Business Insider has had quite a year so far -- founder Henry Blodget was recently profiled in the New Yorker (behind paywall...damn you, Old Media!), where he claimed he was aiming for a Wall Street comeback. A quick Blodget primer: the dude was ess[...]
Credit Karma, a consumer financial startup, has raised $30 million in a Series B round led by Ribbit Capital and Susquehanna Growth Equity, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
Credit Karma's revenue has gone up 4,000 percent since cl[...]
Is this an April Fools prank, or just the world's greatest middle-finger to the haters? Tesla Motors -- a publicly-traded electric car manufacturer and brainchild of super-entrepreneur Elon Musk -- announced today that they saw a profitable Q1, the f[...]
Marin Software -- an ad platform allowing advertisers to run campaigns against different online properties today -- hit the New York Stock Exchange today, according to TechCrunch. The company priced its 7.5 million shares at $14 each, raising $105 mi[...]
TastemakerX has raised $1.25 million in funding from Baseline Ventures, AOL Ventures, True Ventures and Guggenheim Ventures, according to Pando Daily. The company, which allows users to display their digital record collection and place their support [...]
Foundry Group managing director Brad Feld explains in a blog post yesterday that founders should be able to tell if they'll hit their Q1 goals by the first week in March -- and they better reevaluate their plans fast if they are off-track.
"Q1 is [...]
According to VentureBeat, there are relatively few downsides to accepting startup money from friends and family -- as long as your loved ones have no problem with the vast probability of never seeing their money again.
The article profiles three [...]
David Lee, a founder and Managing Partner of SV Angel, explained his firm's unique business model in a blog post this week. SV Angel, as it turns out, is a lot different from other VC firms.
The firm invests in upwards of 100 companies a year, com[...]
On Deck Capital has raised $42 million in series D financing, led by Institutional Venture Partners. According to TechCrunch, the finance startup has also added seasoned financier Sandy Miller of IVC to the board -- leading many to believe the compan[...]