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Genvid Technologies Announces Series B – Raises $27M to Accelerate Interactive Streaming Tools + Services

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Genvid Technologies Inc., a developer of interactive streaming technologies for game developers, media companies and sports broadcasters, announces its Series B fundraise. Genvid’s SDK enables creators to build rich interactivity across multiple streaming platforms (Twitch, YouTube and more) on multiple infrastructures (AWS, Azure), and on multiple game engines (Unity, Unreal and […]

Balto, Real-time AI Call-Guidance Software, raises additional $3 million in Seed funding

Balto, the world’s first artificial intelligence software for real-time call guidance and coaching, announced today that it closed a $3 million seed financing round. ST. LOUIS, Sept. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Participating in the round are OCA Ventures (co-lead), Stage Venture Partners (co-lead), Jump Capital, Cultivation Capital, SaaS Ventures, TIA Ventures, and Sandalphon Capital. This round of funding will […]

SpotHero Scoops Up $50M

By Jim Dallke -August 22, 2019 Chicago parking app SpotHero landed $50 million in new funding as it looks to help more people find on-demand parking. The round was led by Macquarie Capital, an Australia-based investment bank. Other backers in the round include Insight Venture Partners, Global Founders Capital, OCA Ventures and AutoTech Ventures. SpotHero has now raised $118 […]

mPulse Mobile ranks on 100+ artificial intelligence companies to know in healthcare | 2019

Jenna Bloom and Laura Dyrda – Friday, July 19th, 2019 Artificial intelligence and machine learning are quickly becoming an integral part of healthcare delivery. Both on the clinical care and operational side of healthcare organizations, AI has is powering technology that keeps patients safe and improves efficiency for the revenue cycle, supply chain and more. Here are […]

VYNCA RAISES $10.3 MILLION IN SERIES B FUNDING

Will Support Rapid Expansion of Vynca’s Advance Care Planning Solution PALO ALTO, Calif., June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vynca, the nation’s leading advance care planning solution, announced today that it has secured $10.3 million in Series B funding from First Trust Capital Partners, OCA Ventures, and Spectrum Health Ventures, in addition to key strategic individual […]

Custom Ink Welcomes New Investors Led by Great Hill Partners

FAIRFAX, Va. & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 4, 2019–Custom Ink, the leader in custom apparel for groups, companies, and communities, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with an investor group led by Great Hill Partners, a leading growth-oriented private equity firm, to recapitalize the company for its next chapter of growth and innovation. Custom […]

Startup Matching Foreign Med Students With U.S. Rotations Raises $2.2M

A Chicago startup with ties to the University of Chicago that provides international medical students and graduates with clinical training at U.S. healthcare systems just raised a new round of funding. AMOpportunities announced Monday that it has raised $2.2 million from investors, such as OCA Ventures, HealthX Ventures, Wildcat and M25 Group. The University of Chicago […]

Chicago VC Firm OCA Ventures Opens Silicon Valley Office

By Jim Dallke -February 27, 2019 OCA Ventures, a 20-year-old Chicago-based venture capital firm, is heading west with the opening of an office in Silicon Valley. OCA announced that it has hired Kevin McQuillan, a longtime venture investor and co-founder of Focus Ventures, to lead the firm’s West Coast operations. McQuillan, a five-time member of Forbes’ “Midas List,” a […]