TechCrunch | 06.02.16

Tubular Labs raises $10 million to measure online videos across social platforms

Just how popular was that video of the mom laughing in her Chewbacca mask? And how did that video stack up against the mermaid pillow one that went viral in January? Are videos published by… Read More »

TechCrunch | 05.31.16

Robin makes the office smarter with $7 million in new funding

One of the first-world problems most plaguing the new corporate world is the time wasted trying to find and secure a meeting room. At least, that’s the premise Robin is based on. Robin is a… Read More »

The Twenty Minute VC | 05.31.16

FirstMark’s Matt Turck Talks Big Data on The Twenty Minute VC

FirstMark’s Matt Turck recently made an appearance on The Twenty Minute VC podcast with Harry Stabbings. In This Episode You Will Learn: 1.) How did Matt make his way into the world of VC? 2.) What does… Read More »

TechCrunch | 05.25.16

Password and ID startup Dashlane, now with 5m users, raises $22.5M led by TransUnion

Dashlane, the New York startup that provides a platform for users to manage their passwords and online identity, has raised $22.5 million in funding and picked up a key strategic investor and partner in the process. TransUnion, a… Read More »

Mashable | 05.17.16

Sketchfab wants to do for VR what YouTube did for video

The company boasting the largest online collection of 3D models, Sketchfab, is taking a dive into virtual reality. And to show off exactly what’s possible with the new VR dynamic, the company has launched a… Read More »

TechCrunch | 05.05.16

Seaboard RISE maker ROLI raises $27 million Series B

ROLI issued another piece of good news this week, announcing that it has raised $27 million in Series B funding courtesy of Foundry Group and Founders Fund. I met with CEO Roland Lamb earlier this… Read More »

Tapad | 04.26.16

Tapad’s Are Traasdahl Named Nordic Startup Awards’ Norwegian Founder of the Year

We are proud to share the news that Are Traasdahl – Tapad Founder & CEO – has been named Norwegian “Founder of the Year” by the Nordic Startup Awards (NSA). NSA recognizes key players in… Read More »

FirstMark's Medium | 04.26.16

Video: FirstMark and Tapad’s Partnership from Pre-Idea to Exit

Tapad CEO Are Traasdahl and FirstMark Managing Director Rick Heitzmann recently had a chance to reminisce about the company’s journey to a $360 million exit in five years.

VentureBeat | 04.25.16

Helium raises $20 million for smart industrial sensors

Helium has raised $20 million in a new round of funding for its smart industrial sensor business. The San Francisco company has also created a new sensor, the Helium Green, for the industrial and enterprise… Read More »

The Australian Financial Review | 04.19.16

Sydney custom dressmaker Fame and Partners raises $10m from US, moves there

A Sydney-founded fashion startup which designs dresses with algorithmic input and can customise them for 48-hour delivery has raised $US7.6 million ($10.2 million) from two US venture capital firms, and will move its headquarters to Los… Read More »

New York Times | 04.13.16

Ride-Sharing Start-Ups Compete in ‘Uber for Children’ Niche

Full-time working mothers started HopSkipDrive, which serves all of Los Angeles County and much of Orange County. The company has received $14.1 million in funding and said revenue is growing 30 percent monthly. Blog | 04.07.16 Secures $23M in Series B Funding, inc., an artificial intelligence company, today announced that it has secured an additional $23 million in Series B financing led by Two Sigma Ventures. In addition, DCM Ventures and Work-Bench Ventures have joined in… Read More »

TechCrunch | 03.31.16

Blispay, the Financing Program for SMBs, Raises $12.75M

Big box retailers like Best Buy and Target have all kinds of financing card programs for their customers. But smaller and medium-sized merchants have no way to give their customers the same kind of financing… Read More »

TechCrunch | 03.30.16

Cockroach Labs Raises $20M to Make Data Easy

Cockroach Labs, a New York-based open-database company that aims to keep the applications of its enterprise customers up and running, even when their data centers and cloud infrastructure suddenly go offline, has raised $20 million in Series A1 funding. The capital… Read More »

EagleEye Analytics blog | 03.29.16

Guidewire Software Acquires EagleEye Analytics

Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty insurers, today announced that it has agreed to acquire EagleEye Analytics, a provider of SaaS-based predictive analytics products specifically designed for Property/Casualty insurers…. Read More »