As per BetaBoston, Goji (formerly Consumer United) in Boston, MA has raised $14M in funding. The round of funding was led by Spark Capital & Thayer Street Partners. Consumer United is an online independent insurance agency. READ MORE
A new startup founded by Jeremy Allaire will seek to drive mainstream adoption of digital currency such as Bitcoin by bringing payment acceptance tools to merchants, and easy to use services to consumers. The company announced today it has raised a $9 million Series A from Jim Breyer, Accel Partners and General Catalyst Partners.
As per the company blog - In parallel with the funding, Flashnotes has acquired NoteUtopia, a California-based online community for buying and selling class notes. The merger brings Flashnotes additional Universities, class-specific content and student members. The integration of the two companies will be complete for the Fall 2013 semester. READ MORE
Flashnotes, the online student-to-student marketplace for buying and selling class study material, has closed a seed round extension of $1.5M. The financing was provided by new investor Nicole Stata of Boston Seed Capital, return investors Ryan Moore of Atlas Venture, Jordan Levy of Softbank Capital, and angels Deborah Quazzo, Jere Doyle and Bob Mason. READ MORE
As reported by the Boston Business Journal, Goji (formerly Consumer United) has raised $52.5M in fudning led by Spark Capital and Thayer Street Partners. Consumer United is a website focused on helping people shop online for personal auto and other insurance products by enabling shoppers to quickly compare rates and find better coverage from companies that best fit their individual and family needs.