VC-backed Signifyd taps McKiernan for board

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

San Jose, California-based Signifyd, a provider of fraud protection services for ecommerce businesses, has appointed Bill McKiernan to its board. McKiernan is the founder of CyberSource Corp, a Visa subsidiary. Signifyd’s backers include Allegis Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, IA Ventures, Lucas Ventures, QED Investors, Resolute.VC and Tekton Ventures.

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Verge Genomics collects $4 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Verge Genomics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on neurodegenerative diseases, has closed $4 million in seed financing. IA Ventures led the round with participation from Two Sigma Ventures, Draper Associates, Great Oaks VC, Slow Ventures, Karlin Venture, Elad Gil and David Lee.

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Prosper Marketplace buys VC-backed BillGuard

By Iris Dorbian — 5 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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Signifyd inks $7 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

San Jose, California-based Signifyd, a provider of fraud protection solutions for the e-commerce sector, has secured $7 million in Series A funding. Allegis Capital led the round with participation from Resolute Ventures, IA Ventures, QED Investors, Lucas Ventures and Tekton Ventures. In addition to the funding, Pete Bodine, managing director at Allegis Capital, has been appointed to Signifyd’s board of directors.

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Recorded Future pulls in $12 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Recorded Future, a real-time threat intelligence analytics platform provider, has received $12 million in Series D funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Reed Elsevier Ventures led the round with participation from MassMutual Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Google Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Atlas, IA Ventures and Balderton. In conjunction with the funding, Kevin Brown, general partner at Reed Elsevier Ventures, has been appointed to Recorded Future’s board. To find out further details on the funding, visit here.

 

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VC-backed Metamarkets adds Payne to board

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Metamarkets, a provider of programmatic marketing analytics, has named Jim Payne to its board of directors. Payne is the founder and former CEO of MoPub, a mobile ad exchange that was acquired by Twitter. Metamarkets is backed by Data Collective, Khosla Ventures, Village Ventures, IA Ventures and True Ventures.

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Data Collective leads $15 mln round for Metamarkets

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

Metamarkets, a real-time analytics platform for the digital advertising space, has secured $15 million in funding. Data Collective led the round with participation from other investors that included Khosla Ventures, IA Ventures, True Ventures and Village Ventures.

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Sight Machine grabs $5 mln in Mercury Fund-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Sight Machine has secured $5 million in funding. Mercury Fund led the round with participation from other investors that included Michigan eLab, Huron River Ventures, Orfin Ventures, Funders Club, IA Ventures and O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures. Based in San Francisco and Ann Arbor, Michigan, Sight Machine is a manufacturing analytics platform developer.

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X.ai pulls in $9.2 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

New York City-based artificial intelligence firm x.ai has closed $9.2 million in Series A funding. FirstMark Capital led the round with participation from IA Ventures, Softbank Capital and Pritzker Group Venture Capital.

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X.ai nets $2.1 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

New York City-based artificial intelligence firm x.ai has raised $2.1 million in seed funding. IA Ventures, Softbank and Lerer Ventures led the round.

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Address change platform Updater scores $8 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Updater has closed $8 million in Series A funding. The investors were SoftBank Capital, Second Century Ventures, IA Ventures and Commerce Ventures. Also, the firm has named Ryan Hubbard as chief technology officer. Based in New York City, Updater is a relocation and address-change platform.

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