FirstMark Capital

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Name: FirstMark Capital
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

VC-Backed Pinterest Purchases Competitor to Attain Talent

The image-rich social network is slated to shut down Icebergs and enlist the target's founders as “acqui-hires”By Anthony NotoJuly 31, 2014Pinterest Inc. has purchased Icebergs, the latest target in what has been an acquisitive year for the social network. ... [Published Mergers & Acquisitions - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Nice Try, Aereo, But You're Not a Cable Company According to U.S. Copyright Officials

Nice try, Aereo , but according to U.S. copyright officials, you’re not a cable company.Earlier this month, the Boston-based startup switched up its stance and sought legitimacy of its TV-streaming service by applying to get the same license available ... [Published Bostinno - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 3 reports

NewsCred To Host The 2nd Annual Content Marketing Summit In New York City On September 18, 2014

NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, NewsCred, the world’s leading content marketing platform, announced its second annual to take place on Thursday, September 18, in New York City. Bringing together over 300 leaders in marketing, media, and technology, ... [Published Freshnews.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

New Knozen app lets you rate your co-workers

Knozen is a new app that lets you rate your co-workers in a "Hot or Not" style of comparison.Knozen app (Photo: iPhones screen grabs)Story Highlights t's billed as an app that "shows you what people like most about you. Rate, discover, and share personalities ... [Published AZCentral.com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Tapad raises $7 mln led by FirstMark Capital

Tapad , a provider of unified cross-device marketing solutions, has closed its Series B-2 round of funding on $7 million. Founding investors FirstMark Capital led the round. PRESS RELEASE Tapad, the leading provider of unified cross-device marketing ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 2 reports

Aereo temporarily ceases operations after SCOTUS ruling

Earlier this week, when the Supreme Court decided that Aereo was close enough to a cable company that it violated the Copyright Act, it seemed like the end was near for the company. The company's CEO had  even  said in the past  that there was no "plan ... [Published Vator.tv - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 3 reports

Aereo Investor After Supreme Court Ruling: ‘We’d do it all over again’

It’s not every day that the U.S. Supreme Court plays a major role in the fate of a startup, but that’s what happened today . Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia is leaves the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments April 22 in Washington. The court ruled Wednesday ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Schoology LMS raises $15M

Dive Brief: Schoology, a learning management system, has raised $15 million from several sources in its latest round of funding as it continues its expansion into the K-12 and higher education markets.Among the investors: Intel Capital, Great Oaks Venture ... [Published Education Dive - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Schoology pulls in $15 mln

Schoology said Tuesday that it has secured $15 million in funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from Great Oaks Venture Capital, Great Road Holdings, FirstMark Capital and Meakem Becker Venture Capital . In conjunction with the ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 24 2014]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 20 2014 - 2 reports

Dashlane raises USD 22 million to fuel expansion

French password manager and digital wallet company Dashlane has announced a USD 22 million Series-B funding round led by Bessemer Venture, with participation from existing investors Rho Ventures, FirstMark Capital, and Bernard Liautaud, the original founder ... [Published Telecompaper - May 20 2014]
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 3 reports

Pinterest Valued at $5 Billion

Pinterest announced Thursday that it has secured $200 million in financing, boosting its value to $5 billion. To date, the virtual scrapbooking site has raised $764 million. The 4-year-old company, which lets people pin pictures and notes to boards ... [Published TIME.com - May 16 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 6 reports

Tubular Labs raises $11 mln led by Canaan Partners

Tubular has secured an $11 million Series B financing led by Canaan Partners . Prior investors including FirstMark Capital and Lerer Ventures also participated. Tubular is an online video marketing platform. PRESS RELEASE At the forefront ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 23 2014]

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"We are very excited to be joining forces with Zipments," added Coby Relis , Hobson co-founder and CEO. "The combination of Hobson's premier customer base and in-store fulfillment expertise with Zipments' robust technology platform, logistics network and growing national presence creates an ideal partner for retailers as they look to expand their cross channel same day delivery offering to their customers."
...that are making it possible for businesses to become even more efficient and profitable," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "More legacy industries are being redefined by the innovation community, making the companies on this year's AlwaysOn Global 250 the highest-growth opportunities in today's private company marketplace."
...customers appreciate our commitment to keep up with their changing business environment and our responsiveness to their unique needs," added Dahod. "We deliver solutions that customers can build long-term supply strategies around."
"We saw it as opportunity to support entrprenuers," he told me. "It was silly not only not investing in those rounds, because there are terrific companies that had to look out of market as next option."

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TraceLink Achieves Record Second Quarter Sales ... [Published Sys-Con Canada - Jul 21 2014]
The 10 biggest LA exits in the last five years [Published Vator.tv - Jul 19 2014]
Nice Try, Aereo, But You're Not a Cable Company... [Published Bostinno - Jul 18 2014]
Big Switch Networks Named as AlwaysOn Global 25... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 18 2014]
NewsCred To Host The 2nd Annual Content Marketi... [Published Freshnews.com - Jul 16 2014]
NewsCred To Host The 2nd Annual Content Marketi... [Published Finwin - Jul 16 2014]
NewsCred To Host The 2nd Annual Content Marketi... [Published Scottrade - Jul 16 2014]
Introducing Dashlane 3: All-new features, enhan... [Published RCL Advisors - Jul 16 2014]
CashStar Selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner [Published Reliance Trust - Jul 15 2014]
Best Tech Events This Week: Founders Guide, Fen... [Published Beta Beat - Jul 15 2014]
New Knozen app lets you rate your co-workers [Published AZCentral.com - Jul 08 2014]
Shopify Announces Winners of 4th "Build-A-Busin... [Published MarketWired - Jul 08 2014]
Silicon Alley darling Tapad raises $7M in new c... [Published Crains NY Business - Jul 01 2014]
The 23 Trendsetters Who Decide What's Cool In A... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jul 01 2014]
Tapad raises $7 mln led by FirstMark Capital [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 01 2014]
Best Tech Events This Week: NY Tech Meetup, DAY... [Published Beta Beat - Jul 01 2014]
Marketing Startup Tapad Closes $7M for European... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Jun 30 2014]
Knozen Is A New App That Lets You Anonymously R... [Published Business Insider - Jun 30 2014]
Tapad Closes $7 Million In Additional Equity Fo... [Published ADVFN UK - Jun 30 2014]
Aereo temporarily ceases operations after SCOTU... [Published Vator.tv - Jun 28 2014]
Aereo Presses Pause on DVR-for-the-Cloud Servic... [Published Bostinno - Jun 28 2014]
Funding roundup - week ending 6/27/14 [Published Vator.tv - Jun 27 2014]
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VC-backed virtual scrapbook site Pinterest buys... [Published PE Hub Blog - 6 hours ago]
Virtual scrapbook site Pinterest has acquired Icebergs , a visual organization startup, the latter announced on its site. No financial terms were disclosed. Icebergs, which is headquartered in Barcelona, will be joining the Pinterest team in San Francisco ...
Tapad raises $7 mln led by FirstMark Capital [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 01 2014]
Tapad , a provider of unified cross-device marketing solutions, has closed its Series B-2 round of funding on $7 million. Founding investors FirstMark Capital led the round. PRESS RELEASE Tapad, the leading provider of unified cross-device marketing ...
Aereo Investor After Supreme Court Ruling: ‘We’... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Jun 25 2014]
It’s not every day that the U.S. Supreme Court plays a major role in the fate of a startup, but that’s what happened today . Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia is leaves the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments April 22 in Washington. The court ruled Wednesday ...
Funding Daily: Doctor matchmaking edition [Published Venturebeat - Jun 24 2014]
Get all the tech funding news of the day delivered straight to your mailbox! Sign up for Funding Daily and never miss a deal. Here’s our round-up of all the notable funding announcements of the day: ZocDoc takes $152M Doctor-booking services ...
Schoology pulls in $15 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 24 2014]
Schoology said Tuesday that it has secured $15 million in funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from Great Oaks Venture Capital, Great Road Holdings, FirstMark Capital and Meakem Becker Venture Capital . In conjunction with the ...
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