Piqora closes Series A

By Angela Sormani — 2 years ago

Piqora, a marketing and analytics business for visual social networks Pinterest, Instagram and Tumblr, among others, has closed a Series A investment of $7.7 million led by DFJ. Freestyle Capital, Baseline Ventures, Lazerow Ventures, Firebolt Ventures and Altos Ventures also participated, bringing total financing to over $11 million to date.


Millennium Boasts Of Four Portfolio Exits In First Half 2013

By Mark Boslet — 2 years ago

Millennium Technology Value Partners says it has had four portfolio company exits in the first half of 2013. included is the sale of Epocrates to athenahealth; the acquisition of NetSpend by TSYS; the recapitalization of Datapipe; and the acquisition of Tumblr by Yahoo, which is pending. The firm also has six companies in registration.


Is NYC the East Coast’s New VC Capital?

By Jonathan Marino — 4 years ago

Everybody knows it. Tom Brady knows it (when he was racking up Lombardi Trophies in Boston, he was getting his mail here). Mark Zuckerberg may have said he’d rather start Facebook in Boston, but the reality of it is, he launched offices in New York City. Clemens, The Babe, and Boggs: they all know, too. […]


Tumblr Raises $85M from Greylock, Insight, Richard Branson, Others

By PEHub Administrator — 4 years ago

Tumblr, a popular blogging platform, has raised $85 million in a venture capital funding round led by Greylock Partners and Insight Venture Partners, plus the Chernin Group and Sir Richard Branson. Also joining the round were the company’s previous investors: Spark Capital, Union Square Ventures and Sequoia Capital. Tumblr, founded in 2007,  previously raised $30 million in […]