Hopper Raises $61M Series C Round of Funding

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hopper, the mobile app that analyzes and predicts airfare, today announced it has secured $82M CAD in Series C financing ($61.6M in US dollars) led by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), one of North America's largest pension fund managers. Existing investors Brightspark Ventures, Accomplice, OMERS Ventures, Investissement Québec and BDC Capital IT Venture Fund also participated in the round. The round is comprised of new funding, as well as a convertible note that was announced earlier in the year, and brings Hopper's total funding to date to $104M CAD.

Cloudflare Acquires Eager

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

In 2011 we launched the Cloudflare Apps platform in an article that described Cloudflare as “not ... the sexiest business in the world.” Sexy or not, Cloudflare has since grown from the 3.5 billion pageviews a month we were doing then to over 1.3 trillion per month today. Along the way, we’ve powered more than a million app installations onto our customer’s websites.

Lovepop Raises $6M Series A Round of Funding

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Lovepop, a 3D design firm reinventing the greeting card industry, today announced a Series A investment of $6 million led by Ryan Moore of Boston VC Accomplice.  Notable Lovepop investors include Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary, Niraj Shah of Wayfair, Bob White of Bain Capital, and Wayne Chang of Crashlytics and Twitter.

EverQuote Raises $23M Series B Funding

Thursday, October 20, 2016

EverQuote, Inc., the leading insurance marketplace, today announced that it closed a $23 million dollar Series B investment led by Maryland-based Savano Capital Partners, with participation from Stratim Capital, Oceanic Partners and T Capital Partners. EverQuote will use the funding to further accelerate growth by increasing its investment in sales and product development. It will also afford the company greater flexibility to continue development of its personal risk marketplace.