Mirror pulls in $8.8 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

San Francisco-based Mirror, a peer-to-peer trading platform that uses bitcoin, has raised $8.8 million in Series A funding. Route 66 Ventures led the round with participation from return backers that include RRE Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Battery Ventures and Tim Draper. In conjunction with the funding, Pascal Bouvier, a general partner at Route 66 Ventures, has been added to the company’s board.

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NeuroVigil closes second financing round

By Luisa Beltran — 9 months ago

NeuroVigil said Friday it closed a second financing round led by Dr. Howard Morgan. Financial terms weren’t announced. Co-investors include space entrepreneur Elon Musk, venture capitalist Tim Draper and Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Zone Ventures. La Jolla, California-based NeuroVigil is responsible for the iBrain™ portable brain monitor.

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Meta raises $23 mln from Horizon, Draper, BOE, others

By Mark Boslet — 1 year ago

Meta said it raised $23 million in a Series A round led by Horizon Ventures, Tim Draper, BOE Optoelectronics and Y Combinator partners Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian. Also participating in the deal were Danhua Capital, Commodore Partners and Zappos Founder Tony Hsiech’s  Vegas Tech Fund. Meta is developing augmented reality glasses.

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Marketing startup Loopd grabs $1 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

San Francisco and Taiwan-based Loopd, a marketing solutions tools provider, has raised $1 million in funding. The investors were Tim Draper, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff and Vuclip co-founder Xinhui Nui.

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Crowdfunder.com raises $3.5 mln in Series A funding

By Chris Witkowsky — 1 year ago

Crowdfunder.com has raised $3.5 million in a Series A funding round from VC funds and individual investors. Investors include Bridge 37 Ventures, Ideas & Capital Venture Capital, Tim Draper, William Quigley of Clearstone Partners, Maura O’Neill, former chief innovation officer at USAID, Capital Nuts, Marcus Segal, former COO business operations at Zynga, Mark Rampolla, founder of ZICO Coconut Water and David Wilner, founder of Windriver Systems.

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Wearable tech startup Augmate picks up $2.8 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

New York City-based wearable tech startup Augmate said Thursday that it has closed $2.8 million in seed funding. Tim Draper led the round with participation from UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, Siemens Venture Capital, Simon Venture Group, Rothenberg Ventures, Excell Partners, Camp One Ventures, FP Angels and various angel investors.

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Laurel & Wolf racks up $1.1 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Online interior design marketplace Laurel & Wolf has received $1.1 million in seed funding. Tim Draper led the round with participation from other investors that included Upside Partnership and Siemer Ventures.

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Tim Draper and Kima Ventures back CrowdCurity

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

CrowdCurity, which is backed by Boost.vc, a bitcoin-focused startup accelerator, has received $1 million in seed funding. Tim Draper and Kima Ventures led the round. Also, FireEye CIO Julie Cullivan has been named advisor to the company. Based in San Francisco, CrowdCurity is a crowdsourced web security firm.

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Job-matching platform Jobr rakes in $2 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

According to a blog post on its site, Jobr, a job-matching platform, has raised $2 million in seed funding. The investors included Lerer Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Eniac Ventures, Lowercase Capital, The Hive, Tekton Ventures, Structure Capital, Tim Draper and Fabrice Grinda. Also, the firm has named Ellen Levy, who is also investing in Jobr, as an advisor. To read further details about the funding, visit here.

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