VHX reels in $5 mln in Comcast Ventures-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

According to a blog post on its site, VHX has raised $5 million in Series B funding. Comcast Ventures led the round with participation from backers that included Union Square Ventures, Keith Calder, Lerer-Hippeau Ventures, Lowercase Capital and Alexis Ohanian. In addition to the funding, the company has added Comcast Ventures’ Sam Landman to its board. VHX is an online digital distribution platform that helps artists sell video content and connect with their fans. To read the announcement, visit here.

 

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Union Square Ventures backs eShares

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

According to a blog post on its site, Union Square Ventures has led a Series A funding round for eShares. No financial terms were disclosed. The other backers include Spark Capital. Based in Mountain View, Calif., eShares digitizes paper stock certificates. To read the announcement, visit here.

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True Ventures leads $4.9 mln Series A for Veniam

By Luisa Beltran — 1 year ago

Veniam said Tuesday that it raised $4.9 million in Series A funding led by True Ventures, with participation from Union Square Ventures, Cane Investments and private investors. Mountain View, Calif.-based Veniam provides technology to turn vehicles into WiFi hotspots.

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Assembly snags $2.9 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Assembly, a community platform that pairs developers, designers and others to help create software apps, has received $2.9 million in funding. Union Square Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Thrive Capital, Box Group and Collaborative Fund.

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Kik Interactive picks up $38.3 mln Series C, also acquires Relay

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Kik Interactive has closed $38.3 million in Series C funding. Valiant Capital Partners led the round with participation from Millennium Technology Value Partners, SV Angel, Foundation Capital, RRE Ventures, Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures. Also, Kik has bought GIF messenger Relay. No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Kik is a maker of chat network Kik.

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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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