Angel.
Box is launching Box OneCloud for Android devices. Founded in 2005, Box provides a secure content sharing platform. The company is headquartered in Los Altos, California and is backed by venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners, and U.S. Venture Partners, [...]
Curalate, a monitoring and analytics platform for socially curated sites, including Pinterest has launched. The company has secured seed funding of $750,000 from NEA, First Round Capital and MentorTech. PRESS RELEASE Curalate, the leading monitoring and analytics platform for socially curated sites, including Pinterest, launches today — bringing 150+ brands and agencies out of Beta; [...]
Green Dot Corp. has agreed to buy Loopt. Green Dot is paying $43.4 million cash, which includes about $9.8 million to be set aside as a retention pool for key Loopt employees . The deal is expected to close by the end of first quarter. Loopt is maker of a mobile social mapping application. Loopt [...]
Fantasy Shopper, an online experience that socialises and gamifies online shopping, has secured first round funding led by Accel Partners and NEA. This funding will enable Fantasy Shopper to build out engineering and business development resources and expand into new markets. PRESS RELEASE Fantasy Shopper, a new online experience that socialises and gamifies online shopping, [...]