FoundationDB raises Series A

FoundationDB has closed $17 million in a Series A funding round led by Sutter Hill Ventures with additional investment from CrunchFund and existing angel investors. Sutter Hill managing director, Sam Pullara will join FoundationDB’s board of directors.

Floral marketplace provider BloomNation raises $1.65 mln

Los Angeles-based BloomNation raised $1.65 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Spark Capital, Chicago Ventures, CrunchFund and MuckerLab. BloomNation, which operates an online marketplace for florists nationwide, is a graduate of MuckerLab, a Los Angeles-based accelerator.

creativeLIVE Secures Funds

creativeLIVE has secured funding from Creative Artists Agency, William Morris Endeavor, CrunchFund and Google Ventures among others. The new investors join Greylock Partners to bring creativeLIVE’s total funding to $8 million.

Handshakez Closes Series A Round

Handshakez has closed $3.6 million in venture capital financing. The Series A round was led by Austin Ventures with additional investment by First Round Capital, FLOODGATE, CrunchFund, Valhalla Partners and Thinktiv.

Zumper Raises $1M From Kleiner, Andreessen, Greylock, NEA, Others

Zumper said it raised $1 million in seed funding earlier this year from investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, CrunchFund, New Enterprise Associates, Dawn Capital, the Experiment Fund and the DeWilde family trust. Zumper is using the money for expansion.

YourMechanic Raises $1.8M From Y Combinator, Milner, Kutcher, SV Angel, Others

YourMechanic said it raised $1.8 million in seed funding from investors including Y Combinator, Yuri Milner, Ashton Kutcher, SV Angel, CrunchFund and SoftTechVC. The Mountain View, Calif., company is developing a mobile car repair service. PRESS RELEASE YourMechanic Launches to Bring the Mechanic To You Company Announces $1.8 Million in Seed Funding (San Francisco, CA) […]

Cloud Storage Startup Bitcasa Secures $7M

Bitcasa, a Mountain View, Calif.-based cloud storage company, has raised $7 million in its Series A funding round, bringing its total funding to $9 million. Pelion Venture Partners, an existing investor, and Horizons Ventures, a new investor, co-led the round, with Andreessen Horowitz, First Round Capital, CrunchFund and Samsung Ventures also participating.

TheComplete.me Raises $1.2M From Intel, CrunchFund, PlentyofFish, Angels

TheComplete.me said it raised a $1.2 million seed round with funding from Intel Capital, PlentyOfFish, CrunchFund, and angel investors Russ Siegelman; Ben T. Smith IV; Social Starts, LLC; Spark Unlimited, Inc.;  Parker Coddington; Kevin Henrikson; Ali Jahangiri; William Lohse; and Konstantin Othmer. TheComplete.me runs a social dating network. PRESS RELEASE theComplete.me Social Dating Network Raises $1.2 […]

Rover.com Closes $3.4M

Seattle-based Rover.com has closed on $3.4 million in Series A financing. Madrona Venture Group led the round, with CrunchFund and other angel investors participating. Rover.com is an online marketplace that connects dog owners with local dog sitters. PRESS RELEASE Rover.com, an online marketplace connecting dog owners with local dog sitters, announced a $3.4 million Series […]

955 Dreams Closes Seed Round

955 Dreams, a next generation mobile publishing company has closed a $3.25M seed round. Investors in this round include 500 Startups, m8 Capital, Kapor Capital, Felicis Ventures and CrunchFund. The round is being led by 500 Startups and m8 Capital. 500 Startups is a Mountain View-based seed fund and startup accelerator program. m8 Capital is […]

YouMail Completes Funding Round

CrunchFund and the Tech Coast Angels ACE Fund have joined as investors in a recently completed funding round for YouMail, a provider of cloud-based, enhanced telecommunications services. This brings total investment raised by YouMail since 2007 to nearly $13 million. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., YouMail is also backed by VantagePoint Capital Partners and Siemer Ventures. […]

Gogobot Seals $15M

San Francisco-based Gogobot, a social travel site, has raised $15 million in financing led by Redpoint Ventures. Battery Ventures and Michael Arrington’s CrunchFund also participated. The company will use the capital to expand its marketing, partnership and outreach efforts.

Codecademy Closes Series A

Codecademy, a site that teaches people how to become computer programmers, has sealed a Series A round from investors including Union Square Ventures, O’Reilly, SV Angel, Yuri Milner, Social+Capital Partnership, Thrive Capital, CrunchFund, Collaborative Fund, Founder Collective, and individual investors including Joshua Schacter, Vivi Nevo, Naval Ravikant and Sam Altman. The company reportedly sealed $2.5 million in the round, which will be used to bolster the development and design team.

Meg Whitman Joins Zaarly Board as it Closes on $14M

San Francisco-based mobile commerce startup Zaarly has added Hewlett-Packard chief executive and former eBay chief Meg Whitman to its board. Zaarly has created a mobile, local marketplace that allows users to buy and sell with people in their neighborhoods. Zaarly has also announced a newly closed $14.1 million Series A funding round, led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersiFund and Sands Capital Ventures. Additional investors include CMEA, Venture51, Crunchfund, Marc Ecko, and Artists and Instigators. John Suliman of Sands Capital Ventures, and Chi-Hua Chien of KPCB have also joined the board.

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