The Today Show | 10.09.17

MissionU featured on the Today show, “tackling the issue of college grad debt with a unique business model”

On October 8th, the MissionU team and founder/CEO Adam Braun were featured on the Today show. Check out the segment below, or on the Today show site. Americans owe a staggering $1.3 trillion in student… Read More »

CNBC | 10.05.17

Amazon to buy 3D body scanning start-up Body Labs, report says

In a recent post, CNBC announced the acquisition of Body Labs: Body Labs, founded in 2013, offers 3D body modeling technology, according to its website. The company helps apparel retailers make better size recommendations for… Read More »

Bluecore Blog | 10.05.17

Bluecore Raises $35M Series C

In a recent blog post, Bluecore announced a Series C funding round: A lot has changed at Bluecore. Back in 2013, we were just getting started with the idea to power magically simple triggered emails… Read More »

TechCrunch | 10.05.17

Bluecore marketing automation platform raises $35 million in Series C

In a recent post, TechCrunch announced Bluecore’s Series C funding round: Bluecore, the automated marketing platform for ecommerce brands, has today announced the close of a $35 million Series C round of funding. Norwest Venture… Read More »

Crain's New York | 10.05.17

Airbnb teams up with WeWork to target business travelers

In a recent post, Crain’s announced Airbnb is partnering with WeWork: Two of the world’s most valuable technology startups are teaming up in the hopes of luring young business travelers away from hotels. Airbnb Inc…. Read More »

FirstMark | 10.05.17

Welcome, Catherine!

Since founding the firm in 2008, we’ve been building FirstMark in a very deliberate manner.  We initially focused on partnering with world class entrepreneurs and cultivating deep bonds of trust. We created a platform that takes… Read More » blog | 10.03.17 Raises $20 Million in Series B Funding

In a recent post, announced a Series B funding round: has just raised $20M in Series B funding. This brings our total funding raised to $32 Million. This new funding will be invested in a… Read More »

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 »