VC-backed Signifyd taps McKiernan for board

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

San Jose, California-based Signifyd, a provider of fraud protection services for ecommerce businesses, has appointed Bill McKiernan to its board. McKiernan is the founder of CyberSource Corp, a Visa subsidiary. Signifyd’s backers include Allegis Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, IA Ventures, Lucas Ventures, QED Investors, Resolute.VC and Tekton Ventures.

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MMKT collects $5.9 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

New York City-based MMKT Exchange LLC, a secure digital exchange, has raised $5.9 million in funding. QED Investors led the round with participation from other backers that included Victory Park Capital, Fifth Street Asset Management Inc, Vikram Pandit, founding principal of The Orogen Group and Ron Suber, president of Prosper Marketplace.

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Fundera inks $11.5 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

New York City-based Fundera, an online credit marketplace for small businesses, has raised $11.5 million in Series B funding. Susquehanna Growth Equity led the round with participation from previous backers that included QED Investors, Khosla Ventures and First Round Capital. In addition to the funding, Scott Feldman, a managing director at Susquehanna Growth Equity, has been appointed to Fundera’s board of directors.

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Ribbit Capital leads $7 mln funding in GuiaBolso

By Chris Witkowsky — 6 months ago

Ribbit Capital led a $7 million funding round in GuiaBolso, a personal finance management platform. Other investors in the funding include Omidyar Network, QED Investors, Ed Baker, head of growth for Uber, Mark Goines, an early investor in Mint.com, and Peter Kellner, co-founder of Endeavor. Existing investors Kaszek Ventures, e.Bricks and Valor Capital participated in the funding.

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Signifyd inks $7 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

San Jose, California-based Signifyd, a provider of fraud protection solutions for the e-commerce sector, has secured $7 million in Series A funding. Allegis Capital led the round with participation from Resolute Ventures, IA Ventures, QED Investors, Lucas Ventures and Tekton Ventures. In addition to the funding, Pete Bodine, managing director at Allegis Capital, has been appointed to Signifyd’s board of directors.

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Aspect, DBL, QED invest in millennial-focused job search site The Muse

By Alastair Goldfisher — 9 months ago

New York-based The Muse, provider of a career and jobs search site targeted to millennials, announced it has raised $10 million in Series A funding from Aspect Ventures, DBL Partners and QED Investors. Theresia Gouw from Aspect and Nancy Pfund from DBL are joining the board as a result of the fund. Caribou Honig from QED is joining as a board observer. The company, which targets millennials and has grown to 3 million users per month through word-of-mouth, previously raised $2.8 million in funding, including a $1.3 million debt round in 2012 and $1.5 million seed funding in 2013. Co-founder and CEO Kathryn Minshew told peHUB that the company employs 33 fulltime people in New York and is looking to add 25 over the next several months. 

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ApplePie Capital fetches $6 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

San Francisco-based ApplePie Capital, a marketplace lender for franchise entrepreneurs, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Signia Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Freestyle Capital and QED Investors. Also, the company has secured more than $28 million in debt capital commitments from unnamed investors.

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Remitly nets $12.5 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Seattle-based Remitly Inc, an online remittance service, has secured $12.5 million in Series B funding. DFJ led the round with participation from DN Capital, QED Investors and Trilogy Equity Partners. In conjunction with the funding, William Bryant, a partner at DFJ, has been named to Remitly’s board of directors. According to the company, the capital infusion will be used for personnel hiring, scaling marketing efforts, and service expansion.

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PeerTransfer nets $22 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

PeerTransfer, a Boston-based provider of payment solutions for the education sector, has received $22 million in funding. Bain Capital Ventures led the round with participation from previous backers that included Spark Capital, Devonshire Investors, Accel Partners and QED Investors.

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VC-backed ApplePie launches with nearly $4 mln in funding

By Alastair Goldfisher — 1 year ago

San Francisco-based ApplePie Capital, a provider of a marketplace lending platform for franchise entrepreneurs, announced its launch today and disclosed that it has raised $3.77 million in funding. Investors include Freestyle Capital, QED Investors, Signia Venture Partners and angel investors. The company, which was founded in 2013, said it raised the funding in July 2014.

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Credit Karma raises $75 mln in growth round

By Chris Witkowsky — 1 year ago

Google Capital, Tiger Global Management and Susquehanna Growth Equity have provided a $75 million add-on growth round in Credit Karma, a consumer finance and technology company. Google Capital’s portion of the funding is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the fourth quarter. Credit Karma has raised a total of $193.5 million from Google Capital, Tiger, Susquehanna, Ribbit Capital, Felicis Ventures, QED Investors, Founders Fund and SV Angel.

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33Across Adds Three Execs

By PEHub Administrator — 4 years ago

33Across, a New York-based social targeting platform whose technology tracks possible customers among friends, has hired three new executives: Sachin Devand, Carine Roman, and Pedro Mejia. which provides technology to track possible customers among friends. Devand, who joins as VP of Platform Products, was previous VP of Advertising Products at LucidMedia. Roman, now the company’s […]

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Valen Technologies Adds $7.5M from Investors

4 years ago

QED Investors and Core Capital Partners have put $7.5 million into Valen Technologies, a provider of predictive analytics technology for the insurance industry. The money will help Valen with data consortium expansion, predictive analytics platform enhancements, channel development, sales and marketing.

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