03/05/2014 – Employee Engagement Innovator GuideSpark Raises over $15 Million in a Series B Round, Led by NEA
GuideSpark secures $15 million investment to fuel growth for its world-class employee communications and engagement platform.
03/05/2014 – Baltimore startup uses video game technology to improve physical therapy experience
Xiaoxu Kang is shooting high. The Johns Hopkins Ph.D. student turned entrepreneur wants to make exercise fun.
03/04/2014 – NEA-backed Opower Files For IPO
Opower, a leading provider of cloud-based software to the utility industry, announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock.
03/04/2014 – NEA Joins $6.5M Series A For Zumper
Zumper (www.zumper.com), the home and apartment rental search platform, announced that it has closed a Series A round of funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), with seed investors including NEA and Dawn Capital also participating in the round.
03/04/2014 – Signal Hill Client Trubiquity Acquired by Rocket Software
Signal Hill is pleased to announce that its client, Trubiquity, a leader in managed file transfer and information logistics, has been acquired by Rocket Software, a global software development firm that builds enterprise products and delivers enterprise solutions across multiple segments.
03/04/2014 – Harry Weller of New Enterprise Associates Joins Appian Board of Directors
Appian, the market leader in modern business process management (BPM) software, today announced that Harry Weller, General Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA), has joined Appian's board of directors, in conjunction with the firm's recent minority investment.
03/03/2014 – Mashable closes Series A round with $14M
Mashable has secured a total of $14 million for its Series A funding round, a statement about the funding said.
03/03/2014 – Speek Raises $5.1M In Series A
Speek, the fastest and easiest way to do conference calls, has raised a Series A round of funding.
03/03/2014 – SameGrain Closes First Round of Funding $800,000 Raised for Social Discovery Platform
SameGrain, Inc., an award winning “privacy first” social discovery start-up, announced today that it has secured $800,000 in seed funding.
03/03/2014 – Indomina Media Closes $26MM Facility With Comerica Bank
The loan will finance Indomina's upcoming slate of motion pictures, filmed mostly at Pinewood Indomina Studios in the Dominican Republic.
02/25/2014 – Monster Buys NEA-backed TalentBin and Gozaik
Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced the acquisition of TalentBin, Inc., a social profile talent search engine, and Gozaik LLC, a developer of social jobs aggregation and distribution technology.
02/25/2014 – IBM To Buy In-Q-Tel-backed Cloudant
IBM today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Boston, MA-based Cloudant, Inc., a privately held database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider that enables developers to easily and quickly create next generation mobile and web apps.
02/24/2014 – RedOwl Analytics named "Most Innovative Company" at Innovation Sandbox
RedOwl Analytics – a Baltimore software company whose cloud-based product, Reveal, provides solutions for entities to analyze digital communications data – was named “Most Innovative Company” at the RSA Conference 2014 Innovation Sandbox event.
02/21/2014 – OddLot Entertainment Signs $50MM Credit Facility With J.P. Morgan, Comerica
OddLot Entertainment has closed a $50 million revolving credit facility with J.P. Morgan and Comerica as co-lead arrangers which may be increased to $150 million.
02/19/2014 – CIT GAP Funds Invests in Encore
The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today
that its CIT GAP Funds invested in Encore, a Rosslyn-based company that provides proactive social
alerts to marketers.
02/18/2014 – Epidarex Capital Invests in Cancer Drug Developer Confluence Life Sciences Inc.
Epidarex Capital, a leading international early-stage life science venture capital fund, has invested in Confluence Life Sciences Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the rapid discovery and development of drugs to address unmet needs in cancer and chronic inflammatory disease.
02/18/2014 – Intacct Raises $45M to Grow Cloud-Based Accounting Software
Accounting software company Intaact has raised $45 million in new venture and debt funding to help it grow its cloud-based software business.
02/17/2014 – 14 Semifinalists to Compete in Cupid's Cup Business Plan Competition Held by Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship
Fourteen student startups have been selected from nearly 150 nationwide entries to advance to the semifinals of the 2014 Cupid's Cup Business Competition, a national business competition held by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's School of Business.
02/14/2014 – Silicon Valley Bank and MasterCard Introduce a Commerce Accelerator Program for Startups
Silicon Valley Bank , financial partner to the global innovation economy, and MasterCard introduce Commerce.Innovated.™, a customized commerce accelerator program that will help a select group of commerce focused startups access operational and technology expertise to effectively advance their go-to-market commerce platforms.
02/13/2014 – Edtech Startup Abandons the Big Apple for a Brighter Future in Baltimore
Following in Citelighter's footsteps, edtech startup Three Ring has announced plans to move its headquarters from New York to Baltimore.
02/12/2014 – Welltok raises $22.1 million Series C funding round led by NEA
Denver-based “Social Health Management” company Welltok has raised $22.1 million in a Series C round led by New Enterprise Associates.
02/11/2014 – Kaltura Raises $47 Million on the Heels of Massive Growth
Hundreds of millions of users have already enjoyed Kaltura-powered video experiences at home, at school and at work.
02/11/2014 – Falls Church-Based Acentia Acquires Business Computer Applications
Acentia, a Falls Church-based provider of technology and management services, said on Monday it has acquired Atlanta-based Business Computer Applications (BCA), a provider of IT services to heath agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
02/07/2014 – Epidarex Capital leads new investment in Edinburgh Molecular Imaging
Epidarex Capital, a leading international early-stage life science venture capital fund, has announced a £4 million Series A investment, in Edinburgh Molecular Imaging (EMI).
02/06/2014 – Blu Venture Investors Joins $1.525 Seed Round For Citelighter
Citelighter, the company whose platform helps students more effectively complete research and writing assignments, has announced that it has raised $1.525 million in a Series Seed round of funding.
02/06/2014 – Reston-Based Canvas Raises First $1.8 Million of Planned Funding Round
Canvas, the Reston-based developer of a mobile app platform designed to help businesses replace paper forms, has raised $1.8 million in new funding, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
02/06/2014 – Allovue Nets $800K from Investors, Including TEDCO
Allovue LLC, a Baltimore-based education technology company, celebrated its first birthday and announced the closing of an $800k seed investment round.
02/05/2014 – ‘Millennial Media has its best days ahead’: former CEO Paul Palmieri
Millennial cofounder Paul Palmeiri stepped down as CEO in late January. He spoke with Technical.ly Baltimore about his predictions for the company's future and his new position at New Enterprise Associates.
02/05/2014 – Here's Why AOL Will Thrive In Its Reinvention As A Digital Media Company
AOL Inc. (AOL) is set to report FQ4 2013 earnings before the market opens on Thursday, February 6th.
02/05/2014 – Allovue Raises $800K to Help Schools Manage Resources
$800K to Baltimore, MD-based Allovue in a seed round from the Maryland Technology Center (TEDCO), Baltimore Angels and Shulman Ventures. Founded exactly one year ago by former Baltimore City teacher Jess Gartner, Allovue's flagship product, Balance, that helps district officials and administrators track and analyze the impact of school spending on educational outcomes.