DFJ Gotham

  • Totsy Lands $5 Million In Funding For Flash Sales Site For Children Products

    Totsy Lands $5 Million In Funding For Flash Sales Site For Children Products

    Exclusive - Totsy, a private sale site targeting moms of kids aged 0-7 (and moms-to-be), has raised $5 million in Series A funding from DFJ Gotham and Rho Ventures. The financing round follows the startup’s recent “acquisition” of competitor bTrendie’s member base. Totsy is the umpteenth niche-specific (in this case, for everything from prenatal care products, baby… Read More

  • ADstruc, A Marketplace For Outdoor Advertising, Closes $1.1 Million Series A Round

    ADstruc, A Marketplace For Outdoor Advertising, Closes $1.1 Million Series A Round

    The New York-based startup ADstruc — an online marketplace for outdoor advertising — closed a $1.1 million series a investment led by DFJ Gotham, with participation from RRE, Founder Collective, Jeff Clavier, David Cohen, Kal Vepuri, David Tisch and Social Leverage (Howard Lindzon) today. The 26-year-old founder and chief executive of ADstruc, John Laramie, developed his auction… Read More

  • Structural Change Is Always a Good Theme to Invest In

    Structural Change Is Always a Good Theme to Invest In

    What are venture capitalists looking for? If you are a startup entrepreneur looking for funding, it’s always a good idea to know what investment themes a VC is interested and tailor your pitch to those themes. Yesterday morning, I saw presentations from three venture firms—Union Square Ventures, DFJ Gotham Ventures, and First Round Capital—at an event hosted by the… Read More