Radius Networks attracts $6.5 mln

Washington, DC-based Radius Networks, a provider of proximity and presence detection solutions, has closed $6.5 million in Series Seed C funding. The lead investors were Core Capital Partners, Contour Venture Partners and Trilogy Partners.

iNovia Capital leads $3.3 mln funding round in Routehappy

iNovia Capital has led a $3.3 million funding round in Routehappy, which provides the air travel industry with data and tools to improve flight shopping. Other investors participating in the funding round include PAR Capital Ventures, Buddy Media founder Mike Lazerow and industry veterans Seth Brody, David Sandberg and Porter Gale. Existing investors High Peaks Venture Partners, Contour Venture Partners and Vocap Investment Partners also participated.


Zipmark to acquire VC-backed WorkingPoint

Zipmark has agreed to buy WorkingPoint. No financial terms were disclosed. WorkingPoint is a provider of accounting and billing solutions for small to mid-sized businesses. Zipmark’s backers include Village Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, NYC Seed, High Peaks Venture Capital, Scout Ventures and the New York City Investment Fund.


Pendo snags over $1 mln seed

Product engagement firm Pendo has received $1.025 million in seed funding. Core Capital Partners and Contour Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included IDEAFund Partners and Brett Queener, president and COO of Smart Recruiters and former EVP of Salesforce.com.


FieldLens grabs $8 mln Series A funds

FieldLens said Thursday that it has secured $8 million in Series A funding. OpenView Venture Partners led the round with participation from Softbank Capital, High Peaks Venture Partners, Lerer Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, Borealis Ventures and NYC Seed. FieldLens is a mobile field management app for construction professionals.

ShopKeep racks in $25 mln

ShopKeep has raised $25 million in Series C funding. Thayer Street Partners led the round with participation from Canaan Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners, TTV Capital, Contour Venture Partners, former Thomson Reuters CEO Tom Glocer and Matt Coffin, founder of LowerMyBills. Headquartered in New York City, ShopKeep is a provider of cloud-based point of sale software for managing retail shops and restaurants.

Punchbowl.com Appoints to Board

Punchbowl.com, a one-stop site that helps mums and savvy professionals plan a party from start to finish, has appointed Joan Nevins to the Punchbowl board of directors. Founded by software and user interface experts Matt Douglas and Sean Conta, the company is located in Framingham, MA and is backed by Contour Venture Partners and Intel Capital.

On Deck Founder Named Co-Chair of One in Three

Technology platform On Deck has announced that its founder and former chief executive officer Mitch Jacobs has been named co-chairman of the One in Three Leadership Council, a non-profit initiative of the Association for Enterprise Opportunity. The council’s goal is to create new jobs by reaching 1 million microbusinesses throughout the US. On Deck is […]

EachScape Appoints Marci Weisler as COO

EachScape, a drag & drop platform for creating and managing high end mobile applications has appointed Marci Weisler as COO. The start-up closed a $3 million in series A funding in January with GrandBanks Capital, Contour Venture Partners and NYC Seed. PRESS RELEASE We all know that cost, time-to-market, and fragmentation continue to plague mobile […]

TiqIQ Announced Series A Round

Ticket aggregation company TiqIQ announced that it had closed an undisclosed amount of Series A financing led by Contour Venture Partners, with participation from iNovia Capital and numerous angels. According to regulatory filings, the Series A came in at roughly $1.7 million. PRESS RELEASE TiqIQ, the leading ticket aggregator, today announced that it has closed […]

TiqIQ Calls Up $1.7M For Ticketing Site – Filing

TiqIQ, a New York City and Israeli based startup, has raised $1.7 million in equity financing, according to a recent regulatory filing. The company is backed by Contour Venture Partners, and Contour co-founder Matt Gorin sits on the TiqIQ board. TiqIQ aggregates event tickets and helps consumers find deals for sports, music or theater events.

ShopKeep Bags Series A

ShopKeep, the iPad platform developer for retailers, has landed a Series A financing led by Tribeca Venture Partners and TTV Capital. Contour Venture Partners also participated in the funding.

Zipmark Backed By VCs in Seed Round

Village Ventures and Contour Venture Partners lead a $2 million seed round in Zipmark, it was announced early Tuesday. NYC Seed, High Peaks Venture Capital and the New York City Investment fund also joined in on the transaction. Zipmark is a New York-based mobile and online payments company.

On Deck Seals $4M in Series C

On Deck, a technology platform that helps small businesses secure loans, has raised $4 million in follow-on Series C funding, bringing the round to $19 million. New York-based SF Capital Group provided the additional funding. The company will use the money to bolster sales and marketing. On Deck’s other backers include SAP Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, First Round Capital, Khosla Ventures, RRE Ventures and Village Ventures.

Scratch Music Group Inks $3.3M From Contour Venture

Scratch Music Group, a music DJ service, has sealed $3.3 million in a round led by Contour Venture Partners. The New York City Investment Fund, as well as and angel investors Jason Finger and Todd Arky of SeamlessWeb, and YellowJacket Software Chief Executive Jacob Pechenik also contributed.

On Deck Capital Increases Loan Sizes, Term Lengths

Five-year-old On Deck Capital, which aggregates financial data to gauge the health of a small business — it also offers underwriting and other cash management functions –has added two new features to its offerings: $150,000 loans, and 18-month-long terms. Formerly the maximum loan size it offered was $100,000, and the longest terms it offered were […]

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