Online furniture marketplace Move Loot nets $9 mln

Metamorphic Ventures has led a $9 million funding round for Move Loot, an online furniture marketplace. Other investors included First Round Capital, Index Ventures, Great Oaks, IDG, Sherpa Ventures, Y Combinator and Google Ventures.


LaunchKey snaps up $3 mln

LaunchKey has raised $3 million in seed funding. Metamorphic Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included ENIAC Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Pantera Capital, Rimrock Venture Partners and VegasTechFund. Based in Las Vegas, LaunchKey is a mobile authentication platform.


Therapy start-up Talkspace attracts $3.5 mln

Talkspace, which provides anonymous therapy via a mobile device or online, has raised $3.5 million in seed funding. The investors in this round included Metamorphic Ventures, SoftBank and Spark Capital.


Boxbee nets $5 mln Series A

New York-based Boxbee, a storage and logistics provider for homes and businesses, has received $5 million in Series A funding. Metamorphic Ventures led the round with participation from others investors that included Floodgate, Northgate and an unnamed “home improvement giant.” According to the firm, the capital will be used for growth.

Job app Switch raises $1.4 mln in seed

Switch announced it has raised $1.4 million in seed-stage funding led by Rhodium and Metamorphic Ventures, with additional participation from BAM Ventures, SG VC and New York-based angel investors. New York-based Switch provides a mobile job discovery marketplace.

Online legal marketplace UpCounsel nabs $2.4 mln seed

San Francisco-based UpCounsel, an online marketplace for legal services, has raised $2.4 million in seed funding. Metamorphic Ventures and Crosslink Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Homebrew. According to the company, the capital infusion will be used for expansion.


Metamorphic backs travel search engine Wanderu

Wanderu has raised $5.6 million in Series A funding led by Metamorphic VenturesAlta Ventures also joined the round, which included 500 Startups, Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners, and individual investors Craig Lentzsch (former CEO of Greyhound), John Balen (general partner at Canaan Partners) and Brad Feld (managing director at Foundry Group), among others. The Boston-based company previously raised a $2.4 million round led by Alta Ventures. Wanderu, which targets Millennials, provides travel search engine services for bus and train rides.


Viyet raises $1.5 mln seed funding

Viyet Inc, an e-commerce site for pre-owned furniture, lighting and accessories, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. F Cubed and Metamorphic Ventures participated in the funding round along with a group of angle investors and senior executives in retail and technology.


Cord Project ropes in $1.8 mln seed

New York-based voice startup Cord Project said Thursday that it has closed $1.8 million in seed funding. Metamorphic Ventures and Lerer Hippeau Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Google Ventures, Greycroft, Dave Morin of Slow Ventures, Gary Vaynerchuk of Vayner/RSE and Carmelo Anthony and Stuart Goldfarb of Melo7 Tech Partners.


Safeguard Scientifics leads $11 mln Series D funding in Transactis

Safeguard Scientifics has led an $11 million Series D funding round in Transactis, which provides electronic billing and payment solutions. Other participants in the funding round include existing investors StarVest Partners, senior management and the board. To date, Transactis has raised a total of $40 million from investors including Metamorphic Ventures, Vermont Information Processing and Harland Clarke.


Voyat nets $1.8 mln seed funds

Voyat, a CRM platform for hotels that is launching out of beta, said Tuesday that it has raised $1.8 million in seed funding. The investors included Metamorphic Ventures, Eniac Ventures, BoxGroup and Brett Crosby, co-founder of Google Analytics.


Fuisz Media snags $2.1 mln seed funds

Fuisz Media has closed $2.1 million in seed funding. Metamorphic Ventures and Lerer Hippeau Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Michael Lazerow, founder of Buddy MediaWGI Group and Brian Lee, co-founder of LegalZoom and The Honest Company. Based in Santa Monica, Calif., Fuisz Media is a provider of interactive video experiences.

Bindo raises $1.8 mln seed funding round

Bindo, a developer of a cloud-based system that enables 24/7 online shopping, has raised a $1.8 million seed funding round. The seed round is co-led by Gary Vaynerchuk and Singapore and Tokyo-based East Ventures. Other investors include New York City-based Metamorphic Ventures and other angel investors.

VC-backed PageScience names new advertising sales VP

PageScience, a New York-based provider of contextual advertising technology, has hired Steve McEvoy as a vice president of advertising sales. Previously, McEvoy worked at Mochilla and Jumpstart. The company’s backers include Metamorphic Ventures and Cava Capital.


Metamorphic Ventures raises second fund, expands advisory board

Metamorphic Ventures announced today on its blog that it has raised “just shy” of $70 million for its second fund. The New York-based seed stage firm, which has invested in crowdfunding site Indiegogo and credit scoring service Lenddo, among others, had raised about $22 million for its first fund. The firm said it will continue […]

Mass Relevance Raises $3.3M From Austin, Battery, Floodgate, Allegro, Metamorphic

Mass Relevance said it raised a $3.3 million Series A round of funding led by Austin Ventures and including new investor Battery Ventures. Existing investors Floodgate Fund, Allegro Venture Partners and Metamorphic Ventures participated. The Austin, Texas, company will use the new money to expand in the media, entertainment, consumer brands and retailing industries. PRESS […]

Precision Health Media Inks $1M

Precision Health Media, a developer of contextual advertising technology, has raised $1 million in fresh capital. Investors include Cava Capital, the Conyers Group, Metamorphic Ventures, and angels including Geoff Judge, partner in iNovia Capital; David Arcara; Jamie Driver; and Richard Forman of Health Venture Group. PRESS RELEASE With its Condition Match(TM) contextual advertising technology continuing […]

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