Yearly Archives: 2013

Our (Data)Heroes…

Today, our portfolio company DataHero announced their product is exiting beta into GA release, and that they raised a new round of funding led by Foundry Group. Even better, they announced integration with their portfolio company cousin SendGrid, allowing easy analysis of send and open rates, and easy drag-and-drop cohort analysis of SendGrid’s data. DataHero […]

Our Investment in littleBits

We are pleased to announce that we’ve co-led the $11m Series B funding of littleBits. Based in New York, littleBits mission is to democratize electronics so that society can be creative with electronics in the way it is with software. We love robots and electronics. The maker movement is in full swing. 3D printing doesn’t […]

Foundry Group Announces Major Shift In Investment Strategy

(Boulder):  Today, Foundry Group, a venture capital firm that invests in U.S.-based seed and early stage technology companies announced, via video, a major change to their investing program.  Previously, the firm has focused on cutting edge technologies within their well-known investment themes.  Effective immediately, however, the firm will focus on more proven technologies that present less technology risk. “We […]

Our Investment in MapBox

We are pleased to announce that we’ve led the $10m Series A funding of MapBox. Based in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA, MapBox provides a highly customizable mapping platform based on open data sources for web and mobile application developers. We became aware of MapBox this past summer via two vectors: Zack Rosen, CEO […]