Adphorus takes in $1 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Turkish performance marketing platform Adphorus has raised $1 million in seed funding. The investors included 500 Startups. Also, Şekip Can Gökalp has been appointed to the Adphorus board of directors. Adphorus is also a Facebook marketing partner.

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ZOZI nets $30 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

San Francisco-based ZOZI, a provider of online booking software for activity businesses, has raised $30 million in Series C funding. Pritzker Vlock Ventures led the round with participation from Sir Richard Branson, Par Capital Ventures, 500 Startups, Dolby Family Ventures and Bridge Bank.

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Binary Capital leads funding of gaming startup Unikrn

By Alastair Goldfisher — 7 months ago

Seattle-based Unikrn, a provider of a gaming platform focused on e-sports, announced it has raised $7 million in funding led by Binary Capital. Other investors in the round include Mark Cuban and returning investors Advancit Capital, Freelands Group, 500 Startups, Indicator Ventures and Tabcorp. The company previously raised $3 million in a seed-stage round of funding earlier this year.

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Volta Industries picks up $7.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Volta Industries, a provider of electric car-charging services, has raised $4.5 million in Series A funding. Three Bridges Ventures led the round with participation from Riverwood Capital, 500 Startups and Epic Ventures. Also, SQN Capital provided Volta with a $3 million project financing facility.

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LaunchDarkly picks up $2.6 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

LaunchDarkly, a platform that allows software teams to launch, test and optimize their features, has secured $2.6 million in funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. The company’s backers include SoftTech VC, Bloomberg Beta, 500 Startups and Cervin Ventures. To read the post, visit here.

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Travel app Headout nets $1.8 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Travel app Headout has secured $ 1.8 million in seed funding. The investors included Version One Ventures, 500 Startups, Nexus Venture Partners, Arena Ventures, Maiden Lane Ventures, Funders Club, Haystack Fund, Ludlow Ventures and Dreamit Ventures.

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On-demand meal service Sprig cooks up $45 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

San Francisco-based on-demand meal service Sprig has secured $45 million in funding. The Social+Capital Partnership led the round with participation from other investors that included Greylock Partners, Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, 500 Startups, Ludlow Ventures, Lumia Capital, IDG Ventures and CAA Ventures. In addition to the funding, Ted Maidenberg of Social+Capital has been added to Sprig’s board of directors.

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VC-backed Kairos buys IMRSV

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Facial biometrics company Kairos has acquired IMRSV, a provider of audience analytics. No financial terms were disclosed. Kairos’ backers include Kapor Capital, New World Angels, VenVelo, Quotidian Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Eniac Ventures, 500 Startups and TechStars.

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FullContact grabs $10 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Denver-based FullContact, a provider of fully connected address book solutions, has raised $10 million in funding. Foundry Group and Baird Capital led the round with participation from Blue Note Ventures and 500 Startups. In conjunction with the funding, Benedict Rocchio of Baird has been added to FullContact’s board.

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ToutApp scores $15 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Sales platform ToutApp has secured $15 million in Series B funding. Andreessen Horowitz led the round with participation from previous backers Sigma West, Founder Collective, 500 Startups and the Launch Fund. In addition to the funding, Scott Weiss of Andreessen Horowitz has been appointed to ToutApp’s board of directors.

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Ribbit Capital leads Series C round for ContaAzul

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

ContaAzul, a provider of accounting and invoicing solutions for small businesses in Brazil, has secured Series C funding. No financial terms were disclosed. Ribbit Capital led the round with participation from Tiger Global Management, 500 Startups, Monashees Capital and Valar Ventures.

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SkyGiraffe fetches $3 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

Menlo Park, California-based SkyGiraffe, a provider of enterprise mobility solutions, has raised $3 million in Series A funding. Trilogy Equity Partners led the round with participation from previous backer 500 Startups.

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