redpoint ventures

  • 9flats, The European Airbnb, Secures 'Major Investment' From Silicon Valley's Redpoint

    9flats, the peer to peer apartment rentals site (or Airbnb-clone), has secured a “major investment round” led by Silicon Valley VC firm Redpoint Ventures. European-based eVenture Capital Partners also participated. Terms of the deal aren’t being disclosed although 9flats says this brings its total funding to $10m just six months after the startup was founded. The new round… Read More

  • Machinima: The Most Impressive LA Tech Company since MySpace

    Long California’s digital also-ran, Los Angeles may have its first bona fide new media hit brewing. It’s called Machinima, it did 2.3 billion video views last year, 350 million in December alone, has 45 million uniques, and is still growing. These numbers slaughter more well known video companies, but if you haven’t heard of Machinima– don’t feel bad. I… Read More

  • Ask a VC: Satish Dharmaraj on India, the Beauty of Fragmentation and Farmers Markets (TCTV)

    Ask a VC: Satish Dharmaraj on India, the Beauty of Fragmentation and Farmers Markets (TCTV)

    I have a dilemma with Ask a VC. Generally, I’m trying to do shows that are under 10 minutes, so they’re more consumable. But in the case of Ask a VC, I want to get to as many reader questions as possible and would rather not cut someone off when they are giving you business advice. So starting this week we’re going to post the whole show as usual below, and give you links to… Read More

  • Extole Raises $5 Million For Social Media Marketing Tools

    Extole (the startup formerly known as TellAPal), which offers a suite of social media marketing tools under the guise of a “Social Marketing as a Service Platform”, this morning announced it has secured $5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Trident Capital with participation from Redpoint Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners. Extole says it plans to use the… Read More

  • Stealth Startup Relaxed Raises $2 Million From Redpoint Ventures For CouchDB Support

    Relaxed, a stealth startup centered around Apache CouchDB has raised $2 million from Redpoint Ventures according to an SEC filing which was confirmed by CEO Damien Katz. Three original authors of Apache CouchDB–Damien Katz, J. Chris Anderson, and Jan Lehnardt–are listed as Executive Officers of the company. For those who are unfamiliar, CouchDB is a free open source indexable… Read More