Hungryroot cooks up $2 mln

Fresh vegetable-based meals provider Hungryroot has secured $2 million in funding. The investors included Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures and KarpReilly.


Lending platform EVEN Financial scores $2.8 mln seed

New York City-based lending platform EVEN Financial has secured $2.8 million in seed funding. Canaan Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Conversion Capital, Social Leverage and 555 Capital.


Plum Print nets $1 mln

Asheville, North Carolina-based Plum Print, which turns children’s artwork into books and digital archives, has secured $1 million in seed funding. Brooklyn Bridge Ventures led the round.

Could New York’s Startup Scene Hit the Wall in 2013?

In recent years, buttoned-down New York City has become an epicenter of open-collared consumer Web startups, with one hot brand after another drawing in users and venture capital in tandem. But the city that doesn’t sleep may have to work through the night reinventing itself if investors’ growing infatuation with all things enterprise goes unabated.

Charlie O’Donnell’s Brooklyn Bridge Ventures Launches

Charlie O’Donnell, the venture investor and former principal at First Round Capital, has launched Brooklyn Bridge Ventures. According to a press release Tuesday, the firm is focusing on early and seed stage technology investments in the “Greater Brooklyn Area,” which, naturally, includes the rest of New York City. O’Donnell did not release information about LPs or the amount the firm has raised.

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