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Fuisz Media, a Santa Monica, CA-based technology company that uses computer vision algorithms to create interactive video experiences, closed $2.1m in seed funding. The round was co-led by Metamorphic Ventures and Lerer Hippeau Ventures with participation from Michael Lazerow, founder of Buddy Media; WGI Group,┬áMichael Walrath, founder of Right Media; Jonah Goodhart and Noah Goodhart, […]

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Shake, a New York-based mobile-focused legal startup, raised $3m in Series A financing. The round was led by SoftBank Capital with participation from existing investor RRE Ventures and new investors BoxGroup, ENIAC Ventures, Mesa+, WGI Group and Patrick Keane. In conjunction with the funding, Jordy Levy, SoftBank Managing Partner, will join Shake’s board. The company […]

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Taboola, a NYC-based content-distribution and monetization platform, completed a $15m Series D funding. The round was led by Pitango VC with participation from existing investors Evergreen Venture Partners, WGI Group and Marker. The company intends to use the capital for international expansion and development efforts. Founded in 2007 by CEO Adam Singolda, Taboola leverage its […]

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Optimal, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a social media advertising and analytics platform, raised $7m in Series B funding. Backers included new investors DoubleRock, The Social Internet Fund, Siemer Ventures, Signal Ventures, John Pappajohn, Warren Adelman (former CEO of GoDaddy), Social Starts, James Altucher and Silicon Valley Bank as well as existing investors Neu […]

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Taboola.com Inc., a New York City-based video recommendation provider, has completed a $10m Series C funding. The round was led by Marker LLC, which made the investment via the Lantern Portfolio, an early stage investment vehicle managed by Ohad Finkelstein and Yuval Shahar, with participation from existing investors Evergreen Venture Partners and WGI Group. The […]

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Yext, a NYC-based local information platform that syncs listings across a network of premium sites and mobile apps, has raised $27m in Series E funding. The round was led by Marker, with participation from CrunchFund and existing investors Sutter Hill Ventures, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), and WGI Group. The company intends to use the capital […]

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Yext, a NYC-based business listings company, has raised a $10m in funding. The round was led by WGI Group, with participation from existing investors Sutter Hill Ventures and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). The company intends to use the funds to develop PowerListings, a technology that synchronizes and enriches organic business listings across a network of […]