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Boston

Drizly Raises $15M To Deliver Beer In More Cities

By | Aug 4, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Today, Boston-based Drizly is announcing the successful close of a $15 million Series B round. The round is led by Polaris Partners with support from existing investors. Since launch, the company has raised $32.8 million across six rounds and 27 investors. The latest capital…

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Chicago

Chicago’s Impact Engine Raises $10M Impact Investment Fund

By | Jun 29, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Chicago’s Impact Engine is undergoing a change that could drastically impact the Chicago entrepreneurial community. Today, they announced the raise of a new $10 million impact investment fund to better support and scale early-stage, tech-focused businesses in the area. A “venture fund that invests…

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Los Angeles

Loot Crate Raises $18.5M to Get More Loot Into the Hands of Nerds

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 7:30 pm

This week the popular Los Angeles, CA-based ecommerce subscription company Loot Crate announced the successful close of a $18.5 million Series A fund. Loot Crate is monthly subscription that provides toys, accessories, swag and apparel based on pop culture, games, and other nerd related…

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Columbus

Your Guide to Finding Startup Funding in Columbus

By | May 3, 2016 at 4:09 pm

Finding startup funding is one of the top questions for new entrepreneurs and startup founders. And for those attending Columbus Startup Week, it’s no different. Funding is important for startups because they allow for more innovation to take place – that means more change…

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San Francisco

Lever Raises $20M to Improve How Companies Hire

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 11:04 am

Looking for a job is about more than having a polished resume or great background, it’s practically an art form. Some cities require extensive networking and internal sourcing, large tech companies employ unconventional tactics to find the best candidates, and then there are the…

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Northern Virginia

New Cybersecurity Fund Announced for MACH37

By | Dec 9, 2015 at 9:00 am

In the quest to be the cybersecurity capital of the world, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced a new source of funding as a result of a public-private partnership. With a goal of creating new jobs and increasing revenue, the fund is to be…

Business

Best Startup Ideas You can Start for Under $100

By | Oct 19, 2015 at 10:02 am

Many people avoid starting their own business because they don’t think that they can afford to. Actually, there are several different businesses that anyone can easily start for less than $100, including promotional materials. Check out these startup ideas that will cost less than…

Entrepreneur

How to Raise Capital: Richard Kerby, VC @ Venrock

By | Sep 30, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The following is a Q and A with Richard Kerby, Vice President at Venrock. Richard, could you introduce yourself and tell us about your background? I’m Richard Kerby, I graduated from Georgetown University back in 2008 and started my career at Credit Suisse as…

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Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Hyperloop Technologies Raises $80M

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 5:02 pm

In today’s Tech.Co deals roundup, we’ve got a lot of major funding news. Things you may have missed in the news: the China-based ride-hailing company DiDi Chuxing reported today that it has entered a major partnership with Lyft that will enable users of each…

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Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Aquicore, DecisionSim, and Area360 Bring in More Funding

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 5:14 pm

In today’s Tech.Co deals roundup, we’ve got some funding news impacted by yesterday’s announcement of the 1776 Seed Fund. Other things you may have missed in the news: Facebook is apparently going to spend $200 million to expand its data facility in Oregon (the…

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Owlet, ChurchDesk, SmackHigh Gain New Funding, ZocDoc Becomes a Unicorn

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 4:06 pm

In today’s Tech.Co deals roundup, two major digital health companies raise a sh*tload of money, and two startups finally join the unicorn ranks. Need more funding news? You can get the Tech.Co deals roundup send directly to your inbox by subscribing here. Funding Owlet…

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Away, Immuno Gum Raise Seed Funding, HappyFunCorp Plans More Acquisitions

By | Aug 17, 2015 at 3:01 pm

Today’s Tech.Co deals roundup doesn’t have much to offer, but there’s some great new startups that have just raised funding that you should definitely know about. One startup offers a way for you to get your daily vitamin intake through gum, while another is…

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Four Data Driven Ways to Become a Better Angel Investor

By | Aug 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Angel investing has always been a high risk, high reward proposition. In exchange for a percentage of the company, or convertible debt, an angel investor accepts the risks that come with their investment. These risks include the company going under, or their investment being diluted by future investment rounds. In view of these challenges,…

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A Maker Movement Acquisition and Funding for On-Demand Luggage Delivery

By | Aug 7, 2015 at 3:02 pm

In today’s Tech.Co deals roundup, we’ve got funding news from Japan and the United Kingdom. If you missed it, Fitbit’s stock took a tumble yesterday, despite the company’s Q2 revenue beating expectations. There was some discussion that this could lead to fewer tech IPOs….