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Some of the top female founders in the U.S. are backing the latest Female Founders Fund

Roughly five years after the launch of its first fund in 2013, Female Founders Fund (F3) has closed on $27 million for its latest seed fund — backed by some of the startup world’s top w

Parsley Health picks up $10 million to reimagine healthcare

According to Parsley Health, the average adult spends 19 minutes with their physician every year. Seventy percent of the time, these short visits result in the prescription of a medication. “Acc

SelfMade helps you post better photos online

SelfMade brings professional photo editing to your phone — yes, literally. The startup, which is announcing that it has raised $11 million in funding, was founded by CEO Brian Schechter and CTO Zac

Meet Catherine Ulrich, FirstMark Capital’s newest partner

FirstMark Capital is one of the most successful early-stage VCs in NYC. With investments in Airbnb, Frame.io, Shopify, Pinterest, InVision, and Brooklinen, among many others, the firm is now looking t

Bluecore marketing automation platform raises $35 million in Series C

Bluecore, the automated marketing platform for ecommerce brands, has today announced the close of a $35 million Series C round of funding. Norwest Venture Partners led the round, with participation fr

Frame.io picks up $20 million to be the Slack of video

Frame.io, the collaboration platform for the video industry, has today announced the close of a $20 million Series B funding round led by FirstMark Capital, with participation from existing investors

MissionU raises $8.5M to build an alternative one-year education program

Adam Braun, a consultant-turned-educational non-profit founder, will say he’s had a lot of good fortune that’s helped him position himself in a way to see the education system from a birds

Blispay raises $12 million to help retail customers avoid payments for 6 months

If you’re looking to buy something, but don’t want to pay for it yet, Blispay thinks it has the solution for you. The startup works with small and mid-sized businesses to help retail custo

Sense360 raises $7 million to track customers in fast food restaurants

Physical tracking in shops has been a global trend since at least 2013. Using a cell phone's location data and video monitoring, retailers have been tracking customers' movements through stores in an

Brooklinen tucks in $10M in Series A from FirstMark

At some point, everyone has an ‘Aha!’ moment when it comes to the importance of high-quality bed linens. For Brooklinen founders, Rich and Vicki Fulop, that moment came on vacation at a ho

Hubble raises $16.5 million to deliver affordable daily contact lenses

A subscription commerce startup that sells its own brand of daily disposable contact lenses, Hubble, has raised $16.5 million in a new round of venture funding just five months after having launched i

HowGood raises $4.2 million to guide shoppers to products that match their values

Millennial consumers care about the sustainability of what they buy more than any other generation that came before them. This point is illustrated in studies from Pew Research, Clemson University and

HyperScience, with $18m in Series A funding, offers AI to solve back-office problems

You can’t swing a bag of cats these days without hitting a company that’s working on AI. The latest, HyperScience, is today coming out of stealth for the first time. Based in New York city

TraceLink, helping the pharma industry trace and track drugs, lands $51.5M from Goldman Sachs

TraceLink, the SaaS platform for tracking and tracing pharmaceuticals, has today announced the close of a $51.5 million Series C financing led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. Existing investors, such

Frame.io raises a $10M Series A with Jared Leto and Kevin Spacey as investors

Cloud-based collaboration tool Frame.io has raised $10M in Series A funding led by Accel, with participation from SignalFire, FirstMark Capital, and Shasta Ventures. Actor Jared Leto, who was a seed

FirstMark Capital raises $480 million in new early stage, growth funds

FirstMark Capital, the investment firm behind companies like Pinterest, Shopify, Riot Games, InVision, Tapad, Schoology, has today announced $480 million in new funds. This money will be split between

Robin makes the office smarter with $7 million in new funding

One of the first-world problems most plaguing the new corporate world is the time wasted trying to find and secure a meeting room. At least, that’s the premise Robin is based on. Robin is a comp

FirstMark Capital’s Matt Turck on the big data landscape

Today, the big data sector amounts to more than 7.5 percent of total venture investments. So where are we in the world of big data, and is the recent obsession with AI still fundamentally related to b

HopSkipDrive, The Ridesharing Startup For Kids, Grabs $10.2M In Series A Funding

HopSkipDrive, The LA-based “Uber for Kids”, has closed a $10.2M Series A round co-led by FirstMark Capital and UpFront Ventures, with participation from existing investors BBG Ventures an

Schoology Cloud-Based Education Platform Lands $32 Million Series D

Schoology, the learning management system that focuses on cloud collaboration, has today announced the close of a $32 million Series D financing led by JMI Equity, with participation from existing inv
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