Thumbtack nails $125 mln in funding

By Alastair Goldfisher — 2 months ago

San Francisco-based Thumbtack, which provides a marketplace service to help consumers hire local service professionals, announced it has raised $125 million in funding. The round was led by Baillie Gifford and included previous investors Tiger Global, Google Capital and Sequoia Capital. The funding values the company at more than $1.3 billion, according to the New York Times.


Apax to invest in online real estate marketplace Idealista

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Apax Partners has agreed to acquire a stake in online real estate marketplace Idealista SA. The sellers are Tiger Global Management, Kutxabank and Bonsai Venture Capital. Jefferies provided financial advice to Idealista on the transaction while PricewaterhouseCoopers provided financial and tax advice to Apax.


Accel leads $45 mln funding of InVision

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

InVision, a New York-based provider of a cloud-based collaborative platform for product designers, has raised $45 million in Series C financing. Accel led the round and was joined by existing investors FirstMark Capital and Tiger Global. As part of the round, Vas Natarajan, a partner at Accel, has joined the board. The company has now raised $80 million in funding.


Wellington Management leads Series C round for Harry’s

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

According to a source familiar with the company, HF Global Inc, parent company of men’s grooming brand Harry’s, has raised $75.6 million in Series C funding. Wellington Management led the round with participation from return backer Tiger Global. The capital infusion will be used for expansion, research and development and product development.


Zopper attracts $20 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

India-based hyper-local mobile marketplace Zopper has secured $20 million in Series B funding. The investors were Tiger Global and Nirvana Ventures Advisors.


Ribbit Capital leads Series C round for ContaAzul

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

ContaAzul, a provider of accounting and invoicing solutions for small businesses in Brazil, has secured Series C funding. No financial terms were disclosed. Ribbit Capital led the round with participation from Tiger Global Management, 500 Startups, Monashees Capital and Valar Ventures.