Matcherino raises $1.25 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 2 months ago

Matcherino said Thursday it raised $1.25 million in funding led by Madrona Venture Group. Vulcan Capital and angels also participated. Seattle-based Matcherino is an eSports engagement platform.

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Pixvana raises $6 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 2 months ago

Pixvana said Monday that it raised a $6 million round led by Madrona Venture Group. Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital and angel investors also participated. Seattle-based Pixvana is a a virtual reality technology startup.

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DBL Partners leads Series C round for Off Grid Electric

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Tanzania-based Off Grid Electric, an off-grid electric company, has closed $25 million in Series C funding. DBL Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Omidyar Network, Serious Change LP and Vulcan Capital. In addition to the funding, Nancy Pfund, a founder and managing partner of DBL, has appointed chairwoman of the Off Grid board.

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Foundry Group leads $12.5 mln round for Pioneer Square Labs

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Seattle-based Pioneer Square Labs, a studio that creates and launches tech startups, has secured $12.5 million in funding. Foundry Group led the round with participation from other investors that included Bezos Expeditions, Greycroft Partners, Madrona Venture Group, Maveron, Menlo Ventures, MHS Capital, True Ventures, Voyager Capital and Vulcan Capital.

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Sun Basket meal kit delivery service consumes $4.5 mln

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

San Francisco-based Sun Basket, a new entrant in the bustling meal kit delivery service sector that includes many well-funded competitors, announced it has raised $4.5 million in its first institutional round of funding. PivotNorth Capital and Baseline Ventures coled the round, which also includes Vulcan Capital, Roth Capital, The Florence Group, Rembrandt Ventures, Correlation Ventures, Relevance Capital, Lucas Venture Group and others, including a number of individual investors.

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Madrona Venture Group leads Series A round for Peach

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Seattle-based lunch delivery company Peach has raised $8 million in Series A funding. Madrona Venture Group led the round with participation from Vulcan Capital. In addition to the funding, Scott Jacobson, managing director at Madrona Venture Group, has been added to Peach’s board of directors.

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VC-backed Zuora buys Frontleaf

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Zuora has acquired Frontleaf, a customer usage analytics provider. No financial terms were disclosed. Zuora’s backers include Wellington Management Company, BlackRock, Premji, Passport Capital, Benchmark Capital, Greylock Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Index Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Vulcan Capital and Next World Capital.

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Spaceflight Industries pulls in $20 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Seattle-based Spaceflight Industries, a provider of next-generation space products and solutions, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. RRE Venture Capital and Vulcan Capital led the round with participation from Razor’s Edge Ventures. In addition to the funding, the following have been added to Spaceflight’s board of directors: Charles Beames, president of Vulcan Aerospace; Will Porteous, general partner of RRE Ventures; and Richard Fade, a partner at Ignition Partners.

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High Fidelity nabs $11 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Virtual reality startup High Fidelity has raised $11 million in funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Vulcan Capital led the round. To read more about the funding, visit here.

 

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GraphLab changes name to Dato, picks up $18.5 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

GraphLab has secured $18.5 million in Series B funding. Vulcan Capital led the round with participation from Opus Capital and return backers New Enterprise Associates and Madrona Venture Group. Also, GraphLab has changed its name to Dato. Based in Seattle, Dato is a platform for building predictive and intelligent applications.

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Bill Gates, Madrona leads $15 mln round for Echodyne

By Luisa Beltran — 1 year ago

Bill Gates and Madrona Venture Group have led an initial $15 million round of funding for Echodyne Corp. Vulcan Capital, Lux Capital, The Kresge Foundation and others also invested. Bellevue, Wash.-based Echodyne, the fourth spin-out from Intellectual Ventures, aims to bring to market metamaterials-based radar products.

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Shippable snags $8 mln in round led by Madrona Venture

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Shippable has closed $8 million in Series A funding. Madrona Venture Group led the round, with participation from return backers that included Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital, Divergent Ventures and Founders Co-Op. In conjunction with the funding, Tim Porter, managing director at Madrona Venture Group, has been added to Shippable’s board. Based in Seattle, Shippable helps developers speed up software deployment.

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Vy Capital, Adams Street, Industry Ventures invest $44 mln in Scytl

By Chris Witkowsky — 2 years ago

Election modernization company Scytl has secured an additional $44 million from Vy Capital, Adams Street Partners and Industry Ventures under a funding round initiated in April 2014. With the additional investment, Scytl has closed the funding round with $104 million from five new investors: Vulcan Capital, SAP Ventures, Vy Capital, Adams Street Partners and Industry Ventures. Balderton Capital, Nauta Capital and Spinnaker Invest remain significant shareholders in Scytl.

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SAP Ventures invests $20 mln in Scytl

By Chris Witkowsky — 2 years ago

SAP Ventures has invested $20 million in Scytl, which provides software for secure online voting and election modernization. With the investment, Scytl has raised $60 million this year and has the backing Vulcan CapitalBalderton Capital, Nauta Capital and Spinnaker Invest.

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