What Investors Need to Know About Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has changed the way investors are able to approach investing. Crowdfunding platforms have provided a place where investors can connect with entrepreneurs and inventors. While this platform may make it easier and even more enjoyable to find potential investment opportunities, it still leaves much to the unknown. For example, which equity crowdfunding platform should investors watch? Are some better…

Continue Reading

Health Benefits Startup LEAGUE Raises $25M in Funding

Today, LEAGUE, a new digital health insurance platform, announced it has raised $25M USD in Series A financing, led by OMERS Ventures, Canada’s largest investment firm. The team of investors also includes financing from: Infinite Potential Technologies; Real Ventures; and BDC IT Venture Fund. Strategic investments have been provided by: RBC, owner of Citi National; John Hancock’s parent company, Manulife…

Continue Reading

Rover Raises $1.1M Seed Round for Location-Based Mobile Marketing

Rover, an innovator in location-based mobile marketing using beacons and other technology, has raised $1.1 million in seed financing. The round included contributions from BDC Venture Capital and 500 Startups, as well as some of the most prominent angel investors in the marketing tech and SaaS industries. Additionally, Rover has created a new advisory board comprised of four of the…

Continue Reading

Accel-KKR Invests in Marketing Automation Provider ClickDimensions

ClickDimensions, a top-rated provider of marketing automation and email marketing technology, announced today that the company has received a growth equity investment from Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm. The new partnership will allow ClickDimensions to continue its significant growth while making additional investments in existing products and driving further product innovation in the marketing technology space. Terms of…

Continue Reading

Tech Coast Angels Create Lost Causes Fund So Investors Can Capture Tax Loss

Tech Coast Angels has launched an innovative way in which the angel network can assist its members realize tax losses at Zombie companies (companies that have essentially shut down but have not dissolved). The new approach will be announced at the Angel Capital Association Summit next week in Philadelphia. One of any angel investor’s biggest challenges is what happens when…

Continue Reading

New Mobile Health App to Provide Personalized Health Solutions

A new mobile health app, Shae, may completely revolutionize the way we view and manage our health with breakthrough technology to calculate and customize recommendations for you based on your unique gene expression. Shae, likened to “Siri for your Health”, gives personalized health solutions based on your phenotype, the current expression of your genes, without genetic testing or sampling. 

Shae…

Continue Reading

Rooam raises $1.2M for Mobile Payment App

Despite being a crowded room of players, funding continues to flow towards mobile payment startups. Rooam, which tabs itself the world's first socially connected mobile payment app just raised $1.2 million in a seed-funding round. "The idea for Rooam developed because I was frustrated with how long it took me to close my bar tab," he said. "We are receiving amazing responses from local bars, …

Continue Reading

New Startup SquareTack Links Social Sharing to Physical Locations

SquareTack launches its iOS app across North America today, linking social media to the physical world -- past and present -- by letting users capture and share their experiences, attaching memories in an exact location for others to see. SquareTack uses a phone’s GPS functionality to store coordinates for digital media and location-based services to share digital footprints with friends…

Continue Reading