FirstMark Capital

  • Omaze, The Democratized Fundraising Platform, Picks Up $9 Million In Series A

    Omaze, The Democratized Fundraising Platform, Picks Up $9 Million In Series A

    Omaze, the charity platform that democratizes traditionally pricey prizes so that everyone can participate, has today announced the close of a $9 million Series A led by FirstMark Capital. A number of Omaze’s early seed and angel investors also participated in the round, including Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company, Vayner/RSE, Warby Parker co-founder and co-CEO Dave… Read More

  • Sense360 Launches Out Of Stealth To Make Your Apps Smarter

    Sense360 Launches Out Of Stealth To Make Your Apps Smarter

    Sense360, the company that received $2.75 million in seed without ever telling us publicly what it is that they do, has just come out of stealth with the launch of their SDK. The idea behind Sense360 is actually quite simple, though execution of that plan is anything but. Essentially, Sense360 has found a way to combine all kinds of data from the sensors in a smartphone, paired with location… Read More

  • Sketchfab, The Platform For 3D Files, Lands $7M Series A Led By FirstMark

    Sketchfab, The Platform For 3D Files, Lands $7M Series A Led By FirstMark

    Sketchfab, the online platform for 3D file sharing, has today announced the close of a $7 million Series A round led by FirstMark Capital. Existing investors TechStars, Balderton, Partech and Borealis also participated in the Series A round. At its core, Sketchfab is a marketplace for 3D files, whether it lies in creating web-sharable 3D files, browsing them, searching specifically, or… Read More

  • Marketo Founder Raises $10M For Engagio, His B2B Sequel

    Marketo Founder Raises $10M For Engagio, His B2B Sequel

    Jon Miller has already built a solid marketing automation tool in the form of Marketo, which went public in May of 2013 and currently has a market cap of more than $1 billion. So it makes sense for him to tackle the same space with a different product. Meet Engagio. The company, which offers account-based marketing for businesses, is not even in beta yet, but that hasn’t stopped… Read More

  • Conductor Proves Web Presence Management Is A Real Thing With $27 Million In Series D

    Conductor Proves Web Presence Management Is A Real Thing With $27 Million In Series D

    Conductor, the web presence management platform that looks to put an end to ads, has today raised $27 million in Series D funding led by Catalyst Investors, with participation from existing investors including FirstMark Capital, Matrix Partners, and Investor Growth Capital. A new investor, Blue Cloud Ventures, also joined the round. The company started out as an SEO-based platform, but has… Read More

  • Insikt Introduces Lending As A Service For Brands

    Insikt Introduces Lending As A Service For Brands

    The lending space couldn’t be hotter, with folks like Lending Club set to IPO, and new entrants launching every day. One of these new competitors just raised $16 million to let brands become the lenders of the future, offering a “Lending as a Service” (LaaS) platform. Meet Insikt. Read More

  • FirstMark Capital’s New App Leverages Professional Connections For Their Portfolio Companies

    FirstMark Capital’s New App Leverages Professional Connections For Their Portfolio Companies

    FirstMark Capital, the VC firm behind startups like Pinterest, Lumosity, Lot18, Kinsa, and plenty more, has quietly released an app to help its portfolio community make the most of the resources provided by their investors. The app will not only offer a full directory of FirstMark events, but the app leverages the professional networks of the entire community, from investors to portfolio… Read More

  • InVision Design Tool Raises $21 Million Series B

    InVision Design Tool Raises $21 Million Series B

    InVision, the design-focused prototyping tool, has today closed a $21 million Series B round, with participation from existing investors including Tiger Global Management (who led the round), as well as FirstMark Capital. That brings InVision’s total funding to $34.1 million, according to CrunchBase. InVision is a service built for designers, that lets these creatives not only draw out… Read More

  • InVision Raises $11.6M From FirstMark Capital And Tiger Global

    InVision Raises $11.6M From FirstMark Capital And Tiger Global

    InVision, a prototyping tool for thousands of web developers and designers, has recently closed an $11.6 million Series A round from FirstMark Capital and Tiger Global. The company launched in 2011 out of New York with a mission to make it easy for designers to share, interact with, and get feedback on their prototypes. Users can easily upload Photoshop files to the web and add interactions… Read More