Vets First Choice, the leading provider of technology enabled healthcare services for veterinary medicine, announced a $223 million strategic investment to accelerate growth, launch new innovative services, and begin a global expansion effort into Europe and Asia.
Punchbowl®, the company behind the critically acclaimed technology platform for online invitations and digital greeting cards, today announced the closing of an investment from leading party goods company Party City (NYSE:PRTY). Ryan Vero, Executive Vice President of Party City Holdco Inc. and President of Party City Retail Group, has joined the company’s Board of Directors.
M.Gemi, the leading direct to consumer accessories brand, announced today that it has received a $16M Series C investment led by BurdaPrincipal Investments, the growth capital arm of Hubert Burda Media, one of Germany's largest tech and media companies with continued participation from Accel, General Catalyst Partners, and Forerunner Ventures. This most recent round brings M.Gemi's total funding to $47.2M.
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The easiest way to describe Dispatch is this: the Boston startup has built a software platform that lets people book home services professionals for things like pest control and appliance repair, with the ease of use found in apps like Uber.
We’re thrilled to announce that Zaius has closed an additional $6.5 million as part of our previous round of funding. The investment was led by Underscore VC, with participation from Matrix Partners and Leaders Fund. We’re focusing the additional funds on product development so that we can continue to lead the market by changing the way marketers think about campaign optimization.
Grubhub, the nation's leading takeout marketplace, announced that it has entered into an agreement for an all-cash transaction to acquire Foodler, one of the largest independent North American online food-ordering companies.
The agreement with Boston-based Foodler, which is subject to certain closing conditions, extends Grubhub's leadership in New England and will add more than $80 million of annualized gross food sales in 2017. This will expand the breadth and depth of Grubhub's national network of more than 55,000 existing restaurant partners and 8.8 million active diners.
Expedia, Inc., (NASDAQ: EXPE) and SilverRail Technologies, Inc., today announced entry into a definitive agreement in which Expedia® will acquire a majority stake in SilverRail. SilverRail set out to solve rail’s most challenging technology problems and has been an important Expedia industry partner, helping to bring online booking for rail to Expedia’s customers.
As reported by BostInno, RateGravity has raised just over $2M in funding. RateGravity is redefining how consumers finance their homes by eliminating the salesperson and providing a solution to compare, choose and close with vetted local lenders, saving tens of thousands of dollars in interest... READ MORE
Bedly, the first platform to provide a network of end-to-end rental housing services, has raised $2.7M in venture capital to scale its business. The seed funding was lead by Accomplice with participation from Founder Collective and several angel investors. The funding will be used to increase members (renters) and increase housing inventory in New York City and Boston where Bedly has been in early release since mid-2016.