Plastiq, a Boston-based online payments company, has raised $6 million in financing. The round was led by Atlas Venture and Flybridge Capital Partners and also included investors in an earlier, $2.3 million financing sewn up last spring. Those other investors include NextView Ventures, Greenoaks Capital Management and individual investors such as Harvey Golub, the former chairman and CEO of American Express.
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Content start-up Shareaholic has closed an oversubscribed $3 million Series A led by Kepha Partners. Existing investors including General Catalyst Partners, NextView Ventures, 500Startups and angels also participated. ANNOUNCEMENT Today I am thrilled to announce that we have closed a very oversubscribed $3 Million Series A led by Kepha Partners with all our existing investors [...]
Nextview Ventures partner Rob Go talks about how seed-stage investors can handle market swings.
Lee Hower offers insights into the successful fundraising effort behind NextView Ventures’ debut seed fund.
The firm finished fund-raising late last year after holding a first close on $8.1 million in March 2011.
Objective Logistics said it raised a $1.5 million in a round led by Atlas Venture and Google Ventures. NextView Ventures, Canary Ventures and individual investors also participated in the round. The funding will be used to further develop and commercialize the Cambridge, Mass., company’s software for the restaurant industry. PRESS RELEASE Objective Logistics Raises $1.5M [...]
CustomMade.com said it raised $2.1 million in a Series A round of financing led by First Round Capital and Google Ventures. Also participating were Founder Collective, Launch Capital, NextView Ventures, Andrew McCollum, David Tisch of TechStars and other investors. The company runs a market place connecting shoppers and artisans. PRESS RELEASE CUSTOMMADE RECEIVES FUNDING FROM [...]
When I launched NextView, one of the things I looked forward to doing was developing our own decision-making process for the firm. Making wise decisions is very important in venture and being able to balance speed, collaboration, and diligence is easier said than done. Luckily, my partners and I have worked at four different venture [...]
A fair bit of ink has been spilled about the detriments of taking seed rounds from large VC funds. At the same time, there have been some good counterexamples and rebuts in recent months. So here are a few indicators to consider when talking to a VC about a seed round. Above all, the goal [...]