Booster Fuels snags $9 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 1 week ago

Fuel delivery startup Booster Fuels has secured $9 million in Series A funding. Maveron led the round with participation from other investors that included Madrona Venture Group, Version One Ventures and RRE Ventures. In addition to the funding, David Wu, general partner at Maveron, has been added to Booster Fuels’ board.

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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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Shasta leads funding in Boomerang Commerce

By Alastair Goldfisher — 3 weeks ago

Mountain View, Calif.-based Boomerang Commerce, which provides smart pricing solutions for retailers, has raised $12 million in a Series B funding round led by Shasta Ventures. Existing investors Madrona Venture Group and Trinity Ventures also participated in the round. The company has now raised $20.5 million in total funding.

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Matcherino raises $1.25 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 2 months ago

Matcherino said Thursday it raised $1.25 million in funding led by Madrona Venture Group. Vulcan Capital and angels also participated. Seattle-based Matcherino is an eSports engagement platform.

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Pixvana raises $6 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 2 months ago

Pixvana said Monday that it raised a $6 million round led by Madrona Venture Group. Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital and angel investors also participated. Seattle-based Pixvana is a a virtual reality technology startup.

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Foundry Group leads $12.5 mln round for Pioneer Square Labs

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Seattle-based Pioneer Square Labs, a studio that creates and launches tech startups, has secured $12.5 million in funding. Foundry Group led the round with participation from other investors that included Bezos Expeditions, Greycroft Partners, Madrona Venture Group, Maveron, Menlo Ventures, MHS Capital, True Ventures, Voyager Capital and Vulcan Capital.

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Madrona Venture Group leads Series A round for HelloTech

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Los Angeles-based tech support startup HelloTech has raised $12.5 million in Series A funding. Madrona Venture Group led the round with participation from all return backers that included Upfront Ventures, CrossCut Ventures and Accel Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Len Jordan, managing director at Madrona Venture Group, has joined HellTech’s board.

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Spare5 pulls in $10 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Seattle-based Spare5, a platform that pays people to perform micro tasks in their spare time, has secured $10 million in Series A funding. Foundry Group, Madrona Venture Group and New Enterprise Associates led the round.

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Madrona Venture Group leads Series A round for Peach

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Seattle-based lunch delivery company Peach has raised $8 million in Series A funding. Madrona Venture Group led the round with participation from Vulcan Capital. In addition to the funding, Scott Jacobson, managing director at Madrona Venture Group, has been added to Peach’s board of directors.

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Jama Software snags $20 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Portland, Oregon-based Jama Software, a computer software company, has secured $20 million in funding. The investors were Updata Partners, Trinity Ventures, Madrona Venture Group and the Oregon Angel Fund. In conjunction with the funding, Jon Seeber of Updata Partners and Tim Porter from Madrona have been appointed to Jama’s board.

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Rover grabs $25 mln in TCV-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Seattle-based Rover.com, a network that connects dog owners with dog sitters, has raised $25 million in funding. Technology Crossover Ventures led the round with participation from return backers Foundry Group, Madrona Venture Group, Menlo Ventures and Petco. Also, Rover has appointed Jeremy Wacksman, Zillow‘s vice president of marketing and product management, to Rover’s board of directors.

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VC-backed digital advertising company MaxPoint goes public

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

MaxPoint Interactive Inc has debuted its IPO of 6.5 million shares after pricing it at $11.50 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “MXPT.” Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank Securities and Pacific Crest Securities are serving as lead underwriters. MaxPoint Interactive is a digital advertising company that helps brands increase in-store sales. It is backed by Madrona Venture Group and Trinity Ventures.

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