Anoto Group to acquire VC-backed digital pen maker Livescribe

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Anoto Group AB has agreed to buy Oakland, California-based smartpen maker Livescribe. No financial terms were disclosed. Livescribe’s backers included Keating Capital, Aeris Capital, Crosslink Capital, Lionhart Investments Ltd, Presidio Ventures, Qualcomm, Scale Venture Partners, TransLink Capital and Vantage Point Venture Partners. PRESS RELEASE Lund, Sweden & Oakland, Calif. – November 6, 2015 – Anoto […]

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Livescribe Joins the $100M Venture-Backed Club

By Connie Loizos — 5 years ago

You wouldn’t know the IPO market remains so sluggish — not by the new $39 million Series C just closed by Livescribe, the Oakland-based maker of two so-called smartpens, the Echo and Pulse. The round — led by Crosslink Capital, with participation from Scale Venture Partners, Qualcomm, TransLink Capital, Presidio Ventures, Keating Capital and existing investors VantagePoint Venture Partners, Lionhart, and Aeris Capital – not only enticed an almost ridiculous number of investors; it brings the company’s total funding to a stunning $100 million. Livescribe is just three years old.

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Livescribe Adds $7.5 Million

By PEHub Administrator — 7 years ago

Livescribe Inc., an Oakland-based developer of a pen with an onboard computer, has raised $7.5 million in additional Series D funding from Aeris Capital. It had previously held an $11.1 million first close, from Lionhart Investments Ltd. and VantagePoint Venture Partners. Livescribe has now raised over $53 million in total funding, from Aeris, Lionhart, VantagePoint, Blueprint Ventures, Greenhouse Capital Partners and several family offices.

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Livescribe Adds $10 Million

By PEHub Administrator — 7 years ago

Livescribe Inc., an Oakland-based developer of a pen with an onboard computer, has raised $10.175 million in fourth-round funding co-led by return backers Lionhart Investments Ltd. and VantagePoint Venture Partners. The company previously raised around $35 million, from Lionhart, VantagePoint, Blueprint Ventures, Greenhouse Capital Partners and several family offices.

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Wow – Livescribe Raises $6.4M More

By Connie Loizos — 8 years ago

Livescribe, a startup that’s trying to bring the pen into the digital age, just quietly raised a new, $6.4 million round of funding, including from VantagePoint Venture Partners, according to a regulatory filing. The capital brings the amount raised by the 20-month-old, Oakland, Calif.-based company to a stunning $34.5 million. The company is arranging for […]

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