Posts Tagged: Venture Capital

WeddingWire Raises $25 Million in Post Series A Funding

WeddingWire, a Bethesda, MD based growth stage startup serving the wedding industry announced today that they raised a $25 million investment from Spectrum Equity.  The company’s leadership team includes Timothy Chi who was a co-founder of Blackboard, Lee Wang who was VP of Sales at Parature and prior to that a Director at Blackboard. We… Read more »

Revolution Growth Raises $450 Million To Fund East Coast Startups

Steve Case, Ted Leonsis and Donn Davis have just announced investor commitments totaling $450 million in the new Revolution Growth fund.  The team plans to use the money primarily to invest in East Coast companies with innovative and disruptive business models that come packed with potential for explosive growth.  Given that Leonsis and Case invested… Read more »

*Clearspring Adds New CEO: Yahoo! Alum Ramsey McGrory

Tyson’s Corner based *Clearspring has just announced the changing of the guard at the highest level.  Yahoo! Alum Ramsey McGrory is CEO of *Clearspring.  Founder and CEO Hooman Radfar will continue to be involved as the company’s Executive Chairman.  McGrory lead the Yahoo! US data business and Right Media, pioneer of the digital advertising exchange…. Read more »

ePals Raises $23 Million

According to a report from Tech Journal South, ePals, Inc., a startup company based in Herndon, VA, has raised $23 Million  $47.2 Million in new funding. They (Tech Journal South) pointed to this SEC Filing. The company has received investments from Steve and Jean Case, Mitchell Kapor, National Geographic Ventures, Microsoft, Ted Leonsis, Yossi Vardi… Read more »

App47 Raises $1 Million Raise from Valhalla Partners

App47, a Reston, VA based startup company that provides enterprise mobile application management tools has just announced their January 2011 raise of $1 million in initial funding from Valhalla Partners. Their offering includes mobile application analytics to be used by companies to improve mobile apps. The company was co-founded by Chris Schroeder and Sean McDermott.

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 »