fundingStart UpUSA

Testive, a Cambridge, MA-based startup that has developed a new line of test-preparation products, has raised $500k in seed funding. Backers included Jean Hammond, Eileen Rudden, Dharmesh Shah, Don McLagan and Bill Warner. Co-founded by Tom Rose, Facundo Chamut, and CEO Miro Kazakoff, the company has developed (at MIT) a software and prep product, called […]

fundingStart UpUSAventure capital

Apptentive, a Seattle, WA-based startup that provides mobile app developers with solutions to solicit in-app feedback from users, recently raised $1.2m in seed funding. Backers included: – Founder’s Co-Op, – Google Ventures, – Social Leverage, – Golden Venture Partners, – David D’Souza, – Dan Shapiro, – Andy Atherton, – Pradeep Singh, – Geoff Entress, – […]

fundingRussiaStart Upventure capital, a Russian mobile application builder, recently raised $1.5m in funding from Financial Group Life. The company, which had prevously raised $150k from Farminers and $150k from Igor Matsanyuk, is using the funds to expand abroad, mainly in the USA. Led by CEO Viacheslav Semenchuk, allows users without technocal skills to create applications for all […]

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Floqq, a Madrid, Spain-based on-demand learning platform, recently raised €405k in funding. The round was led by Cabiedes & Partners, with participation from Enisa. Created in 2012 by Robert Jerovšek, CTO, Álvaro Noaín Larrinaga, CBDO, Tanja Lau, COO, Álvaro Zamácola, CFO, Álvaro Sanmartín, CEO, is an online learning marketplace for the Spanish-Speaking Market, which […]

fundingStart UpUSAventure capital

goBalto, Inc., a San Francisco, CA-based developer of cloud solutions that are designed to simplify how clinical trials are conducted, has closed a $12m venture funding. The round was led by EDBI, with participation from new investor Qualcomm Life Fund, which is managed by Qualcomm Ventures, as well as existing investors Aberdare Ventures, West Health […]

Start UpUSA

piSociety, LLC, a High Point, NC-based provider of a points reward system, raised $11,655 in crowdfunding. Twenty-six backers supported the company via Fundable. piSociety is using the funds to complete the integration of merchants into their system. Led by Todd Ferrell, founder and CEO, Rusty Evans, Vice President Operations, and Torrey Ferrell, Creative Director, piSociety […]

fundingUKventure capital

OR Productivity, a Guildford, UK-based laparoscopic imaging specialist, closed a £1.25m funding round. London Business Angels made a £140k investment including: – a £90k investment by the LBA EIS Fund 2012 and – a £50k investment by a lead London Business Angels investor. Led by Jeremy Russell, CEO, OR Productivity is commercializing a robotically controlled […]

fundingIndiaStart Upventure capital

ZipDial, a Bangalore, India-based provider of a mobile marketing platform, recently raised an undisclosed amount of funding. Backers included Times Internet and 500 Startups. The company intends to use the capital to expand internationally. Co-founded by CEO Valerie Rozycki Wagoner, Chairman Sanjay Swamy and COO Amiya Pathak, ZipDial provided advertisers (businesses, individual celebrities, NGOs, etc.) […]

fundingStart UpUSAventure capital

Easilydo, a Mountain View, CA-based developer of a free social productivity app, recently raised $4.3m in funding. Backers included USVP, Mayfield Fund, as well as and additional individual investors. Founded in 2011 by Mikael Berner and Hetal Pandya, Easilydo provides an assistant app that aims to get things done on the spot. Without to-do lists, the […]

fundingUSAventure capital

P2 Science Inc., a New Haven, CT-based specialty chemical company dedicated to producing consumer and industrial product ingredients from biomass, recently raised $150k in funding. The funds were provided by Connecticut Innovations. The company intends to use the capital for activities related to product development and pilot production. Led by Rob Bettigole (Chairman), Neil Burns […]

fundingUSAventure capital

InLineAdz, Inc., a Westport CT-based provider of digital sign branding solutions to local businesses, recently received $150k in funding. The funds were provided by Connecticut Innovations. The company intends to use the capital to expand its operations. Led by Joe Grushkin, CEO and President, InLineAdz places large high-definition television screens in high-traffic local businesses and […]