fundings

  • Apploi, A Job Hunting App, Raises Over $7 Million In Series A

    Apploi, A Job Hunting App, Raises Over $7 Million In Series A

    Applying to jobs seems easy: you roll into a shop, fill out an application, and wait for a call. But aside from nicer handwriting, how do you stand out from the crowd of applicants? You use Apploi. Apploi’s CEO, Adam Lewis, launched the company to allow service industry workers put their best foot forward in job interviews. Designed as a sort of central system for applications as well as… Read More

  • SocialTables, A Collaborative Event-Planning Service, Raises $8 Million Series A

    SocialTables, A Collaborative Event-Planning Service, Raises $8 Million Series A

    DC-based SocialTables has announced its latest raise, an $8 million Series A round led by Bessemer Venture Partners with Thayer Ventures joining. The company previously raised $1.6 million to help streamline event planning with collaborative tools. Founded by Dan Berger, a programmer and event-planner, we’ve been following this company since 2012 when I was impressed by their clever… Read More

  • Dynamic Yield, A Tricksy Content Server, Raises $12.25 Million From Marker LLC

    Dynamic Yield, A Tricksy Content Server, Raises $12.25 Million From Marker LLC

    In an era of finely-tuned advertising efforts are on the rise and web organizations that don’t consist of underpaid college grads at Buzzfeed-esque puppy mills are waning, there is a movement afoot to create customized and A/B tested content at all times. That’s what Dynamic Yield hopes to do and they just raised another $12.25 million to do it. Read More

  • Krablr Raises $5 Million From Sequoia, Scranton Angels

    Krablr Raises $5 Million From Sequoia, Scranton Angels

    Krablr, a real-time crab pricing engine for amateur fishermen, has raised $5 million from Sequoia Partners with Strumpo Kildare and Scranton Angels as secondary investors. The company, founded in 2013 by Stanford Alums Wilson Poney and Paul Paulson Black III, had a seed round of $3 million supplied by Michael Arlington’s CrUnd and Wobbly-Door Ventures in Palo Alto. Read More

  • On The Road To An IPO, Wayfair Picks Up $157M

    On The Road To An IPO, Wayfair Picks Up $157M

    On the way to an initial public offering later this year, the home furnishing online retail juggernaut Wayfair has picked up $157 million in a new round of funding. The online retailer is mum about who’s doing what with whom as far the plans for a public offering are concerned, but The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Allen & Co. and Bank of America are… Read More

  • Credit Karma In The Market For At Least $60 Million

    Credit Karma In The Market For At Least $60 Million

    Riding a wave of investor interest in new consumer-facing banking, trading, credit, and lending services, the online credit marketplace Credit Karma is looking to raise at least $60 million in its latest round of funding, according to several people familiar with the company’s plans. The company is one of a new breed of consumer facing financial applications and services that have… Read More

  • ImageBrief, A Crowdsourcing System For Stock Photos, Closes $700,000 Round

    ImageBrief, A Crowdsourcing System For Stock Photos, Closes $700,000 Round

    ImageBrief, a request-based stock photo marketplace that aims to give Getty a run for its money, has raised a $700,000 round from Square Peg’s Paul Bassat and Justin Liberman as well as other Australian investors. The company, originally based down under, has thus far raised $2.2 million. Read More

  • The Power Of AngelList Revealed In Its New Look: 978 Deals, 48 Acquisitions

    The Power Of AngelList Revealed In Its New Look: 978 Deals, 48 Acquisitions

    Having found traction (in 2011, 500 startups and 2,500 investors joined the community, with a total of 12,500 introductions resulting), AngelList is now on a mission to capitalize on its position and become a more advanced resource for early-stage companies. (See its experimentation with a new pitch deck format.) Today, AngelList added some cool new features to its homepage (sign out if… Read More