VC-backed FanDuel buys Kotikan

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Fantasy sports company FanDuel has acquired Scottish mobile app development agency Kotikan. No financial terms were disclosed. The acquisition comes on the heels of FanDuel raising $275 million in Series E funding. KKR led the round with participation from other investors that included Google Capital, Time Warner Investments, Turner Sports, Shamrock Capital, NBC Sports Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Pentech Ventures and Piton Capital.

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Fantasy sports company FanDuel rakes in $275 mln Series E

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Fantasy sports company FanDuel has raised $275 million in Series E funding. KKR led the round with participation from other investors that included Google Capital, Time Warner Investments, Turner Sports, Shamrock Capital, NBC Sports Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Pentech Ventures and Piton Capital.

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Joyus nabs $24 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Direct response video network Joyus has secured $24 million in funding. Marker LLC and Steamboat Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Accel Partners, InterWest and Time Warner Investments. Also, the company has added to its leadership team by naming David Lazar as president and chief customer officer; Kathy Samuels as chief content officer; Jennifer Sharp as vice president of partnerships; Sandra Szahun as head of sales and branded content; and Jonathan Hoeh as vice president of operations.

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Time Warner Investments leads $17 mln funding in Mashable

By Chris Witkowsky — 1 year ago

Time Warner Investments has led a $17 million Series B funding round in Mashable, which provides news, information and other resources. The capital will allow Mashable to hire more than 100 more employees. All major investors will take part in the Series B funding. Rachel Lam will join Mashable’s board. The funding round brings Mashable’s total capital raised to $31 million since 2005.

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Bustle racks up $15.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Bustle, a news site that focuses on women, has closed $15.5 million in funding. General Catalyst Partners led the round with participation from Time Warner Investments, Rothenberg Ventures, 500 Startups and The Social+Capital Fund. Also, the company has appointed Neil Sequeira, managing director at General Catalyst Partners, to its board.

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Time Warner Investments leads Series C round for YieldMo

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

YieldMo has received $10 million in Series C funding. Time Warner Investments led the round with participation from previous backers that included Google Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Genacast, Rhodium and Dace Ventures. Based in New York City, YieldMo is an mobile advertising solution that optimizes revenue for publishers.

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Epoxy bags $6.5 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Epoxy has received $6.5 million in Series A financing. Upfront Ventures and Time Warner Investments led the round. Based in Los Angeles, Epoxy is a provider of tools for video channel management.

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SAP Ventures leads Series B round for Krux

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Krux, a provider of cloud-based data management solutions, has closed $35 million in Series B funding. SAP Ventures led the round with participation from Time Warner Investments, Visionnaire Ventures, Temasek, Accel Partners, IDG Ventures and The Entrepreneurs Fund. In addition to the funding, Nino Marakovic, CEO and managing director of SAP Ventures, will join Krux’s board.

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Bluefin Labs joins Twitter

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

Social TV analytics business Bluefin Labs has joined Twitter. Last year, Bluefin Labs raised $12 million in a Series B round led by Time Warner Investments with participation from SoftBank Capital, Redpoint Ventures and Lerer Ventures.

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Bluefin Labs Appoints Former Razorfish CEO JP Maheu

By Angela Sormani — 4 years ago

Bluefin Labs, a social TV analytics company, has appointed ex-Razorfish CEO JP Maheu as its CEO. Maheu will work alongside Bluefin Labs co-founder Deb Roy, who will remain as chairman. In January, Bluefin Labs raised $12 million in a Series B round led by Time Warner Investments with participation from SoftBank Capital, Redpoint Ventures and […]

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Venrock Leads $13.3 Mln Round for Dynamic Signal

By Luisa Beltran — 4 years ago

Dynamic Signal has raised $13.3 million in Series B financing led by Venrock. Time Warner Investments, a new investor, joined the round along with existing investors Trinity Ventures and Cox Enterprises. Dynamic Signal is a social CRM provider. PRESS RELEASE Dynamic Signal, a leading provider of social CRM, content marketing and consumer engagement solutions, announced […]

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Adaptly Raises $10.5m in Series B

By Angela Sormani — 4 years ago

Social advertising technology company Adaptly has raised $10.5 million in Series B funding, led by Valhalla Partners, with participation from new investors Time Warner Investments and Vivi Nevo. All existing investors, including First Round Capital, also participated in the round. PRESS RELEASE Social advertising technology company Adaptly today announced Evergreen, a new solution that utilizes […]

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Conviva Inks $15M

4 years ago

Conviva Inc., a maker of video quality optimization and analytics technology, has raised $15 million in a round led by Time Warner Investments. The company will use the funds to bolster its staff and for international growth, according to a press release. Names of other investors were not disclosed. PRESS RELEASE Conviva Inc., a video […]

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Tremor Video Acquires InPlay

By Angela Sormani — 4 years ago

Tremor Video, an independent online video advertising technology company has purchased media buying platform TubeMogul‘s video analytics business for publishers, InPlay. Founded in 2005, Tremor Video is backed by Canaan Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth, General Catalyst, Keating Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, Time Warner Investments, and W Capital Partners. PRESS RELEASE Tremor Video, the largest […]

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Tremor Video Makes Two Senior Appointments

By Angela Sormani — 4 years ago

Online video technology company Tremor Video has made two senior appointments. The company has added Todd Sloan as chief financial officer and has promoted chief marketing officer Melinda McLaughlin to senior vice president, chief marketing officer. Founded in 2005, Tremor Video is backed by venture investors including Canaan Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth, General Catalyst, […]

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Google to Buy AdMeld

By Reuters News — 5 years ago

SAN FRANCISCO, June 13 (Reuters) – Google Inc. plans to buy online advertising company AdMeld to grab a larger slice of the market for graphical display ads. It is the latest deal in Google’s buying spree of technology and engineering talent to bolster initiatives outside its Internet search business, from social networking to mobile advertising. […]

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