Maker Media attracts $5 mln

San Francisco-based Maker Media, a platform that connects inventors of products and services with each other, has raised $5 million in funding. The backers included Obvious Ventures, Raine Ventures, Azure Capital, OATV, Floodgate and from Square 1. In addition to the funding, Maker Media has named Rafe Needleman as editor-in-chief to lead its editorial team and content strategy. Previously, Needleman served as editorial director of Yahoo Tech.


Upfront Ventures leads Series A round for MakeSpace

New York-based storage startup MakeSpace has closed $8 million in Series A funding. Upfront Ventures led the round with participation from Founders Fund, OATV, Lowercase Capital, High Peaks Venture Partners and Collaborative Fund.

OATV Raises $84.5 Million for Third Fund

O’Reilly AlphTech Ventures, or OATV, has secured $84.5 million for a third fund, according to an SEC filing that was processed this morning. The filing states that 51 investors have participated in the fund, and that it intends to raise another $450,000, which will bring its total funding to $85 million.

Timehop Closes Seed Round

New York-based Timehop has closed a seed round of $1.1 million. The investment was led by Bryce Roberts of OATV (O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures) which focuses on seed and early stage investments among technology early adopters. Also in the round is Spark Capital represented by Andrew Parker. Several angel investors also participated in the round including […]

RunKeeper Gets $10M From Spark, Steve Case’s Revolution, OATV

RunKeeper said Monday it raised $10 million in a round led by Spark Capital and joined by existing investor OATV, the venture arm of O’Reilly Media, and new investor Revolution Ventures, which is co-founded by Steve Case, the co-founder of AOL. The new money will enable the Boston company to expand its staff and improve […]

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