The Zebra inks $17 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 2 weeks ago

The Zebra, an Austin-based car insurance comparison platform, has raised $17 million in Series A funding. The investors included Silverton Partners, Daher Capital, Ballast Point Ventures and Mark Cuban.


Revolution Growth, Mark Cuban and Michael Jordan back Sportradar

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Sportradar, a provider of provider of sports data and information, has raised $44 million in funding. Revolution Growth led the round with participation from Dallas Mavericks’ owner Mark Cuban and former NBA superstar Michael Jordan. The latter two will join Sportradar’s U.S. board in addition to Ted Leonsis, co-founder of Revolution Growth and owner of the Washington Capitals, Wizards and Mystics. EQT is a previous backer of Sportradar.


VC-backed wireless power company uBeam appoints COO and CFO

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Santa Monica, California-based uBeam, a wireless power company, has named Jeff Devine as COO and Monica Hushen as CFO. Most recently, Devine worked at Cisco where he served as vice president of supply chain management while Hushen oversaw finance for Palm’s global operations. UBeam’s backers include Upfront Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Ludlow Ventures, Mark Cuban, Marissa Mayer and Tony Hsieh.


FiscalNote buys MyCandidate

By Luisa Beltran — 5 months ago

FiscalNote, which is backed by Mark Cuban, said Thursday it has acquired MyCandidate. Financial terms weren’t announced. MyCandidate is a mobile app that aggregates and analyzes information about political candidates in South Korea.


Binary Capital leads funding of gaming startup Unikrn

By Alastair Goldfisher — 7 months ago

Seattle-based Unikrn, a provider of a gaming platform focused on e-sports, announced it has raised $7 million in funding led by Binary Capital. Other investors in the round include Mark Cuban and returning investors Advancit Capital, Freelands Group, 500 Startups, Indicator Ventures and Tabcorp. The company previously raised $3 million in a seed-stage round of funding earlier this year.


FiscalNote attracts $10 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Washington, DC-based legislative and regulatory analytics firm FiscalNote has secured $10 million in Series B funding. Renren led the round with participation from previous backers that included Visionnaire Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Jerry Yang/AME Cloud Ventures, Steve Case and Mark Cuban.


Greycroft, BDMI and Mark Cuban back ZergNet

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

ZergNet has secured $3.2 million in Series A funding. The investors in this round included Greycroft Partners, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Lerer Hippeau Ventures and Mark Cuban. ZergNet provides solutions aimed at publishers to help them better monetize, analyze and grow their audience.


SparkLabs, a Startup Accelerator in South Korea, Launches with Help from Mark Cuban and Vint Cerf

By Connie Loizos — 4 years ago

SparkLabs, a new startups accelerator based in Seoul, South Korea, has launched with the goal of strengthening ties between Korea’s entrepreneurs and the rest of the world. SparkLabs will provide a similar model to Y-Combinator and TechStars while focusing on Korean startups in the Internet, online gaming, mobile, and digital media sectors. Among its mentors are […]


Mark Cuban, The Champ, Sounds Off

By Jonathan Marino — 4 years ago

NBA champion Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban likes early-stage startups. He doesn’t like the Miami Heat, who his Mavs will square off against when the league kicks its season on Dec. 25. And, from the sound of it, he still doesn’t much care for’s prospects, either. I caught up with Cuban after his keynote […]


Mark Cuban Backs Mention Mobile

4 years ago

Mark Cuban has put $250,000 into Los Angeles-based social gaming company Mention Mobile, the company announced Tuesday. Cuban, owner of the NBA champion Dallas Mavericks, will be given a minority equity stake in the company. Mention Mobile was formed in 2010.


BlueCava Gets $9.5M From Mark Cuban, S3, Tim Headington

By Mark Boslet — 4 years ago

BlueCava said it closed of a $9.5 million round of new funding. Venture capital firm S3 Ventures led the $9.5 million round. Existing investors Mark Cuban and Tim Headington participated. Irvine-based BlueCava develops device identification technology. PRESS RELEASE BLUECAVA ANNOUNCES $9.5 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING LED BY S3 VENTURES Mark Cuban and Tim Headington participate […]