OMGPOP

Type: Company
Name: OMGPOP
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 3 reports

Orchard Platform Raises $12M in Series A Funding: An Enviable Harvest

Orchard, the Marketplace Lending Platform backed by Spark Capital, Canaan Partners, and industry veterans, secures $14.7M in total investmentsFounded in NYC 2013,  Orchard Platform, an investment and analytics platform focused on the global marketplace ... [Published Crowdfund Insider - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Venture capital returns to backing hard-core science

Vestaron makes an eco-friendly pesticide derived from spider venom. Bagaveev uses 3-D printers to make rocket engines for nanosatellites.Transatomic Power is developing a next-generation reactor that runs on nuclear waste.They all have one thing in common: ... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Social Sharing App Designed Exclusively for Attorneys to Launch at LMA Tech Conference West

ClearView Social to unveil beta test results, new features ClearView Social, an online social sharing application created by noted authority on social media for lawyers, Adrian Dayton, will officially launch at the Legal Marketing Technology Conference ... [Published PRWeb - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Meet The Company Helping Vine And Instagram Stars Quit Their Day Job

In August this year, Jack Bethmann quit his day job and began filming Vines — six-second video loops on an app created by Twitter — full-time.He’s able to do that thanks in part to Niche , an online service that connects people like Bethmann with brands ... [Published BuzzFeed - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

VCs return to backing hardcore science

By: Hiroko TabuchiVestaron makes an ecofriendly pesticide derived from spider venom. Bagaveev uses 3-D printers to make rocket engines for nanosatellites. Transatomic Power is developing a next-generation reactor that runs on nuclear waste.They all have ... [Published Economic Times - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Emojiyo: The Only Emoji Keyboard You Will Ever Need Is Out Today for iOS

Emojiyo announced today that its iOS8 keyboard app is now available in the App Store free for a limited time only. Created by two independent developers, the Emojiyo keyboard represents a significant upgrade to the built-in Emoji keyboard that now comes ... [Published EMoneyDaily - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

FinTech Leads From The Front At Techcrunch Disrupt Europe In Two Weeks

TechCrunch Disrupt Europe is on 18-21st October, in London . Saturday and Sunday will feature TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon , followed by two days of full-blown conference, with interviews and panels with Europe’s best entrepreneurs and VCs. Get tickets ... [Published TechCrunch - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Glu Mobile: Coming Unglued ...

Summary Kim Kardashian:Hollywood is declining in download rankings, right along with the reality TV diva's stardom. The game maker now faces challenges that have virtually wrecked other one-hit game makers. Recent Facebook announcement is distracting ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

This is the iOS keyboard app for emoji power users

Apple’s new iOS 8—which launched today—now supports third-party custom keyboard apps. The early ones include Swype, which lets you type—faster, some say—by swiping around a keyboard .Here’s one that’s a little more exciting. Emojiyo —now being reviewed ... [Published Quartz - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Apple iOS, Apple Inc, OMGPOP
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

How Tiger Woods Becomes Zynga's Last Hope For Glory

NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– As Zynga struggles to stay relevant amongst gamers, investors and the company's nearly 2,000 employees, the company is expanding into sports games, at the expense of its balance sheet. Zynga announced Zynga Sports 365, a new ... [Published The Street Latest - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Atlas Venture and Spark Capital back Drop Messages

Location-based messaging platform Drop Messages has raised $1.25 million in seed funding. The investors were Atlas Venture, Spark Capital and Timothy Draper. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Drop Messages today announced a funding round from Atlas ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 06 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 2 reports

Kabbage Closes $50 Million Series D Led by SoftBank Capital

New Growth Capital Round to Fuel Rapid Expansion and Product Innovation Kabbage, Inc., the leading online provider of working capital for small businesses, announced that it has closed a $50 Million Series D equity round led by SoftBank Capital, with ... [Published PRWeb - May 05 2014]

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...is leading to the reinvention of prevailing credit models," said Max Levchin, founder & CEO of Affirm, and former co-founder and CTO of PayPal. "I believe Orchard's technology will play an integral part in the process to the benefit of investors, lenders and borrowers alike."
"Thankfully, venture funders are starting to invest again in real, hardcore science and innovation" Sorenson said
"Emojiyo is a complete upgrade to the way we use emojis," says Pearlman. "We designed it to be much more user friendly, going far beyond the built-in emoji keyboard."
...we anticipate speculative investors will hang on for the ride," wrote a Benchmark analyst on July 31, explaining the drop from buy to hold. "But a slip on the runway will likely create valuation pressure over rationalized performance expectations and the necessity for the Company to generate the next big hit."

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Orchard Platform Raises $12M in Series A Fundin... [Published Crowdfund Insider - Oct 21 2014]
Spark Capital and Canaan Partners leads Series ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 21 2014]
Orchard Platform Raises $12M in Series A Funding [Published MarketWired - Oct 21 2014]
Venture capital returns to backing hard-core sc... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 21 2014]
Social Sharing App Designed Exclusively for Att... [Published PRWeb - Oct 15 2014]
Meet The Company Helping Vine And Instagram Sta... [Published BuzzFeed - Oct 14 2014]
VCs return to backing hardcore science [Published Economic Times - Oct 14 2014]
Emojiyo: The Only Emoji Keyboard You Will Ever ... [Published EMoneyDaily - Oct 09 2014]
FinTech Leads From The Front At Techcrunch Disr... [Published TechCrunch - Oct 08 2014]
Glu Mobile: Coming Unglued ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 07 2014]
This is the iOS keyboard app for emoji power users [Published Quartz - Sep 17 2014]
How Tiger Woods Becomes Zynga's Last Hope For G... [Published The Street Latest - Aug 09 2014]
Atlas Venture and Spark Capital back Drop Messages [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 06 2014]
GetYourGuide books $25 mln Series B [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 31 2014]
Chloe + Isabel nabs $15 mln Series C [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 27 2014]
StarVest Partners leads Series B round for Crow... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 27 2014]
SoftBank Capital leads Series B round for Ignit... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 26 2014]
SoftBank Capital leads $50 mln round for Kony [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 17 2014]
TransferWise gets backing from prominent tech i... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 10 2014]
The Daily Startup: Mutual Funds Take Uber to Hi... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Jun 09 2014]
Hewlett-Packard & Palm Among the 5 Worst Merger... [Published The Street Latest - May 27 2014]
Shareablee snags $6 mln Series A funds [Published PE Hub Blog - May 13 2014]
Spark Capital and SoftBank Capital back Talkspace [Published PE Hub Blog - May 12 2014]
Kabbage Closes $50 Million Series D Led by Soft... [Published PRWeb - May 05 2014]
Kabbage raises fresh $50 mln in SoftBank-led round [Published PE Hub Blog - May 05 2014]
Bessemer Venture Partners Continues Global Expa... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 08 2014]
Zynga might close down OMGPOP [Published Topnews.in - Jun 04 2013]
Zynga acquires social gaming developer Omgpop [Published Topnews.in - Mar 23 2012]
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Spark Capital and Canaan Partners leads Series ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 21 2014]
New York City-based Orchard Platform , an investment and analytics platform, has secured $12 million in Series A funding. Spark Capital and Canaan Partners led the round. According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used for personnel hiring ...
Atlas Venture and Spark Capital back Drop Messages [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 06 2014]
Location-based messaging platform Drop Messages has raised $1.25 million in seed funding. The investors were Atlas Venture, Spark Capital and Timothy Draper. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Drop Messages today announced a funding round from Atlas ...
GetYourGuide books $25 mln Series B [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 31 2014]
GetYourGuide , an online platform for tours and travel activities, said Thursday that it has raised $25 million in Series B funding. The investors were Spark Capital and Highland Capital Partners Europe . PRESS RELEASE BERLIN,GERMANY (July 31th ...
Chloe + Isabel nabs $15 mln Series C [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 27 2014]
Chloe + Isabel said Friday that it has received $15 million in Series C funding. SoftBank Capital led the round with participation from previous backers General Catalyst Partners, First Round Capital, Forerunner Ventures  and Floodgate Fund. Based ...
StarVest Partners leads Series B round for Crow... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 27 2014]
CrowdTwist has raised $9 million in Series B funding. StarVest Partners led the round with participation from returns backers that included Fairhaven Capital and SoftBank Capital . Based in New York City, CrowdTwist is a omnichannel loyalty and ...
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Bessemer Venture Partners Continues Global Expa... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 08 2014]
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