IA Ventures

Kepler Communications closes $92M Series C to grow real-time satellite data relay network

Toronto-based startup Kepler Communications closed another tranche of capital to continue building out its on-orbit data network. The new funding, which comes to $92 million, will be used to launch a

Prelude raises $24M to help organizations harden their cybersecurity defenses

Prelude, a Washington, D.C-based startup that helps organizations harden their cyber defenses through the use of autonomous red-teaming, has secured $24 million in Series A funding. Prelude — which

Ethyca raises $7.5M, open sources Fides for developers to build privacy tools directly into their codebases

Ethyca, the privacy-by-design technology startup that has built a unique set of APIs, detection tools and analytics to make it easier for organizations to adhere to data privacy policies like GDPR, is

InfoSum raises $65M Series B as organizations embrace secure data sharing

InfoSum, a London-based startup that provides a decentralized platform for secure data sharing between organizations, has secured a $65 million Series B funding round led by Chrysalis Investments. The

EHR startup Canvas Medical raises $17M and partners with insurance heavyweight Anthem

Canvas Medical, an electronic health records (EHR) startup, today announced their $17 million Series A and a new partnership with Anthem, one of the biggest health insurance companies in the country.

Kyklo raises $8.5M to bring electrical distributors online

Kyklo, a startup that helps wholesale distributors of electrical and automation products launch e-commerce stores, is announcing that it has raised $8.5 million in seed funding. The industry may sound

InfoSum raises $15.1M for its privacy-first, federated approach to big data analytics

Data protection and data privacy have gone from niche concerns to mainstream issues in the last several years, thanks to new regulations and a cascade of costly breaches that have laid bare the proble

Ethyca raises $13.5M to help businesses automate data privacy and compliance

The upcoming CCPA regulations coming into effect in the U.S. have put a renewed focus on how companies online are handling the issues of data privacy and compliance. Today a startup that’s built

Ethyca raises $4.2M to simplify GDPR compliance

GDPR, the European data privacy regulations, have been in effect for more than a year, but it’s still a challenge for companies to comply. Ethyca, a New York City startup, has created a solution

Every board member of anonymous app Whisper has reportedly stepped down

Remember Whisper, the anonymous chat app? It's been a while since we've heard much from the company, but it's still around and has recently lost a bunch of high-profile board members.

CognitiveLogic Raises $3M To Help Enterprises Pool Big Data While Keeping Privacy Intact

DataSift made a name for itself as a company that took large unstructured datasets — such as anonymised firehoses from social media services like Facebook (and previously, Twitter) and ordered

Verge Genomics, On A Quest To Cure Neurodegenerative Disorders, Picks Up $4M Seed

Verge Genomics, the YC-backed company that looks to use algorithms to help cure neurodegenerative disorders, has announced the close of a $4 million seed round led by IA Ventures, with participation f

Backed By A16Z, London-Based Money Transfer Startup TransferWise Finally Launches In The U.S.

TransferWise, the London-based “P2P” money transfer startup that recently raised a further $58 million led by Andreessen Horowitz has made good on its promise to cross the pond with a full

Lua Goes From A Manhattan Basement To $2.5M In Seed Funding From IA Ventures

It all started in a basement in Manhattan. The guys from Lua (which you may remember from the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/06/14/lua-organizes-any-mobile-workforce-with-duh-a-mobile-app/">Tech

ThinkNear Turns Mobile Banner Ads Into Local Offers (Raises $1.6 Million From IA And Google Ventures)

Last April, one of the strongest startups from <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/04/14/nyc-techstars-nestio-thinknear/">TechStars's Demo Day</a> in New York City was <a href="http://www.thinknear.c

DataSift Ingests $6 Million From GRP And IA Ventures

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/datasift.jpg"> We are a few years into the era of realtime data. Everyone is producing and consuming it, but there is still a huge need to f

Penn Students Leave School to Launch CourseKit With $1 Million Seed Round

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/coursekit-dudes.jpg"> Three students at the University of Pennsylvania—Joseph Cohen, Dan Getelman, and Jim Grandpre—are quitting school

Stealth NYC Startup Kohort Raises $3 Million Seed Round From IA Ventures, RRE, And More

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/kohort.png"> A stealth startup in New York City called <a href="http://www.kohort.com/">Kohort</a> has raised a pretty hefty "seed" round of

BMW Teams Up With, Invests $5 Million In MyCityWay

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/mycityway.png" class="shot2" /> Auto maker <a href="http://www.bmw.com/">BMW</a> recently established a New York-based venture capital firm d

BankSimple Deposits $3.1 Million From First Round, Ron Conway, And Roger Ehrenberg

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/banksimplelogo.png"> New York City startup <a href="https://www.banksimple.com/">BankSimple</a> today <a href="http://banksimple.com/blog/201