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

The 2.0 revision of the 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 »

Wall Street Journal | 04.03.17

FirstMark and Sequoia Bet “On ActionIQ for Marketers’ Data Management Platform”

The Wall Street Journal covers ActionIQ’s $13MM Series A from top-tier investors including Sequoia Capital, FirstMark, Amplify Partners, and Bowery Capital. Note that a login is required to read the full article. Sequoia Capital has… Read More »

FirstMark | 03.19.17

Phosphorus Launches Genetic Tests for Inherited Cardiology Diseases Associated with Sudden Death and High Cholesterol

The tests can help affected patients and family members guide disease management to prevent severe cardiac events, such as heart attack or sudden death. Read the original post here. New York. March 15, 2017. Phosphorus,… Read More »

TechCrunch | 03.16.17

Brooklinen tucks in $10M in Series A from FirstMark

FirstMark is proud to announce its investment in Brooklinen, which offers high quality home essentials at fair prices. Read the full coverage in TechCrunch here. At some point, everyone has an ‘Aha!’ moment when it… Read More »

Wall Street Journal | 03.09.17

Smart Thermometer Startup Kinsa Collects Series B

The Wall Street Journal covers Kinsa’s latest round of funding, which will help Kinsa in its mission to “track and stop spread of illnesses”.

TechCrunch | 03.09.17

Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation

After the vacation marketplace Airbnb last year filed SEC forms raising $555.5 million, today the company filed a new form D that has closed off its Series F with an additional $447.8 billion, bringing the… Read More »

Rick Heitzmann's Medium | 03.07.17

We Believe in Vision — Welcome Hubble Contacts!

Rick Heitzmann shares his thoughts on FirstMark’s latest investment in Hubble Contacts. Originally posted on Rick’s Medium blog: Over the past decade, we have seen firsthand the explosion of direct-to-consumer brands displacing legacy brands in… Read More »

TechCrunch | 03.07.17

Hubble raises $16.5 million to deliver affordable daily contact lenses

FirstMark is proud to announce its investment in Hubble Contacts, led by Rick Heitzmann. TechCrunch shares more details here: A subscription commerce startup that sells its own brand of daily disposable contact lenses, Hubble, has… Read More »