RRE Ventures recruits Rishi as GP

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

New York City-based venture firm RRE Ventures has hired Raju Rishi as a general partner and promoted Alice Lloyd George to associate. Prior to joining RRE, Rishi was a venture partner at Sigma Prime Ventures while Lloyd George worked at Signia Venture Partners and Bridgewater Associates.

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Hightower picks up $13 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

New York City-based Hightower, a commercial real estate leasing management platform, has secured $13 million in Series B funding. RRE Ventures led the round with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Thrive Capital and Pritzker Group Venture Capital.

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Bitcoin exchange itBit picks up $25 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

New York and Singapore-based bitcoin exchange itBit has secured $25 million in funding. The investors included RRE Ventures, Liberty City Ventures and Raptor Capital Management Chairman James Pallotta. In addition to the funding, itBit has appointed former Senator Bill Bradley, former FDIC Chairman Sheila C. Bair and former FASB Chairman Robert H. Herz to its board of directors.

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Noom scores $16.15 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Mobile health company Noom Inc has secured $16.15 million in Series B funding. InterVest Co. Ltd led the round with participation from LB Investment, Hanmi IT, RRE Ventures, TransLink Capital and Qualcomm Ventures.

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Shuddle nets $9.6 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Family-focused rideshare service Shuddle has raised $9.6 million in Series A funding. RRE Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Comcast Ventures, Forerunner Ventures and Accel Partners.

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Collective Health snags $38 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

San Mateo, California-based Collective Health, a self-insurance platform provider, has raised $38 million in Series B funding. Founders Fund and New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from Formation 8, Redpoint Ventures, RRE Ventures, Subtraction Capital and Rock Health.

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CoverHound raises $14 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 11 months ago

CoverHound said Monday it raised $14 million in Series B financing with participation from existing investors RRE Ventures, Blumberg Capital and Bullpen Capital. New investors Core Innovation Capital, Thomas Lehrman, Tugboat Ventures, Route 66 Ventures and American Family Ventures, the venture capital arm of American Family Insurance also took part. San Francisco-based CoverHound helps consumers find, compare and purchase insurance policies on one site. The company has raised over $20 million in VC funding.

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Moda Operandi attracts $60 mln Series E

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

Online luxury retailer Moda Operandi has secured $60 million in Series E funding. Fidelity Investments led the round with participation from investors that included New Enterprise Associates, Advanced Publications Inc, the parent company of Conde Nast, New Atlantic Ventures, LVMH and RRE Ventures.

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Accion Systems nabs $2 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Accion Systems has raised $2 million in seed funding. FF Science led the round with participation from other investors that included RRE Ventures, SDF Ventures, Founder Collective, Galvanize Ventures and Slow Ventures. Based in Cambridge, Mass., Accion Systems is a developer of advanced propulsion systems.

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