VC-backed Udemy hires two VPs

San Francisco-based online education marketplace Udemy has appointed Robert Wong as vice president of product and Grégory Boutté as vice president of content. Previously, Wong worked at Sidecar where he served as vice president of product while Boutté most recently worked as vice president of eBay Motors & Electronics for eBay North America. Udemy’s backers include Stripes Group, Norwest Venture Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Lightbank, MHS Capital and Learn Capital.


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In Second Opinion, Qualcomm nears a $1 billion deal to resolve its China antitrust dispute, Netflix launches in Cuba and the payout to Bernie Madoff’s victims tops $7.2 billion.


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In Second Opinion, Google reveals another SSL vulnerability, Mark Zuckerberg pays $100 mln for 700 acres in Hawaii and the U.S. Supreme Court is allowing California to continue to ban foie gras.


Osage Venture Partners leads $3.1 mln funding in Sidecar

Osage Venture Partners has led a $3.1 million funding round in Sidecar, a Philadelphia-based big data marketing services startup. Osage joins existing investors NextStage Capital, Innovation Ventures, Gabriel Investments, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Mid-Atlantic Angel Group, Robinhood Ventures, ARC Angel Group and Michael G. Rubin.

SideCar Revs Up With $10M Series A

Lightspeed Venture Partners and Google Ventures have pooled together to invest a $10 million Series A round in the ridesharing company SideCar, which operates a peer-to-peer ridesharing network. The San Francisco-based company had previously raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from numerous investors, including Spring Ventures, Huron River Ventures, SV Angel, Lerer Ventures, First Step Fund, Jeff Clarke, Lisa Gansky, Robert Goldberg, Jared Kopf, Konstantin Othmer, Mark Pincus, Martin Roscheisen, Josh Silverman and Thomas Varghese.

Online Marketing Startup Sidecar Raises $2.52M

Snipi Inc., which does business as Sidecar, announced Wednesday that it has closed on $2.52M in Series A financing. The Philadelphia-based company operates an automated online marketing platform for e-commerce companies. Innovation Ventures led the round, with participation from NextStage Capital, Gabriel Investments, MAG Fund, ARC Angel Fund, GSI Commerce founder Michael Rubinand and angels from the […]

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