Neurotrack grabs $6.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 week ago

Digital health company Neurotrack has secured $6.5 million in funding. Khosla Ventures led the round with participation from Social Capital, Founders Fund, AME Cloud Ventures and iSeed Ventures.

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Founders Fund leads Series B funding of Branch Metrics

By Alastair Goldfisher — 1 week ago

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Branch Metrics, which develops “deep linking” technology to allow mobile users to discover and share apps and app content, announced it has raised $35 million in a Series B funding round led by new investor Founders Fund. Existing investors participating in the round include New Enterprise Associates, Pejman Mar Ventures, Cowboy Ventures and individuals Zach Coelius and Ben Narasin (now a partner at Canvas Ventures). New investor Madrona Venture Group also took part in the round, which brings the company’s total funding to $53 million. As part of the round, Scott Nolan, a partner at Founders Fund, has joined the board.

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RunTitle raises $8 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 4 months ago

RunTitle said Friday it raised $8 million in Series A financing led by Founders Fund. Aubrey McClendon’s Deep Fork Capital, existing investor Austin Ventures, and several individuals also participated. Austin-based RunTitle is an oil and gas data startup.

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Prosper Marketplace buys VC-backed BillGuard

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

According to a blog post on its site, Prosper Marketplace has acquired Israel-based personal finance company BillGuard. No financial terms were disclosed. BillGuard’s backers included Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, Innovation Endeavors, Bessemer Venture Partners and IA Ventures.

 

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IVP leads $50 mln funding of Compass

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

New York-based Compass, a provider of a real estate platform to buy and sell homes, has raised a $50 million round of funding led by Institutional Venture Partners. Also taking part in the round are existing investors Thrive Capital, Founders Fund, 406 Ventures, Advance Publications and individuals Kenneth Chenault (CEO of American Express) and Marc Benioff (CEO of Salesforce.com). The company has now raised $123 million in total funding, including a $40 million Series B round in July 2014.

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Unicorn Stemcentrx emerges from stealth

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

Heavily backed Stemcentrx, a South San Francisco-based developer of cancer therapies, has emerged from stealth and announced it raised a $250 million funding round last month, led by the mutual fund Fidelity Investments. The company, which was first backed by ARTIS Ventures four years ago, has now raised $500 million in funding and is reportedly valued at $3 billion. Other investors include Founders Fund.

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Founders Fund backs Modumetal

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Seattle-based Modumetal, a producer of nanolaminated metals and materials, has secured undisclosed funding. The investors included Founders Fund, Chevron Technology Ventures, BP Ventures and ConocoPhillips.

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ZocDoc snaps up $130 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

New York City-based ZocDoc, an online medical care scheduling service, has secured $130 million in funding. Baillie Gifford and Atomico led the round with participation from return backer Founders Fund.

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Founders Fund leads $50 mln round in Radius

By Alastair Goldfisher — 6 months ago

San Francisco-based Radius, a provider of business-to-business predictive marketing software, announced it has raised a $50 million round led by Founders Fund. Formation 8, Glynn Capital Management, Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, BlueRun Ventures and Yuan Capital also participated in the round.

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Visa backs VC-backed payments startup Stripe

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Visa Inc has made an undisclosed investment in Stripe, a mobile and online payment provider. According to Crunchbase, Stripe’s backers include Sequoia Capital, Thrive Capital, Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and General Catalyst Partners.

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Zesty collects $17 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

San Francisco-based Zesty, a healthy food delivery service, has secured $17 million in Series A funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Index Ventures led the round with participation from Founders Fund and Forerunner Ventures.

 

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