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Distil Networks, Inc., an Arlington, VA- and San Francisco, CA-based provider of a bot detection and mitigation platform, closed a $21m round of Series B financing. The round was led by new investor Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) with participation from current investors Foundry Group, TechStars, ff Venture Capital, Idea Fund and Correlation Ventures. In conjunction with […]

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Mapbox, a San Francisco and Washington, D.C.-based full-stack mapping platform for developers, raised $52.55m in Series B round of funding. The round was led by DFJ Growth, with participation from DBL Partners, Foundry Group, Thrive Capital, Promus Ventures, Pritzker Group and Jon Winkelried. In conjunction with the funding, Randy Glein of DFJ Growth and Ira […]

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LeadPages, a Minneapolis-based landing page and lead generation platform, raised $27m in Series B funding. The round was led by Drive Capital with participation from Foundry Group and Arthur Ventures. In addition to the funding, Drive Capital partner and co-founder Chris Olsen joined LeadPages’ board of directors. The company, which has raised $38m in funding to […]

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Yesware, a Boston, MA- and San Francisco-based provider of a sales acceleration platform for salespeople, raised $13.3m in funding. The round was led by Foundry Group with participation from Battery Ventures, Google Ventures, Golden Venture Partners and IDG Ventures. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth. Led by Matthew Bellows, Founder and CEO, Yesware is […]

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Looklist, a Denver, CO-based curated engine for fashion and hairstyles, secured $174k in seed funding. Boulder-based Foundry Group through its AngelList Syndicate made the investment. The company intends to use the funds to grow its design, development and community management teams, to develop new features aimed at creating collaboration opportunities between users and stylists, and […]

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Glowforge, a Seattle-based maker of a 3D Laser Printer, raised $9m in Series A funding. The round was led by Foundry Group and True Ventures, with participation from Bre Pettis—cofounder and former CEO of MakerBot—and Jenny Lawton—former CEO of MakerBot. The company intends to use the funds to grow the team as they hire mechanical, […]

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DataHero, a San Francisco, California-based provider of self-service Cloud BI, raised $6.1m in Series A funding. The round was led by existing investor Foundry Group.   The company intends to use the funds to expand development of its core technology, and scale its operations and support infrastructure. Led by newly appointed CEO Ed Miller and Founder and Chief Product Officer […]

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CoinTent, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a micropayments solution enabling publishers to sell individual articles directly from their own sites, raised $1.075k in funding. Backers included Foundry Group, QueensBridge Venture Partners, Mark Pincus, Donna Dubinsky, Leonard Shustek and Andrew Tisch. Founded in 2013 by Bradley Ross, CEO, CoinTent is a micropayments company that has just launched […]

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Ello, a community-supported social network, raised $5m round of financing. Backers included Foundry Group, Techstars Ventures, and FreshTracks Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Mark Solon, managing partner at Techstars Ventures, will be joining the Ello board. The company intends to use the funds to add new features including private messaging, private groups, and loves and […]

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CTRL+Console, a Boulder, Colorado-based developer of an application that turns the iPad into a touchscreen remote for programs, raised $261k in funding. The round was led by Foundry Group, the FG Angel AngelList Syndicate and Jud Valeski. The company intends to use the funds to develop additional interfaces and to expand into photography, 3D modeling, […]

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FullContact, a Denver, CO-based provider of address book solutions, closed $10m in funding. The round, which brought total funding to nearly $20m, was led by Foundry Group and Baird Capital, with participation from Blue Note Ventures and 500 Startups. In conjunction with the funding, Baird’s Benedict Rocchio will be joining the board of FullContact. The company intends […]

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Help Scout, a Boston, MA-based email support software startup, raised $6 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Foundry Group with participation from CommonAngels Ventures. The company intends to use the funds for product and content development and investment in new marketing channels. Led by Nick Francis, Help Scout provides an email […]

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Rover.com, a Seattle, WA-based network connecting dog owners with sitters, raised $25m in funding. The round was led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), with participation from existing investors Foundry Group, Madrona Venture Group, Menlo Ventures, and Petco. In conjunction with the funding, David Yuan, TCV, will join Rover.com’s board along with Jeremy Wacksman, Vice President […]

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Urban Airship, a Portland, Oregon-based provider of customer engagement solutions for brands, closed $21m in Series D funding. Backers included August Capital, Foundry Group, Franklin Park Associates, QuestMark Partners, True Ventures and Verizon Ventures. The company, which has raised $67.6m in total funding to date, has also added Erin Hintz as chief marketing officer and […]

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Cuseum, a Boston, MA-based art tech Startup, closed a seed funding of $1.2m. Backers included Foundry Group’s FG Angels, Atlas Venture’s Boston Syndicates, Seavest Capital Partners, Drummond Road Capital, and New Gen Partners as well as angel investors Paul English, Joshua Schachter, Deborah Ellinger, Wayne Chang, Colin Angle, Nicole Stata, David Chang, Jit Saxena and […]

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Spare5, a Seattle, WA-based new mobile-optimized, on-demand insights platform, raised $3.25m in seed financing. Backers included New Enterprise Associates, the Foundry Group, Madrona Venture Group, Oren Etzioni, entrepreneur and Director of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, and other angels. In conjunction with the funding, Madrona Venture Group Managing Director Greg Gottesman and Foundry’s Brad […]

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Return Path, a NYC-based email data analytics company, secured a $35m funding round. The investment was led by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners, which joined a syndicate including Union Square Ventures, Costanoa Venture Capital, Foundry Group, Sapphire Ventures (formerly SAP Ventures), and Industry Ventures. As part of the investment, Patrick Severson, principal with Vista Equity […]

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SendGrid, a Boulder, Colorado-based provider of an email delivery platform, closed a just over $20M in a Series C funding round. The round included new investor Bain Capital Ventures as well as existing backers Bessemer Venture Partners and Foundry Group. The company intends to use the funds to expand the functionality of its platform and […]