Dec 2013

Healthloop Lands $10M To Help Doctors Better Track and Engage Patients Between Visits

HealthLoop, the makers of a cloud-based platform that aims to automate the process by which doctors engage with their patients after visits, announced today that it has closed a $10 million round of Series A financing.   The round was …


Nov 2013

BrightTag Adds $27 Million in Funding, Announces Patent, Signs Agreement to Help Yahoo! JAPAN Launch the First Real-Time, Cross-Channel Data Management Platform

    CHICAGO – Nov. 15, 2013 – BrightTag, one of the world’s leading marketing technology platforms, today announced a new $27 million round of funding led by Yahoo! JAPAN, which invested in the company after selecting BrightTag’s newly patented …


Oct 2013

Prism Skylabs Announces $15M Series B Led by Intel Capital

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Prism Skylabs, the global leader in visually understanding and optimizing offline commerce, today announced its Series B Funding Round led by Intel Capital. The round also includes investments from Presidio Ventures, Triangle Peak, Data Collective and Expa.   …


Sep 2013

Sharecare raises $91M for patient engagement

Atlanta-based online health advice portal Sharecare raised an undisclosed sum from Nashville-based investment firm Heritage Group, bringing its total funding to $91 million. Up until now, the company’s total public funding was $14M the company raised last year. Sharecare will …


Sep 2013

Lending Marketplace Prosper Locks Down $25M From Sequoia, BlackRock

Prosper, a peer-to-peer lending platform, announced today that it has raised an additional $25 million. The round was led by Sequoia, a longtime investor in the company, with participation from BlackRock.   The $25 million raise might feel oddly timed, …


Jun 2013

Instructure Looks To Take On The Blackboards And Moodles In A Multi-Billion Dollar eLearning Market

The Learning Management System market is a wild and wooly place — relatively speaking, of course. “LMSes,” as they are known, are software applications and platforms that allow educational institutions and businesses to deliver courses, training, content and, really, manage …


May 2013

NDN Partners with MLB Advanced Media to Deliver Baseball Content to Local News Publishers

NDN, the Digital Media Exchange that powers the profitable newsroom, today announced its partnership with MLB Advanced Media LP (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball. NDN will deliver licensed MLB game highlights within baseball stories …


Apr 2013

Online Grocer Relay Foods Raises $8.25 Million To Expand, Redesign & Go Mobile

Relay Foods, an online grocer which sources its foods from local vendors, has raised $8.25 million in new funding. The company says it will be working with Battery Ventures and TomorrowVentures to begin building out a mobile platform and expanding …


Apr 2013

With Its Biggest Update Yet, Ness Debuts Instant, Personalized Restaurant Recommendations, Says Events, Nightlife Are Next

Ness, the restaurant recommendations app that uses social data combined with machine-learning techniques to offer personalized suggestions, has released the next major version of its application today, now focused on what it’s calling “instant recommendations.” In the earlier version, Ness …


Feb 2013

EverFi Surpasses 1,000 K-12 and Higher Education Clients

EverFi, Inc., the education technology company that teaches, assesses, and certifies students in critical skills, has announced that its client network has grown to more than 1,000 companies, foundations, and higher education institutions.  In just over a year, the company …


Feb 2013

The Science of Investing: Hearst’s New Venture Arm in $30 Million Funding Deal With Los Angeles Tech Studio

Hearst Ventures, the investment arm of media giant Hearst Corporation, said it was making a minority equity investment in Science, the Los Angeles area tech “studio.” Privately held Hearst is the sole investor in the new funding, although the company …


Feb 2013

After Seducing 1M Little Monsters For Lady Gaga, Backplane Expands To Spawn More Fan Clubs

Geeking out about your favorite things can be embarrassing or annoying on the big social networks. But Lady Gaga’s tech team Backplane proved with her Little Monsters site that fans want an online home. Now it’s branching out to create …


Jan 2013

Peer-To-Peer Lending Marketplace Prosper Raises $20M From Sequoia, Eric Schmidt And Others; Brings On New CEO

Prosper.com, a peer-to-peer lending marketplace in the U.S., has raised $20 million in new funding led by Sequoia, with the company’s existing investors, including Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Crosslink Capital, Accel Partners, CompuCredit, Omidyar Network, Eric Schmidt’s TomorrowVentures and Volition …


Jan 2013

Disruptive Web Security Startup Shape Security Nabs $20M From Venrock, Google Ventures, Kleiner, Eric Schmidt

  Shape Security, a company that wants to disrupt web security technology, has raised $20 million in a Series B financing round led by Venrock, with participation from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Allegis Capital, Google Ventures, Google Executive Chairman …