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U.S. Financial Automation Company Tally Secures $50 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Andreesen Horowitz

Tally, a U.S.-based financial automation company, announced on Tuesday it secured $50 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). The funding round brought the total amount invested into the company to $92 million. Previous investors Kleiner Perkins, Shasta Ventures,… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz, Cowen & Company, State Position on Regulation A

In a comment letter posted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) web site addressing proposed rule amendments for Regulation A under Title IV of the JOBS Act, Andreessen Horowitz and Cowen and Company clarified their position and support for the proposed changes. Andreessen Horowitz,… Read More

Brief: Andreessen Horowitz Invests $20 Million In Teespring

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has invested $20 million in Teespring, an innovative crowdfunding platform for t-shirts. RELATED | Teespring Crowdfunds T-Shirt Preorders Teespring is a Y Combinator alum and has seen some pretty insane growth early in its lifecycle, so it is no huge surprise that… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz Leads Investment in Crowdtilt

Crowdfunding Platform Crowdtilt Raises $23 Million in Series B Funding. Crowdtilt, self-described as “the fastest and easiest way to pool funds from family and friends” thas raised $23 million in Series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.  The new funding will be utilized for building… Read More

Oculus VR Nets $75M In Series B Round Led By Andreessen Horowitz

Oculus VR has turned Kickstarter success into what is fast-becoming one of the most interesting startups in the US today. Following a $16 million series A round, the company has announced that they have now closed an additional round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz…. Read More

Andreessen Horowitz Funds Crowdtilt with $12 Million

Crowdtilt, a simple-to-use platform to pool money online, has announced the close of their $12 million Series A funding. The funding round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from Sean Parker, SV Angel, DCM, as well as CrunchFund, Alexis Ohanian, Elad Gil, Naval Ravikant,… Read More

Upcoming SEC Investor Advisory Committee Meeting will Tackle Financial CHOICE Act

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has shared the agenda for the next meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting which is scheduled for June 22. The SEC said the committee will hold a discussion in the morning on capital formation for smaller companies… Read More

uBiome’s CEO Jessica Richman Announced “Overall Winner” of the IVY Innovator Awards: Sequencing and Testing Microbiomes

uBiome, the San Francisco-based company behind a self-sampling microbiome testing service, has been celebrated in two major national competitions, both focusing on technology and innovation. uBiomeʼs CEO and co-founder, Jessica Richman, was announced overall winner of the IVY Innovator Awards presented by Cadillac, in San Francisco… Read More

Seedrs Adds Leading Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs to Advisory Board: Path’s Dave Morin and Lyft’s Logan Green Join Team

Seedrs, the largest crowdfunding platform in Europe to focus solely on equity investments, announced today that it has made two key appointments to its world-class Advisory Board: Dave Morin and Logan Green. Dave Morin, helms social networking site Path as its CEO and Co-Founder. Path’s mission is to make… Read More

Brief: Seedrs Gets Nice Shout Out from Design Good

European equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs received a nice accolade from Design Good.  The digital community has designated Seedrs as one of the Top 9 Places in the World to Raise Investment Capital. Design Good is an online community of people, brands and groups using creativity… Read More

Self-Crowdfunding Superstar Soylent Delays Shipping

Food replacement drink Soylent which was originally rejected by Kickstarter and went on to become Crowdhoster’s very first crowdfunding offering raising over $1.7 million from more than 10,000 supporters, has delayed shipping by several weeks due to the need to alter some ingredients.  First shipments… Read More

Oculus Rift: Best of CES Winner 2014

For anyone who has actually had the luck to try out the Oculus Rift this should not come as a surprise.  The Oculus Rift “Crystal Cove” prototype has won the Best of CES 2104 prize.  The accolades continue to pore in from around the world,… Read More

Quirky, Unique Crowdsourcing Platform Raises $79 Million in Series D

Quirky is an online community for inventors that allows people to submit an idea and then community members vote of the concept.  If viable, Quirky will manage the creation from start to finish while the person with the idea benefits from royalty payments – which… Read More

San Francisco Dominates VC Financings, New York City Number Two

Median Pre Money Valuation at $15.9 Million. It should come as no surprise that the San Francisco Bay area – which includes Silicon Valley – dominates venture capital.  New York City sits squarely in second place.  The rest of the top five consists of Los… Read More

UPDATED: Soylent Crowdfunding Campaign On Crowdhoster Fully Funded

Rob Rhinehart and his team have settled on Crowdhoster as the platform of choice for their crowdfunding campaign for Soylent. We wrote about Soylent in the past, a meal replacement drink that garnered both praise and criticism in the press. Click here to see the… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform RealCrowd Has Facilitated Over $110 Million in Funding

RealCrowd, a real estate crowdfunding platform for commercial real estate, has been involved in the successful funding of over $110M in deals through its platform.  RealCrowd launched their site  in August 2013 and sets it apart as one of the most active institutional quality commercial real… Read More

Lightning In A Bottle: What Soylent Teaches Us About Crowdfunding

The heavily covered (and often maligned) crowdfunding campaign for Soylent is coming to an end. Rob Rhinehart and his team will soon go into delivery mode in an effort to deliver on promises made to over 6,000 backers. Soylent is a meal replacement drink created… Read More

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