Publication: WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch

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Scott Thompson, Former Yahoo CEO, Named Adviser at Anti-Fraud Startup Forter

Scott ThompsonYahoo Forter , an Israel-based anti-fraud startup backed by Sequoia Capital, has named ShopRunner Inc . Chief Executive Scott Thompson as an adviser, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned. Mr. Thompson worked with Forter co-founders Michael ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Australia’s Campaign Monitor Raises $250 Million from Insight

Ben Richardson (left) and Dave Greiner grew up across the street from one another near Sydney, Australia. Now their email-marketing firm, Campaign Monitor, landed one of the biggest startup financings in the last year.Campaign Monitor A 10-year-old “startup” ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 16 2014]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

The Daily Startup: Will IPO Woes Put Brakes on Venture Capital’s Investment Surge?

Privately held technology companies are riding high in recent months, enjoying billion-dollar valuations and basking in the attention of venture capitalists who have poured more cash into startups than at any time since 2001 , as new data from Dow ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Jasper Raises $50M at $1 Billion-Plus Valuation For Internet Of Things

Jasper has raised $50 million in funding at a valuation of more than $1 billion for software that enables objects of all types—autos, baby pajamas, airplane engines and so on—to communicate in what has lately become known as the Internet of Things. ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 16 2014]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. Venture Capital Investment Highest Since 2001

Venture capital investment continued to trend upwards in the first quarter of 2014 with $10.74 billion raised by U.S. based companies, up 18% from the fourth quarter of last year and the most raised since the first three months of 2001. Venture investment ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Boxbee Raises $2.3M to Make Easy Work of Moving and Self-Storage

Boxbee founder and CEO Kristoph MatthewsBoxbee.com Storage-by-the-box startup  Boxbee Inc. has raised $2.3 million in a seed round led by Floodgate , according to Chief Executive and Founder Kristoph Matthews. Other investors in the round include ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Daily Startup: Paperless Post Invites $25M, Thinks International

Paperless co-founders Alexa Hirschfeld and James HirschfeldPaperless Competing with everyone from Evite.com to Facebook ‘s Events Calendar, Paperless   has raised $25 million in new venture funding to grow its Paperless Post digital and printed ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

AngelList’s Newest Experiment: a $25 Million Fund to Invest in Angel Investors

AngelList, an online forum connecting individual investors with startups, is trying a new fund called Maiden Lane that will invest in angels and co-invest in select startups. A new experiment in startup funding could have widespread ramifications for ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Squarespace Raises $40M as Website-Tools Battle Heats Up

Dollars are flying into the Web publishing sector. Squarespace Inc. , which provides tools for people and businesses to create polished websites, said on Tuesday that it closed a $40 million growth round from General Atlantic, upping its total outside ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Oil, Gas and Mining Companies Turn to Startups for Cost-Saving Tech

Companies in the oil, gas and mining industries that are facing increasing regulatory burdens and higher costs to extract fossil fuels are turning to startups for technology that can help them operate economically, Yuliya Chernova reported in VentureWire ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Mining, Fossil Fuel, Startup
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pictures, Big Data Getting Closer

Most people have an easier time understanding data when it’s presented as pictures rather than as columns and rows of numbers–and as the amount of data grows, the need to understand it becomes more important. Several companies have been working on making ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Daily Startup: Avvo Overcomes Lawyers’ Objections, Raises $37.5M

CEO Mark BrittonAvvo Lawyers who don’t like being rated on the Web used to sue or threaten online legal marketplace Avvo regularly, but now they’ve begun to view the service as a valuable tool instead of a threat, the company says. Seattle-based ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 15 2014]

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Scott Thompson, Former Yahoo CEO, Named Adviser... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 1 hour ago]
Scott ThompsonYahoo Forter , an Israel-based anti-fraud startup backed by Sequoia Capital, has named ShopRunner Inc . Chief Executive Scott Thompson as an adviser, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned. Mr. Thompson worked with Forter co-founders Michael ...
The Daily Startup: Will IPO Woes Put Brakes on ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 6 hours ago]
Privately held technology companies are riding high in recent months, enjoying billion-dollar valuations and basking in the attention of venture capitalists who have poured more cash into startups than at any time since 2001 , as new data from Dow ...
U.S. Venture Capital Investment Highest Since 2001 [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 16 hours ago]
Venture capital investment continued to trend upwards in the first quarter of 2014 with $10.74 billion raised by U.S. based companies, up 18% from the fourth quarter of last year and the most raised since the first three months of 2001. Venture investment ...
Australia’s Campaign Monitor Raises $250 Millio... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 16 2014]
Ben Richardson (left) and Dave Greiner grew up across the street from one another near Sydney, Australia. Now their email-marketing firm, Campaign Monitor, landed one of the biggest startup financings in the last year.Campaign Monitor A 10-year-old “startup” ...
Boxbee Raises $2.3M to Make Easy Work of Moving... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 16 2014]
Boxbee founder and CEO Kristoph MatthewsBoxbee.com Storage-by-the-box startup  Boxbee Inc. has raised $2.3 million in a seed round led by Floodgate , according to Chief Executive and Founder Kristoph Matthews. Other investors in the round include ...
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