Category: Fundings and Exits

Video distribution startup Zype raises $2M

Zype has raised another $2 million as it helps publishers deliver (and make money from) video across devices. Added to the $1.6 million that Zype announced last year, this brings the New York City startup’s seed round to $3.6 million. The round was led by Revel Partners, with participation from Point Nine Capital, Alpine Meridian…

Medium nabs Embedly to add to its list of publisher tools

Medium announced today that it has acquired Embed.ly to support publishers with backend APIs for embedding content. Embed.ly supports writers by providing analytics on content and customized recommendations and promotions. Their APIs are currently used by an all-star list of publishers including The New York Times, NPR, and The Atlantic. Companies like Reddit and Airbnb also use…

TruRating pulls in $12.6M to grow its point-of-sale customer feedback platform

UK startup truRating, which is aiming to offer restaurants and retailers an alternative feedback platform to the likes of Tripadvisor and Yelp by offering bricks-and-mortar outlets the ability to obtain feedback from customers at the point of paying, via the same POS device, has closed a £9.5 million ($12.6M) Series A funding round. The London based startup, which…

Peer-to-peer camper rental platform ShareACamper raises €2M seed funding

ShareACamper, the Germany-headquartered peer-to-peer rental platform for motorhomes and caravans, has raised €2 million in seed funding. The backing comes from mostly unnamed investors from the tech and RV (recreational vehicle) industry, including German software development company Werkdigital. ShareACamper says the funding will be used for product development, recruitment, and expansion into new markets. The…

Distil scores $21 million Series C to crush bad bots

Distil Networks, a company that helps discover and eradicate bad bots, announced a $21 million Series C round today. Funders include new investor Silicon Valley Bank along with previous participants Bessemer Venture Partners, Foundry Group and TechStars. It comes on the heels of another $21 million round in June, 2015 and brings the total raised to $65 million…