Thursday Jul 24
Commercial drone startup Airware grabs $25 mln Series B
Airware, creator of a hardware, software, and cloud services platform for commercial drone development and operation, announced today it has raised $25 million in Series B financing.
Threadflip Raises $13 Million Series B to Double Down on Its On-Demand Closet Refresh Service
Norwest Venture Partners led Threadflip's Series B funding round with participation from earlier investors Baseline Ventures, First Round Capital and Shasta Ventures.
Wall Street Journal
The Daily Startup: Tiger Global Backs Online Lender AvantCredit
Demand for consumer loans and credit is on the rise, and venture investors are backing a new class of online lenders to meet this demand, disrupt traditional banking and make a windfall.
Yahoo to buy mobile ad startup Flurry in deal said to be worth hundreds of millions
San Francisco-based Flurry, led by CEO Simon Khalaf, is reportedly being paid hundreds of millions in an acquisition announced by Yahoo.
Threadflip Raises $13 Million in Series B, Plans To Grow Workforce by 40%
Threadflip , the online consignment marketplace for women's clothing, announced $13 million in Series B funding today.
3 Reasons Why Samsung Wants To Buy SmartThings
SmartThings , one of many smart home companies, released its first product in the fall of 2012.
Kent Goldman's New Seed-Stage Fund Is A Partnership Where...
Kent Goldman's New Seed-Stage Fund Is A Partnership Where Founders Share In The Upside - When Kent Goldman left First Round Capital earlier this year, he did so with plans to start his own investment firm.
Former First Round Capital partner starts tiny new fund, for tiny new companies
Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/10/former-first-round-capital-partner-starts-tiny-new-fund-for-tiny-new-companies/ Startup founders are tremendously invested in the success of their startups and sometimes in that of their business partners, but what about other startup peers? Upside will have a different structure from your ... (more)
Wiley Cerilli struck startup gold with SinglePlatform; now we'll see...
Wiley Cerilli , who founded and sold SinglePlatform for $100 million , has become a venture partner in First Round Capital, an investment group with offices in New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco.