Seerene raises $5 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 2 months ago

Seerene said Wednesday that it raised $5 million in seed funding led by Earlybird Venture Capital. Other investors also participated. Potsdam, Germany-based Seerene is an advanced analytics spin-off of the Hasso Plattner Institute.

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Accel leads funding of mapping analysis provider CartoDB

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

New York-based CartoDB, a provider of data analysis for location-based information, has raised a $23 million Series B round of funding. New investor Accel Partners led the round, which includes new investor Salesforce Ventures and existing investors Earlybird Venture Capital and Kibo Ventures. The company has now raised $31 million in total funding. As part of the latest round, Harry Nelis, a partner at Accel, has joined the board.

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VC-backed Traxpay names Siegert as COO

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

B2B payment provider Traxpay has hired Jochen Siegert as chief operating officer. Previously, Siegert worked at FinLeap where he served as a partner and CEO of two early-stage companies. Traxpay’s backers include Earlybird Venture Capital.

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VC-backed RapidMiner taps Lee for president and CEO

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based RapidMiner, a predictive analytics platform provider, has named Peter Y. Lee as president and CEO. Lee was the former executive vice president of TIBCO. RapidMiner’s backers include Ascent Venture Partners, Longworth Venture Partners, Earlybird Venture Capital and Open Ocean Capital.

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Boston big data company RapidMiner raises $15 mln

By Alastair Goldfisher — 12 months ago

Boston-based big data company RapidMiner announced it has raised a $15 million Series B round led by Ascent Venture Partners and Longworth Venture Partners. Also participating in the round are returning investors Earlybird Venture Capital and Open Ocean Capital. The company, which provides a predictive analytics platform, has now raised $20 million in total funding.

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RhodeCode picks up $3.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

RhodeCode has raised $3.5 million in funding. The investors were DFJ Esprit and Earlybird Venture Capital. Based in Berlin and San Francisco, RhodeCode is an enterprise-grade code collaboration platform provider.

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Earlybird Venture Capital leads Series B round for B2X

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

B2X Care Solutions, a Munich-based provider of customer care solutions for smartphones, has closed $15 million in Series B funding. Earlybird Venture Capital led the round. Also, B2X has also acquired a majority stake in India-based The Service Solutions. No financial terms were disclosed.

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Traxpay closes $15 mln series B

By Angela Sormani — 1 year ago

Traxpay, a B2B payment business, has closed $15 Million in series B funding. The oversubscribed round was led by the corporate incubator of Commerzbank and Software AG with existing investors Earlybird Venture Capital and former senior Apax partner, Michael Phillips of Castik Capital Partners, also participating in the round.

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Hazelcast garners $11 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Hazelcast has raised $11 million in Series B funding. Earlybird Venture Capital led the round. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Hazelcast is a provider of an open source in-memory data grid.

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Earlybird backs Flipps, Tjobs and Metrekare.com

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Earlybird Venture Capital has made undisclosed investments in three early-stage firms Flipps, Tjobs and Metrekare.com. Now based in San Francisco, Flipps is a direct-to-TV streaming platform. Romanian startup Tjobs helps employers in the European Union recruit temporary or permanent workers for jobs while Metrekare.com is a real estate listings platform in Turkey. The investments come only three months after Earlybird raised $110 million in the initial close of its Digital East Fund, which has a hard cap of $130 million.

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Earlybird Venture Capital backs Flipps

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Flipps has received $2.4 million in funding. The investors included Earlybird Venture Capital and Tim Draper. According to the firm, the capital will be used for growth and expansion. Based in San Francisco, New York and Sofia, Bulgaria, Flipps streams entertainment content from a mobile device to a TV.

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