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  • MakerBot Takes $10 Million In Funding From Foundry Group, Angels

    MakerBot Takes $10 Million In Funding From Foundry Group, Angels

    MakerBot Industries, creator of home 3D printers, has announced a total of $10 million in funding from a number of investors, the bulk coming from Foundry Group. Also included in the round were Bezos Expeditions, True Ventures, and RRE, along with a dozen or so angel investors. The company started in 2009 with around $75,000 in seed money, and since then has put together and sold some 5200… Read More

  • Foundry Group Invests In Postini Founder's New Browser Security Startup, Authentic8

    Foundry Group Invests In Postini Founder's New Browser Security Startup, Authentic8

    The Foundry Group’s Ryan McIntyre (who was a board member of Postini) just announced the venture firm’s investment in browser security startup Authentic8, which is the brainchild of Postini founder Scott Petry and Ramesh Rajagopal (Postini’s VP Corporate Development). Postini offered businesses message security, archiving, encryption, and policy enforcement tools which can… Read More

  • Foundry Group Puts $500,000 Into

    How much time do you waste trying to find pictures or documents that were sent to you as email attachments? If creating a product around a consumer “pain point” is what startups are supposed to do, then is tackling a pain point almost everyone has. Foundry Group certainly thinks so. Today it announced that it invested in the startup. What it didn’t announce… Read More

  • Foundry Group Launches Second $225 Million Venture Fund

    Boulder-based venture capital firm The Foundry Group has just announced the launch of an additional fund today. The second fund, Foundry Venture Capital 2010, L.P. totals $225 million in partner commitments and is the same size as the group’s other fund. The firm says that investment strategy with the new fund will remain the same as the initial fund. The Foundry Group mainly males seed… Read More

  • BigDoor's First BigRound: $5 Million From Foundry Group

    Seattle startup BigDoor Media has raised $5 million in venture funding as it’s readying the launch of its automated platform that allows website and mobile application publishers to add game-like mechanics and loyalty programs to their sites and apps. The fresh capital injection comes from Foundry Group, the early-stage investment firm that has backed up and coming companies such as… Read More

  • Gist Scores $6.75 Million For Gmail, Twitter and Microsoft Outlook Integration Service

    Seattle-based Gist has secured $6.75 million in Series A funding led by the Foundry Group with participation by its founding investor Vulcan Capital. The investment will be used for product development efforts and to expand operations. Currently in closed beta, Gist integrates with Microsoft Outlook and Gmail to aggregate, organize and prioritize emails, links, attachments, and related… Read More