After 19 months of working with our founder, Michael Arrington, on setting up CrunchFund, MG Siegler has moved on to a similar role at a firm that continues to make waves in the venture world, Google Ventures. In a post on his own blog today, Siegler discussed the move, saying that he had been speaking with its team and managing partner, Bill Maris, for a few months now. He called the move a… → Read More
Rally Software has acquired Flowdock, a real-time collaboration service designed for developers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Flowdock received $650,000 in seed funding in October 2011 from investors that included IDG Ventures, CrunchFund and a number of individuals including Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos. → Read More
Zumper, the San Francisco-based startup that’s assisting apartment hunters find the most ideal abode, announced today that it closed a $1 million seed round. The announcement comes two weeks after launching into a public beta at SF Disrupt.
The round, which closed in May, included Kleiner Perkins, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock, CrunchFund, NEA, Dawn Capital, The Experiment Fund, and the… → Read More
When Instagram was bought by Facebook earlier this spring for $1 billion, one question lingering on everyone’s minds was how much VC firm Andreessen Horowitz made on the deal. The firm had made an early investment in the photo sharing startup but then bet against it after Instagram’s pivot by later by supporting a rival.
A few days after the Facebook-Instagram acquisition was announced, the… → Read More