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Hello Alfred Welcomes $40 Million Round

NEW YORK — Hello Alfred, a New York-based service technology company building the first in-home assistant service, has closed a $40 million Series B funding round. The new investment was led by a syndicate of strategic partners, including real estate developers Divco West and Invesco. Early investors, including New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Spark Capital, also […]

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Dreams App Raises $5 Million

NEW YORK – Dreams, a TV app designed for your phone, launched publicly last month with ten mobile TV channels offering live news and entertainment. The app’s made-for-mobile TV channels were built in collaboration with media partners including Discovery and Bloomberg Media Distribution, and include content licensed from BBC Studios. Dreams also announced it has raised […]

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Paxos Grows With $65 Million

NEW YORK — Paxos, a financial technology company utilizing blockchain, has closed a $65 million Series B round of financing. The round was led by existing investors including Liberty City Ventures, RRE Ventures, Jay Jordan and others. Paxos has now raised a total of $93 million in capital to date. The company is using the new resources to significantly scale operations and […]

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Cuebiq Secures $27 Million From Goldman Sachs

NEW YORK — Cuebiq, a developer of offline location intelligence, has secured $27 million in Series B financing co-led by Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments (PSI), Nasdaq Ventures, DRW Venture Capital, Tribeca Venture Partners and existing investors Tribeca Angels and TLcom Capital. In connection with the financing, Brian Hirsch, co-founder and Managing Partner at Tribeca […]

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Maisonette Closes $15 Million First Funding Round

NEW YORK — Maisonette, an online destination for baby and children’s fashion, has completed an oversubscribed $15 million Series A round of financing. The company’s previous seed investor, New Enterprise Associates (NEA) has returned to lead Maisonette’s first official round of funding. Pritzker Group Venture Capital and John Fisher of Draper Fisher Jurvetson are new investors in this round. Additional investors […]

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Perch Raises $30 Million Series A

NEW YORK — Real estate marketplace Perch has raised $30 million in first round financing. The Series A investment was led by FirstMark Capital, with Juxtapose and Accomplice also participating in the round. The capital will be used for scaling the company’s home buying marketplace and product development as Perch revolutionizes the antiquated process of […]

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Rocketrip Scores $15 Million Round

NEW YORK — Rocketrip, which offers a business traveler loyalty program, has raised $15 million in Series C funding led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) with participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Canaan Partners. To date, Rocketrip has raised $32 million in venture capital. Erik Nordlander, Partner at GV, is joining Rocketrip’s board of […]

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RapidSOS Raises $16 Million

NEW YORK — RapidSOS, an advanced emergency technology company, has raised an additional $16 million in funding led by Highland Capital Partners with participation from Microsoft Ventures and CSAA Insurance Group. Microsoft Ventures and CSAA Insurance Group’s funding accelerates the work of nearly every major public safety company, technology companies powering millions of devices, and three former FCC chairmen […]

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Asian Dating Site Closes $4 Million Investment

NEW YORK — East Meet East, an Asian dating website and app, has announced the closing of a $4 million Series A funding. The funds will be used for developing its AI matching systems, expanding into Asia, launching an additional site and adding more entertainment features to the platform. The investors in this round include: […]