Yummly acquires VC-backed The Orange Chef

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Yummly has acquired San Francisco-based The Orange Chef, a smart nutrition scale developer. No financial terms were disclosed. Also, Yummy has named Santiago Merea as its first chief revenue officer. Previously, Merea was CEO and founder of Orange Chef. Yummly is backed by Bauer Venture Partners, Physic Ventures, Unilever Corporate Ventures, First Round Capital, Harrison Metal Capital and Intel Capital. The Orange Chef’s backers included Melo7 Tech Partners, Google Ventures, SparkLabs Global Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Kima Ventures, The Social+Capital Partnership and Graph Ventures.

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VR startup 8i pulls in $13.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Virtual reality startup 8i has secured $13.5 million in funding. The investors included RRE Ventures, Founders Fund Science, Horizons Ventures, Signia Venture Partners, Samsung Ventures, Dolby Family Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Sound Ventures, Inevitable Ventures, Freelands and Advancit Capital.

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Digital media brand Inverse grabs seed funds

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

New digital media brand Inverse has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding. The investors included Greycroft Partners, Crosslink Capital, Bertelsmann Digital Media InvestmentsSocial+ Capital Partnership and Rothenberg Ventures.

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Nativo raises $20 mln from Advance Vixeid, RezVen, others

By Mark Boslet — 7 months ago

Nativo said it raised $20 million of Series B capital in a round led by Advance Vixeid Partners and joined by RezVen Partners. Existing investors participated as well. The company had previously raised $11.2 million from Greycroft Partners, Signia Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investment, e.ventures and others.

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Skimlinks racks up $16 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Skimlinks, a content monetization platform for digital publishers, has received $16 million in Series C funding. Frog Capital led the round with participation from return backers Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Greycroft, Sussex Place Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

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Greycroft, BDMI and Mark Cuban back ZergNet

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

ZergNet has secured $3.2 million in Series A funding. The investors in this round included Greycroft Partners, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Lerer Hippeau Ventures and Mark Cuban. ZergNet provides solutions aimed at publishers to help them better monetize, analyze and grow their audience.

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Indicative picks up $2 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Indicative, a web and mobile analytics platform, has closed $2 million in seed funding, according to a source from the company. The investors included Acadia Woods Ventures and Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments. Based in New York City, Indicative helps businesses optimize their marketing spend and product development.

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Reputation startup Traity grabs $4.7 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Reputation standard startup Traity said Thursday that it has raised $4.7 million in Series A funding. ACTIVE Venture Partners led the round with participation from investors that included Horizons Ventures, KRW Schindler Private Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Lanta Digital Ventures and 500 Startups.

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Trion Worlds Raises $85M From Ontairo Teachers’ Pension, Bertelsmann

By Mark Boslet — 4 years ago

Trion Worlds has raised $85 million in a round of equity financing led by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and joined by current Trion investor Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments. Games producer Trion will utilize the financing to grow its business. PRESS RELEASE TRION WORLDS CLOSES $85 MILLION STRATEGIC GROWTH FINANCING Led by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan […]

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Skimlinks Raises $4.5M

4 years ago

Skimlinks, maker of an in-text monetization platform for Web publishers, has raised $4.5 million in Series B funding led by Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments. The company, which is also backed by 500startups, Venrex Investment Management, Sussex Place Ventures, The Accelerator Group, and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, has raised a total of $7.5 million to date.

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CrowdTwist Closes $6M Series A

4 years ago

Softbank Capital and Fairhaven Capital led a $6 million first round for CrowdTwist, developer of a social loyalty and rewards platform. kbs+p Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments and several individual investors also participated in the round, the company said Monday.

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Random House Rounds Out Series B for Flat World

5 years ago

Irvington, NY-based Flat World Knowledge, a publisher of free and open college textbooks, has added an undisclosed amount of funding from Random House Inc. The investment closes the company’s Series B financing, which was first announced in January. Flat World previously said that it had secured $15 million in a Series B round led by Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments and Bessemer Venture Partners. The company’s existing investors also participated, including Valhalla Partners, GSA Venture Partners and High Peaks Venture Partners.

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