Tagged: spark capital

Brief: Mobile Payment Platform Verse Pockets $20.5M in Series B Funding

Mobile payment platform Verse closed a $20.5 million Series B round of funding led by Spark Capital, according to multiple news sources. eVentures and Greycroft Partners also participated in the round whose funds will be added to the $8.3M in Series A funding secured last October. The Barcelona/ San Francisco-… Read More

Fig Secures $7.84 Million in Series A Funding Round Led By Spark Capital & Greycroft

Fig Publishing announced on Thursday it secured $7.84 million during a Series A Funding Round, which was led by Spark Capital and Greycroft with participation from Resolute Ventures, NextView Ventures, and Draft Ventures. Fig, which was founded in 2015, allows accredited and non-accredited investors to… Read More

Bond Street Partners with Booker: Aims to Simplify Financing Process

Bond Street, an online lending platform for small businesses, and Booker, an all-­in-­one local service commerce platform, today announced a partnership to provide fairly­priced lending capital to help facilitate the growth of companies on the Booker platform. “Bond Street shares Booker’s mission to minimize the… Read More

Behalf Secures $119M During Series B Round from New Investors MissionOG, Maverick Ventures, Victory Park Capital

Behalf, a payments platform targeted at small and mid-sized businesses, announced a Series B equity round and credit facility totaling $119M. MissionOG, an early to growth stage venture capital firm chaired by Gene Lockhart, the former CEO of MasterCard, led the equity round. Lockhart is joining… Read More

Bond Street Receives $110 Million to Boost Lending to SMEs

Bond Street Marketplace,  a direct lender for small business, has closed an equity / debt financing round in the amount of $110 million led by Spark Capital and Jefferies. New participants include Slow Ventures, Eagle Cliff, Nathan Blecharczyk (Co-Founder of Airbnb), David Chang (Chef and founder of… Read More

Bond Street Co-Founder & CEO David Haber Aims to Be the Financial Advocate for Every Business Owner

  David Haber is the co-founder, CEO and visionary behind Bond Street, an online lender that empowers small businesses by providing financing in a simple, transparent and fair way. Haber leads Bond Street’s overall company vision, strategy, fundraising and business development functions. Through Bond Street, Haber aims to… Read More

Peer to Peer Lender Privlo Gets $3.8 Million in Seed Funding

Privlo Set to Extend Platform Across the United States. Privlo, a peer to peer lender of private real estate loans for high-quality borrowers, has raised a $3.8 million seed plus round of funding from Spark Capital and QED Investors and up to $350 million in… Read More

Peer-To-Peer Lending Heating Up Early In 2014

The peer-to-peer lending space is rife with news and new high-quality market entrants to kick off the new year. It’s part of the reason why I predicted that 2014 is the year that P2P lending goes mainstream. (One could make an argument that it already has,… 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

Oculus VR Raises $16 Million Series A

Oculus VR has raised $16 million in a round with contributions from Spark Capital, Matrix Partners, Founders Fund and Formation 8. Spark Capital and Matrix Partners led the round. Spark founder Santo Politi and Matrix partner Antonio Rodriguez both acquire seats on Oculus’s Board of… Read More