Greycroft Partners Posts

Azimo raises $10 million in Series A

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Azimo is an online money transfer startup that has raised $10 million in Series A funding. This round of funding was led by Greycroft Partners with participation from Frontier Investments Group, eVentures, TA Ventures, RI Digital Ventures, and KRW Schindler Investments.
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Isabel Lerer launches The Dodo with almost $2 million in seed funding

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The Dodo is an animal focused website that has launched this week. The website was co-founded by Isabel Lerer. Isabel’s father Ken is known for being a co-founder of The Huffington Post and works as the chairman of BuzzFeed and Betaworks.
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Maker Studios Raises $26 Million In Additional Series C Funding

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Maker Studios is a YouTube channel network that has raised $26 million in additional Series C funding from several international investors.  The total Series C round is now set at $62 million, which brings the company’s total funding at $70 million.
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Sulia Raises $6 Million

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Sulia is a service that used to be a filtering service within the Twitter ecosystem.  Last year, Sulia turned into a standalone subject based social network.

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Kaleo Raises $1.5 Million

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Kaleo is an enterprise software-as-a-service enterprise search application that has raised $1.5 million in funding led by Greycroft Partners.  Kaleo plans on using the funding to grow their customer base and is porting their product to new platforms.  Investors that participated in this round include Double M Partners and TenOneTen Ventures.  Kaleo previously raised $500,000 from Idealab.
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Doctor Review Website Vitals Raises $22 Million

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Vitals is a review website for doctors that has raised $22 million in Series C funding from Piper Jaffray Merchant Banking, Cardinal Partners, Health Enterprise Partners, Milestone Ventures Partners, and Greycroft. Vitals has raised a total of $45 million in funding.
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The RealReal Raises $14 Million In Series B

The RealReal is an online luxury resale store where designer items are selected by stylists.  The company has raised $14 million in Series B funding led by InterWest.  Canaan Partners, e.ventures, Greycroft Partners, Novel TMT Ventures, Panarea Capital, Suzy Welch, and Sukhinder Singh Cassidy also participated in this round.  The RealReal plans to use the funding to expand their technology and infrastructure by introducing search, a mobile app, and personalization.

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Confirmed: LinkedIn Acquires Pulse For $90 Million

Professional social network LinkedIn has confirmed that they have acquired the popular news reading application called Pulse.  LinkedIn acquired Pulse for $90 million in stock and 10% cash.  We wrote about the rumor last month.  So why did LinkedIn buy a media company?

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