Salesperson app Spiro picks up $1.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Salesperson app Spiro has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. The investors included Rob Wadsworth, managing director of HarbourVest Partners LLC, Vijay Balan, head of global publisher development at Facebook and Tom Tucker, former CEO of Akibia Inc.


Singapore online grocer RedMart rings up $26.7 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Singapore-based RedMart, an online grocer and marketplace, has secured $26.7 million in funding. The investors included Garena, SoftBank Ventures Korea, Visionnaire Ventures, Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and Far East Ventures. Also, RedMart has appointed Colin Bryar, a former vice president at Amazon, as chief operating officer.