SidelineSwap Raises $1.5M In Seed Funding

Thursday, September 22, 2016

As reported by BostInno, SidelineSwap has raised $1.5M in seed funding,  Investors included: 500 Startups, Fabrice Grinda, Maria Thomas (former CEO at Etsy), Sean Bratches (former executive vice president at ESPN), Fullstack Sports Ventures and Summit Partners’ Christopher Dean.

SidelineSwap is an online vertical marketplace for buying and selling sporting goods... READ MORE

PillPack Raises $31M In Funding

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

As reported by Fortune Magazine, PillPack in Somerville has raised $31.1M of a $40M round of funding, which could reach as high as $50M.  Investors include Astral Capital, Accomplice, Accel Partners, CRV, and Sherpa Capital.  PillPack is disrupting the pharmacy industry with a service and technology approach for simplifying the management of complex medication regimes for consumers who take more than 5 medications a month... READ MORE

TripAdvisor Acquires Citymaps

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor® ( today announced that it has acquired New York-based Citymaps (, a social mapping platform that enables tourists to discover countless hidden gems and hot spots, near and far, all around the world. The website and app make it easy for consumers to find points of interest, navigate urban destinations and share favorite locations with friends.