Din cooks up $3 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

San Mateo, California-based Din, a recipe subscription service, has raised $3 million in seed funding. The investors were Accel Partners, Collaborative Fund, Built By Girls Fund, Harrison Metal, Slow Ventures and Lowercase Capital.

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SoftTech, Lowercase invest in family concierge service app Envoy

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

San Francisco-based Envoy announced it has raised $3 million in seed funding from SoftTech VCLowercase Capital and others to provide what it calls “family concierge” service for seniors and family caregivers in 17 U.S. markets. Other investors in the seed-stage deal include ENIAC Ventures, Structure Capital, Technicolor Ventures and Vayner/RSE, In addition, individual investors include Douglas Feirstein (founder of LiveOps, Hired); Raj Gajwani, Fabrice Grinda and Jose Marin of FJ Labs; Edward Park (COO of Athenahealth); Gary Swart (former CEO of ODesk); and Tyler Willis. Stephanie Palmeri, a principal at SoftTech VC, has joined the board.

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Viral video messaging app Dubsmash grabs $5.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Berlin-based viral video messaging app Dubsmash has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding. Index Ventures led the round with participation from Lowercase Capital, ENIAC Ventures, Sunstone Capital, Raine Ventures and King Digital Entertainment CEO Riccardo Zacconi. In conjunction with the funding, Danny Rimer of Index Ventures has been added to Dubsmash’s board.

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Hyper takes in $1.1 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Hyper, a newly launched curated video platform for short-term content, has raised $1.1 million in seed funding. Advancit Capital led the round with participation from Lowercase Capital, Broadway Video Ventures, Freeland Ventures and Mesa Ventures.

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Maveron leads Series A round for Common

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

New York-based Common, a community that offers shared housing in major cities, has raised $7.35 million in Series A funding. Maveron led the round with participation from other investors that included Lowercase Capital and Slow Ventures. In addition to the funding, Jason Stoffer, general partner at Maveron, has been added to Common’s board.

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Mobcrush nets $4.9 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Santa Monica, California-based Mobcrush, a mobile games’ live streaming platform, has secured $4.9 million in seed funding. The investors included Raine Ventures, First Round Capital, Lowercase Capital, CrunchFund, Rincon Venture Partners, Crosscut Ventures, Lionsgate, Advancit Capital, CAA Ventures, BAM Ventures and MTGx Ventures.

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Dining app Reserve books $15 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

Dining app Reserve has raised $15 million in Series A funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Human Ventures Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included First Round, Lowercase Capital, Advancit Capital, Sherpa Ventures, SV Angel, Venture51, Visionnaire Ventures, Jared Leto, Jon Favreau and Will.i.am. To read more about the funding, visit here.

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VHX reels in $5 mln in Comcast Ventures-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

According to a blog post on its site, VHX has raised $5 million in Series B funding. Comcast Ventures led the round with participation from backers that included Union Square Ventures, Keith Calder, Lerer-Hippeau Ventures, Lowercase Capital and Alexis Ohanian. In addition to the funding, the company has added Comcast Ventures’ Sam Landman to its board. VHX is an online digital distribution platform that helps artists sell video content and connect with their fans. To read the announcement, visit here.

 

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Parenthoods picks up more than $1.3 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

San Francisco-based local parenting community Parenthoods has received more than $1.3 million in funding, a company spokesperson confirmed. Slow Ventures led the round led by with participation from other investors that included Lowercase Capital, Liberty City Ventures and 500 Startups.

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Job-matching platform Jobr rakes in $2 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

According to a blog post on its site, Jobr, a job-matching platform, has raised $2 million in seed funding. The investors included Lerer Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Eniac Ventures, Lowercase Capital, The Hive, Tekton Ventures, Structure Capital, Tim Draper and Fabrice Grinda. Also, the firm has named Ellen Levy, who is also investing in Jobr, as an advisor. To read further details about the funding, visit here.

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Hinge app picks up $4.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Hinge, a NYC-based app that helps users meet new people through friends, has received $4.5 million in funding. The investors included Founders Fund, Lowercase Capital, CAA Ventures, Lumia Capital, Middleland Capital and Great Oaks.

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Real-time analytics startup Chartbeat garners $3.1 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

According to a blog post on its site by CEO Tony Haile, Chartbeat has raised $3.1 million in funding. Previous backers Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Index Ventures led the round with participation from Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Freestyle Capital, LAUNCH Fund, SoftTech VC and Lowercase Capital. Based in New York City, Chartbeat is a provider of real-time analytics. To read more about the funding, visit here.

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Finland-based Next Games snares $6 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Next Games has received $6 million in Series A funding. IDG Ventures and Jari Ovaskainen led the round with participation from Lowercase Capital, AMC Networks Ventures and York Ventures. Based in Finland, Next Games is a games developer.

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Getable Closes Second Funding Round

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

Getable has closed a second financing, totaling $1.8 million. This brings total funding for the company to $3.2 million. Investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Founder Collective, Promus Ventures and Chris Sacca of Lowercase Capital.

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