Matt Turck's Blog | 09.22.17

MissionU and the Emergence of the College Alternative

In his latest blog post, MissionU and the Emergence of the College Alternative, Matt shares his perspective on our investment in MissionU: Perhaps more rapidly than ever, our work lives are changing. The concept of a… Read More »

TechCrunch | 09.22.17

MissionU raises $8.5M to build an alternative one-year education program

In a recent post, TechCrunch announced MissionU’s Series A funding round: The program is called MissionU, and like the original Dev Bootcamp concept, it looks to train students with the entire suite of soft and analytical… Read More »

Pinterest Blog | 09.14.17

Pinterest celebrates 200 million monthly users

In a recent post, Pinterest announced reaching a tremendous milestone: As of today, more than 200 million people use Pinterest every month. That’s two hundred million people discovering new ideas and trying them in their… Read More »

Guru Blog | 09.07.17

Guru Raises $9.3 Million in Series A Funding

In a recent post, Guru announced a Series A funding round: We’re happy to announce our recent $9.3M Series A round of funding led by Emergence Capital, with participation from previous investors FirstMark Capital and… Read More »

Dataiku Blog | 09.06.17

Dataiku Raises $28 Million in Series B Funding

In a recent post, Dataiku announced a Series B funding round: Today, we’re proud to announce a $28M Series B funding round led by Battery Ventures along with FirstMark Capital, Alven Capital, and Serena Capital, that will help us broaden our reach… Read More »

Helium Blog | 08.18.17

Helium partners with GitHub to streamline connected hardware development

Helium announced their partnership with GitHub today: We firmly believe that Helium, and our combination of hardware and software, is the best way for developers to prototype and deploy connected, secure hardware products. Now we’re… Read More »

CNBC | 07.27.17

Sense360 on CNBC

Sense360 was mentioned in a recent CNBC article, offering data-driven insight into McDonald’s strong Q2 earnings: The combination of McDonald’s commitment to technological innovation, new menu items and value offers has helped the company gain… Read More »

Gravie Blog | 07.19.17

Gravie Raises $14.1 Million in Series C Funding

In a recent post, Gravie announced a Series C funding round: Gravie, provider of a reinvented health benefits marketplace, today announced a $14.1M Series C funding round led by new investor GE Ventures with participation from existing… Read More »

FirstMark's Medium | 07.11.17

Tales from the tech trenches: leadership tips for CTOs

FirstMark recently hosted our annual CTO Summit. The CTO Summit gathers our entire engineering leadership community from across the globe for a day focused on building and running great products and teams. We welcomed speakers from… Read More »

TechCrunch | 05.24.17

Blispay raises $12 million to help retail customers avoid payments for 6 months

If you’re looking to buy something, but don’t want to pay for it yet, Blispay thinks it has the solution for you. The startup works with small and mid-sized businesses to help retail customers defer… Read More »

PEHub | 04.25.17

FirstMark Leads Series A Round for Sense360, “leading data insights firm focused on offline customer journeys”

Sense360, the leading data insights firm focused on offline customer journeys, announced today that it has secured seven million dollars in its Series A funding round. The Company will use the funds to fuel its… Read More »

The Webby Awards | 04.25.17

Congratulations to Dashlane, People’s Voice Webby Award Winner for Mobile Services & Utilities

We congratulate the Dashlane team for winning the 2017 People’s Voice award in the Mobile Sites & Apps / Services & Utilities category. You can see Dashlane’s award here and browse the full list of winners and nominees… Read More »

PR Newswire | 04.12.17

Upgrade, Inc. Launches New Consumer Credit Platform

Upgrade, Inc. (http://www.upgrade.com) today announced the launch of a new consumer credit platform that combines a marketplace lending approach with tools that help consumers understand and monitor their credit. “We are excited to introduce innovations… Read More »

No Film School | 04.12.17

Frame.io Releases 2.0 to “Solve Feedback Paralysis” for Video Collaboration

The 2.0 revision of the Frame.io platform makes it even easier to collaborate with teams, freelancers, and clients on video projects. Wrangling a video collaboration with a team can feel like a never-ending process of… Read More »

Deadline Hollywood | 04.11.17

Star Wars & Omaze Kick Off 40th Anniversary Of Sci-Fi Franchise With New Charity Campaign

For the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida this weekend, Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley made a special announcement: To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the sci-film franchise, Star Wars: Force for Change and Omaze launched Star Wars Past, Present and Future fundraising campaign… Read More »