Cursive Labs snaps up $2.2 mln Series A

According to a post on its site, San Diego-based venture studio Cursive Labs has raised $2.2 million in Series A funding. The backers included Crescent Ridge Partners Ventures, Wavemaker Partners, Howard Lindzon of Social Leverage, Keshif Ventures and Bootstrap Incubation. To read the announcement, visit here.


Robinhood scores $50 mln in NEA-led round

Retail brokerage platform Robinhood has raised $50 million in funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Social Leverage and Vaizra Investments. In addition to the funding, Kittu Kolluri of NEA has been added to Robinhood’s board of directors.


Beyond Pricing attracts $1.5 mln seed

Beyond Pricing, which develops pricing software that helps hosts and owners maximize the revenue of their vacation rental properties, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. Resolute Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Social Leverage, Structure Capital and QueensBridge Venture Partners.


Lending platform EVEN Financial scores $2.8 mln seed

New York City-based lending platform EVEN Financial has secured $2.8 million in seed funding. Canaan Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Conversion Capital, Social Leverage and 555 Capital.


RadPad draws in $2 mln

RadPad said Tuesday that it has closed $2 million in funding. SG VC led the round with participation from Social Leverage, Michael Huffington, Queensbridge Venture Partners and Happy Walters. Based in Los Angeles, RadPad is a mobile rental marketplace.

Life360 Closes Series A

Life360, a provider of mobile family safety applications has reached its ten millionth user milestone. The company has also closed a $3.5 million Series A financing. Investors included Fontinalis Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, 500 Startups, Kapor Capital, Venture51, Bullpen Capital, Social Leverage and EchoVC Partners, as well as existing investors. This brings the company’s total […]

Unbounce Raises $850K From 500Startups, Real Ventures, Others

Unbounce said it raised $850,000 from a syndicate led by Real Ventures of Montreal. The group includes Founder Co-Op of Seattle, Atlas Ventures of Boston, Social Leverage, 500Startups and Point Nine Capital. Also participating are angels Boris Wertz, Mike Edwards, Rapleaf CEO Auren Hoffman and Articulate CEO Adam Schwartz. BLOG POST Unbounce Raises $850k to […]

Salesforce Buys Assistly

Salesforce.com, the San Francisco-based enterprise cloud computing company, has acquired Assistly, a virtual customer-service help desk whose customers include Klout, Instagram, and Spotify, among others. Assistly’s investors include Bullpen Capital, Index Ventures, Salesforce.com, Social Leverage and True Ventures. Salesforce is paying $50 million in cash for the company, also based in San Francisco. Assistly had […]

Embedly Adds $450,000 in Fresh Capital

Embedly, whose technology is designed to make it easier to embed online content, has inked $450,000 in fresh capital from Social Leverage; Venture 51; StockTwits Chief Executive Howard Lindzon; and individual investor Adam Schwartz; Betaworks and Chris Sacca. As a result of the round, Schwartz will join the company’s board.

eToro Inks $8.3M From Spark Capital & Social Leverage

Online investment network eToro has raised $8.3 million in funding from Boston-based venture firm Spark Capital, Phoenix, Ariz.-based Social Leverage and other, undisclosed investors. The new funding will help eToro expand its platform. The company now claims roughly 1.5 million users.

Assistly Inks $3M in Venture Financing

San Francisco-based Assistly, which has developed a Web-based social networking system for enterprise customer service, has raised $3 million in new venture financing. Investors include Bullpen Capital, Index Ventures and existing investors True Ventures and Social Leverage. The new funding will be used for product development and marketing.

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