Patreon rakes in $30 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Patreon, a patronage platform that supports artists, has raised $30 million in Series B funding. Thrive Capital led the round with participation from Allen and Company, Charles River Ventures, Index Ventures, Accomplice and Freestyle Capital.

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Joyable raises $8 mln

By Alastair Goldfisher — 3 months ago

San Francisco-based Joyable, which helps online users overcome social anxiety, has raised $8 million in Series A funding led by returning investors Thrive Capital and Harrison Metal. The company previously raised $2.05 million in seed-stage funding.

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OpenGov racks up $25 mln, Marc Andreessen to join board

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Silicon Valley-based OpenGov, a provider of financial transparency solutions for state and local governments, has raised $25 million in funding. The investors included Formation 8 Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital, AITV and Sound Ventures. In addition to the funding, Marc Andreessen has been named to OpenGov’s board of directors.

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Kinnek scores $20 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

New York City-based Kinnek, a marketplace for small businesses to find suppliers and manage purchasing, has secured $20 million in Series B funding. Thrive Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Matrix Partners, Sierra Ventures, Version One Ventures and Angelpad. In conjunction with the funding, Josh Kushner, a managing partner at Thrive Capital, has been named to Kinnek’s board of directors.

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Customer data hub Segment grabs $27 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

San Francisco-based Segment, a platform that collects customer data, has raised $27 million in Series B funding. Thrive Capital led the round with participation from return backers Accel Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Jon Winkelried, former president of Goldman Sachs. In addition to the funding, Will Gaybrick, chief financial officer of Stripe and general partner at Thrive Capital, has been added to Segment’s board.

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IVP leads $50 mln funding of Compass

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

New York-based Compass, a provider of a real estate platform to buy and sell homes, has raised a $50 million round of funding led by Institutional Venture Partners. Also taking part in the round are existing investors Thrive Capital, Founders Fund, 406 Ventures, Advance Publications and individuals Kenneth Chenault (CEO of American Express) and Marc Benioff (CEO of Salesforce.com). The company has now raised $123 million in total funding, including a $40 million Series B round in July 2014.

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Thrive Capital leads $30 mln round for Orchard Platform

By Luisa Beltran — 5 months ago

Orchard Platform said Thursday it raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Thrive Capital. Also participating were Jon Winkelried, Former President & Co-Chief Operating Officer of Goldman Sachs, Victory Park Capital, Thomvest Ventures, as well as existing investors including Spark Capital, Canaan Partners, QED Investors, Nyca Partners, Conversion Capital, John Mack, and Tom Glocer. New York-based Orchard is a technology and infrastructure provider for marketplace lending.

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Hightower grabs new funding

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

New York City-based commercial leasing management platform Hightower has secured an undisclosed amount of funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. The investors included Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Corp; Barry Sternlicht, CEO of Starwood Capital; and Bill Rudin, CEO of Rudin Management Company. Among Hightower’s previous backers are Bessemer Venture Partners, Thrive Capital and RRE Ventures.

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GitHub racks up $250 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

San Francisco-based GitHub, a social network for programmers, has raised $250 million in Series B funding, confirmed a spokesperson for the company. Sequoia Capital led the round with participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital and Institutional Venture Partners.

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Visa backs VC-backed payments startup Stripe

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Visa Inc has made an undisclosed investment in Stripe, a mobile and online payment provider. According to Crunchbase, Stripe’s backers include Sequoia Capital, Thrive Capital, Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and General Catalyst Partners.

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Mapbox raises $52.55 mln from DFJ, DBL, Thrive, Foundry, others

By Mark Boslet — 8 months ago

Mapbox said it raised $52.55 million of Series B capital in a deal led by DFJ’s growth team. Other new investors include DBL Partners, Thrive Capital, Pritzker Group, Promus Ventures and Jon Winkelried, an ex-president of Goldman Sachs. Existing investor, Foundry Group, which did the company’s Series A, participated.

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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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VC-backed ClassPass buys Fitmob

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

ClassPass has acquired San Francisco-based Fitmob, a developer of an app that connects users with workouts in their area. No financial terms were disclosed. ClassPass is backed by investors that include General Catalyst and Thrive Capital while Fitmob’s backers included Mayfield Fund and Silicon Valley Bank.

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