05/06/2014 – DC-Based Pinbooster Relaunching as Loop88
DC-based Pinbooster, the leading marketing platform for Pinterest, has announced today that it will be relaunching as loop88.
05/06/2014 – Loxo Oncology Closes a $24 Million Series B Financing and Expands Management Team
Loxo Oncology, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing targeted cancer therapies for genetically-defined populations, announced today that it has closed a $24 million Series B private financing round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA).
05/06/2014 – Bethesda-Based WealthEngine Raises $7 Million in Second Round
WealthEngine, a Bethesda-based provider of wealth identification and prospect research tools, said it has raised $7 million in its second round of funding, which came from previous backers Novak Biddle Venture Partners, as well as Streamlined Ventures, HKB Capital and individuals.
05/06/2014 – Harbert Sells Onward Behavioral Health to Clearview Portfolio Company
Harbert Private Equity Fund II, LLC (“HPEF II”) announced today that it has sold its portfolio company, Onward Behavioral Health, Inc. (“Onward”) to Pyramid Healthcare, Inc. (“Pyramid”), a portfolio company of Clearview Capital, LLC.
05/05/2014 – AnyPresence Named "Cool Vendor in PaaS, 2014" by Gartner
AnyPresence, a leading cloud-based, enterprise mobile development platform, today announced that it has been named a "Cool Vendor in PaaS, 2014” by Gartner Inc.
05/04/2014 – NEA-backed newBrandAnalytics Raises $5 Million
newBrandAnalytics Inc. has raised $5 million via sale of shares, warrants and preferred shares to six investors, according to an SEC filing.
05/02/2014 – Five MAVA Members in the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Finalists List
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 finalists have a lot to celebrate. They've built their dream companies. Expanded. Innovated. And now EY is recognizing them for their achievements.
05/01/2014 – Kaltura Acquires Leading Pay OTT Technology Provider Tvinci
Upon heels of $47 million funding round, video platform Kaltura purchases Tvinci to create the world’s most comprehensive end-to-end Pay OTT TV offering
04/30/2014 – Square 1 Bank Provides $4.5MM Credit Facility to SpringCM
Square 1 Bank announced that it has provided a $4.5 million credit facility to SpringCM, the leader in Content Cloud Services.
04/30/2014 – LeadiD Raises $7M in Series A Funding Round
LeadiD, the first neutral, privacy-friendly, trusted arbiter of lead transactions, announced today that it has raised $7M in Series A funding from Comcast Ventures and Tribeca Venture Partners.
04/30/2014 – Foodem Partners with Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW)
Foodem, an innovative B2B online food procurement marketplace and business intelligence solution for the $650 billion U.S. wholesale food distribution industry, and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), are pleased to announce the establishment of their new strategic partnership.
04/30/2014 – Geostellar Raises $1 Million Crowdfunding on Return on Change
Geostellar, a leading online solar rooftop marketplace, has closed a $1 million round of equity crowdfunding.
04/30/2014 – Industry Ventures and Square 1 Financial Form New Strategic Partnership
Square 1 Financial, Inc., the holding company for Square 1 Bank, and Industry Ventures LLC, a leading investment firm for venture capital, today announced a strategic partnership to more fully serve the venture community.
04/30/2014 – ZeroFOX Secures $11M in Series A Funding Led by NEA to Combat Social Cyber Attacks
ZeroFOX, The Social Risk Management Company™, today announced it has secured $10.7 million in Series A funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA).
04/29/2014 – Clarabridge Raises $6 Million to Fund Market Metrix Acquisition
Clarabridge Inc. has raised $6 million issue of share and debt from a single investor for its acquisition of Market Metrix, a California feedback management firm serving the leisure and hospitality industries.
04/29/2014 – Tidemark raises another $32M to build out its analytics push
Business intelligence SaaS player Tidemark scored $32 million in new funding from Silicon Valley Bank and previous backers Greylock Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Redpoint Ventures and Tenaya Capital.
04/28/2014 – High Street Partners (HSP) Merges with Nair to Become Radius
High Street Partners (HSP) has merged with Nair & Co to create a global accounting and administration powerhouse that enables clients to manage their global operations.
04/27/2014 – Center for Innovative Technology fund is among region’s most active angel investors
The Center for Innovative Technology GAP Funds cemented its mantle as one of the region’s most active early-stage investment groups earlier this month when the number of companies in its portfolio surpassed 100.
04/25/2014 – Hercules Technology Growth, Alimera Sciences Close $35MM Debt Facility
Alimera Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, announced today that its United Kingdom subsidiary, Alimera Sciences Limited (Limited), has entered into a Loan and Security Agreement with Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. for a term loan in the principal amount of up to $35 million.
04/23/2014 – WorkForce Software Receives a Majority Investment From Insight Venture Partners
WorkForce Software, a leading provider of workforce management solutions, today announced that New York-based Insight Venture Partners has assumed a majority equity position in the company.
04/22/2014 – APX Labs raises $10M from NEA to push Google Glass, other wearables into the enterprise
Herndon-based APX Labs has raised $10 million from New Enterprise Associates to bring its software platform for Google Glass and other wearables to manufacturing, health care and other enterprise customers.
04/22/2014 – CIT GAP Funds Invests in Shark Tank Winner Zoobean
Coming on the heels of its hugely successful appearance on ABC's Shark Tank Friday night, Zoobean, an Arlington-based startup that creates personalized selections of children's apps, books and reading guides, has received an investment from the CIT GAP Funds, according to an announcement today by the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT).
04/22/2014 – Fitnet raises $1.4M for its instructional video fitness app
Instructional video fitness app maker Fitnet raised $1.4 million from Valleys’ Ventures and CIT Gap Funds for its fitness app, Fitnet.
04/21/2014 – Maryland invests $600K in cybersecurity startup Luminal
Cybersecurity startup Luminal has moved its headquarters to Maryland and plans to expand, thanks in part to a State investment, Governor Martin O’Malley announced Monday.
04/21/2014 – Major Update to NationalField Product: Mobile-first
Today we are rolling out the largest update to NationalField in nearly two years! Here's a quick overview of what our users can expect.
04/21/2014 – Total Defense's Consumer Business Line Has Merged With Untangle
Signal Hill is pleased to announce that its client, Total Defense, a leading Internet security company, has merged its consumer business line with Untangle, Inc.
04/18/2014 – Oxford Finance, MidCap Close $20MM Senior Credit Facility With Zafgen
Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the closing of a $20 million term loan with with Zafgen, Inc.
04/17/2014 – Vienna-Based AddThis Hires 3, Forms Content Media Services Group
AddThis, the Vienna-based developer of a popular social sharing and analytics platform, said on Thursday it has formed a new content media services group, and has also hired three new executives.
04/17/2014 – CIT GAP Funds Invests in Urgent.ly
The Center for Innovative Technology announced today that its CIT GAP Funds closed an investment in Urgent.ly, a Northern Virginia-based startup offering a mobile on-demand platform that quickly and easily connects users with nearby and available roadside assistance.
04/16/2014 – CIT GAP Funds Invests in Riogin
The Center for Innovative Technology announced today that its CIT GAP Funds closed an investment in Riogin, a Charlottesville-based company that has solved many issues related to peptide therapeutics.