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Geofeedia scores $3 mln

Chicago-based Geofeedia, a provider of location-based social media intelligence, has raised $3 million in Series A4 financing. Hyde Park Venture Partners led the round with follow-on participation from Tim Kopp, former CMO of ExactTarget; David Gupta, founder and CEO of SDI Enterprises; and Gene Delaney, former president at Motorola.

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Geofeedia picks up $3.5 mln Series A

Geofeedia has received $3.5 million in Series A round of financing. Hyde Park Venture Partners led the round with participation from Blue Vista Ventures, Glade Brook Capital, Tim Kopp, former CMO of ExactTarget, SDI Enterprises CEO David Gupta and Gene Delaney, former president at Motorola. In conjunction with the funding, Kopp, Gupta and Delaney have been added to Geofeedia’s board of advisors. Based in Chicago, Geofeedia is a location-based social media monitoring company.

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Bluebridge fetches $1 mln seed

Bluebridge has received $1 million in seed funding. The investors included Bill Godfrey, founder of Aprimo and Tim Kopp, former CMO of ExactTarget. According to the firm, the capital will be used for personnel hiring and product development. Based in Fishers, Indiana, Bluebridge is a provider of custom mobile apps.

PE-backed SAVO Group adds to board of directors

SAVO Group has named Steve Collins to its board of directors. Collins is the former CFO at ExactTarget. Headquartered in Chicago, SAVO is a sales software developer. It is backed by Goldman Sachs, Sterling Partners and SAP Ventures.

ExactTarget Buys Mpath

ExactTarget, an Indianapolis-based maker of email marketing software, has acquired Australian reseller mPath for an undisclosed amount. ExactTarget has raised around $155 million in VC funding, from Technology Crossover Ventures, Battery Ventures, Insight Venture Partners, Ontagu Newhall and Scale Venture Partners.

Email Marketing Meets Social Media — and Kicks Its Ass

ExactTarget, a little-known but powerful email marketing company with more than 600 employees and north of $100 million a year in revenues, closed on $145 million last year from investors including Battery Ventures and Technology Crossover Ventures. It’s looking like money well spent. Customers of ExactTarget have long used it to send out email coupon […]

Below-the-Radar ExactTarget Zeroes in On IPO with CoTweet Acquisition

ExactTarget this morning announced that it has acquired CoTweet, a customer relationship management tool that sprang up around Twitter in the fall of 2008.

The deal is a natural match. Ten-year-old ExactTarget is a powerful email marketing company with more than 600 employees and revenues north of $100 million a year, but it hadn’t yet delved into the world of real-time social media. The company, based in Indianapolis, is also sitting on tons of cash, having gathered around $155 million in VC funding from Battery Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Montagu Newhall Associates and Technology Crossover Ventures.

ExactTarget Buys CoTweet

ExactTarget, an Indianapolis-based maker of email marketing software, has acquired CoTweet, provider of a Web-based collaboration platform that allows companies to manage multiple Twitter accounts from a single dashboard.

ExactTarget has raised around $155 million in VC funding, from Technology Crossover Ventures, Battery Ventures, Insight Venture Partners, Ontagu Newhall and Scale Venture Partners. CoTweet has raised a small amount of funding from First Round Capital, Founders Fund and Maples Investments.

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ExactTarget Adds (Another) $70 Million

ExactTarget, an Indianapolis-based maker of email marketing software, has raised $70 million in new VC funding, according to a regulatory filing. This follows a $70 million round from earlier this year, and brings the company’s total funding to around $155 million.

ExactTarget said in a press release that it had raised an undisclosed amount of new funding from Technology Crossover Ventures, but did not say if existing shareholders also participated in the round. Those backers are Battery Ventures, Insight Venture Partners, Ontagu Newhall and Scale Venture Partners.

ExactTarget Raises $70 Million

ExactTarget, an Indianapolis-based maker of email marketing software, has raised $70 million in new VC funding. Battery Ventures led the round, and was joined by Scale Venture Partners and return backer Montagu Newhall. The release does not mention Insight Venture Partners, which held a 35% stake in ExactTarget. In related news, ExactTarget also withdrew registration for an IPO.

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