altos ventures

  • Testlio raises $6.25M to expand its testing-as-a-service empire

    Testlio raises $6.25M to expand its testing-as-a-service empire

    Mobile testing startup Testlio today announced it raised a $6.25 million round of funding led by Altos Ventures and Vertex Ventures. The company is aiming to make it easy to do QA for mobile app developers, making it easier to test their apps on a variety of devices in a variety of circumstances. The company also plans to move beyond purely mobile testing. Read More

  • Super hot Korea gets a new startup fund

    Super hot Korea gets a new startup fund

    Korea is sizzling, and the fact isn’t lost on Altos Ventures or its backers. The early-stage venture firm, with an office on Sand Hill Road and in Seoul, has just raised an oversubscribed $110 million fund to invest exclusively in the country, the second fund of its type for Altos, which raised its last Korea-focused fund with $60 million in 2013. (The firm has also raised four… Read More

  • With $29M In Funding, Memebox Brings Korean Beauty Products To The World

    With $29M In Funding, Memebox Brings Korean Beauty Products To The World

    For many people around the world, their exposure to Korean pop culture is still limited to the aural and visual wonders of Psy’s “Gangnam Style” video. In much of Asia, however, the demand for Korean entertainment and products is so strong that it even has a special term in Chinese and Japanese that means the “Korean Wave.” Beauty products are a breakout export… Read More

  • Bench Bookkeeping Service Cooks Up $7 Million Series A

    Bench Bookkeeping Service Cooks Up $7 Million Series A

    Bench, the TechStars-backed company that matches bookkeepers with businesses, has today closed a $7 million Series A round. The financing was led by Altos Ventures with participation from Contour Venture Partners. Bench started out as 10sheet, an algorithm-meets-human platform where SMBs could sign up to have all their transaction paperwork sent directly through the 10sheet system and then… Read More

  • Social Learning Company Koofers Raises $5 Million From Revolution, Others

    Social learning startup Koofers today announced that it has scored $5 million in Series A equity funding. This round includes Revolution, created by AOL (yes, our new parent company) co-founder Steve Case, and Nigel Morris‘ QED Investors with participation of the company’s existing investors, New Atlantic Ventures and Altos Ventures. Koofers aims to empower students to help each… Read More

  • Branders.com Scores Another $5 Million In Venture Capital

    Branders.com, an online-only promotional items store operator, raised another $5 million in venture funding, bringing the total invested in the company to $46 million. Participating in this round were Menlo Ventures, DCM, Venture Strategy Partners and Altos Ventures. Read More