Posts Tagged: Grotech Ventures

HelloWallet Raises $12 Million in Series B

HelloWallet, the Washington, DC based startup that provides people and employees of companies with web based financial planning software has just announced a raise of $12 Million in a Series B round. Morningstar, Inc. invested $6.75 million and TD Fund (TDF) invested $4 Million.  The team indicated that existing investors also participated in the new… Read more »

Uppidy Raises $300k, expanding their funding wallet to $550k

Uppidy, a Washington area startup (technically Columbia, MD, but the company is virtual) that launched six months ago has just announced their raise of $300,000 which is in addition to a previous raise of $250,000 (according to the team). Investors in the deal included others who were not disclosed. The company helps you store, search… Read more »

Update on Next Thursday’s Startup Launch Event

The Social Matchbox Startup Launch Event is coming up next Thursday and we wanted to share a few updates with people planning to attend the event as well as those planning to register.  First off, we are pleased to announce the following new sponsors to this years event: Comerica Bank, Silicon Valley Bank, Center for… Read more »

Register Now The Social Matchbox Startup Launch Event – Early Registration Discount

The Social Matchbox Startup Launch Event is our annual grand event held by Washington area Startup Founders, Investors, and Community Leaders that provides a launch platform for new web and software product companies to gain exposure to early adopters, major media, bloggers, investors, and to compete for a chance to win the Community Choice and… Read more »

The Straight Shooter: Meet Grotech’s Bobby Ocampo

Authenticity isn’t a quality usually associated with venture capitalists. But Bobby Ocampo, an associate at DC-based Grotech Ventures, was pretty straightforward from the moment I asked my first question. “I’ll just start talking, and let me know when you start to fall asleep,” he joked, launching into an explanation of his background. Ocampo was raised… Read more »

RollStream Acquired By GXS

RollStream, a McLean, VA based startup and SocialMathhbox alumni company announced their acquisition by GXS, a Gaithersburg, MD based company with offices worldwide that is a subsidiary of  Francisco Partners which is is one of the world’s largest technology-focused private equity funds with nearly $5 billion of committed capital under management. RollStream is a Software… Read more »