JW Player pulls in $20 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

New York-based JW Player, a digital and mobile video platform and player company, has closed $20 million in Series D funding. The investors included Greycroft Growth, Greenspring Associates, Cueball Capital and e.ventures.

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Thrive Market snags $30 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Thrive Market, an ecommerce site that sells healthy organic products, has raised $30 million in Series A funding. Greycroft Partners and e.ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Scripps Network and the founders of the Honest Company, TOMS Shoes, Vitamin Water, Stonyfield Farms and Zulily. In conjunction with the funding, Dana Settle, a partner and co-founder of Greycroft, has been added to Thrive Market’s board.

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Azimo raises additional $20 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 8 months ago

Azimo said Tuesday that raised another $20 million in financing led by Frog Capital. Also participating were MCI Investments and existing investors such as e.ventures and Greycroft Partners. London-based Azimo provides online and smartphone-based money transfers. FT Partners advised on the round.

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Frog Capital leads Series B round for Azimo

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

UK-based digital money transfer Azimo has secured $20 million in Series B funding. Frog Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included MCI Investments, e.ventures and Greycroft Partners. FT Partners and Dorsey and Whitney advised Azimo on the funding.

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Auctionata grabs $45 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Online auction house Auctionata has secured $45 million in Series C funding. MCI Management led the round with participation from other investors that included Hearst Ventures, Kreos Capital, Yuan Capital, Earlybird, e.ventures, Kite Ventures, Raffay Group, TA Ventures, Bright Capital, REN Invest and Holtzbrinck Ventures. GP Bullhound advised Auctionata on the transaction.

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NEA leads Series B1 round for Nginx

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Nginx, a San Francisco-based open source web server developer, has closed $20 million in Series B1 round funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from other investors that included e.ventures, Runa Capital, Index Ventures and Nginx CEO Gus Robertson.

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Devonshire Investors leads $12 mln B round for Recurly

By Luisa Beltran — 1 year ago

Recurly said Monday it has closed a $12 million Series B round led by Devonshire Investors, the private investment arm of Fidelity Investments. Greycroft Partners and existing investors, Polaris Partners and e.ventures, also participated. Recurly, of San Francisco, is a pay-as-you-go subscription billing platform.

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Segment scores $15 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Customer data hub Segment has received $15 million in Series A funding. Accel Partners led the round with participation from previous backers Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and e.ventures. In addition to the funding, Accel partner Vas Natarajan has been added to Segment’s board of directors.

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Science acquires VC-backed PlayHaven

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Science Inc. said Wednesday that it has acquired PlayHaven, a mobile game ad network. No financial terms were disclosed. PlayHaven’s backers included GGV Capital, Granite Global Venture Capital and e.ventures.

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Video platform JW Player nets $20 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Online video platform JW Player has received $20 million in Series C funding. Greycroft Growth and Greenspring Associates led the round with participation from Cue Ball Capital and e.ventures. According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used for growth, expansion and product development.

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Lastline picks up $10 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Lastline has secured $10 million in funding. The investors were Dell Ventures, Presidio Ventures, Redpoint Ventures and e.ventures. Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., Lastline is a malware defense platform provider.

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Parking app SpotHero nabs $4.5 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

SpotHero has closed $4.5 million in Series A funding. The investors included Chicago Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Battery Ventures, OCA Ventures, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Lightbank, G2T3V, e.ventures, Draper Associates and 500 Startups. In conjunction with the funding, Mike Gamson of LinkedIn has been added to SpotHero’s board of directors. Headquartered in Chicago, SpotHero is an on-demand parking app.

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Soldsie fetches $4 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Soldsie, a San Francisco-based social selling service, said Thursday that it has secured $4 million in Series A funding. First Round Capital led the round with participation from SoftTechVC, Lerer Ventures, Correlation Ventures, Great Oaks Ventures, e.Ventures, 500 Startups and various angels.

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