Bento for Business nets $2.5 mln

San Francisco-based Bento for Business, which provides financial services for small businesses, has raised $2.5 million in funding. Anthemis Group led the round with participation from other investors that included Blumberg Capital, LionBird and Pivot Investment Partners.

Bento for Business raises $2.5 mln

Anthemis Group led a $2.5 million seed round of financing for Bento for Business. Other participants in the round include Blumberg Capital, LionBird and Pivot Investment Partners. San Francisco-based Bento for Business provides financial services for small businesses.


August, Aspect, Blumberg to raise money, Cendana gets another $40 mln

August Capital has set out to raise a $450 million seventh fund, while Blumberg Capital, Aspect Ventures and Northern Light Venture Capital seek to raise money of their own, according to documents filed with the SEC. At the same time, Cendana Capital roped in another $40 million and Tullis Health Investors raised $21.4 million toward a $200 million fund, according to SEC documents.


Columbus Nova and Blumberg Capital back Credorax

Credorax has secured $40 million in funding. The investors in this round were Columbus Nova Technology Partners and return backer Blumberg Capital. Headquartered in Southborough, Mass., Credorax provides online payment processing and acquiring bank services for digital merchants.


Appboy grabs $15 mln Series B

Appboy said Thursday that it has secured $15 million in Series B funding. InterWest Partners led the round with participation from previous backers Icon Venture Partners, Blumberg Capital, T5 Capital and IDG Ventures. In addition to the funding, Doug Pepper, general partner at InterWest, has been appointed to Appboy’s board of directors. Based in New York City, Appboy is a provider of marketing automation for apps.


Horizons Ventures leads $6.5 mln Series B funding in FeeX

Horizons Ventures has led a $6.5 million Series B funding round in FeeX, which finds and reduces hidden fees in investment accounts. Existing investor Blumberg Capital participated in the funding round. Horizons has raised a total of $9.6 million to date.


ZipZap nabs $1.1 mln

ZipZap has raised $1.1 million in funding. Investors included AngelList Syndicate, 500 Startups and Blumberg Capital. In addition to the funding, ZipZap has named Jim Griffin as senior vice president of currency. Headquartered in San Francisco, ZipZap is a global payment network.


Zooz closes funding round led by Blumberg Capital

Zooz, a smart payment technology provider, has closed a $12 million funding round. The financing was led by Blumberg Capital, with participation by existing investors including XSeed Capital, lool ventures and Rhodium and new investors Access Industries and Camp One Ventures.


Intel Capital and Blumberg Capital lead $10 mln round for Fortscale

Israeli data security firm Fortscale said Monday that it has closed $10 million in funding. Intel Capital and Blumberg Capital led the round with participation from Fortscale’s previous backers which include the Swarth Group. According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used to expand the firm’s R&D and analytics teams as well as relocate the company’s new headquarters to Silicon Valley.

Trulioo snags $6 mln Series A funds

Trulioo has closed $6 million in a Series A financing. Tenfore Holdings led the round with participation from BDC Venture Capital and Blumberg Capital. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Trulioo is a provider of identity verification solutions.


Blumberg Capital Earns 52x Return On HootSuite

Blumberg Capital said it earned a 52x return in four years from its investment in HootSuite. HootSuite today announced a $165 million Series B round led by Insight Venture Partners and joined by Accel Partners and OMERS Ventures.

CarWoo! Attracts Further Funding

Online automobile marketplace CarWoo! has closed a $6M funding round, bringing total funding to over $12M. With the funding, CarWoo! is adding industry veterans Rudi Thun, formerly general manager of AOL Autos, and Phil Yeh, previously from Dealix. CarWoo! is based in Burlingame, CA and is now funded by Blumberg Capital, Comcast Ventures and InterWest […]

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