SensorUp Raises $2M Seed Round to Accelerate Expansion of IoT for Geospatial Platform

PRESS RELEASE: CALGARY, Alberta–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 5, 2018– SensorUp, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) for geolocation company, today announced that it has raised $ 2 million in seed financing, led by Vanedge Capital. The financing will allow SensorUp to accelerate the go-to-market campaign of their award-winning SensorThings C…Read More

I raised $2 million in a seed round — and it did not go the way I was told it would

HBO Founder and CEO of Seed&Spark, Emily Best, shares her experience trying to get her company funded over the course of several years. It did not go the way she expected. She received a term sheet from her dream VC, but the offer was reportedly so terrible it was insulting. Another large investor that said they were […]

London’s Octopus Ventures raises $280 million to expand its seed and early stage investing

Octopus Ventures announced that it has raised an additional $ 280 million, bringing its total assets up to $ 1.2 billion as it continues to pursue international expansion of its early stage investment strategy. Founded just over a decade ago, Octopus has backed 89 startups through 199 funding rounds. That includes 16 new companies over […]

Raptors clinch East's No.1 seed with record-setting win over Pacers

The celebratory Atlantic Division T-shirts were draped neatly over each player’s chair in the post-game locker-room. The Toronto Raptors barely glanced at them. On an historic night they clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, won the division title, and set a franchise record for regular-season wins, there was no celebrating. The Raptors […]

Brendan Bottcher earns No. 1 seed as Brier moves into championship pool

Alberta’s Brendan Bottcher has put his rink in great position heading into the Championship Pool at the Tim Hortons Brier. Bottcher finished the final day of round-robin play at the Canadian men’s curling championship with a 9-2 win over Wild Card Mike McEwen on Wednesday to earn the No. 1 seed entering the next round […]

Complai Raises $1.4M Seed Round to Save Growing Companies on Their Second Largest Expense, Travel

PRESS RELEASE: Flagship Product, Shep, Helps Businesses Know Just How Much Is Spent by Business Travelers on Their Favorite Travel Sites AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 22, 2018– Complai, the Austin-based makers of Shep, today announced the company has closed a $ 1.4 million seed funding round led by Moonshots Capital with participation from the Capital Factory, an Austin-based accelerator […]

The founder of AOL and the author of ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ are touring the country with a $150 million seed fund for startups in overlooked American cities

_ Revolution This post is part of Business Insider’s ongoing series on Better Capitalism. AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the Washington, DC-based venture capital firm Revolution, which focuses on businesses outside of Silicon Valley. Last December, he announced that he and “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance were overseeing a $ 150 million Rise of the Rest […]

Cult-Hit Vampire Drama Moonlight Finds Streaming Home on CW Seed

Vampires never really die… they just end up on a streaming service. The late, lamented CBS drama Moonlight, starring Hawaii Five-0‘s Alex O’Loughlin as a bloodsucking Los Angeles private eye, is now available to stream on CW Seed, the service announced today. All 16 episodes are free to stream in full (with ads, though). Debuting […]