Photography startup Light has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Formation 8 led the round with participation from other investors that included StepStone Group LP, Bessemer Venture Partners, CrunchFund and CRV.Continue
Database provider Airtable has secured $7.6 million in funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. CRV led the round with participation from Caffeinated Capital, Crunchfund, Data Collective, Founder Collective and Freestyle Capital. Other investors included Brennan O’Donnell, vice president of sales and customer success at SurveyMonkey; Ilya Sukhar, founder of Parse and director of product management at Facebook; Othman Laraki, co-founder of Color Genommics; and Joshua Reeves, CEO and co-founder of ZenPayroll. In addition to the funding, Francis Larkin has been named vice president of growth.Continue
Santa Monica, California-based Mobcrush, a mobile games’ live streaming platform, has secured $4.9 million in seed funding. The investors included Raine Ventures, First Round Capital, Lowercase Capital, CrunchFund, Rincon Venture Partners, Crosscut Ventures, Lionsgate, Advancit Capital, CAA Ventures, BAM Ventures and MTGx Ventures.Continue
Onfleet, a provider of local delivery management solutions, has received $2 million in funding, the company confirmed on its site. The investors included CrunchFund, Winklevoss Capital, Playfair Capital and Stanford-StartX Fund. According to Onfleet, the capital will be used for product enhancement and personnel hiring.
Boston and New York City-based subscription errand service Hello Alfred has raised $10.5 million in Series A funding. New Enterprise Associates and Spark Capital led the round with participation from Sherpa Ventures and CrunchFund.Continue
San Francisco-based ProsperWorks, a provider of CRM solutions for Google Apps, has closed its Series A funding at $7.5 million. True Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Bloomberg Beta and Crunchfund.Continue
San Francisco-based spreadsheet startup Airtable, which publicly launched on Wednesday, has secured $3 million in funding, said a source at the company. The backers included Caffeinated Capital, Freestyle Capital, Data Collective, Crunchfund, Box Group, Ashton Kutcher, Aaron Harris, a partner at Y Combinator and Othman Laraki, former vice president of product at Twitter.Continue
Silicon Valley-based Iotera, a provider of pet-tracking technology, has raised $1 million in funding. ZenShin Capital Partners led the round with participation from Crunchfund, Startup Capital Ventures, String Ventures, EarlyMarket and Rubicon Venture Capital.Continue
London-based Onfido, which specializes in providing background checks for companies, has secured $4.5 million in Series A funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Wellington Partners led the round with other investors that included CrunchFund. According to Onfido, the capital infusion will be used for personnel hiring and technology development. To read the announcement, visit here.
Danish analytics platform GameAnalytics has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding. The investors in this round included Sunstone Capital, Crunchfund and Beta Angels. In addition to the financing, the firm has named Luke Aviet as CEO, Nick Roveta as vice president of strategic partnerships and Claus Moseholm as chief commercial officer.Continue
Mobile games creator Playdots has secured $10 million in Series A funding. Tencent and Greycroft Partners led the round with participation from other investors such as Northzone and Crunchfund.Continue
Alfred has closed $2 million in funding. Spark Capital led the round with participation from SV Angel and CrunchFund. Headquartered in New York, Alfred is a subscription errand service.Continue
Online child care marketplace CareLulu has closed $1.7 million in seed funding. Khosla Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Crunchfund, The Startup Factory and 500 Startups. According to the company, the capital will be used for personnel hiring and market expansion.Continue
Zen99 has raised nearly $2.5 million in seed funding. The investors included Upside Partnership, Collaborative Fund, Y Combinator, SV Angel and CrunchFund. Based in San Francisco, Zen99 is a provider of tax and insurance tools for independent workers.Continue
Abacus has received $3.5 million in seed funding, the company confirmed in a blog post on its site. Bessemer Venture Partners and General Catalyst led the round with participation from other investors that included Bloodstone, CrunchFund, FundersClub and Google Ventures. Based in New York City, Abacus provides real-time employee expense systems. To read the announcement, visit here.
Weaved has closed $2.3 million in seed funding. Crunchfund led the round with participation from other investors that included Metamorphic, Core Ventures Group, TMT Investments, Alpine Meridian Ventures, Double M Partners, HB Rama capital, Ironfire Angel Partners, Maxfield Capital Fund, Haystack Fund and Big Basin Partners. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Weaved is a provider of solutions that connect devices across the internet.Continue
San Francisco-based Voxer, a provider of push-to-talk and multimedia messaging, has hired Paul Reilly as vice president of engineering. Previously, Reilly worked at Memeo where he served as vice president of engineering. Its backers include Institutional Venture Partners, Intel Capital, SV Angel and CrunchFund.Continue
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