VC-backed Udemy hires two VPs

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

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.


Osage Venture Partners leads $3.1 mln funding in Sidecar

By Chris Witkowsky — 1 year ago

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

By Alastair Goldfisher — 3 years ago

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

By Lawrence Aragon — 4 years ago

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 […]