Colorado Springs / Overland Park — PATHAR, Inc., an innovative new technology company focused on reinventing the way companies use social media data, announced today a Series A investment of just over $6.5 million led by Woodside O’Brien and joined by Chicago-based OCA Ventures and strategic angel investors. The financing will be used to expand […]
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A San Francisco startup is the latest to join the trend of companies offering you an opportunity to bet on your own risk-worthiness. Today, Ascend Consumer Financial announced a $1.5 million seed round and the launch of its inaugural product, RateRewards, which introduces dynamic pricing into consumer loans. The company is reinventing “the whole concept of […]
Let me hazard a guess that you think a real person has written what you’re reading. Maybe you’re right. Maybe not. Perhaps you should ask me to confirm it the way your computer does when it demands that you type those letters and numbers crammed like abstract art into that annoying little box. Because, these […]
Options Away, the first company that empowers consumers to lock-in flight prices, announced a $3.5 million round of Series A funding led by Chicago-based OCA Ventures and joined by Thayer Ventures and Chicago’s Pritzker Group Venture Capital. The financing will be used to further scale Options Away’s solution via even more aggressive sales, marketing and […]
Iris Mobile just raised $2.5 million from Chicago venture funds Origin Ventures, OCA Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Hyde Park Angels and Illinois Ventures and Champaign-based Serra Ventures. The Chicago-based software company plans to double its staff to 60 this year, said new CEO Marc Grabowski. Iris Mobile, founded by former Motorola technologists, got its […]
Automated Insights — the Durham, North Carolina-based startup backed by the Associated Press, Samsung and Steve Case that has built technology to automatically take raw data and translate it into narratives that look like they’ve been written by a human — has been acquired by the $14 billion private equity firm Vista Equity Partners and […]
Some companies 3D-print cars as experiments or publicity stunts. Northbrook-based Impossible Objects wants to 3D-print parts that can go straight from machine to vehicle. The company announced Tuesday it has raised $2.8 million in seed funding in a round led by Chicago-based OCA Ventures. That funding will go toward developing a commercial 3D printing machine […]
Can a mobile, social application bloom outside the Valley or other traditional tech hotspots? Raleigh, North Carolina-based WedPics has proven it can. The company, which makes a photo and video-sharing app for wedding couples and their guests, has now closed on $4.25 million in Series B funding led by Bullpen Capital, and is working on […]
First Capital, a national commercial finance company, announced it has provided a $7,000,000 revolving line of credit to ED MAP, Inc. The senior credit facility consists of a $7 million working capital revolver collateralized by accounts receivable and inventory. relevant domains .
Yahoo Sports has found a way to make our beloved fantasy teams seem even more important. It’s turned to a tech company in North Carolina to auto-generate personalized articles about the thousands of fantasy football teams in its leagues. how to value domain name . For the third year Yahoo has had weekly recaps for […]
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